Elias Sacks

Announcement from Director Elias Sacks

May 9, 2022

To the Program in Jewish Studies Community: I hope that this email finds you healthy and safe. As the 2021-2022 academic year comes to a close, I’m writing to share the news that, in January 2023, I'll be leaving the University of Colorado Boulder to become the Director of the...

Sam Boyd

Samuel Boyd's research featured in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

April 22, 2022

Samuel Boyd shares his research on the Bible and its legal material in response to a sermon by Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, in which Kirill suggested the violation of “ God’s law ” provided divine license for the war against Ukraine. "Given these historical observations,...

Sam Boyd

Samuel Boyd publishes an article in The Conversation

March 9, 2022

Samuel Boyd recently published the article " Why Translating 'God's Law' to Government Law isn't Easy, " based on his research on the Bible and its legal material.

Eyal Rivlin

Eyal Rivlin will discuss the Nonbinary Hebrew Project at the upcoming Gender-Inclusive and Nonbinary Hebrew Conference

Feb. 21, 2022

Eyal Rivlin, co-creator of the Nonbinary Hebrew Project, will discuss the project and hold a Q&A session for Hebrew instructors at the upcoming free online conference “Gender-Inclusive and Nonbinary Hebrew: Innovations and Classroom Applications” hosted by the school of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures at the University of Maryland. The Nonbinary...

Nan Goodman

Nan Goodman selected to be a Fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

Feb. 21, 2022

Nan Goodman has been selected to be a Fellow for Fall 2022 at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, she’ll be working on her current book as part of an interdisciplinary cohort of fellows exploring the theme of "Jews...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta interviewed on MSNBC in a segment on anti-semitism in the US

Feb. 11, 2022

Samira Mehta was interviewed on MSNBC in a segment on anti-semitism in the US and the controversy surrounding Deborah’s Lipstadt’s recent nomination by the Biden administration. You can find the clip here .

Rebecca Wartell

Rebecca Wartell will present at upcoming Mediterranean Seminar

Feb. 11, 2022

Rebecca Wartell will be speaking at the upcoming Mediterranean Seminar: Sacred Space(s). You can find details here.

Jews of Color

A feature article on the new "Jews of Color: Histories and Futures" initiative appears in the Forward.

Jan. 24, 2022

Read about the new Henry Luce Foundation supported initiative, “Jews of Color: Histories and Futures,” spearheaded by Samira Mehta: " ‘A chance to change the world’ — new initiative to elevate voices and experiences of Jews of Color "

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder is deeply grateful for the safe escape of the four individuals held hostage at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas.

Jan. 21, 2022

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder is deeply grateful for the safe escape of the four individuals held hostage at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. We recognize and condemn this event both as a horrific ordeal for these individuals, their families, and the Colleyville...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta talks about Hanukkah celebrations in Colorado and the U.S.

Nov. 29, 2021

Samira Mehta was interviewed by the Colorado Springs Gazette and KRDO News Radio about Hanukkah celebrations in Colorado and the U.S. https://gazette.com/news/public-hanukkah-celebrations-begin-sunday-in-co... https://krdonewsradio.podbean.com/e/holiday-extravaganza-november-24-202...

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