Hebrew and Yiddish News & Announcements Archive


Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Conference, Nov 11. – Nov. 12

Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish

The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Jewish Studies Program presents the 15th Lavy Colloquium: Aesthetic Theories in Yiddish Nov 11. – Nov. 12. All sessions will take place at the Smokler Center for Jewish Life at Johns Hopkins University, 3109 N. Charles St., Baltimore. The conference is free and open to the public For more […]


Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner!

Congratulations to Professor Samuel Spinner who was awarded a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.  Professor Spinner will be on research leave in AY 2019-20 at the Mandel Center beginning work on his new book project, Museums of Words: Holocaust Museums and Literature.


Apply to Graduate-Level Hebrew and Yiddish Program

The Hebrew and Yiddish subdivision of the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures is now considering applications for graduate-level study in Jewish languages and literatures, beginning fall 2019. When applying, all candidates are asked (for administrative purposes only) to select “German” on the JHU graduate admissions portal. Application deadline: January 15, 2019. For […]


Neta Stahl Awarded Fellowship

Congratulations to Neta Stahl, who has been awarded an NEH fellowship for her project “Conceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Hebrew Literature.”


Assistant Professor of Hebrew Wins NEH Grant

Congratulations to Neta Stahl on being awarded a summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on her book project, “God at the End of Days: Perceptions of the Divine in 20th-Century Modern Jewish Literature.”


Jesus Among the Jews

Jesus amont the Jews book cover

Jesus Among the Jews: Representation and Thought charts for the first time the different ways that Jesus has been represented and understood in Jewish culture and thought.