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Nov 13: Lay People’s Voices in Talmudic Jewish Courts

November 10, 2023

Please join us for this year’s Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies with Lynn Kaye, Brandeis University. November 13, 5:30pm. In-person event. UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Hitchcock Room Directions & Parking in Bell Tower Deck ($1 after … Read more

Resources & Services for the Campus Community

November 3, 2023

November 3, 2023 In these stressful times, the Center wishes to re-emphasize our commitment to the campus community and ensure that students, faculty and staff have access to resources. We support the Chancellor’s Statement from last month in calling for … Read more

ENROLL NOW: Confronting Antisemitism

October 30, 2023

Now enrolling: JWST 390: Special Topics in Jewish Studies: Confronting Antisemitism. 1 credit. This course takes a broad look at antisemitism in history, our contemporary world, and at UNC. Class sessions will feature guest speakers and discussions on different aspects … Read more

Keohane Events Nov 8-9

October 30, 2023

The Keohane Professorship brings prominent faculty to serve as visiting professors at UNC and Duke for a one-year period, during which they deliver a lecture series and engage students and faculty around areas of shared interest to both institutions. For … Read more

Spring 24 JWST Courses

October 23, 2023

This spring, we’re again offering a wide range of Jewish studies courses that meet UNC’s general education requirements. Interested in learning more about Jewish studies? If so, consider the RELI/JWST major, and the minor in Jewish Studies and the minor … Read more

Suggested Reading Titles

October 23, 2023

We’ve compiled a short list of readings that may be of interest to you:   A “dual narrative” history of Israel and Palestine created for the teaching of history in conflict and post-conflict situations and sponsored by the Peace Research … Read more

Caring for our community

October 10, 2023

  The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies condemns, and is deeply grieved by, the terrorist attacks by Hamas against civilians in Israel and extends heartfelt condolences to all those who have been affected. We have been reaching out to students, … Read more

We’re Hiring: East European Jewish Studies

September 26, 2023

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures ( at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in East European Jewish Studies. The successful applicant will hold the … Read more