Showcase of Student Projects in Jewish and Israel Studies

The semester–nay the year–is almost over.  Just one more week of classes is left.  It is a crunch time, but also a time to celebrate students’ achievements.  Since 2010 we have showcased students’ projects in Jewish and Israel Studies.  Some students will indeed graduate with the Jewish and Israel Studies Certificate, but some of our … Read moreShowcase of Student Projects in Jewish and Israel Studies

Screening of “Farewell to My Country” at the Frankel Memorial Lecture

On April 28, the long-awaited Frankel Memorial Lecture will include a screening of  “Farewell to My Country” a documentary by director Andrzej Krakowski about the 1968 exodus of the Jews from Poland. 1968 was a turbulent year across the world. But in Poland, it became the last chapter of the centuries-old history of the Jewish … Read moreScreening of “Farewell to My Country” at the Frankel Memorial Lecture

Books for the Season

Spring brings new flowers, new leaves, warmth, and in May the end of the semester.  But it is also a season of Passover and Easter, a season of celebration and devotion, at times, even of commemoration of sometimes painful events marring centuries of Jewish-Christian relations. There are books that could enrich this season, bringing history … Read moreBooks for the Season