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Announcing our Fall 2021 Courses!
If you’re asking American Jews if they’re religious, you don’t understand American Jews
Are you graduating this year?
He claimed White Jews gained from White supremacy. Now he’s more popular than ever.
Controversies about Jews and white supremacy are erasing Jews of color, writes Prof. Marc Dollinger
Is the Jewish Deli the New Synagogue?
The Power of DNA, Dolls and Delis
Rachel Gross writes about the politics of nostalgia in Religion & Politics
In 'Beyond the Synagogue', Jews find religion in delis and museums
"American Jewish values are on the line in a divided nation," writes Marc Dollinger in J. The Jewish News of Northern California.
Marc Dollinger talks to "The Foward" about the role of the Black Church in the Georgia Senate race
Rachel Gross speaks to Jewish Telegraphic Agency about Jewish food fights on Twitter
Brandeis U. Press and a Historian Split Over How to Talk about Jews and White Supremacy
The Department congratulates Taylor Lueders on receiving the Kurtz Scholarship
Spring 2021 Courses Announced
Lecture on Booze as a Gateway Chug into Rabbinic Thinking
Fall 2020 Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities
Fall 2020 Welcome Message from the Department Chair
Marc Dollinger on CNN’s Don Lemon’s podcast, 'Silence Is Not an Option'
Marc Dollinger on NFL Network: Antisemitism Within and Beyond the NFL
Prof. Gross Speaks to Jewish Telegraphic Agency About the Future of Online Synagogue Services
Dual Combat Against Hate: An Interview with Marc Dollinger in Tribe Herald
Prof. Dollinger's Work Named Top Ten Book on Jews and Racial Justice
Department of Jewish Studies - Statement
To accurately count Jews of color, we need to radically change our assumptions about Jews
Fall 2020 Jewish Studies Courses Announced
Professor Millet Wins Marcus Transformative Research Award for Book on Kabbalah Literature
S.F. State scholar sinks her teeth into vampires and horror on Israeli TV
Spring 2020 Jewish Studies Courses Announced
Sayed Kashua at S.F. State: for the popular Palestinian Israeli writer, home is elusive
Welcoming Dr. Vered Weiss, Israel Institute Visiting Scholar
Jewish Food Fights: Students Get Appetite for Culinary Traditions
Fall 2019 Jewish Studies Courses Announced
Oakland author Michael David Lukas wins $100k Jewish literature prize for ‘Watchman of Old Cairo’
Kitty Millet has been named editor-in-chief of 'Comparative Jewish Literatures', a new series with Bloomsbury
The Department congratulates Madeleine Lofberg on receiving the Kurtz Scholarship
We offer our condolences to Muslims
Remembering our colleague, Professor Anita Silvers
NPR with our very own Rachel Gross
Spring Semester Events
Congratulations to Marc Dollinger!
Black Power, Jewish Politics with Professor Marc Dollinger
Holocaust Testimony and Maya Testimony in Post-Genocide Guatemala
Congratulates to Anthony Abuan!
Corpses of the Holocaust: A New Approach to the Destruction and its Aftermath
Videos from Holocaust Across the Disciplines Lecture Series
In light of the tragic deaths of 11 Jewish worshipers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz: Coexistence and Violence in an Eastern European Town
San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Asperger's Nazi Medicine: A Conversation with Herwig Czech and Edith Sheffer
Visiting Scholar to Teach Course on Israeli Media Landscape
Prof. Dollinger Interviewed by NPR
Announcing the Linda Mazursky Kurtz and Frank Kurtz Scholarship
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen to Give Talk at The CJM
Prof. Kaplan in Conversation with Ambassador Ross
Prof. Millet Awarded Morris Weiss Award
Exhibit on Contraptions Opens at The Contemporary Jewish Museum
Announcing the The Linda Mazursky Kurtz & Frank Kurtz Scholarship in Memory of Bernard Richard Mazursky
Professor Gross Shares History of 1883 Banquet at Trefa 2.0 in San Francisco
JS 467 to Include Live Interviews with Israel's Top Writers and Creators
Visiting Artist's Novel Makes NY Times 2017 Notable List
Professor Gross to Speak at UW Stroum Center
Professor Dollinger Speaks at Anti-Defamation League Summit
SF State Student Receives Archival Fellowship
Professor Millet in Smithsonian Magazine
A Statement in Response to Recent Events on Campus
David Hirsh (Goldsmiths Univ. of London) visits HUM 415
Media Coverage of Professor Gross's Sold-Out Lecture
Professor Rachel B. Gross to Give Lecture at The Contemporary Jewish Museum
2017 Kurtz Scholarship Awarded
The College of Liberal & Creative Arts profiles Professor Kitty Millet
The Voice of Genocide in Europe, Africa, Central America, and Asia
Iossif Ventura reads from Tanais
Dina Elenbogen presents Drawn from Water
Aaron J. Hahn Tapper Presents Judaisms
Academica Judaica: Shahar Marnin-Distelfeld
Kitty Millet's New Book
Rachel Gross Named John & Marcia Goldman Chair
Marc Dollinger's "American Jewish History" Named Noteworthy Book
Congrats SF State Faculty Member Eran Kaplan on the Publication of 'Beyond Post-Zionism'
Eran Kaplan to Endow Goldman Chair in Israel Studies
Goldman Visiting Professor in Israel Studies
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