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April 27: Message from Interim Chancellor Guskiewicz

April 29, 2019

Dear Carolina Community, Today, a tragic act of anti-Semitic violence unfolded at the Chabad of Poway synagogue outside of San Diego. One person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting on the last day of Passover, a … Continued

April 9 is Giving Day at Carolina

April 5, 2019

  Tuesday, April 9 is Giving Day at Carolina and we hope you’ll consider supporting the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. Every single thing we do is made possible by private gifts from alumni and friends. The Fund for Jewish … Continued

Fall 2019: Introduction to Jewish Studies

March 26, 2019

Thinking of a Jewish Studies major or minor? If so, JWST 100 is a required course. It also meets other general ed requirements. Register soon for fall semester! The course meets M and W afternoons, with Professor Cooper.

Fall 2019 JWST Capstone Course: Sounding “Jewish”: Music, Race, Memory

March 25, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester: JWST 697: Capstone Course in Jewish Studies Sounding “Jewish”: Music, Race, Memory In this course, we will explore the diversity of Jewish sound, including traditional/classical/folk/popular musics and sacred liturgical practices from a variety of contexts (Africa, Europe, the Middle … Continued

Summer Session opportunity

March 19, 2019

Summer Session opportunity: Register for the Israeli Popular Culture: The Case of Music [ASIA 106] course with Hanna Sprintzik. Join us on a journey through different genres and styles that represent the cultural richness of Israeli popular music developed since … Continued

Maymester 2019

March 12, 2019

Register for the upcoming JWST Maymester course Beyond Hostilities with Professor Yaron Shemer. The course runs May 15-31and it meets criteria for several majors/minors/general ed requirements.

Moments of Enlightenment

March 5, 2019

The Center is co-organizing, in collaboration with the department of Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures, a symposium honoring Hess and his work. The symposium will capture the breadth and depth of his scholarship and teaching under the title: Moments of … Continued

Grant Applications Due Feb 25th

February 15, 2019

The Center offers numerous grants for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members working in a field of Jewish studies. And there are some new grants available this year. Grant applications are due on February 25th. Details and applications  

Grad Student Recruitment

December 13, 2018

Thanks to generous private support, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies will be offering two top-up stipends for graduate student recruitment for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Jewish Studies Top Up grant is a $7,000 stipend to enhance what departments … Continued

The Nazi Holocaust & the Exile of Yiddish

December 13, 2018

Our annual Holocaust Remembrance Day event with Barry Trachtenberg of Wake Forest University. January 28, 5:30pm, Hyde Hall The Holocaust and the new post-war order brought about a near-total end to the Yiddish culture that had sustained Eastern European Jewry … Continued