Prof. Raucher receives Emory RISE seed award

Michal Raucher has received an Emory RISE seed award for her project "Abortion and Religion:...

Nonnie Sinoff receives Henry Rutgers Scholar Award

Annabelle "Nonnie" Sinoff, Class of 2021 English majorJewish Studies and Business Administration...

Graduating senior, Christine Jensen, profiled by SAS

Christine Jensen, Class of 2021 Jewish Studies and Religion double majorHistory minor   A Rutgers...

Professor Nancy Sinkoff presents a public lecture at Baruch College

The Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College, CUNY proudly presents a public...

Apply Now for Student Awards

Student Awards Spring 2021 award applications now being accepted until March 22. Click for...

Professor Nancy Sinkoff wins 2020 National Jewish Book Award

Professor Nancy Sinkoff wins 2020 National Jewish Book Award in the category of biography Jew­ish Book...

Study Yiddish This Summer!

Several summer programs that offer instruction in Yiddish language, literature, and culture are...

Prof. Jeffrey Shandler featured on the podcast What's New, What's Next? Jewish Studies in the Time of Pandemic

Episode 5: Epidemics in Yiddish Literature Listen to the podcast Professor Jeffrey Shandler...

Teaching about Antisemitism

Michael Brenner (American University), Pamela S. Nadell (American University), Paola Tartakoff...

Professor Gary Rendsburg appointed Research Fellow at the Getty Villa

PHOENICIANS, PHILISTINES, AND CANAANITES: THE LEVANT AND THE CLASSICAL WORLD Getty Villa, Los...

Moya Bedward awarded a New Directions in Jewish Studies Lectureship

Moya Bedward (PhD candidate, History) has been awarded a New Directions in Jewish Studies...

Annabelle (Nonnie) Sinoff completes Honors College Capstone Project

One of the current worldwide research projects is entitled “Hebrew Books within Books.”  With the...

SAS Major, Minor and Career Readiness Fair November 9-13

This week combines the SAS Major, Minor fair with major-to-career panels hosted by departments and...

Announcing a new book by Prof. Jeffrey Shandler

Yiddish: Biography of a Language, published by Oxford University Press (2020).  Yiddish: Biography of a...

Deity and Divine Agency in the Hebrew Bible

Professor Debra Ballentine will discuss Daniel O. McClellan’s 2020 dissertation, “Deity and Divine...

Jewish Studies Faculty Members are Promoted

We are please to share that three faculty members in the Department of Jewish Studies have been...

Prof. Michal Raucher Announces New Book

Professor Michal Rauher announces the publication of her new book, Conceiving Agency: Reproductive...

Prof. Nancy Sinkoff speaks on Book

Professor Nancy Sinkoff will be speaking on her new book, From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New...

The Deep Roots of Modern Anti-Judaism

Professor Paola Tartakoff will speak on "the Deep Roots of Modern Anti-Judaism" in the series...