Pursue a minor, cluster, or complete coursework in Jewish Studies and Hebrew.
Hebrew Language Instruction
Take language classes in modern and Biblical Hebrew.
Explore study abroad programs with instruction in Jewish studies or Hebrew language.
Welcome! The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Rochester promotes research, scholarship, and education in Jewish studies. Through courses, publication, lectures, fellowships, and intellectual collaboration, we aim to:
- Increase knowledge in the field of Jewish studies
- Provide enriched learning opportunities for students
- Contribute to the intellectual life of the University
- Share its resources with the Rochester community
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Philip S. Bernstein Lecture
The Center for Jewish Studies holds an annual endowed lecture named after Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein, who served as the spiritual leader to local congregation Temple B'rith Kodesh in Rochester for nearly fifty years.