Jewish Studies at Stanford

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, contemporary Jewish culture, and Sephardic Studies

  • To serve as an intellectual resource for the broader community

New Courses

  • Hammerman, S. (PI)
Monday Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
  • Deutsch, I. (TA)
  • Berger, T. (PI)
Tuesday Thursday 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
  • Daniels, J. (PI)
Monday Wednesday 1:30 PM - 2:50 PM


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A task force led by core faculty member Ari Kelman (Education) produced a detailed report of historic antisemitism at Stanford University. Join Professor Kelman and others for a public webinar to learn about the task force's findings, Stanford's response, and the implications of this study for Jews and others at Stanford.
Congratulations to Taube Center graduate, Ilana Horowitz (PhD in Education and Jewish Studies, 2018), for her recent op-ed in the New York Times!
Lehrhaus Judaica has returned as New Lehrhaus, the Bay Area hub for adult Jewish learning. We are happy to promote these free courses taught by premier scholars across the Bay Area including upcoming courses with Stanford's own faculty members Steven J. Zipperstein and Charlotte Fonrobert.