April 19th webinar: Black and Jewish, Activist Voices

The Center for Jewish Studies and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research are pleased to announce a talk series on the intersection of Black and Jewish identities in American culture, politics, and religious life. The lives and experiences of...

COVID-19 resources

For staff, students, and visitors Faculty of Arts & Sciences COVID-19 Updates Faculty of Arts & Sciences COVID-19 FAQs Harvard University COVID-19 Homepage Learning Remotely – Harvard Academic Resource Center   For Graduate students Travel Guidance...

Center for Jewish Studies staff working remote

The Center for Jewish Studies staff are currently working remotely per the instructions of Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. At this time, it is best to reach us by email at cjs@fas.harvard.edu. You may also reach the...

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....