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.
James Loeffler is the Jay Berkowitz professor of Jewish History at the University of Virginia, and the author of Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century (2018). He presented the annual Helen Diller Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies titled “The Right to Be Heard: Jews, Human Rights, and Global Democracy” at UC Santa Cruz on Wednesday February […]
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.
Please join us in Mountain View for a conversation with co-Directors of the Digital Jewish Studies Initiative, to confront the hardest questions about the relationship between antisemitism and the Internet.
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 […]
By Scott Rappaport. Guest author and scholar James Loeffler will deliver the 2019 Helen Diller Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studieson Wednesday, February 20, at the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn on the UC Santa Cruz campus. He will speak on the topic: The Right to Be Heard–Jews, Human Rights, and Global Democracy. Admission is free and open to the […]
In this talk, James Loeffler draws on his new book, Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, to revisit the 1948 moment in which modern human rights was born. This talk will also address the challenges and opportunities for minorities and stateless peoples by focusing on Jewish human rights pioneers who saw the Jewish state as an expression of global democracy. Join THI to ask where Human Rights come from, how Jews are part of the story, and if Zionism is in conflict with the modern Human Rights movement?