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Excavations in Huqoq

July 9, 2016

Excavations this summer in the Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee, have revealed stunning new mosaics that decorated the floor. The excavations are directed by Jodi Magness, a professor in the … Read more

May 2016 graduates

May 15, 2016

Two of our graduate students were hooded in May: Samuel Kessler and Annegret Oehme.   Annegret, who came from Germany in 2010 to enter the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies in order to study Old Yiddish, will soon start … Read more

Reconsidering Antisemitism

April 23, 2016

The Center’s First Major, International Academic Conference The April 2016 Reconsidering Antisemitism: Past and Present conference gathered a group of 19 leading experts—which included scholars, journalists and a politician—in Chapel Hill for three days of intensive discussion. Several hundred students, … Read more