The University Daily Kansan published on article on the approval of the new Jewish Studies major
Sep 22, 2015 - Check out the article in UDK, "KU adds Jewish Studies as a Major"! View the article here!
The Wichita Eagle published an article on Dr. Eric Welch and the discovery of entrance gates in Tell-es Safi
Aug 20, 2015 - The Wichita Eagle publishes the article, "KU Students get to help in digging up a scene from the Bible" View the article here!
KU Today published an article on Dr. Eric Welch's role in the discovery of the entrance gate to the biblical city of Gath
Aug 10, 2015: Dr. Eric Welch, newly appointed Visiting Assistant Professor in Jewish Studies is part of an archaeological excavation that discovered the entrance gate and fortification wall to the ancient biblical city of Gath. View the article here!
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle published an article on the first KU student to graduate with a special major in Jewish Studies
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle published an article May 28, 2015 on Molly Rissien, the first KU student to graduate with a special major in Jewish Studies this Spring, 2015. View the article here!
KU student receives Undergraduate Research Award to study at archaeological dig in Israel with Lecturer, Eric Welch
Darra Stuart has received an Undergraduate Research Award to study Early Bronze Age fortifications at the archaeological excavation site in Israel, Tell es-Safi this summer, 2015. She will complete her research project under the supervision of Jewish Studies Lecturer, Eric Welch.
Recent Jewish Studies guest speakers interviewed by the University Daily Kansan
On March 11th, 2015 the University Daily Kansan featured an article on guest speaker Deborah Lipstadt. View the article here!
On March 4th, 2015 the University Daily Kansan featured an article on guest speaker Ari Shavit. View the article here!
Visiting Israeli Professor in Jewish Studies, Gal Levy, is interviewed by the LJ World
On March 2nd, 2015 Dr. Gal Levy, Visiting Israeli Professor in Jewish Studies, shared his view of the Prime Minister of Israel's speech to Congress with the LJ World. View the article here!
Congratulations to Professor Renee Perelmutter and Jewish Studies minor Maggie Boyles!
Professor Perelmutter received Honorable Mention for the Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award and Maggie was awarded a prize for her research presentation on First Women of the Yiddish Stage. We are pleased to have such dedication and talent within the Jewish Studies program!
Read the article in the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle about the new opportunities for KU students to study abroad in Israel.
Biri is a lecturer with the Jewish Studies program and was awarded the American Psychological Association Psychoanalytic Division 39's Early Career Professional Scholar award for 2014!