News & Events

Congratulations to Professor Barry Wimpfheimer whose book The Talmud: A Biography has won a 2018 National Jewish Book Award!

Congratulations to Grace Overbeke

Grace Overbeke, Jewish Studies Cluster graduate student, has been awarded the 2018 Mark and Ruth Luckens International Prize in Jewish Thought and Culture. Grace's essay was titled “Jean Carroll: The Beginning of Jewish Female Standup Comedians.”

Podcast Interview with Sara Hirschhorn

In the latest episode of Jewish History Matters, an interview-based podcast for new research in Jewish Studies, Dr. Sara Yael Hirschhorn, the Visiting Assistant Professor for Israel Studies, discusses her book City on a Hilltop: American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement (Harvard University Press, 2017), the recent winner of the 2018 Sami Rohr Prize in Jewish Literature Choice Award and finalist for the 2017 National Jewish Book Award.

Crown Graduate Fellowship Recipient

Congratulations to Amanda Ruppenthal Stein, a PhD candidate in Musicology in the Bienen School of Music.