Contact

The Center for Jewish Studies is located in the Semitic Museum at 6 Divinity Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just steps away from Harvard Yard. If you are interested in learning more about CJS, peruse our website or email us at cjs@fas.harvard.edu .

CJS Administrative Staff:

Rachel Rockenmacher, Center Administrator
617-495-5977
rlrocken@fas.harvard.edu

Sandy Cantave Vil, Staff Assistant
617-495-4326
cjs@fas.harvard.edu

Main Phone Line: (617) 495-4326
Fax: (617) 496-8904

Mailing Address:
Center for Jewish Studies
Harvard University
6 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Maps and Directions:

Maps of the Semitic Museum Building and surrounding area

DIRECTIONS TO HARVARD:
Online directory of helpful sites with directions to various schools, museums, libraries, and other buildings at Harvard:
Directions webpage

HARVARD SQUARE & AREA:
Here you will find helpful information on local lodging, dining, and transportation:

Around Harvard Square

Upcoming Events

  • Judith Wechsler: Isaiah Berlin: Philosopher of Freedom - (Film Screening) December 11, 2018 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Harvard University, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Lower Level Conference Room, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Judith Wechsler, Professor Emerita, Tufts University"Isaiah Berlin: Philosopher of Freedom" is a 72 minute documentary film tracing the development of his ideas in the context of his life and times. The film presents this intellectual biography through interviews with Sir Isaiah, and filmed for the documentary, with Michael Ignatieff, his biographer, and Henry Hardy, his…
  • Adorno's Aesthetic Theory (Samantha Matherne) February 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Center For European Studies, 27 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA We are now approaching the 50th anniversary of Aesthetic Theory (first published posthumously in 1970), the final masterpiece of the philosopher and social theorist Theodor W. Adorno. This lecture contributes to the semester-long series of scholarly presentations that reflect on the legacy and actuality of this major work. Speaker: Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)Sponsored by the Harvard…
  • Adorno's Aesthetic Theory (Michael Rosen) February 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Center For European Studies, 27 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA We are now approaching the 50th anniversary of Aesthetic Theory (first published posthumously in 1970), the final masterpiece of the philosopher and social theorist Theodor W. Adorno. This lecture contributes to the semester-long series of scholarly presentations that reflect on the legacy and actuality of this major work. Speaker: Michael Rosen (Harvard University)Sponsored by the Harvard…