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, November 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:45pm
2120 Francis Scott Key Hall
The oldest complete Torah Scroll in the world today is preserved in the magnificent library of Alma Mater Studiorum, The University of Bologna. This scroll,...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
4116 Susquehanna Hall (SQH)
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