Professor Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks' Visit to the University of Virginia

Nov. 26, 2019

Elias Sacks , Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies and Incoming Director of the Program in Jewish Studies, recently visited the University of Virginia to lecture on Jewish thought and anti-intellectualism, give a colloquium on the Frankfurt School and critical theory, and lead discussions with undergraduate and graduate...

Rebecca Wartell

"Rabbis on refugees" Article Published by Rebecca Wartell

Nov. 25, 2019

Rebecca Wartell , Instructor in Jewish Studies, recently published an article in the Mediterranean Historical Review titled " Rabbis on refugees: theological responses to the treatment of converso migrants int he sixteenth-century Candia ." The article explores the treatment of converso refugees arriving in Crete in the mid-sixteenth century. Rabbinic...

Professor Nan Goodman

Professor Nan Goodman Delivers Talk at University of Sarajevo

Oct. 22, 2019

Earlier this month, Professor Nan Goodman delivered a talk titled “Hayonian Epistemology and the Tripartite Jewish God in the Age of Locke” at a conference on Nehemiah Hiyya Hayon at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Professor David Shneer to Host Two "Indecent" Talkbacks in Denver

Sept. 3, 2019

David Shneer, Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies, recently worked as the Yiddish consultant for Indecent at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts . He will host two talkbacks after the play on Sunday, September 15, 1:30 PM and again on Friday, October 4, 7:30 PM. Learn...

Professor David Shneer

Professor David Shneer coaches cast of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ production of Indecent about Yiddish theater and how to make the guttural “r” when speaking Yiddish

Aug. 7, 2019

Yiddish Studies scholar David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies, gave a workshop for the cast of the DCPA’s production of Indecent , the Paula Vogel meditation on Sholem Asch’s “God of Vengeance,” that was a hit...

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Now Hiring: Program Coordinator

July 11, 2019

Now Hiring: Program Coordinator for the Program in Jewish Studies The Program in Jewish Studies welcomes applications for a Program Coordinator. This position manages all operations for the Program in Jewish Studies in conjunction with the Director. This includes managing budgets and all grants, developing public programs, coordinating curriculum, developing...

Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman

Professor Hilary Kalisman Awarded National Academy of Education Fellowship

May 14, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman has been selected as a 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd) /Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow . This year, thirty fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 221 applications. The fellowship supports early career scholars from a...

Hilary Falb Kalisman

Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman Named American Council of Learned Societies Fellow

May 2, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Hilary Falb Kalisman , Assistant Professor of History and Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies in the Program in Jewish Studies, is one of two CU Boulder historians to have won a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)...

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Now Hiring: Lecturer in Hebrew Language

April 29, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is seeking an individual who can serve as a Lecturer and teach four Hebrew language classes for the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder – two in Fall 2019 and two in Spring 2020. Candidates with higher degrees (MA or PhD)...

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin Promoted to Senior Instructor

April 9, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Eyal Rivlin , Instructor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, has been promoted to Senior Instructor, effective August 2019. Eyal Rivlin has served as a Hebrew Instructor for the Program in Jewish Studies for seven years. Throughout his time with Jewish...

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