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

Allison Andrews, Office Assistant
617-496-4700
a_andrews@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

  • Leora Auslander: Diasporic Home-making: Jews in Paris and Berlin in the 20th Century October 24, 2019 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Harvard University, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Hoffman Room, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Leora Auslander, Professor of European Social History and the Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor in Western Civilization, The University of ChicagoTwo inventories.A Paris Interior c. 1940. The dining room:1 Henri II sideboard with matching table and chairs; 1 tea table; 3 old pewter pots; Assorted paintings: 2 views of Rouen, 1 of the Marché de…
  • Maya Arad "Not a Good Time for Hebrew?" October 25, 2019 at 9:15 am – 10:30 am Sever Hall, Room 113, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138 Maya Arad, Hebrew author and writer in residence at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University, will discuss her novella The Hebrew Teacher, a portrait of an individual and a discipline at a significant turning point in their life.Sponsored by the Center for Jewish StudiesThis lecture is free and open to the public(Please…
  • Reading Amos Oz Through Many Eyes October 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Barker Center, Thompson Room, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Reflections by:Professor Boaz BarakGordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Harvard UniversityDr. Ofrit LiviatanLecturer on law and politics, Department of Government, Harvard UniversityProfessor Abraham LoebFrank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Department of Astronomy, Harvard UniversityProfessor Derek PenslarWilliam Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Department of History, Harvard UniversityModerated byDr. Irit AharonySenior…