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Our Professors Doing Awesome Things – Dr. Rebecca Epstein-Levi

Aug. 30, 2019—Dr. Epstein-Levi has recently published an op-ed on Rewire News, called “How Ancient Rabbis Can Help Combat STI Stigma.” “The sages, or rabbis, whose teachings were collected in the Mishnah, had a concept they called tumah, or ritual impurity. This term,...

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Jewish Studies Lecture Series: Julia Watts Belser, “Reading Noah’s Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival”

Jul. 12, 2019—Reading Noah’s Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival Julia Watts Belser Georgetown University This talk grapples with disability and climate change, reading Jewish traditions about Noah and the biblical...

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New Flexible Requirements for Major & Minor

Aug. 23, 2018—Jewish Studies has updated its requirements to allow for more flexible opportunities for students interested in the broad subject. Take classes in over 17 departments all over Vanderbilt and shape the direction of your own studies. For more information, visit...

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