Center for Jewish Studies closed for winter break

The CJS office will be closed from Monday, December 21 through Friday, January 1  for winter break. All University administrative offices will be closed as well. We will reopen remotely on Monday, January 4, 2021. The Center for Jewish Studies staff are currently...

New Judaica Undergraduate Research Published

December 8, 2020 Harvard Judaica Publishes Two New Undergraduate Theses The latest additions to the Harvard Judaica Collection Student Research Papers series feature outstanding undergraduate research into Israeli history and contemporary Israeli economics. The...

Eli Zuzovsky ’21 wins International Rhodes Scholarship

Congratulations to Eli Zuzovsky ’21, a double concentrator in English and in Art, Film and Visual Studies, who was awarded a Marshall, the International Rhodes Scholarship. Three seniors and alum awarded Marshall, International...

Derek Penslar wins literary award

Congratulations to Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, for winning the Canadian Jewish Literary Award in History for his recent publication, Theodore Herzl: The Charismatic Leader....