The Center for Jewish Studies expresses sincere appreciation to the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund for the 2019-20 Newhouse Fund award which provides support for our Jewish Studies graduate students and the Yiddish Instruction Program.

Kudos and congratulations to graduate students, Sheer and Ula.  Sheer Ganor has accepted a position of Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She will join the UMN faculty in the fall of 2020, after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the German Historical Institute West, UC Berkeley. As of August 1, 2019, Ula Madej-Krupitski will be an Assistant Professor in Modern Jewish History in the Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University.