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From L to R, Ernest Benz, Joel Kaminsky, Justin Cammy, Lois Dubin. Missing: Ellen Kaplan, Jocelyn Kolb, Itsik Pariente. Picture courtesy Kat Maines.


The faculty of the Program in Jewish Studies is a committed group of scholars whose research and teaching interests range from study of the Hebrew Bible to modern Jewish literature, from Jewish religious thought and history to the Holocaust, Israel, and contemporary Jewish experience.

Jewish Studies Program Committee 2013-2014

Ernest Benz **
Associate Professor of History

Justin Cammy**
Associate Professor, Director of Jewish Studies (2014-2015)

Joanna Caravita
Lecturer in Modern Hebrew Language

Lois Dubin
Professor of Religion

Joel Kaminsky**
Professor of Religion

Ellen Kaplan
Professor of Theatre, Co-Director of Jewish Studies

Jocelyne Kolb
Professor of German Studies, Co-Director of Jewish Studies

Miri Talmon
Schusterman Visiting Professor of Israel Studies 2013-14

**on Sabbatical 2013-2014


Other Faculty Offering Courses in Jewish Studies or Related Disciplines

Donna Robinson Divine
Professor of Government
Morningstar Professor in Jewish Studies

Darcy Buerkle                         
Associate Professor of History

Silvia Berger                                                               Lecturer in Spanish

Research Associates in Jewish Studies

Sebastian Schulman
Appointment 2012-2014