Tamar Zandberg to Speak at Smith
Neilson Browsing Room
Smith students in January Global Flex interterm course on Environmental Challenges in Israel and the Region, a joint initiative of the Program in Jewish Studies, the Lewis Global Studies Center, and the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies.
Justin Cammy, associate professor and director of Jewish Studies, accompanies Smith alumnae on a tour of Prague in May. Participants were exposed to Prague's rich artistic, architectural, and musical histories, while Justin provided insight on the city's Jewish history, informing participants' visits to the former Jewish quarter of Prague, the Kafka museum, and the former Terezin concentration camp.
Great opportunities for Jewish Studies Students:
Intensive Summer Language Grants (Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino would qualify!), deadline Monday March 14
Leila Wilson Fund for the study of a Middle Eastern Language, deadline Friday March 11
International Experience Grants (for study, research, internships, or volunteer opportunities), due second Monday in March
Praxis stipends for summer internships, due Sunday April 29
JEWISH STUDIES NEAR AND FAR:
See a great article from the Connecticut Jewish Ledger about a Canton women who spent the summer in the Valley steeped in Yiddish culture