JBuzz News February 26, 2014: So What is Post Holocaust American Judaism?

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So What is Post Holocaust American Judaism?

Source: Boulder Jewish News, 2-26-14

The Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder together with the Department of Religious Studies and Naropa University are beginning a series of events that will examine Post Holocaust American Judaism, which is quickly becoming….READ MORE

JBuzz News February 20, 2014: Jewish Studies Chair Announced at UC Riverside

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Jewish Studies Chair Announced at UC Riverside

Source: UC Riverside, 2-20-14

“For nearly a decade the campus has worked toward the creation of an endowed chair in Jewish studies,” said Stephen Cullenberg, dean of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Studies….READ MORE

JBuzz News February 13, 2014: Jennifer Hoyer: Professor Recognized for Work Establishing Jewish Studies Program

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Professor Recognized for Work Establishing Jewish Studies Program

Source: The Arkanas Traveller, 2-13-14

A UA German professor was recognized by the Jewish Federation of Arkansas for outstanding contributions to the Jewish community. Jennifer Hoyer, an associate German professor and acting head of the UA German department, received the Jane B. Mendel….READ MORE

 

JBuzz Musings February 10, 2014: Kolech Orthodox feminists Women of the Wall break over egalitarian prayer space

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Just as the Women of the Wall is set to accept the Israeli government proposal to use the Robinson’s Arch egalitarian prayer area as their permanent prayer location, Kolech the Religious Women’s Forum who sides and…READ MORE

JBuzz Musings February 8, 2014: After survey of American Jews Pew Research Center plans one for Israeli Jews

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Speaking at Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) annual conference on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, philanthropist Joseph Neubauer announced that he has partnered again with the Pew Research Center to fund this time a survey…READ MORE

JBuzz News February 7, 2014: Greece’s Aristotle University of Thessaloniki reopens Jewish studies department

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Greek University reopens Jewish studies

Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 2-7-14

“The establishment of a chair of Jewish Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki has a special significance in a city whose history is directly linked to Jewish culture,” the university said in a statement….READ MORE