Explore Jewish Culture and Civilization

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program is dedicated to the study of Jewish history, literature, language, politics, and religion. The program provides students with the opportunity to explore more than three millennia of Jewish culture and civilization, from biblical to contemporary times.

Leib, Mani. Yingl tsingl khṿaṭ. Ṿarshe: Ḳulṭur-lige, 1922.

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Munster, Sebastian. Mele’kheth Hadiqduq. Institutiones grammaticae in Hebraeam linguam [erased: fr. Sebastiani Munsteri minoritae …] Opus est recens, atque chartatim emendatum ab ipso autore in officina Frobeniana. Basel, Johann Froben, 1524.

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Congratulations to Giacomo Loi

 Congratulations Giacomo Loi for successfully defending his doctoral thesis, entitled: “Our Quarrel Is Of Old”: Classical Reception In Modern Hebrew Literature. Mazal Tov from all of us! 

Christian Kabbalah 16th Lavy Colloquium

The aim of the 16th Lavy Colloquium was to assess the state of research on Christian Kabbalah, fill lacunae in existing scholarship, and chart directions for future inquiry. The Colloquium focused on Christian Kabbalah in the broadly understood Early Modern Period. The colloquium was organized by our Kabbalah scholar, Professor Pawel Maciejko.

PhD in Jewish Languages and Literatures Applications

The course of study offers training in Hebrew and Yiddish language, literature, and culture in its many transnational iterations and focuses on the modern period while attending to the long history of the literary traditions in these languages. The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins is […]