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...

Professor Nan Goodman

Professor Nan Goodman Receives 2019 Excellence Award

March 11, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Nan Goodman , Director of the Program in Jewish Studies and Professor of English and Jewish Studies, has been awarded a Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence Award in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work. This award celebrates faculty contributions of the highest...

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Deadline Extended! Call for Applications: 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant Positions

March 6, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications for two Graduate Assistant Positions for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please see the details below. **Classes TBA. Students may be selected for only one position.** The extended deadline for all application submissions is Friday, April 12, 2019 by 5:00PM. CU graduate students from...

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New Israel/Palestine Professor to Begin Teaching

Jan. 10, 2019

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce that Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman, the Program's Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies, will begin teaching courses this spring semester. Professor Kalisman has a PhD in History from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Middle East Studies from Brown...

Lior Gross

CU Student Lior Gross Creates Gender-Inclusive Hebrew Language with Instructor Eyal Rivlin

Dec. 20, 2018

CU Boulder student Lior Gross (left) and the Program in Jewish Studies' Instructor Eyal Rivlin (right) launched their new gender-inclusive Hebrew language in October 2018. The project began last year when Gross, who identifies as gender nonbinary, was faced the difficult task of describing themselves or what they are doing...

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"Think the Bible is fully understood?" Professor Sam Boyd Featured in the CU Arts & Sciences Magazine

Dec. 5, 2018

Sam Boyd , Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, was recently interviewed by the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine. In the article, Professor Boyd talks about his research on the Bible and how these ancient texts are still so relevant today. Boyd didn’t always want to become a professor...

Open Letter to Our Students

Oct. 31, 2018

These are dark times. Over the course of a single week, we witnessed the massacre of eleven Jews in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018 at the Tree of Life synagogue by a man who shouted “I just want to kill Jews,” the killing of two African-Americans in Louisville, Kentucky on...

Brian Catlos

"‘Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From" and Upcoming Talk with Brian A. Catlos

Sept. 20, 2018

Brian A. Catlos , Professor of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, and Director of the CU Mediterranean Studies Group, recently published an article titled "‘Western Culture’ and Where it Really Came From" on Hurst Publishers' website. In this article, he discusses immigration, how "no one 'owns' culture and it is never...