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Our Vision

The Center for Jewish Studies of the University of Rochester promotes research, scholarship, and education in Jewish studies. Through courses, publication, lectures, fellowships, and intellectual collaboration, the center aims to increase knowledge in the field of Jewish studies, to provide enriched learning opportunities for students, to contribute to the intellectual life of the University, and to share its resources with the Rochester community.

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Main Contacts:

Caleb Rood, Administrative Assistant, (585) 275-5378

Aaron Hughes, Chair, Professor of Religion and Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies, (585) 275-9359

Nora Rubel, Associate Professor of Religion, (585) 275-7215

For additional information, contact the Department of Religion and Classics.