THE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES AT UC SANTA CRUZ

An intellectual and programming hub for public events, research projects,
and collaborations devoted to the exploration of Jewish culture and history

Jewish Studies Shabbat

May 18 @ 7pm- Prospective Student Shabbat

Interested in learning more about the Jewish Studies major and minor at UC Santa Cruz? Come meet our illustrious Jewish studies professors, Muray Baumgarten, Bruce Thompson, and Alma Heckman for a special Shabbat dinner at Santa Cruz Hillel! Come hear about next year’s exciting course line up, talk to current students in the program, and […]

Call For The Diarna Fellowship

Call For UCSC Diarna Summer Fellowship

UCSC Center for Jewish Studies Summer Fellowship at Diarna Now accepting applications for Summer 2018! Apply by April 30, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Organization: Digital Heritage Mapping (DHM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, specializes in virtual documentation of global cultural heritage sites. DHM is partnered with the American Sephardi Federation at The Center for Jewish History […]

Pauline Lewis

May 10, 2018 @ 7:10 pm – Pauline Lewis: “Telegraphing Violence: The Role of Telegrams in the Armenian Genocide and its Historyā€¯

Telegrams played a central role in the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Yet, unlike the plethora of scholarship on industrial technology and the Holocaust, few have examined the place of modern technology in the Ottoman government’s systematic removal and execution of Armenian citizens. In this lecture, Pauline Lewis will discuss the relationship between the Ottoman telegraph […]

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