News & Announcements Archive


Welcome Mirit Bessire, Lecturer in Hebrew

Welcome Mirit Bessire, Lecturer in Hebrew
Mirit Bessire will be joining the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Jewish Studies Program this fall to teach Hebrew language on all levels, from beginner to advanced. […]


The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature by Professor Neta Stahl

The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature by Professor Neta Stahl
Demonstrating the pervasive presence of God in modern Hebrew literature, this book explores the qualities that twentieth-century Hebrew writers attributed to the divine, and examines their functions against the simplistic […]


Rethinking Kabbalah with Prof. Tzahi Weiss

Rethinking Kabbalah with Prof. Tzahi Weiss
The Jewish Studies Program presents, "Rethinking Kabbalah," a discussion of Kabbalistic literature, Jewish Myth, and the myths about the emergence of Kabbalah with Prof. Tzahi Weiss, dean of research at Open University of Israel. Join us from noon-1:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 in Mergenthaler 366. 


Graduate Level Study in Jewish Languages and Literatures

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is now considering applications for graduate-level study in Jewish languages and literatures, beginning fall 2019. […]