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Undergraduate Essay Competition Deadline is April 23

Mar. 13, 2018—  Jewish Studies Essay Contest Submission Form

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Dultz, Sheppard Win Jewish Studies Student Prizes

Apr. 30, 2015—ELIZABETH DULTZ has been named the winner of the 2015 Jewish Studies Essay Contest.  Her entry, “Nashville, Zion, and Mortimer May,” tells the history of a second-generation Nashvillian who led the fight to save refugees from Nazi Europe and became...

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Julia Phillips Cohen Wins Two 2014 National Jewish Book Awards

Jan. 14, 2015—Two 2014 National Jewish Book Awards to Julia Phillips Cohen Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman Honored as Finalist Julia Phillips Cohen has won the 2014 National Jewish Book Award for each of her two new books.  Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700–1950 (Stanford...

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Dan King Receives Award for Best Undergraduate Paper in Jewish Studies

May. 21, 2014—Dan King’s essay, “Fear and Trembling in ‘A Bitter Farce,’” provides an interpretation of a 1946 short story by the Jewish-American writer Delmore Schwartz through the lens of ideas propounded by the Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.  The story, based on...

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