News & Events

Israel Studies Research Grants

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies invites students and faculty from across Northwestern University to submit applications for grants in support of research in the field of Israel Studies.

Professor Barry Wimpfheimer's Book Published

Congratulations to Professor Barry Wimpfheimer, whose book, "The Talmud: A Biography" was just published.

Professor Mira Balberg's Book Published

Congratulations to Professor Mira Balberg, whose book, "Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature" was just published.

Professor David Shyovitz' Book Published

Congratulations to Professor David Shyovitz, whose first book, "A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz" was just published.

Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to our faculty members, Mira Balberg (Religious Studies) and David Shyovitz (History) who were both promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.