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

Zoom Seminar with David Lambert

April 30, 2020

The Center hosted its 11th, and last, lunch seminar of the academic year today… this time conducted on Zoom and made available to a worldwide audience. More than 20 participants joined guest speaker David Lambert, dept. of Religious Studies, to … Continued

Goodman Fellow

April 28, 2020

Congratulations to Max Lazar, graduate student in the department of history, on two recent awards. First, Max was awarded the Center’s Goodman Dissertation Fellowship for next academic year. This fellowship supports a Carolina graduate student working in Jewish Studies and … Continued

Co-sponsoring: Hidden Child of the Holocaust

April 23, 2020

The Center is please to co-sponsor this remote event. UNC World View will be featuring its recently released podcast A Hidden Child of the Holocaust, with Holocaust survivor Shelly Weiner as the focus of an online Twitter chat on Wednesday, … Continued

Grants Awarded to Grad Students

April 20, 2020

Grant award notifications just went out to 12 Carolina graduate students working in a field of Jewish studies. Congratulations to everyone that received funding for summer 2020 remote work. With these grants, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies supports graduate … Continued

RESCHEDULED: Lunch Seminar: David Lambert

April 17, 2020

  What is Scripture: Redescribing the Bible in Ancient Judaism Guest speaker: David Lambert, Dept. of Religious Studies. UPDATE: We are now holding this lunch seminar via Zoom on April 30, 1:00pm. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the … Continued