Fellowship Theme

Jewish Life in Modern Islamic Contexts

The 2018–19 fellowship program will take as its focus the study of Jews in modern Islamic contexts. The fellowship will support scholarship on Jewish life, culture and thought as these have developed in modern times across North Africa, the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and Central and South Asia.


  • Katz Center Scholars Respond to Christchurch

    Friday Mar. 22, 2019

    Following the horrific events in the mosques of Christchurch which occurred on March 15th, the current Katz Center fellows have released the following statement of support: As scholars of Jews in the Islamic world and related subjects, we are stricken by the attacks on the mosques in New Zealand. We protest the bigotry and hatred that fueled the terrorism. We extend sympathy to the victims, their family, friends, and community. Inna lilahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.

  • Katz Center Announces 2019–20 “Home” Fellows

    Tuesday Mar. 19, 2019

    On behalf of the Katz Center, I am delighted to announce our fellowship cohort for the academic year 2019–20, focused on the theme of "The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In."