Please join CJS for the final installment in our Spring "conversations@cjs" series on critical topics in the field of Jewish Studies. This special event will feature Michael Fishbane (University of Chicago) in conversation with Sam Shonkoff (GTU).
Join us in commemorating the 50th anniversary of “The Sit-In for Jewish Education” where members of the Berkeley-based Radical Jewish Union (RJU) staged a Sit-In at the Jewish Community Federation in San Francisco to advocate for much more robust community support of Jewish Education. The event is hosted by HAMAQOM and The J, an co-sponsored by CJS.
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Sam Shonkoff and Dr. Kamal Abu-Shamsieh as we reflect on the sacred seasons of Passover and Ramadhan. Their talks will explore the notion of Spirituality as it is incorporated in and developed through religious commemorations and practices.
Please join CJS for another installment in our Spring "conversations@cjs" series on critical topics in the field of Jewish Studies. This event will feature distinguished panelists Daniel Boyarin (UC Berkeley), Jill Hammer (Academy for Jewish Religion), and Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth College) in conversation facilitated by Sam Shonkoff (GTU).
Please join CJS for the first installment in our Spring "conversations@cjs" series on critical topics in the field of Jewish Studies. This event will feature distinguished panelists Richard Hidary (Yeshiva University), Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford University), and Deena Aranoff (GTU) in conversation facilitated by Sam Shonkoff (GTU).
From January 23-February 5, Taube Philanthropies is pleased to offer FREE STREAMING of the celebrated docudrama about the secret archives of the Warsaw Ghetto, co-sponsored by the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at CJS.
In January, CJS Director Deena Aranoff contributed a video to The Plagues Project, which highlights over 30 videos from Jewish voices showcasing the variety of ways that Jews have thought about Plagues - both the Biblical Plagues and plagues throughout history - for the last 3,000 years.
Please join us for this online event with special guest Marva Shalev Marom. This event is part of a series on Jews and Race during the 2020-2021 academic year, a collaboration of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, the Berkeley Center for Jewish Studies, the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, and the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies.