March 23, 2010 | 7:30-8:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris Par Nathaniel Deutsch, directeur du département d’études juives de l’université de Santa Cruz (Californie), spécialiste du hassidisme et de la pensée gnostique, auteur de The Maiden of Ludmir, […]
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.
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?