02/12/2020 - The Program in Jewish Culture & Society is extremely pleased to announce that Joshua Kravitz has been awarded the Spring 2020 Ronald H. Filler Jewish Studies scholarship.
01/31/2020 - The Association for Jewish Studies held their Annual Meetin
01/03/2020 - I hit the jackpot of students for the inaugural class of JS 209/CWL 209/ENGL 222, Jewish American and U.S.
11/09/2019 - Professor Brett A. Kaplan has published a review of Sayed Kashua's Track Changes (2020). The novel is the fourth in what the author views as a quartet that also includes Dancing Arabs (2002), Let it Be Morning (2004), and Second Person Singular (2010).
11/09/2019 - The University of Illinois held its annual diversity breakfast on Friday, November 8th, at the iHotel.
10/23/2019 - "On October 16th, our class, Jewish American Literatures in Dialogue with U.S.
10/14/2019 - A warm welcome to Omri Drumlevich, who is our Israel Studies Project visitor for the Fall semester. Omri was born in Kibbutz Ramat Rachel.
09/10/2019 - The Future of Trauma and Memory Studies Reading Group will hold its first meeting on Friday, September 13 from 1:30-3 PM in English Building Room 109.
09/08/2019 - The 2019-2020 annual newsletter is now complete!
09/02/2019 - Students, faculty, visitors, and community members gathered at the Margie K. and Louis N. Cohen Center for Jewish Life on Sunday for our 2nd annual "Welcome Bagels" event.
08/17/2019 - The Program in Jewish Culture & Society is pleased to announce that Johnna Jones has been awarded the F
08/05/2019 - The Program in Jewish Culture & Society is delighted to welcome Liat Maggid Alon as an Israel Institute Visiting scholar for the 2019-2020 academic year.
08/01/2019 - 2019 Winners Diana Sacilowski
05/15/2019 - 2018-2019 Filler Award Winners Yoav Margalit
12/04/2018 - Following Pope John Paul II’s visit to Cuba in 1998, Fidel Castro Ruz