04/10/2018 - Professor Amnon Reichman visited the University of Illinois College of Law on March 8-9, 2018. The visit was sponsored by the Israel Studies Project.
04/10/2018 - We were delighted
04/04/2018 - When it comes to choosing a university, average class sizes are a point of anxiety for many prospective students.
04/03/2018 - I created Dialogue: A Polish-Jewish Film Series about a year ago with the intention of starting a forum for cross-cultural dialogue around Polish-Jewish issues that
03/05/2018 - On Monday, March 5th, Michael Shapiro, co-founder and first director of the Program in Jewish Culture & Society, returned to campus to speak about Wrestling With Shylock: Jewish Responses to The Merchant of Venice, in celebration of the essay collection with that name edited by Shapiro and Edna Nahshon and published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. Speaking to an attentive audience in Levis Faculty Center, Shapiro sketched in the origins of Shakespeare’s character and traced his changing presentation from Elizabethan times to the present.
11/06/2017 - On Monday, November 6, 2017, with generous support from the Greenfield Lynch lecture series, we
02/17/2017 - Steven Weitzman, a professor in the University of Pennsylvania’s department of religious studies, will present a lecture titled “The Double Helix of Jewish History: Genetics and the Search for the
04/18/2016 - The Program in Jewish Culture and Society and the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide
02/11/2016 - The Krouse Family Visiting Scholars in Judaism and Western Culture Fund made another exci
09/23/2015 - A wonderful collaboration took place on September 21, 2015, at the Krannert Art Museum in Champaign-Urbana. The UIUC Program in Jewish Culture and Society teamed up with the Krannert Art Museum (a
08/20/2015 - We ar