Liora Halperin

Liora Halperin publishes article "Majority and Minority Language in the Middle East: The Case of Hebrew in Mandate Palestine"

Jan. 10, 2017

Liora Halperin , Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies, and Endowed Professor of Israel/Palestine Studies, publishes article "Majority and Minority Language in the Middle East: The Case of Hebrew in Mandate Palestine," in Laura Robson (ed.) Minorities in the Modern Arab World: New Perspectives (Syracuse University Press, 2016).

Book Cover: Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script

Elias Sacks publishes first book "Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism"

Dec. 14, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, recently published his first book, Moses Mendelssohn's Living Script: Philosophy, Practice, History, Judaism (Indiana University Press, 2016). Moses Mendelssohn (1729–1786) is often described as the founder of modern Jewish thought and as a...

A Statement on Maintaining a Safe Learning Environment from the Program in Jewish Studies

Dec. 1, 2016

In the wake of recent incidents on campus (including one in a Sociology class and another in the Women’s Studies Cottage), which are disruptive to our campus mission and violate the University of Colorado’s policies on classroom behavior and civil conduct, the faculty and staff of the Program in Jewish...

Call for Applications: Graduate Assistant Appointment, Spring 2017

Nov. 9, 2016

The Program in Jewish Studies invites applications to serve as a Graduate Assistant for JWST/GSLL 2350: Introduction to Jewish Culture in Spring 2017. This is a 30% appointment for 12 hours per week. The position carries a tuition remission for 6 credit hours along with a monthly stipend. The stipend...

We're hiring! Communication and Project Administrator

We're Hiring! Join the Jewish Studies Team!

Sept. 27, 2016

The Program in Jewish Studies is hiring for a part-time Communication and Project Administrator. The mission of the Communication and Project Administrator is to promote the Program in Jewish Studies through managing the Program’s communications channels; engaging students, faculty, and community in the Program by coordinating events; thinking creatively to...

Beverly Weber

Beverly Weber attends faculty seminar at USHMM; publishes articles in Feminist Media Studies and Critical Ethnic Studies

Aug. 25, 2016

Beverly Weber attended the 2016 Silberman faculty seminar at the USHMM, "Jewish Responses to the Holocaust: Teaching through Primary Sources." She also conducted research this summer for her current book project on race and racism in the language of human rights; several articles from this project, focused on the German...

David Shneer

David Shneer teaches at Yiddish Book Center, conducts research for new book "Grief"

Aug. 24, 2016

David Shneer had a busy summer teaching at Northwestern and the Yiddish Book Center and giving talks about Soviet photography at the Jewish Museum Amsterdam and about Yiddish cabaret at the Jewish Music Institute in London in August. He conducted research on a fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography...

Elias Sacks

Elias Sacks publishes article on Law, Ethics, and the Needs of History

Aug. 24, 2016

Elias Sacks , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Graduate Studies for the Program in Jewish Studies, recently published an article in the Journal of Religious Ethics . Entitled “Law, Ethics, and the Needs of History: Mendelssohn, Krochmal, and Moral Philosophy,” the essay revisits two foundational modern Jewish...

Yonatan Malin

Yonatan Malin publishes on Biblical Cantillation

Aug. 24, 2016

Yonatan Malin , Associate Professor of Music and Jewish Studies, published " Eastern Ashkenazi Biblical Cantillation: An Interpretive Musical Analysis " in Yuval , the online journal of the Jewish Music Research Centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He presented research on relations between music analysis and ethnography at...

Sam Boyd

Sam Boyd employs 23 ancient Near East languages in a quest for biblical understanding

July 14, 2016

Sam Boyd , Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, was featured in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine for his outstanding research on the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Boyd, who was awarded a 2016 Society for Biblical Literature Regional Scholars award, is one of the premier up-and-coming...

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