News & Events

The Jewish Studies Program Has Exciting Events Throughout the Year!

We hold several special events throughout the year, including lectures, films and art exhibitions, that complement and enrich Jewish studies courses.

Past Events

THE JEWS OF KAIFENG, CHINA: Identities Then and Now

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:45pm

Moshe Bernstein, Ph.D. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET Explore the broad Jewish diaspora in this discussion of the Jewish community of Kaifeng, China. Rabbi Dr. Moshe Yehuda Bernstein will lead a fascinating conversation about this little known community and how identity and practices of Jewish heritage have survived in Kaifeng for over 700 years. Join on Zoom!

American Jewish Experience flyer

The American Jewish Experience: A Conversation About Anti-Semitism with Dr. Deborah Lipstadt

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 5:30pm

Join us for an informative and thought-provoking webinar featuring acclaimed historian and author, Deborah Lipstadt, who will discuss Antisemitism: Here and Now, after her new book. Dr. Lipstadt is the distinguished Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emery University, Atlanta, Georgia and author of History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier. This webinar is one of a series that explores the history, contributions, and challenges of the Jewish community.

Jewish Studies Program News

Chaya Kessler with award
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 4:10pm
Herb Hochhauser at the Jewish Studies Program 40th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:41pm
US Holocaust Memorial Museum DC
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:56pm