Undergrad Internship

September 6, 2017

The Lori and Eric Sklut Jewish Studies internship The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is accepting applications for a paid, undergraduate student intern for the 2017-2018 academic year. We are seeking an intern to focus on social media/digital media and … Continued

We’re Hiring!

July 26, 2017

The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is hiring a part-time administrative support associate – advanced. The job description and application requirements can be found  online. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action … Continued

Huqoq Discoveries, Summer 2017

July 6, 2017

Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist continue to yield stunning mosaics in ancient Galilean synagogue   A team of specialists and students led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Jodi Magness has uncovered additional mosaic scenes in the … Continued

Acting Director Michele Rivkin-Fish

June 30, 2017

The Center’s Director, Professor Ruth von Bernuth, will be on a faculty research and study assignment from July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Michele Rivkin-Fish has kindly agreed to serve as Acting Director while Professor von Bernuth is on … Continued

Lori and Eric Sklut Undergraduate Interns

May 9, 2017

Lori and Eric Sklut Undergraduate Internships in Jewish Studies — 2017-2018 The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is accepting applications for two paid, undergraduate student interns for the 2017-2018 academic year. We need an outgoing student who can attend campus … Continued

The Defiant Requiem

April 23, 2017

‘We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them’ Read about The Defiant Requiem, in the A&S Magazine: http://college.unc.edu/2017/03/31/defiant-requiem/ http://magazine.college.unc.edu/2017/03/defiant-requiem/

Jewish Food in the Global South

March 5, 2017

March 2017 – This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with the nation and the world over time. … Continued

Carolina’s Human Heart

January 23, 2017

“Zog nit keyn mol az du geyst dem letstn veg” (Never say that you are going on your final road) is one of the best-known Partisan songs. Written by Hirsh Glik in the Vilna ghetto in 1943, it became widely … Continued

Faculty News

January 9, 2017

Spring 2017 Faculty News: David Lambert’s book, How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture, won the 2016 American Academy of Religion’s Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the category of Textual Studies. Jodi … Continued

Graduate Student 3D Model

January 8, 2017

Brad Erickson, a graduate student in the department of Religious Studies, spent last summer creating three-dimensional models of several ancient synagogues in Israel. The project includes a 3D model of the synagogues and a high-detail image of each synagogue’s mosaic … Continued