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Experience Jewish Studies at Home

Keep learning via the below articles, movies, shows, podcasts, and exhibitions—all of which feature Jewish topics, themes, and characters.
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  • The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis by David Fishman
  • Antisemitism: Here and Now by Deborah Lipstadt (TIJS core faculty)
  • On Middle Ground: A History of the Jews of Baltimore by Eric Goldstein (TIJS Director)
  • My Father's Guitar and Other Imaginary Things by Joseph Skibell (TIJS affiliated faculty)
  • Extracted: Unmasking Rampant Antisemitism in America's Higher Education by Perry Brickman
  • Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
  • Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books by Aaron Lansky
  • Unsettled: An Anthropology of the Jews by Melvin Konner (affiliated faculty)

  • The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel by Michael Chabon
  • A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman
  • Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
  • The World that We Knew by Alice Hoffman
  • A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell (TIJS affiliated faculty)
  • The World to Come: A Novel by Dara Horn
  • The Plot Against America: A Novel by Philip Roth
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  • Bad Jews and Other Stories by Gerald Shapiro

  • Denial (Amazon)
  • In Search of Israeli Cuisine (Amazon Prime)
  • A Thousand Kisses (free to stream)
  • The Cakemaker (Netflix)
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness (Netflix)
  • The Golem (Netflix)
  • One of Us (Netflix)
  • Defiance (Netflix)
  • Red Trees (Netflix)
  • When Heroes Fly (Netflix)
  • Jojo Rabbit (Rent on YouTube or Amazon)
  • Little White Lie (Rent on YouTube or Amazon)
  • The Prince of Egypt (Hulu with subscription)
  • The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch (Netflix)

  • Shtisel (Netflix)
  • The Spy (Netflix)
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)
  • Transparent (Amazon Prime)
  • Fauda (Netflix)
  • The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
  • Srugim (Amazon Prime)
  • Unorthodox (Netflix)