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

Kabbalistic Forms: Erratum et Novellus
September 15, 2020
Kabbalistic Forms: Erratum et Novellus
by J. H. (Yossi) Chajes

Yossi Chajes heralds the recent study of rarely depicted huppahs in kabbalistic manuscripts by Uriel Safrai and Eliezer Baumgarten.

JQR Contributor Conversation: Wojciech Tworek on Hasidism between the World Wars
September 8, 2020
JQR Contributor Conversation: Wojciech Tworek on Hasidism between the World Wars
by David Myers

JQR editor David Myers chats with contributor Wojciech Tworek about new paradigms in the study of Hasidism on the horizon of Modernity, Shimon Engel, and the loss of a beloved teacher.