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...

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...

Jewish Studies students learning in a class room

Scholarship, Fellowship, & Research Opportunities in Jewish Studies – Fall 2018

Oct. 10, 2018

Each academic year, the Program in Jewish Studies offers a number of research, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities for CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students. Follow the links below for more information on how to apply to our Fall opportunities! Jump to Undergraduate Opportunities Jump to Graduate Opportunities Undergraduate Opportunities Freshman...

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What's New in Jewish Studies, 2018-2019

Aug. 23, 2018

As we enter the 2018-2019 academic year, we are pleased to announce a variety of new developments in the Program in Jewish Studies at CU Boulder. We welcome two new faculty members to Jewish Studies, Rebecca Wartell , Instructor in Jewish Studies, and Hilary Kalisman , Assistant Professor of History...

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Update from the Archives: Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collection

June 1, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries' Special Collections, Archives, and Preservation at the University of Colorado Boulder are pleased to share the progress we have made this academic year processing the Post-Holocaust American Judaism (PHAJ) Collections! In addition to digitizing many of collection materials and creating finding...

Photo of Alan Lew's papers in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections

Student Research in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Archives

April 11, 2018

The Program in Jewish Studies and the University Libraries Special Collections, Archives, & Preservation offers a number of fellowship and student work opportunities in the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections . The PHAJ Collections focus on Judaism and the Jewish-American experience from roughly the late 1940s to the present. The material...

Professor Nan Goodman with students touring the Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections

Two New Scholarships in Jewish Studies Offer Exciting Opportunities for Undergraduates

Nov. 29, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is excited to announce two new undergraduate opportunities for the Spring 2018 semester. The Post-Holocaust American Judaism Collections Undergraduate Scholarship in the amount of $1000 is presented in conjunction with the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives and gives undergraduates hands-on experience in our PHAJ...

Internship students learning outside during their weekly class

Undergraduates: Strengthen Your Resume with an Internship in Jewish Studies

Nov. 28, 2017

Build real, hands-on work experience through the Internship in Jewish Studies! Come to us with your interests and we will place you with a local non-profit, educational institution, political office, medical school, or other site for a semester of service learning. Interns work 7-10 hours per week at their internship...

Students participating in Liora Halperin's classroom

Two New Major Concentrations in Jewish Studies

April 20, 2017

The Program in Jewish Studies is pleased to announce an exciting change to the structure of the Major in Jewish Studies! Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies may now choose from one of the following two major concentrations: Culture Intensive Concentration , in which students will pursue...

Hebrew students performing

Eyal Rivlin Jams with Students in Second Annual Hebrew Shmooze-A-Palooza

April 5, 2016

On March 2, the Program in Jewish Studies hosted its second annual Hebrew Shmooze-A-Palooza, a musical celebration of the Hebrew and Yiddish classes at CU-Boulder. Lead by Eyal Rivlin , Hebrew Instructor at CU, students prepared musical arrangements in Biblical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, and Yiddish and performed them for their...