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  • NOW Virtual: Evans Lecture: Sept 19

    This is now a remote/Zoom event. Remote-only event. Registration is required on Eventbrite site in order to get the Zoom link.     Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies with Dr. Naomi Graber, University of Georgia.   … Continued

  • Fall Grant Cycle

    The Center is accepting applications for the fall 2022 grant cycle. Applications for faculty and grad student research and travel grants and grad student Jewish language instruction are due by September 19, 2022, 5:00pm.   Eligibility: for Carolina faculty and … Continued

  • Co-sponsoring: Prospects for Peace: The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

    The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event hosted by UNC Hillel. Prospects for Peace: The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Tuesday, September 13th, 7:30pm – 8:45pm FedEx Global Education Center   Dennis Ross and Ghaith al-Omari: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process Join UNC … Continued

  • Fall 2022 Newsletter

    The fall 2022 newsletter honors our founding chair Eli N. Evans, and includes student, faculty and alumni news, as well as an update on our grants program and upcoming events. Fall 2022 PDF

  • Grad Student Profile: Morgan Morales

    I received the Spies Family Summer Stipend for summer 2022 from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. The Spies Family Stipend allows me to finally begin archival work on my dissertation, “A Matter of Life and Death: Jewish Women Who … Continued

  • Alumna Profile: Tine Rassalle

    Alumna Profile: Tine Rassalle   In 2014, Tine Rassalle came to Carolina as the Center’s very first TEP Fellow, and, after more than seven years of intense study and research, she recently graduated and landed her dream job at the … Continued

  • Director’s Message: Fall 2022

    Director’s Message: A Welcoming Community   I am delighted to introduce myself as the director of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. My colleague Ruth von Bernuth has done a fantastic job as director for the past nine years, and … Continued

  • Happy FDOC Fall 2022

    Welcome [back] to campus everyone. Wishing you a fantastic fall semester! If you’re still looking for some GenEd credits, or an interesting course to fill out your schedule, check out the JWST courses! Details

  • Still Enrolling: JWST fall 2022

    Carolina students: There’s still time to enroll in a JWST course for fall 2022…. there’s a wide range of topics to choose from, and the courses meet many GenEd requirements. Theses are just a few of the JWST courses that … Continued

  • Apply Now: Uhlman Fellowship in Jewish Studies Public Humanities

    Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, in collaboration with Carolina Public Humanities (CPH), is pleased to announce the establishment of a fellowship for graduate students in Jewish studies: Uhlman Fellowship in Jewish Studies Public Humanities. The Uhlman Fellowship program is made … Continued

  • Internships for Carolina Undergrads and Grad Students

    The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies is accepting applications for paid, undergraduate and graduate student internships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unites the general public, … Continued

  • In Memoriam: Eli N. Evans

      We are so sad to learn that Eli N. Evans,’58 founding chair of the advisory board for the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, passed away on July 26, 2022. Evans led the advisory board for much of the Center’s … Continued

  • Huqoq: Tenth Season of Excavations

    Media release for summer 2022 Huqoq. The Center is pleased to help sponsor this project and work with our faculty member, Jodi Magness, and to provide grants for undergraduates participating in this study abroad program.   Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill … Continued

  • Welcome Professor Rosenmeyer

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • UNC Giving Day: Mar 29th

    Carolina’s fifth Giving Day is Tuesday, March 29, 2022. As a friend of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, we hope you will consider making your gift to support the Center during this one-day event. Please learn more about the … Continued

  • Mar 30 & 31: The Objects that Remain

    The Center is pleased to co-sponsor the 2022 McLester Colloquium, hosted by the Department of Religious Studies. Laura Levitt, Temple University will give the McLester talk on March 30th and a classroom/community seminar on March 31st. March 30, 3:30pm, McLester … Continued