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Naomi Seidman Is Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced that Dr. Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the Graduate Theological Union, has received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016. Dr. Seidman is among a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists selected to receive the prestigious award this year; Fellows for 2016 were chosen from a field of nearly 3,000 applicants.

Enlivening Jewish Tradition

At the Center of Jewish Studies, the classical and the contemporary come together, producing new articulations of ancient themes.

By Deena Aranoff 

From the Spring 2016 issue of Currents, View PDF 

My CJS Journey

"My time at the Center for Jewish Studies set the foundation for a lifelong commitment to creating, fostering, and nourishing Jewish communal life." - Tania Lowenthall

by Tania Lowenthal

From the Spring 2016 issue of Currents, View PDF

Center for Jewish Studies Welcomes Deena Aranoff as Director

For immediate release, January 28, 2016

Wednesday May 11th, CJS Commencement Reception 3:30pm

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 3:30pm

Wednesday May 11th, CJS Commencement Reception 3:30pm 2465 Le Conte Avenue | Student Lounge | Berkeley, CA 94709 Prior to the GTU-wide commencement reception, CJS will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students. Following the CJS reception, the festivities will continue across the street at:

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