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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

The Foreign Mother Tongue: Living and Writing as a Palestinian in Israel

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 5:00pm
Philip S. Bernstein Lecture

The Philip S. Bernstein Lecture presents a lecture by Lex Rofeberg, co-host of the Judaism Unbound podcast. More details to be announced. Lex Rofeberg is a...

Monday, March 16 5:00pm

Recent Events

Joint Humanities Advising Event

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Fringe Festival: Within the Quota

Thursday, September 19, 2019

What is "the Jews"?

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Joint Humanities Advising Event

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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