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Events Fall 2020

August 3, 2020

All events for fall 2020 will be remote, held via Zoom. In the upcoming weeks, please check our web site and social media sites for Zoom links.   Sept 14, 5:30pm Swastikas on Jakob Schiff-Straße: The Peculiar History of Jewish … Continued

Hiring: Graduate Student Assistants

July 28, 2020

Graduate Student Assistants 2020-2021 The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is accepting applications for graduate assistants. We anticipate hiring two students. One student will assist with marketing and events, including basic video editing, Zoom logistics, online event registration, and social … Continued

Women, Gender, and Judaism

June 22, 2020

Enroll Now: JWST Capstone Course: Fall 2020 The Capstone Course is required for undergraduates pursuing the B.A. in Religious Studies with a concentration in Jewish Studies and graduate students pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Jewish Studies. It is also open … Continued

Support the Center on Give UNC Day

June 15, 2020

Please consider supporting our students, research and outreach programs tomorrow, June 16th, as part of Give UNC day. Since its founding in 2003, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies has pursued a bold mission to build a leading Jewish Studies … Continued


June 3, 2020

In light of recent tragic events, the Center is re-committed to the following pledge, which was initially drafted several years ago as worldwide incidents of hate became far too common and frequent. Since our founding in 2003, the Center has … Continued

Roadmap for Fall 2020

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020: Message from the Chancellor: The safety, health and well-being of our community will always be paramount in our decision-making. This fall semester will look and feel different from the past. Here are some of the initial changes … Continued

Schoolbooks in Occupied Italy and Germany 1943 to 1949

May 19, 2020

Congratulations to Daniela R.P. Weiner, the Center’s Goodman Fellow for 2019-2020. Daniela recently defended her dissertation in the department of history, and the topic of her dissertation is also now a published journal article, titled: American and British Efforts to … Continued

Congratulations Class of 2020

May 13, 2020

    Mazel tov and congratulations to all students who graduated with a minor, major, graduate certificate or a dissertation in Jewish studies! The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies hopes that you could celebrate your graduation despite the difficult times, … Continued

Free Conference: Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship

May 6, 2020

Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: The Center’s Jodi Magness, Religious Studies, is presenting at this online conference on May 17-20, 2020. She is on the schedule for May 18th. This conference is free and open to the public. Pre-registration … Continued