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The Taube Center for Jewish Studies offers an interdisciplinary program for the study and understanding of Jewish cultures, literatures, languages, religion, politics, and history.

The Taube center’s mission includes three goals:

  • To promote research and the production of outstanding scholarship
  • To offer Stanford students the opportunity to study Jewish history, Hebrew, Yiddish and other Jewish languages and literatures, Talmudic Studies, and Sephardic Studies
  • To serve as an intellectual resource for the broader community

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The Taube Center for Jewish Studies investigates all aspects of Jewish culture, history, religion, literature, language and education from biblical times to the present. Courses are offered on the undergraduate and graduate levels in a program complemented by a full range of guest lectures, conferences, and symposia.

Meet Our Students

our graduate students in jewish studies

Any Stanford graduate student from any discipline affiliated with the Taube Center or with an academic interest in Jewish Studies. Our graduate students come from the School of Humanities and Sciences departments, the Graduate School of Education, and the School of Law. We welcome all Stanford students!