From the Director

Announcing Internship Opportunities for Jewish Studies Students

January 18, 2018

Part of our reimagining of Jewish Studies at Maryland involves increased communal engagement. To that end, I welcome students--of whatever background or major--interested in working on the not-for-profit Jewish communal sector to consider JWST 386 this Spring.

If you want more information check out or contact Sara Boston at You may also wish to contact Kate Juhl with the Career Center through their website:

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
MITH, 0301 Hornbake Library
"Computational Transcription of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts and Crowdsourcing theirCorrections" Professor Daniel Stoekl Ben Ezra Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:30...

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
ARHU tent at the Mall
Shalom! Explore Jewish & Israeli Culture and Learning at UMD's 21st Maryland Day! Explore Jewish and Israeli culture and learning with the Meyerhoff...


Missed our event with Professor Marcin Wodzinski? Click the links below to read about it in different campus publications! The Diamondback:... Read more

Congratulations to Professor Matthew Suriano (JWST) on receiving the Frank Moore Cross prize for his book Death in the Hebrew Bible (Oxford, 2018) from the American Schools of Oriental Research. The... Read more