Tag Archives: Jewish Studies

Jewish holiday served as day to plant trees, celebrate studies

The Jewish Studies program honored a long-standing Jewish tradition on Wednesday by celebrating new beginnings within nature and the university program. Tu B’Shevat, New Year for the Trees, is a Jewish holiday dedicated to the growth of the fruit trees ...

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Jewish Studies minor to launch in spring at Fresno State, lecture series fall schedule

News release previously published by Fresno State News. The Jewish Studies Lecture Series for the fall semester begins with a talk by Sven-Erik Rose, titled “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the ...

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Warsaw Ghetto’s poetry impacts us still

Students learned about pivotal moments in Jewish poetry and engaged with critics in Sven-Erik Rose’s lecture “In Adorno’s Blind Spot: Yiddish Poetry from the Warsaw Ghetto.” Rose, associate professor of German and comparative literature at UC Davis, said he was ...

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Jewish studies explores history, culture, religion

Professor Jill Fields cherishes the rich roots of her Jewish culture. She wants students to have the opportunity to learn about it as well.

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