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Jewish Studies Program: San Diego State University

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November 13, 2014

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The Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University is an interdisciplinary program serving the students of SDSU as well as the greater San Diego Community. We offer a Major in Modern Jewish Studies and a Minor in Jewish Studies and are dedicated to teaching a broad range of topics related to Jewish history, religion and culture from the biblical through the modern period.  Courses offered through our program are open to all SDSU students. In addition, our faculty are actively engaged in teaching to the broader San Diego community.

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News and Events

Baron to teach at Richard Stockton College

Dr. Baron has been appointed the Ida E. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies by the Richard Stockton College in Galloway, New Jersey. In the fall semester of 2015, he will teach courses in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

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Excavating the Holy City: New Archaeological Discoveries in Jerusalem with Dr. Doron Ben Ami

Tuesday, November 18 at 3:00 pm in Scripps Cottage

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Professor artist-in-residence Yale Strom with photo exhibit in NYC

Yale Strom's first solo photo exhibit in twenty years in NYC will be at the ANNE FRANK CENTER from Sept. 10 - Nov. 28, 2014.

The photos will represent Strom's ethnographic research among the Jewish communities in Central and Eastern Europe from 1981 - 2007. As part of the exhibit Strom's band Hot Pstromi will perform a klezmer concert and his documentary film Carpati will be screened.

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Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Moves to Salt Lake City Utah

"Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition Life and Faith in Ancient Times," will opened at the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City Utah in November 2013 and will run through April 2014. The exhibit is curated by Dr. Risa Levitt Kohn, Professor and Chair of the Religious Studies Department and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at San Diego State University. The exhibit features over 500 ancient artifacts from Israel, including 20 of the Dead Sea Scrolls, four of which have never been made available for public viewing.

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San Diego, CA 92182-6062
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