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Join Us: Events 2022-2023

May 16, 2022

Events Schedule 2022-2023: Please save the dates and join us next year for our upcoming events program, including a special performance on March 2nd to celebrate the Center’s 20th anniversary. Event details will be posted in late summer.   Sept … Continued

Class of 2022

May 6, 2022

Congratulations to the class of 2022! Especially to those with the RELI/JWST major, a minor in Jewish studies or Hebrew, or a graduate certificate in Jewish studies… and all the students that have participated in our courses and programming.   … Continued

DTH Article on Dr. Rosenmeyer

May 4, 2022

Learn more about our incoming faculty director and the Center’s plans for the future in this Daily Tar Heel article: Patricia Rosenmeyer named director for the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies By Keerthana Gotur May 3, 2022 | 12:51pm EDT … Continued

Incoming Director: Patricia Rosenmeyer

April 19, 2022

A Message from the Dean’s Office, College of Arts and Sciences I am pleased to share that Professor Patricia Rosenmeyer will be the next director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, effective July 1. Rosenmeyer will hold the Seymour … Continued

NEW EVENT: Yiddish Culture and Jewish History in Ukraine

March 25, 2022

Reflections in a Time of War: Yiddish Culture and Jewish History in Ukraine The community is invited to join this online event featuring a panel of speakers, including musician Daniel Kahn. This event will be remote, via Zoom.  Registration required … Continued

JWST Course Offerings: Summer & Fall 2022

March 23, 2022

Jewish Studies [JWST] courses and other courses with Jewish studies content offered in Maymester, summer I & II and fall 2022 include Religion, Culture and Politics in Israel, Germans, Jews, and the History of Anti-Semitism, and Introduction to Early Judaism. … Continued

UNC Giving Day: Mar 29th

March 22, 2022

Carolina’s fifth Giving Day is Tuesday, March 29, 2022. As a friend of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, we hope you will consider making your gift to support the Center during this one-day event. Please learn more about the … Continued

Mar 30 & 31: The Objects that Remain

March 10, 2022

The Center is pleased to co-sponsor the 2022 McLester Colloquium, hosted by the Department of Religious Studies. Laura Levitt, Temple University will give the McLester talk on March 30th and a classroom/community seminar on March 31st. March 30, 3:30pm, McLester … Continued

Mar 29: filmmaker Avner Faingulernt

March 10, 2022

We are pleased to co-sponsor film screenings and discussions with filmmaker Avner Faingulernt. Events are in-person at UNC and Duke University. Free and open to the public, no registration required. Schedule of events at Carolina:   Tuesday, March 29, 12:30-1:45pm: … Continued

March 21: Too Long, Too Foreign. . . Too Jewish

March 10, 2022

Join us March 21st, 7pm, for this year’s Sylvia and Irving Margolis Lecture on the Jewish Experience   Too Long, Too Foreign. . . Too Jewish:  Antisemitism, upward mobility, and name changing in New York City, 1917-1945 with Kirsten Fermaglich, … Continued