International Fellowship Program

America’s Jewish Questions

early American coin depicting biblical scene

The 2020–21 fellowship program delves into some of the most pressing debates within US history and Jewish history, and examines vital questions shaping Jewish cultural studies, literary theory, and social scientific inquiry.

Blog

Jews, Race, and Religion to be Discussed in Online Lecture Series
January 12, 2021
Jews, Race, and Religion to be Discussed in Online Lecture Series
by Mira Beth Wasserman, Steven Weitzman

The series will use the prism of Jewish experience to examine intersections of race and religion, drawing lessons from the history of antisemitism, examining the role of Jews in the racialized culture of the United States, and exploring the impact of race on Jewish experience.

Borderless Space, Radical Belonging
December 28, 2020
Borderless Space, Radical Belonging
by The Jewish Quarterly Review

The modernist poet Peretz Markish expressed his anarchism in a Jewish idiom, writes Anna Elena Torres.