Jewish Studies at Northeastern offers the opportunity to explore the history, cultures, and religion of the Jewish people. Read More>>
Upcoming Event 04/18/2015
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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...