Jewish Studies at Northeastern offers the opportunity to explore the history, cultures, and religion of the Jewish people. Read More>>
Upcoming Event 04/08/2015
Featuring Irene Selig and her grandson, Elijah Botkin (COS ’15), who will discuss Irene’s Holocaust experiences and this generation’s role in preserving family history. This discussion will be moderated by Lori Lefkovitz.View All Events >>
Dov Waxman, Northeastern's new professor of Israel Studies, often finds himself in difficult places at difficult times. He was in Russia right after the fall of the Soviet Union; in Turkey during the great earthquake that left thousands dead; in Israel at the start of the second Intifada; and in lower Manhattan as the twin towers fell.
CARLOS ELIAS CAMPOS
Growing up in San Cristobal, Venezuela, Carlos Elias-Campos remembers meeting exactly one Jewish person: a 12-year-old exchange student from Sweden. With so few Jews and the Venezuelan government’s often strained relationship with Israel, Carlos knew he was not getting a full picture of the Jewish...