Professor Beverly Weber Publishes a New Book, "Precarious Intimacies The Politics of Touch in Contemporary Western European Cinema"

Aug. 25, 2020

We are pleased to announce Professor Beverly Weber , Director of Graduate Studies, Program in Jewish Studies, Associate Professor of German Studies recently published a newest book, Precarious Intimacies The Politics of Touch in Contemporary Western European Cinema which is co-authored by Professor Maria Stehle, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The...

Senior Instructor of Hebrew Language, Eyal Rivlin featured in Boulder Jewish News

Aug. 13, 2020

In May 2020, Eyal Rivlin's student wrote an article on "Smile, Nobody is Watching" in the Boulder Jewish News. Read the article here

Professor Samuel Boyd Article "Online Christian pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation"

Aug. 13, 2020

Last month, July 23, 2020, Professor Samuel Boyd published an article in The Conversation , " Online Christian pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation."

Professor David Shneer Publishes a New Book, "Grief, The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph"

Aug. 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce Professor David Shneer , Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History and Professor of History and Jewish Studies, recently published his newest book, Grief, The Biography of a Holocaust Photograph . The book is now avaliable for purchase online from Oxford University Press ...

CU’s Peak to Peak Jewish speakers program moves to Zoom during coronavirus pandemic

July 29, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting its Peak to Peak Series, though the coronavirus pandemic means the annual program will be held through Zoom, with two more events scheduled for this summer. The events are free to attend and open to the public. Read the full article in the...

Sharing Jewish history and culture with Colorado communities

July 29, 2020

The Program in Jewish Studies announces summer Peak to Peak series line-up Holocaust memory, social justice, food and American legal history take center stage this summer as part of a newly reimagined Peak to Peak series . This series, organized by the Program in Jewish Studies with support from the...

A Call to Action from the Program in Jewish Studies

June 5, 2020

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder condemns the horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and so many other Black Americans. We denounce these brutal acts in the strongest possible terms, recognizing these killings both as unspeakable tragedies for the victims...

"Mrs. America: Feminism Then and Now" Panel Discussion, May 27, 2020

May 29, 2020

Professor Samira Mehta featured on May 27th panel 'Mrs. America: Feminism Then and Now' The Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is presenting a lively discussion of Mrs. America , the FX/Hulu miniseries on the battle for the ERA. "Drawing on the insights of historians, cultural critics, and activists of the time,...

Professor Samuel Boyd Featured on NPR's Podcast, On the Media

April 20, 2020

Samuel Boyd , Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies, recently spoke with NPR's On the Media podcast about the long tradition of religious communities adapting when they're denied access to their houses of worship. He explains that there's a tension common across faith traditions between the idea that...

Professor Elias Sacks

Message from the Director: COVID-19 Response from the Program in Jewish Studies

March 20, 2020

As we complete our first full week of the “new normal” of online learning and remote work here at the University of Colorado Boulder, I write to you with an offer of support and a message of gratitude. First and foremost, I want to say that the Program in Jewish...

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