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Welcome Professor Rosenmeyer

July 1, 2022

Today is Professor Patricia Rosenmeyer’s first day as faculty director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. She holds the Seymour & Carol Levin Distinguished Term Professorship while serving as our director. Please welcome her to our Center and make … Continued

Thank You Professor von Bernuth

June 30, 2022

Today is Professor Ruth von Bernuth’s final day as faculty director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. Thanks Ruth, for your leadership and service these past nine years, and best wishes for your next chapter at Carolina and the … Continued

The return to Huqoq

June 6, 2022

The return to Huqoq: our students at a festival for Shavuot. After a two-year break, the dig at Huqoq is active again. The Center is pleased to co-sponsor the dig and provide travel grants to several students so they can … Continued

Spring 2022 Newsletter

May 24, 2022

The spring 2022 special edition newsletter introduced our incoming faculty director, Patricia Rosenmeyer, and featured Ruth von Bernuth’s final director’s message. She concludes her term as faculty director on June 30th. Spring newsletter PDF     Director’s Message: A privilege … Continued

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