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!
Congratulations to Emet Levy, Sophie Tamayo, Maddy Turner, and Emily Wang for receiving the 2019 Diarna Fellowship! 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.
The Jewish Studies Program invites submissions for the 2018-2019 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards.
Now accepting applications for Summer 2019 Fellowship at Diarna! Apply by April 30, 2019 at 5.00 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.
By Shelley S. Hebert. Just over 100 years ago when the Russian activist and writer known as S. An-sky set out to undertake a Jewish ethnographic study in the Pale of Settlement, he used the best available technology of the era—including some of the earliest audio recording equipment developed by American inventor Thomas Edison. Now the tools […]