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WELCOME!

The Jewish Studies Program invites you to join us for a film screening and discussion of "Hannah Arendt" with Ron Feldman on Wednesday, April 23rd.

The event includes a film screening, followed by Q&A with Ron Feldman and moderated by Sven-Erik Rose (German, UC Davis). Ron H. Feldman, Ph.D., has edited two important collections of Hannah Arendt's essays on Jewish subjects: The Jew as Pariah: Jewish Identity and Politics in the Modern Age (Grove Press 1978); and The Jewish Writings (Schocken 2007). The Jewish Writings has been translated into various languages, including French, Spanish and Hebrew. He is a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate Theological Union, and works at the JCC East Bay. Please see the events page for more details.

 

2013 - 2014 Courses are posted!

We have an exciting line-up of course offerings to start off the 2013-2014 academic year, please check the courses page for full course descriptions and schedules.

Jewish Studies Faculty in the News!

Jewish Studies Faculty in the News!

Watch an interview with Emanuel Ringelblum Professor of Jewish History David Biale:

With a resurgence of anti-Semitism across Europe, promoting Jewish culture can be a powerful vehicle for confronting anti-Semitism and strengthening a positive Jewish identity. Here in Germany, the Jewish Studies Department at Frankfurt University continues its highly respected conference series on the cultural history of the Jews with American historian David Biale, a leading international expert on Jewish history and culture. With Jewish communities now present in 75 countries, Jewish culture and Jewish identity are beginning to play an increasingly larger role in a globalized, multicultural world.