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Congratulations to Peter Schäfer, Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies Emeritus

Congratulations to Peter Schäfer, Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies Emeritus, longstanding director of Princeton’s Program in Judaic Studies, and Professor of Religion, who, together with the Nobel Prize winner Herta Müller and the Australian-British Historian Christopher Clark, was awarded the

Leora Batnitzky, Ronald O. Perelman Professor of Jewish Studies, Professor of Religion, named Director of the Program on July 1, 2020.

Leora Batnitzky joined the faculty in 1997. Her teaching and research interests include philosophy of religion, modern Jewish thought, hermeneutics, and contemporary legal and political theory. In 2002 she received Princeton’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. She is the author of Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz…

The 2020 Annual Report is now available

The 2020 Annual Report is now available: https://judaic.princeton.edu/about-us/annual-reports. If you would like a hard copy, please send your name and address to baru@princeton.edu.

Deadline for summer funding is March 31, 2019

Deadline for summer funding is March 31, 2019 All applications should be submitted through S.A.F.E.:https://studentfunding.princeton.edu/

For the latest on what’s happening in the Program in Judaic Studies

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The 2019 Annual Report is now available

The 2019 Annual Report is now available: https://judaic.princeton.edu/about-us/annual-reports. If you would like a hard copy, please send your name and address to 

Paid Summer Internships in Jewish Studies and Southern History

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) seeks candidates for our summer 2019 internships in the Heritage and Interpretation Department and the History Department. (In the past, we have hired separately for each department, but this year we are merging the…

Video of Rabbi James Diamond Memorial Lecture

A video of the James Diamond Memorial Lecture: Rabbi Jeffrey Saks, "From A City of the Dead to A City in Its Fullness: Between Tragedy and Nostalgia in the Long Agnonian Arc" from October 18, 2018 is now available for viewing. 

The Program in Judaic Studies welcomes two new postdoctoral fellows

The Program in Judaic Studies welcomes two new postdoctoral fellows for the 2019-20 academic year. Brendan Goldman received his Ph.D. in History from Johns Hopkins University. He specializes in the history of the Jews of the medieval Mediterranean. Shayna Zamkanei received her…