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Q & A with Yiddish Language Award Winner

The award began several years ago as an analogue to the German Language Prize in the Department of German Studies. It recognizes a student who has made dramatic, observable gains during the introductory year of Yiddish studies. 
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Former Fellow Collin Cornell Publishes Edited Volume

The book, entitled Divine Doppelgängers: YHWH’s Ancient Look-Alikes, gathers Jewish and Christian scholars to address the theological challenge of other ancient deities that resemble the biblical God (and vice versa).
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Francisco's Exhibit Opens in Galicia Jewish Museum

In February 2020 a new exhibit space called the Fendler Gallery opened at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków, Poland featuring the work of TIJS affiliated faculty member Jason Francisco.
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