Portrait of Murray Baumgarten

Murray Baumgarten: "The Letters Propelled Me: Resisting Kristallnacht Then and Now"

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? mehnaz.afridi@manhattan.edu Murray Baumgarten directs the program in Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, […]

Image: Lindsey White, Rope Slime, 2014, C–print.

"In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art"

Artist Reception and Conversation   Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free with Museum admission; $5 after 5pm. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Questions? info@thecjm.org or 415.655.7881 during Museum hours Nathaniel Deutsch, professor of literature and history and co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa […]

2014 Jewish Studies Undergraduate Research Awards

The winners of this year’s Jewish Undergraduate Research Awards include papers about cinema and the Holocaust, the philosophical fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer, and the distinctive contribution of the filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen to the Jewish comic tradition. Elizabeth Ho, “Film and the Holocaust: The Mystery of Goodness”: Using Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List and […]

016.038 image

Film Screening: Kinderblock 66

Film Screening and Discussion with Professor Kenneth Waltzer   Monday, May 22, 2014 | 6-8 PM | Free & Open to the Public College 8, Room 240 UC Santa Cruz Questions? ihr@ucsc.edu or (831) 459-5655.   Cinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald is the story of four men who, as young boys, were imprisoned by the Nazis […]

THE CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDIES AT UC SANTA CRUZ

An intellectual and programming hub for public events, research projects,
and collaborations devoted to the exploration of Jewish culture and history

SUPPORT

Support the Center for Jewish Studies

SUBSCRIBE

Subscribe to our Newsletter

LEARN

Learn More about the Center