The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown University. To that end, we announce research grants for Brown doctoral students working in any field on a project related to Judaic Studies in some way. Funds may be used for non-travel, research related expenses. Preference will be given to those who have taken courses in Judaic Studies or who plan to work with an adviser in the Program. Grant proposal requests should not exceed $500.
Tablet magazine writer, Roklh Kafrissen, published an article on April 7, 2020 entitled "Rokhl’s Golden City: How a brawl in Tel Aviv changed the theater scene in New York, and why Israeli soldiers are speaking Yiddish to fight COVID-19." In this article, the author talks about Professor Rachel Rojanksi's new book, "Yiddish in Israel: A History.