News and Events
Pamela Nadell (Jewish Studies program director) spoke to BYU Radio on antisemitism in the real world and online.
"Jews of Color: American Jews, Race and History" Event: If you missed it, check out this amazing virtual event held via Zoom! Thank you to Laura Leibman, Kelly Whitehead and Lewis Gordon, and Lauren Strauss for an amazing conversation about the American Jewish community's relationship to race.
Pamela Nadell (Jewish Studies program director) published America’s Jewish Women: A History From Colonial Times to Today, which won the Everett Family Foundation Jewish Book of the Year in the 2019 National Jewish Book Awards.
Michael Brenner (History, Israel Studies), published his new book in German on Munich's rise as the capital of antisemitism and the testing ground for Adolf Hitler after World War One. It will be published in English by Princeton University Press in 2020.
Lauren Strauss is a featured speaker in this fall’s Texts and Traditions series, along with faculty from the Department of Philosophy and Religion.
Lisa Leff has been appointed Director of the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Geraldine Gudefin's latest publication, "Entre loi juive et loi française : le divorce et le droit de garde des enfants juifs russes au début du XXe siècle", appears in the French journal Archives Juives (2019/2 Vol. 52).
Sarit Lisogorsky has joined the Jewish Studies program as our new Hebrew instructor.