Graduate Fellowships in Jewish Studies
With the admission of four students in fall 2009, TIJS inaugurated a new fellowship program for PhD students who specialize in Jewish studies.
Jacob Wright is assistant professor of Hebrew Bible in Candler School of Theology and a core faculty member in the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.
Graduate Student Profile:
Craig Perry’s academic career exemplifies the scholarly process of moving from the general to the specific and provides an unusual glimpse into the development of a scholar.
A Kleyne Velt: Renewal of Yiddish Studies at Emory
Claiming the status of the only all-Yiddish college a cappella group in the world, A Kleyne Velt (“A Small World”) burst on the scene at Emory this past year.
Rothschild Memorial Seminar on Justice in the Judaic Tradition
The first Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild Memorial Seminar, honoring the late Atlanta rabbi and civil rights leader, was delivered by Ellen M. Umansky, Carl and Dorothy Bennett Chair in Judaic Studies at Fairfield University.
TIJS presents the annual David R. Blumenthal Awards. These awards go to undergraduate and graduate students who best link the knowledge, insights, values, and perspectives of Jewish realities to broader human concerns.
Janice Rothschild Blumberg
A $50,000 gift from the Rothschild family, members of Atlanta’s Jewish community, and corporate benefactors has established the Rabbi Jacob M. Rothschild Fund for Jewish Studies.