In This Section Events News Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning Symposium Recordings Available Now To view the recordings from each panel: Monday Tuesday Center for Jewish Studies Annual Magazine Fall 2021 A year in review featuring undergraduate/graduate students, faculty accomplishments, scholarship winners and more. CHGS & CJS Hosted "Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning" The Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies and the Center for Jewish Studies hosted a two-day virtual Symposium on November 8 and 9. Hanne Løland Levinson publishes new book, The Death Wish in the Hebrew Bible: Rhetorical Strategies for Survival Hanne Løland Levinson's new book is the first book to systematically investigate the texts in the Hebrew Bible in which a character expresses a wish to die. Natan Paradise Speaks about Antisemitism and the Double Erasure of Jews on College Campuses On April 9, 2021, Natan Paradise, Associate Director of the Center for Jewish Studies, spoke on “Religion and the Double Erasure of Jews on Campus” as part of “Religion… New Course Debuted: “Jews will not replace us!” Global Antisemitism from its Origins to the Present In spring semester 2021, CJS faculty member Alejandro Baer, who also directs the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, debuted a new course in our curriculum, “‘Jews will… May term course that will count for the Jewish Studies major or minor: "Virtual Eastern Europe & The Holocaust." Dr. Natalie Belsky, University of Minnesota-Duluth, is teaching an online May term course that will count for the Jewish Studies major or minor: "VIrtual Eastern Europe & The… Amy Kaminsky, Professor Emerita, publishes new book: The Other/Argentina: Jews, Gender, and Sexuality in the Making of a Modern Nation The Center for Jewish Studies is excited to announce the publication of a new book by Amy Kaminsky (Professor Emerita, Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies), The Other/Argentina… Alejandro Baer provides context for the January 6 events at the U.S. and Minnesota Capitols This is the Us vs. Them vision in its most dangerous and extreme manifestation. Uncovering ‘A Campus Divided’ Professor Emerita Riv-Ellen Prell in the Department of American Studies and director of the Center for Jewish Studies collaborated with Archivist Katie Dietrick to create an… Congratulations Professor Morris! Congratulations to Leslie Morris who has been named the Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in Liberal Arts from 2020-23! This endowed chair is intended to advance the… Center for Jewish Studies Annual Magazine Fall 2020 A year in review featuring undergraduate/graduate students, faculty accomplishments, scholarship winners and more. Musicologist Karen Painter Interviews Hernan Tesler-Mabé Karen Painter’s fascinating interview of Hernan Tesler-Mabé (University of Ottawa) PhD Candidate Meyer Weinshel Featured on TC Jewfolk Is Yiddish a dying language, or is it making a comeback? ATTENTION: Remaining Spring Events Canceled The Center for Jewish Studies has canceled their remaining spring events due to COVID-19. Q&A with Kathy Saltzman Romey on bringing Paulus' To Be Certain of the Dawn home to the Twin Cities Professor Romey shares why she decided to bring the oratorio to the University of Minnesota, her thoughts on its relevance, and the role the work plays at this time in history… Center for Jewish Studies Annual Magazine Fall 2019 A year in review featuring undergraduate/graduate students, faculty accomplishments, scholarship winners and more. Daniel Schroeter Professor Daniel Schroeter holds the Amos S. Deinard Memorial Chair in Jewish History. He studies Muslim-Jewish relations from early modern times to the present in the Middle… Regents vote to keep controversial names on UMN buildings The Board of Regents rejected a recommendation from outgoing president Eric Kaler to remove the names of four controversial leaders from buildings on the University of… Center for Jewish Studies Annual Magazine Fall 2018 A year in review featuring undergraduate/graduate students, faculty accomplishments, scholarship winners and more. Center for Jewish Studies at the State Fair The Center for Jewish Studies partnered with Religious Studies and Islamic Studies to host an exhibit and learning opportunity in the U of M Building at the 2018 State Fair.