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

  • What is the Mishnah? (Panel 6) January 19, 2021 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Zoom meeting Links to join the individual sessions are pasted below, please register in advance:(after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)International Zoom workshop Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, Harvard Law School; and the Littauer Chair in Hebrew Literature and Philosophy, Harvard University  Panel…
  • What is the Mishnah? (Panel 7) January 21, 2021 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Zoom meeting Links to join the individual sessions are pasted below, please register in advance:(after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)International Zoom workshop Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, Harvard Law School; and the Littauer Chair in Hebrew Literature and Philosophy, Harvard University  Panel…
  • Kiril Feferman: To Flee or Not to Flee? Soviet Jews Face the German Invasion February 24, 2021 at 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Register for Zoom Webinar or Watch live on Facebook https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1KI98JyBRwuz9UeMxPsiVAhttps://www.facebook.com/DCRES/Jews as a group were never mentioned in Soviet evacuation orders, which prioritized withdrawal of the Party, Soviet and security agency functionaries, as well as those employed in defense industries. During the Cold War, this led to allegations of Soviet indifference to the fate of the Jews; accusations that they were deliberately abandoned to their…