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  • USC Hillel celebrates Seder 2013

    USC Hillel USC Hillel celebrates the Seder more

  • President’s Leadership Dialogue featuring Eva Schloss Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor and the stepsister of Anne Frank, will share her childhood and wartime experiences. more

  • Saskia Coenen Snyder, Fellow-in-Residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) Saskia Coenen Snyder, an Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History at USC, has been awarded this fellowship-in-residency for the 2017-2018 academic year.more

  • Ina Esther Joost Ben-Sasson, Principal Cellist of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra "My Spiritual Journey from Germany via France to Israel" more

  • Andrew Berns wins Marraro Prize from the American Historical Association Andrew Berns has won the Marraro Prize for his book, "The Bible and Natural Philosophy in Renaissance Italy: Jewish and Christian Physicians in Search of Truth."more

Jewish Studies is an important component of the larger liberal arts curriculum. Fundamentally interdisciplinary in its approach and international in its focus, the University of South Carolina’s Jewish Studies Program seeks to add an important new dimension to the scholarly work being done in Jewish Studies in South Carolina. ________________________________________________________________________________________

Thank you for taking the time to visit our Jewish Studies Program web page.  We hope that you will consider supporting the program today, at any level.  Your gifts will go to support students study abroad, student research, academic and community programming that seeks to educate our students and community on the many facets of Jewish history, culture, and tradition both locally and around the world. If you are interested in learning more about giving opportunities, please contact me, Joseph Neary, Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences: nearyj@mailbox.sc.edu. Additional information about the Jewish Studies Program's mission and development goals can be found at this link. If you would like to give now, please click on the link below: