2018 UC Santa Cruz Alumnus Ian Kussin Gika is currently finishing his first year of Graduate school at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, in Monterey, CA, where he is studying International relations, nonproliferation, and terrorism studies. Prior to this path of study, Ian double majored in Linguistics and History at UC Santa Cruz.
The Jewish Studies Program invites submissions for the 2019-2020 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards.
Through a planned gift, a former trustee, dedicated volunteer, and donor continues her support of the Seymour Center and Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz.
Now accepting applications for Summer 2020 Fellowship at Diarna! Apply by May 8, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. Diarna: Geo-Museum of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Life, pioneers the use of digital mapping and database technologies to virtually preserve and ensure untrammeled access to endangered Jewish heritage sites throughout the region.
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.
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!
Meet Sophie Tamayo: our new Center For Jewish Studies Intern at UCSC!
UCSC Jewish Studies Alumni, Shana Pava, reflects on her time as the undergraduate intern for the Center for Jewish Studies as well as studying abroad in Israel!