Jim Joseph Foundation

Jim Joseph Teaching Fellowship

The Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce that following a national competition, it has received a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation to fund a two-year long teaching fellowship in Jewish studies.

Luboml Townspeople

Shtetl Santa Cruz

For hundreds of years, the shtetls of Eastern Europe were home to much of the world’s Jewish population. Today, most American Jews can trace at least some of their ancestors to a shtetl. But what exactly was a shtetl? Who lived there? How did women and men experience the shtetl differently?

History and Literature in the Study of the Bible

Sunday, January 24, 2010, 12:00 – 4:00 PM
Jewish Community Federation, San Francisco

The Bay Area Academic Consortium invites you to participate in its new winter program, History and Literature in the Study of the Bible, for faculty and graduate students in Jewish Studies.