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

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

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Upcoming Events

February
6
Date
Mon February 6th 2023, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 360, Stanford
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 360, Stanford
CCSRE Conference Room

Join us for "Healing is Found in the Gaze: Invoking the Divine Faces in the Zohar's Tale of the Great Assembly."  This event will feature…

February
15
Date
Wed February 15th 2023, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 360, Stanford
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 360, Stanford, CA 94305
CCSRE Conference Room

Michal Raucher, Undergraduate Director and Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, will speak about her book,

February
16
Date
Thu February 16th 2023, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 360, Stanford
450 Jane Stanford Way, Bldg 360, Stanford
CCSRE Conference Room

Join Steven J. Zipperstein, Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History at Stanford currently completing a biography of Philip Roth…

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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.