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Now Enrolling: Jewish Languages Capstone Course

June 5, 2023

Now Enrolling: Capstone Course in Jewish Studies: Jewish Languages This course examines the myriad ways in which language, culture, and identity intersect through the prism of Jewish languages—that is, languages written and spoken by Jews throughout history.   Fall semester, … Continued

Center Spotlight in Magazine

April 20, 2023

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is highlighted in the current edition of the Arts and Science magazine, complete with a profile story on Patricia Rosenmeyer, faculty director. This edition of the magazine focuses on the Campaign for Carolina and … Continued

Summer/Fall JWST Courses

April 17, 2023

This summer and next semester, we’re again offering a wide range of Jewish studies courses, including our Capstone (focusing on Jewish languages), modern and classical Hebrew languages, and many other courses that meet UNC’s general education requirements.In fact, there are … Continued

Matching Gift doubles your GiveUNC donation

March 27, 2023

Thank YOU to everyone that supported us on GiveUNC Day! Thank YOU! We met our Give UNC goal! Your support celebrates our 20th anniversary and honors the late Eli Evans. And private support makes everything single thing we do possible … Continued

Jocelyn Burney: Dean’s Dissertation Award

March 23, 2023

  2023 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award Recipients Each year, The Graduate School recognizes four doctoral candidates or recent doctoral graduates for creating exceptional dissertations in each of the following fields: biological and life sciences; humanities and fine arts; mathematics, physical … Continued

Alumni Career Roundtable

March 17, 2023

On March 1st, the Center hosted a career roundtable for the grad student network. The hybrid event hosted about 20 in-person and another eight alumni and current students online.   Panelists: Alumni Naomi Graber (MUSC), associate professor, University of Georgia … Continued

TEP Fellows Meeting

March 16, 2023

The Tau Epsilon Phi Graduate Student Fellowship in Jewish Studies provides incoming students with two full years of funding and additional programming in support of their doctoral work in a subfield of Jewish studies. The program allows the Center and … Continued

Interns 2022-23

March 15, 2023

At the 20th anniversary celebration, this year’s interns and grad student assistant had the opportunity to meet Eric Sklut, advisory board member and supporter of the internship program, and Jonathan Fassberg, chair of the Center’s advisory board.   L-R: Intern … Continued

Anniversary Week

March 8, 2023

We’re 20!   Our 20th anniversary community celebration, on March 2nd, was an amazing evening with a fusion of world music and jazz blended with Jewish Hasidic sounds. Many thanks to Daniel Zamir and Gadi Lehavi, and to the 200 … Continued