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

Courses

Winter
  • Aranoff, D. (PI)
Monday Wednesday 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Winter
  • Kim, E. (PI)
Tuesday Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Winter
  • Tapper, J. (PI)
Tuesday Thursday 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Events

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Upcoming Events

May
1
Date
Wed May 1st 2024, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location
Building 360
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), 450 Jane Stanford Way Building 360, Stanford, CA 94305

The history of Jews in the Red Army is an integral part of the history of Soviet Jewry. Under Soviet rule, Jews became eligible for military…

May
23
Date
Thu May 23rd 2024, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Attneave House
589 Capistrano Way Stanford, CA 94305

By analyzing how millennial Jewish stars market themselves onscreen, Jonathan Branfman trailblazes new insights about Jewishness and antisemitism…

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News

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, 
Friends –Solace for what has transpired – and continues – in Israel and its region eludes.
The Taube Center for Jewish Studies welcomes the 23-25 Reinhard Postdoctoral Fellow, Rebecca Glasberg.