• Research Awards Available for Winter/Spring 2021-22

    Goldfein Research Awards, Brenner Special Opportunity Awards, and Schwartz Awards are open to both undergraduate and graduate University of Pennsylvania students, and are intended to cover research projects and study programs in or related to Jewish studies.

    Students can apply for funding to support travel,research material and other assistance related to the research. The deadline to apply is Monday, November 8, 2021. (The fall cycle of funding is for late fall/spring projects. Please apply in Spring cycle for summer research projects.)

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    I am writing with the sad news that

  • Call for Kedma Editors

    Hi all,

    Are you interested in writing and editing? Do you enjoy learning about Judaism and Israel? Would you want to be part of an amazing collaborative community at Penn? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should apply to be part of the journal Kedma, University of Pennsylvania’s academic journal on all things Israel and Jewish Thought, Culture, and Learning. 

  • Kedma Call for Submissions for Spring 2021 Journal

    Kedma is a forum for innovative thinking about Jewish culture and arts, and diverse Jewish communities and trends in the United States, Israel, and around the world.  “Kedma” comes from the Hebrew root kedem which means both “east”

  • Meltzer JSP Interns

    The Jewish Studies Meltzer Internship Program enables students to explore the intellectual dimensions of Jewish studies outside the classroom. During the semester, interns will develop and organize one event for students. Programs might include a discussion with a scholar, a panel discussion, a performance, or any other event that raises issues relevant to Jewish studies. The Meltzer Faculty Advisor and Grad Coordinator will assist with conceptualization and with clarification of financial and technical needs.

  • Research Awards for Summer 2021 Projects

    Goldfein Research Awards, Brenner Special Opportunity Awards, and Schwartz Awards are open to both undergraduate and graduate University of Pennsylvania students, and are intended to cover research projects and study programs in or related to Jewish studies. Students can apply for funding to support travel, research material and other assistance related to the research. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 19, 2021.

  • Announcing Kedma's Issue 2, Number 5 Spring & Summer 2020 journal

    Penn's Undergraduate Journal on Jewish Thought, Jewish Culture, and Israel

  • Announcing Jewish Studies Administered Research Awards for Winter 2020/Spring 2021 projects

    Goldfein 

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  • Benjamin Nathans named Alan Kors Term Associate Professor of History

    Mazel tov to Professor Ben Nathans for being named the Alan Kors Term Associate Professor of History

    Published in the Penn Almanac on February 4, 2020, Vol. 66 Issue 21:

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