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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!

Trophy by Giorgio Trovato

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. In each episode, we deconstruct a major cultural or religious touchstone at the forefront of modern Jewish identity…

The Taube Center for Jewish Studies is pleased to present and congratulate the winners for the 2020 Short Story Contest: Grand Prize Winners:

The Strangest Man by Dan Shevchuk

2nd Place Winner:

Javi and Tamar by Maya Mahony

3rd Place…

A Jewish market in Novgorod, Russia, circa 1900.Credit...


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