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, and Sephardic Studies

  • To serve as an intellectual resource for the broader community

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Mon September 13th 2021, 8:45am - 11:45am
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Jews are a diasporic people; therefore, a transnational lens is fruitful when studying the history of Jews, including the history of Jewish…

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Jews are a diasporic people; therefore, a transnational lens is fruitful when studying the history of Jews, including the history of Jewish…

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Stanford University graduation, 2021

After a challenging few years, we are especially proud of our four newly-minted PhDs, two Jewish Studies minors, and two Hebrew minors. We are excited to see what they accomplish next!

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Juniors Jonathan Morad Artal and Dan Shevchuk won two of our most prestigious academic awards. 
Primary Source is a podcast about the history and ideas behind some of the most significant texts in the field of Jewish Studies.

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