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Oct 14 2019 | Posted In: In the News
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that Frances Koshland Geballe has passed away on 10/04/2019. Sissy and Ted are donors and friends of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies.  Her obituary from the San Francisco Chronicle:
Rare 14th-century texts historian Rowan Dorin found in Stanford’s Green Library show an enthusiastic exchange of knowledge between medieval people, going against the belief that the Middle Ages was an ignorant time.   BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH When historian Rowan Dorin first stepped onto the...
Jul 11 2018 | New Judaica Curator, Eitan Kensky | Posted In: Announcements, In the News
I am excited to announce that Eitan Kensky, Stanford Library’s new Judaica and Hebraica Curator, started work on July 9. Eitan is responsible for developing, managing, and providing outreach for Stanford’s rich Jewish Studies collections. He joins the Humanities and Area Studies Resource Group, and...
Jun 13 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, In the News
TOP POLISH UNIVERSITY AWARDS U.S. PHILANTHROPIST TAD TAUBE WITH HONORARY DOCTORATE First Philanthropist in Award’s 200-Year History to Receive Highest Honor
Jun 6 2018 | Posted In: Awards, In the News, Students
The Taube Center for Jewish Studies is please to present and congratulate the winners for the 2018 Short Story Contest: Grand Prize Winners: Shiksa by Catherine Lechicki  Little Aunt Lina by Maya Mahony 2nd Place Winner: What Was Lost: My Grandmother’s Last Days in Carlsbad, Czechoslovakia by Jen...