How your support makes a difference
The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies offers events, courses, and online resources that expand horizons and encourage dialogue.
We couldn’t do it without you. Thank you!
In 2020 – 2021
- 910 students took 39 courses
- Nearly 90,000 people from 190 countries learned from educational resources on our website
- Over 3,500 people attended 25 online events
- More than 62,000 people from 25 countries watched our lectures online on YouTube
Responding to antisemitism and intolerance
- 10-week lecture series on Holocaust history — “Lessons (Not) Learned from the Holocaust”
- Five-part podcast with our faculty about aspects of antisemitism
- New online portal collecting educational resources about antisemitism
- Explore: Resources for countering antisemitism — essays, online exhibit, video lectures
Reaching for justice through Jewish studies
- Climate change: Stroum Lectures connecting rabbinic writings with climate change
- Watch the recording: Stroum Lectures 2021 – “Reading Jewish Texts in an Age of Climate Change“
- Incarceration: Public talks, reading group, and course on incarceration and state violence, past and present
- Minority groups in Israel: Lectures on the experiences of Mizrahi & Ethiopian Jews, refugees and migrants in Israel
Supporting our students through COVID
- Graduate fellowship student group met regularly with staff and faculty, fostering community
- Events on trauma and loss helped students and community persevere during the pandemic
- Watch the recording: “Writing Trauma, from the Holocaust to the Pandemic“
- Emergency financial support allowed students in need to keep learning during COVID
Thank you for making it possible!