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.

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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


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Monday Wednesday 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Tuesday Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM


The faculty and staff at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies congratulate Maya Arad, the center's writer-in-residence, on the translation of her highly-anticipated book of novellas, 
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The Taube Center for Jewish Studies welcomes the 23-25 Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellow, Rebecca Glasberg.