Announcements

  • The Zamir Chorale of Boston to Perform on February 24, 2019, at Charter Oak Cultural Center
    The Zamir Chorale of Boston – Four Centuries of Jewish Music  On February 24, 4:00-5:30 pm, don’t miss one of the world’s premier Jewish choral ensembles performing an eclectic repertoire that spans centuries! The program, hosted by Charter Oak Cultural Center, will be held at 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford. Program to include: Liturgical masterworks […]
    Posted on January 9, 2019
  • Guy Mendilow Ensemble to Perform February 7, 2019
    On February 7, 2019, at 8:00 pm at UConn's von der Mehden Recital Hall, the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, in partnership with the UConn Department of Music, brings the Guy Mendilow Ensemble to Storrs to perform The Forgotten Kingdom. As part of the Center's Scholarship and the Arts initiative, this performance […]
    Posted on December 8, 2018
  • Tom W. Smith Presents “Antisemitism in Contemporary America”
    On November 7, 2018, Dr. Tom W. Smith (NORC at the University of Chicago) presented "Antisemitism in Contemporary America" for the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life. The program was held in remembrance of Kristallnacht and was made possible by the Center for Judaic Studies Frances and Irving Seliger Memorial Endowment Fund. […]
    Posted on November 21, 2018
  • Jewish Hartford: European Roots
    The Jewish Hartford: European Roots project hosted by UConn Global Affairs explores, documents and shares the rich diversity of European Jewish life before the Holocaust and its enduring legacy in our region. With broad participation from the Greater Hartford Jewish community, the project supports lectures, field trips, adult learning, youth education, and other programming about Jewish life in […]
    Posted on November 15, 2018
  • UConn Brain and Behavior in Tel Aviv, Israel, Summer 2019
    UConn Brain and Behavior in Tel Aviv is a summer study abroad program that provides students the opportunity to pursue their studies in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, PreMed, or PNB in Israel. The program is led by Dr. Etan Markus (UConn Psychology) together with colleagues at Tel Aviv University. Participants will take a UConn psychology class […]
    Posted on November 6, 2018
  • Benji Lovitt: At West Hartford and Storrs November 7 & 8
    LOL at the JCC with Benji Lovitt! Mandell JCC Live at the Gilman Theater Wednesday, November 7, 7:00pm Since moving to Israel in 2006, Benji Lovitt has performed for audiences around the world, sharing his hilarious insights into cultural differences as he translates both the challenges and marvels of life in Israel. His perspective has been featured […]
    Posted on September 21, 2018
  • Avon Theater Film Screening: Call Me by Your Name October 10, 2018
    Co-presented by the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, UConn Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS), and Triangle Community Center, Academy Award-winning film Call Me by Your Name will be screened at the Avon Theater in Stamford (272 Bedford Street).   A post-film Q&A  moderated by Dr. Frederick Roden with author André Aciman, whose novel […]
    Posted on September 1, 2018
  • Forms of Authoritarianism: A One-Day Conference, Sept. 20, 2018
    On Thursday, September 20, from 9:30-4:00 pm, the UConn American Studies program will host a one-day conference on "The Forms of Authoritarianism" with keynote speaker Ben Kiernan of Yale University. The conference will be held at UConn Hartford in the Hartford Club, 46 Prospect Street, Hartford. This one-day conference brings together scholars and journalists at the […]
    Posted on August 30, 2018
  • Dr. Tom W. Smith to Present “Antisemitism in Contemporary America” on Nov. 7, 2018
    Please join us on Wednesday, November 7, when Dr. Tom W. Smith will present "Antisemitism in Contemporary America." The program will be held at 5:00 pm in the Konover Auditorium at the Dodd Research Center. A reception will follow. The evening is made possible by the Center for Judaic Studies Frances and Irving Seliger Memorial […]
    Posted on August 30, 2018
  • The Strawberry Girl – A Theatrical Presentation by Israeli Stage – October 22, 2018
    The Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn will be hosting a performance of Savyon Liebrecht's play, The Strawberry Girl, followed by a conversation led by the play's director, Guy Ben-Aharon. The show will take place on Monday, October 22 at 6PM in the Konover Auditorium at the Dodd Research Center on the […]
    Posted on August 27, 2018
  • A Community of Practice of Spiritual Traditions: October 3, 2018
    On Wednesday, October 3,  from 10 am - 2 pm, please join us for brief introductory workshops on Jewish and western spiritual practices as well as yoga and Zen meditation.  Drop in/drop out for a series of 5 short workshops with a lunch/information session at halftime. These workshops are free and open to the public and take […]
    Posted on August 24, 2018