2015 UCSC Jewish Studies alumna and author of A Girl’s Guide to Poker. Amanda Botfeld recalls how her undergraduate experiences impacted her professional career. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and Los Angeles Times.
The Helen Diller Family Endowment Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies presents “The Future of Jewish Food”: A Conversation with Rachel Gross, Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft, and Nathaniel DeutschThursday, March 19, 6:30-8pm
Free Men (French: Les hommes libres) is a 2011 French film written and directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi, which recounts the largely untold story about the role that Algerian and other North African Muslims in Paris played in the French resistance and as rescuers of Jews during the German occupation (1940–1944).
Instrumentalist Samuel Torjman Thomas, Ph.D. will blend vocals, oud, violin, nay, and plenty of percussion, with songs in Hebrew, Arabic, Spanish, and Ladino,
Spring 2019 History Major and Jewish Studies Minor, Avery Weinman, reflects on her time at UC Santa Cruz, as well as studying abroad in Israel.
Professor Nathaniel Deutsch was featured in September 4, 2029 BuzzFeed News article: “America’s Orthodox Jews Are Selling A Ton Of The Products You Buy On Amazon”
Diarna fellows use digital mapping and database technologies to virtually preserve and ensure unimpeded access to endangered Jewish heritage sites across North Africa and the Middle East. See what fellow Emily Wang researched this Summer!
On Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2019, UC Santa Cruz will hold a conference to honor the late Hayden White.
October 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in Humanities 1, Room 210
Please join us for Eli Yassif’s lecture “Before Seinfeld – The Early Modern Roots of Jewish Humor”!
Nathaniel Deutsch and Rachel Deblinger, co-directors of the Digital Jewish Studies Initiative at UC Santa Cruz, traced how older forms of antisemitism have been reimagined in the internet age.