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Center for Jewish Studies

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The Center for Jewish Studies of the University of Rochester promotes research, scholarship, and education in Jewish studies. Through courses, publication, lectures, fellowships, and intellectual collaboration, the center aims to increase knowledge in the field of Jewish studies, to provide enriched learning opportunities for students, to contribute to the intellectual life of the University, and to share its resources with the Rochester community.

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Upcoming Events

Fringe Festival: Within the Quota

Based on a ballet by Cole Porter, TableTopOpera’s "Within the Quota" looks at 100 years of U.S. immigration policy. The chamber group reworks a transcription...

Thursday, September 19 7:00pm
James Conlon Memorial Lecture

Nicholas M. O'Donnell will deliver the annual James Conlon Memorial Lecture on a topic related to Nazi-looted art. More information will be forthcoming but...

Tuesday, October 22 5:00pm
Religion and Classics Lecture: Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, author and journalist born in Tira, Israel, known for his books and humorous columns will deliver a public...

Monday, February 3, 2020 5:00pm

Recent Events

What is "the Jews"?

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Joint Humanities Advising Event

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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