Center for Jewish Studies
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Letter From Founding Director Robert Alter

The creation of the Center for Jewish Studies is the most exciting development I have witnessed in four decades of deep involvement in the program at Berkeley — and I am honored to serve as its founding director.

Our university has long been a national leader in Jewish Studies, especially notable for the innovative scholarship promoted in its graduate program. The Center for Jewish Studies will provide a strong new focus and a vivid presence ...read more