Shana Pava at the Western Wall

Alumni Profile: Shana Pava

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 our 2019 Diarna Fellows!

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 Right to be Heard

Event Recap: 2019 Diller Lecture with James Loeffler – “The Right to Be Heard”

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 […]