06/03/2020 - Studies the negative representations of Judaism and Jews from antiquity to the modern world.
05/15/2020 - We are excited to announce the course CWL 211 The Arab-Israeli Conflict now carries General Education credit in Literature and the Arts (Humanities and the Arts) and Western/Compa
- Jewish Studies minor and Ronald filler scholarship recipient, Joshua Kravitz, drafted a message regarding a Zoom discussion about Etgar Keret
04/20/2020 - The Program in Jewish Culture & Society here at the University of Illinois is excited to announce yet another virtual event for our students and staff to stay engaged in
03/17/2020 - In accordance with the university policies and the advice of public health professionals, the Program in Jewish Culture & Society and the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies of
03/05/2020 - Students, faculty, and community members in Urbana-Champaign and in the Chicago suburbs had the chance to learn more about 10-12C.
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 - The University of Illinois held its annual diversity breakfast on Friday, November 8th, at the iHotel.
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).
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.
09/09/2019 - Etgar Lefkovits was Jerusalem correspondent at the Jerusalem Post, and also worked at the Jerusalem bureau of the
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.