It is with great enthusiasm that the Center for Jewish Studies announces that the following undergraduates have received Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards for the 2014-2015 year: Noah Barerra-Stanford, “Jewish Folk Medicine from the Baal Shem Tov to An-sky and Beyond”—drawing on primary sources in Yiddish, this paper demonstrated that the Hasidic movement, from its […]
Film Screening and Discussion with Ron Feldman. Moderated by Bruce Thompson (History, UC Santa Cruz). Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 7-9 PM | Free & Open to the Public Humanities 1 Building, Room 210, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information FREE pizza will be served Ron H. Feldman, Ph.D., has edited two important […]
In conflicts over the veil or the return of antisemitism in France today, minority difference is often seen as a threat not only to public order but to the Republic itself. Long on the defensive, universalism has now staged a comeback in current discourse that seeks to guard against excessive communitarianism or the fantasized demon of American-style multi-culturalism.
An Interactive Panel Discussion and Presentation of Work for Faculty and Graduate Students in Jewish Studies Sunday, April 19, 2014 | 11 AM – 2 PM | Free & Open to the Public The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley More Information: email@example.com or call (415) 512-6228 Kindly register by […]
The Venice Ghetto will serve as the starting point for the conference to address questions of modern Jewish spaces and identity. The site has played a central role in Jewish and European culture since the Jews were first sequestered in the Ghetto in 1516.
The Venice Ghetto serves as the starting point from which we address questions of modern Jewish spaces –a site that has played a central role in Jewish and European culture since the Jews were sequestered in the Ghetto at its founding in 1516. Contemporary globalization brings into focus the relationship between identity and spatial location, and highlights new and cross-cutting transnational allegiances.
For Opening of Buchenwald Exhibit at the San Francisco Public Library January 11, 2015 | Free & Open to the Public Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area, Main Library 100 Larkin St, San Francisco Directions and Parking Information Please do not quote without Permission 1. Reading Night Night – the brief version we have in […]
Presented by Cowell College Fall Quarter 2014 | 6:00-7:45 PM | Free & Open to the Public Merrill Academy 102, UC Santa Cruz Directions and Parking Information (PDF) October 7: Christine King (Kresge College, UC Santa Cruz). “Making Peace with Conflict” October 14: Dr. Jennifer Derr (History Department, UC Santa Cruz) “The History of […]
The Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College presents The Seventh Annual Frederick M. Schweitzer Lecture Wednesday, November 5, 20145 | 7-9 PM | Free & Open to the Public Smith Auditorium, Manhattan College Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org Murray Baumgarten directs the program in Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, […]
Presented by the Directions in Digital Humanities Research Cluster and cosponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies Wednesday, October 22, 201 | 5-7 PM | Free & Open to the Public McHenry Library, Room 4286, UC Santa Cruz Questions? email@example.com or 831.459.5655 Please join the Digital Humanities Research Cluster and the University Library […]