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


  • Tadmor, J. (PI)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
  • Kelman, A. (PI)
Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:20 PM
  • Daniels, J. (PI)
Monday Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:20 PM


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Presented in conjunction with the Berman Archive

Arielle Angel, Editor-in-Chief, Jewish Currents

Presented in conjunction with Jewish Silicon Valley and the Oshman Valley JCC

Award-winning Israeli author Ayelet…

Upcoming Events

Tue October 3rd 2023, 4:30pm
Encina Commons
615 Crothers Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Speaker: Louis Fishman is an associate professor in the history department at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is the author of…

Thu November 9th 2023, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building
355 Roth Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered, on view at Cantor Arts Center through January 21, 2024

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The Taube Center for Jewish Studies welcomes the 23-25 Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellow, Rebecca Glasberg.
Aron Rodrigue was made an honorary citizen of the northern Greek city of Didymoteicho (older names Dimetoka and Demotica)  on May 5, 2023, honoring his research and publications on the Sephardi Jews of the Ottoman Balkans and Asia Minor.
Professor Steven J. Zipperstein was interviewed on CBS Prime Time News to provide clarity and perspective on the recent judicial overhaul vote in Israel.