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THIS WEEK: David Krakauer, Tevye, and more!


Come see us at the Israel Block Party, noon–5 p.m. on the East Mall!

And join us Wednesday evening for the second installment in our Yiddish Film Series, hosted by Dr. Itzik Gottesman. This month's film is Tevye—the REAL Fiddler on the Roof!

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Dr. Libby Garland (CUNY Kingsborough) will deliver the lecture "Undocumented: Jewish Immigration to the U.S., 1921–1965."


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Thursday & Friday

Renowned clarinetist and social visionary David Krakauer presents his new multimedia production—otherworldly interpretations of familiar film scores over a backdrop of original shorts.

The Big Picture featuring David Krakauer

BONUS: Join us this Friday for our Student-Faculty Seminar, "A Conversation with David Krakauer"! RSVP to by 3/25/15 for a free lunch.
Performance | Student-Faculty Seminar

SCJS establishes Institute for Israel Studies

The Schusterman Center's Israel Studies Collaborative officially became the Institute for Israel Studies on January 1, 2015.

Visit the new website | Like the institute on Facebook


SCJS Director Robert Abzug receives Silver Spurs Teaching Fellowship


The Silver Spurs Alumni Association honored Dr. Abzug with the award.

Jewish Latin America figures prominently in Schusterman Center’s activities


The study of Jewish Latin America provides an opportunity for intellectual exploration and, for many, self-reflection as well.

Schusterman Center offers second annual travel award for research on Latin American Jewish topics at The University of Texas at Austin


The $4000 prize will provide travel and lodging for a short-term stay in the 2014–2015 academic year.

SCJS offers matching grants for Jewish studies research


Currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students may apply.

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