Reading the Rain in Moses’ Poetic Goodbye

Study Moses' last words in Deut. 32 with the help of Marty Jaffee's new translation of the Sifre Devarim and guiding questions from Beth Huppin.

Marty Jaffee Brings Rabbinic Voices from the Cairo Geniza to the E-Book

Prof. Marty Jaffe’s e-book translation of the Sifre Devarim brings a poetic perspective to a seminal piece of rabbinic commentary.

Mazel Tov to Dr. Marina Rustow on MacArthur Genius Award

Dr. Marina Rustow, a former Cole Fellow at the Stroum Center, received a MacArthur Genius Award for her work on the Cairo Geniza.

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A Jewish Historian’s Plea for Global Refugees

What can the Jewish history of migration teach us about today’s global refugee crisis?

The Jewish-Islamic Nexus

Hamza Zafer examines the intellectual and theological exchanges between Muslim thinkers and Jewish thinkers like Saadia Gaon.

Jewish-Muslim ties go way back, and my DNA is proof.

Hamza Zafer's discovery that he had a Jewish ancestor caused him to reconsider Jewish-Muslim ties.

May 1 Spring Research Symposium Features Graduate Fellows

Papers on Ladino, the bible, French novels, post-war East Germany, and Jewish animated short films will be presented on May 1.

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Telling Our Stories, Telling Our Selves: Inquiring about Gods and Cultural Identities

Do people create gods and myths in their own image? Prof. Sarah Stroup investigates using Greek and Hebrew classical texts.

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