Israel Studies Research Grants Available

The Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies invites students and faculty from across Northwestern University to submit applications for grants in support of research in the field of Israel Studies. For more information please click here.


2016-2017 Jill Stacey Harris Prize Awarded

Congratulations to Senior Alex Duner for his paper “People of the Book: How Media Innovations Shape the Textual Authority of the Talmud,” which was written for Professor Barry Wimpfheimer's Religion course, The Talmud: A Methodological Introduction.


Professor Barry Wimpfheimer becomes Weinberg College's first professor to offer a MOOC!

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Matisyahu Concert and Conversation Draws Crowd of Over 600

On Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7:00pm, acclaimed, Grammy-nominated reggae, hip-hop and rock artist Matisyahu joined Professor Barry Wimpfheimer for a conversation about his Jewish identity and how it relates to his art. The talk was followed by questions from the audience and a musical performance by Matisyahu and his band.

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