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Welcome to the Fall Semester!

Welcome to the Fall semester! I hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones well. There is a lot happening in the Jewish Studies Program, and I want to provide you with updates, introduce funding opportunities for our students, deliver news about our faculty, and more.

Congratulations graduates!

Congratulations to the Spring 2023 graduating class! The Jewish Studies graduation recognition and award ceremony was held on Friday, May 12, 2023.

Conference: The Middle East and Latin America

The regions of the Middle East and Latin America have been connected for centuries. This conference will explore the impact of the cultural, social, and political intertwining of the countries, communities and influencers from these two areas of the world.

Democratic Erosion (?): The Impact of Judicial Reform in Israel - A Panel Discussion

Please join the Jewish Studies Program and the Center for Global and International Studies on Wednesday, March 8th, 2023 at 2PM in Alderson Auditorium, in the Kansas Memorial Union for a panel discussion on the current events happening in Israel.

Fall 2022 Danciger Award Winners

Thanks to the Danciger Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City, we are proud to announce the recipients of the Fall 2022 Danciger Awards.

Summer opportunity: SEGGAU | GUSEGG 2023 | Leibnitz, Austria

KU Jewish Studies & Graz International Summer School will offer an opportunity to study in Leibnitz, Austria from July 2 - July 15, 2023. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2023. Scholarships are available for those who qualify!

KU Jewish Studies & University of California, Berkeley | Global Internships in Haifa, Israel

KU Jewish Studies & the University of California, Berkeley are offering a global internships in Haifa, Israel from June 19 - August 11, 2023 with an online course from June 5 – August 12, 2023. The deadline to apply is January 16, 2023. Dates are subject to change.

A Conversation with Filmmaker Andy Kirshner | Henry Ford, Then and Now: Racism, Antisemitism, and the Assembly Line

On Wednesday, November 9th, 4:00 PM at the Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Hall, filmmaker Andy Kirshner (Associate Professor, Art and Design, Music, University of Michigan) will discuss his recent documentary art film,&n

Fall Danciger Fellowships in Jewish Studies Available Now!

We are pleased to announce that once again, due to the continued generosity of the Danciger Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City, the KU Jewish Studies Program is honored to offer several

Spring 2022 Danciger Award Winners

Due to the continued generosity of The Danciger Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City and supporters, Sharyn and David Katzman, the Jewish Studies Program has recognized several students for their excellence and their efforts.

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