Fellowship Theme

The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In

The 2019–20 fellowship program takes as its focus the study of the home, and seeks to advance research that will shed light on this most formative and intimate of contexts for Jewish life. The fellowship will support scholarship on the Jewish home across many different thresholds and look back out from the home into the broader world.

Blog

Pandemic and Plague: Echoes from the Jewish Past
March 25, 2020
Pandemic and Plague: Echoes from the Jewish Past
by The Editors

In this JQR blog forum, scholars reflect on past Jewish experiences of plague, pandemic, and quarantine.

Jewish Studies and the Arts of Resilience in the Coronavirus Era
March 23, 2020
Jewish Studies and the Arts of Resilience in the Coronavirus Era
by Steven Weitzman

The actions of ancient Jews as a model for cultural resilience, simulating presence, and maintaining optimism.