News & Events

Jewish Feminist TheologicalComics:"The Star Saphire" (1975) by Sharon Rudahl and "The Book of Sarah" (2019) by Sarah Lightman

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Marian Marzynski- Never Forget to Lie: Uniaue Challenges & Opportunities in Making Holocaust Testimonial Films

Hebrew Cafe

Fall, 2015


October 26, 2015

Fall Welcome Event

October 8, 2015

Nuclear Diplomacy & Domestic Politics: The Iranian Agreement in the Balance, featuring Prof. Michal Raucher

September 10, 2015

Lichter Lecture Series

Fall, 2015

Spring Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


Winter Open House

Tuesday, March 3, 2015


"The Great Vinegar Controversy of 1986 and Other Food Fights in American Jewish History" with Jenna Weissman-Joselit of GWU

Wednesday, November 19, 7:00 pm, McMicken 127

Journalist Linda Gradstein To Speak About Israel and the Palestinians

Wednesday, November 12, 7:00 pm, Great Hall TUC

Cooking with Claudia: Bazargan and Konafa at Hillel

Monday, November 10, 7:00 pm, UC Hillel

"Gefilte Fish and Couscous" with Internationally Renowned Cookbook Author Claudia Roden at the Mayerson JCC

Sunday, November 9, 7:00 pm, Mayerson Jewish Community Center 

"Crying Fowl: How Chicken Upsets the Kosher Laws": First Lichter Lecture with Jordan Rosenblum of UW-Madison

Monday, October 20, 7:00 pm, Taft Center, 1 Edwards

Summer in Israel and Jordan: "Ancient and Modern Encounters" to Run this June 1-21

The Shuq Opens Outside the Department Office: To Offer Weekly Hebrew Table and Free Refreshments

Fall Welcome Event

Tuesday, September 16, 11:30 am-1:30 pm 

Judaic Studies Department Office


All students, staff and faculty affiliated with the Judaic Studies Department are welcome to join us for our Fall welcome event.  Enjoy a delicious Mediterranean luncheon and hear from our newest addition to the Department, Professor Michal Raucher.

Finkelstein Interviewed for Taft

Biblical Studies Certificate Is Now Available!


Lichter Series 2015 on Foodaism: Do Jews Make Food or Does Food Make Jews