News & Bulletins
We are proud to announce that Natalie Bergner, a Jewish Studies major and rising senior, has been awarded a prestigious Katherine L. Krieghbaum research scholarship by WCAS for 2013. Congratulations Natalie!
The 2013 Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Lecture in Jewish Civilization was presented May 6 by Arthur Green, Irving Brudnick Professor of Philosophy and Religion, at Hebrew College, "Hasidism in the Modern Jewish Imagination" (audio recording below).
The Manfred H. Vogel Memorial Lecture in Judaic Studies
"Makom: The Place of Space in Jewish Cultures" featured guest speaker Barbara Mann, Simon H. Fabian Chair in Hebrew Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary. April 25, 2013.
The Renée and Lester Crown Speaker Series inaugural lecture featured author Nathan Englander. Named one of “20 Writers for the 21st Century” by The New Yorker magazine, Englander spoke on "The Ownership of Identity", November 19, 2012 in Pick Staiger auditorium. lecture video
The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies is proud to announce that five of our faculty were selected by students in the recently-released Associated Student Government (ASG) 2012 Faculty Honor Roll. Our noted faculty include: Danny Cohen, School of Education; Marcia Gealy, The Writing Program; Edna Grad, Hebrew Language; Peter Hayes, History and Ken Seeskin, Philosophy and Religious Studies. Congratulations to our faculty!
Professor Barry Wimpfheimer (pictured left) was named Director of the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, effective September 1, 2012.
About the Center
The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, the home of the Jewish Studies Program at Northwestern, is a vibrant community of teachers and scholars dedicated to transmitting and expanding knowledge, both in the classroom and through numerous lectures, symposia, and other events of interest to the general public as well as the campus population.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Jewish Studies majors at the 2012 Weinberg College convocation.