Learning about the Other

Seeing and understanding the experience of others just might be the most Jewish ethical obligation--and the most universal.

By |November 13th, 2012|Categories: Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , , , , |

Service-Learning with a Smile

Incorporating community service made an undergrad Jewish history course more meaningful.

By |November 2nd, 2012|Categories: Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , , |

The people in your neighborhood

The Golden Rule, reconsidered: insights from this year's Stroum Learn-in.

By |October 28th, 2012|Categories: Jewish History & Thought|Tags: , , |

A Note on Footnotes

How important are those little notes in the margins? An Israeli film about academic hijinks prompts a reflection.

By |October 27th, 2012|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , , |

Music and the Power to Connect

Grad student Millicent Haase explores the fusion sound of Gad Elbaz and Alon De Loco.

Hebrew in Song

Professor Naomi Sokoloff's Winter 2012 course explored the history of Israel through popular music.

By |August 5th, 2012|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Bagel for Your Troubles

Food is deeply ingrained in Jewish culture because it reminds us of our own survival. Hannah Pressman asks whether our love of bagels can lead to positive change in the world.

By |February 10th, 2012|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , , |

Israel’s Rosa Parks Moment

A discussion of the recent debates on gender and the role of religion in Israeli politics.

By |February 8th, 2012|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , , , |