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Faculty News: Professor Jacobson offers a course which includes a study tour of Israel/Palestine

Professor David Jacobson offered UNIV 1001: "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Contested Narratives," in Wintersession, 2017.  The course included an eight-day study tour of Israel/Palestine.  In this seminar  students compared the radically different narratives that Palestinians and Israelis tell themselves and the world about their struggle over Palestine/Israel.

(Distributed January 25, 2017)

Program News: "Hirschfeld House" named

Sarah Hirschfeld, Elie Hirschfeld, Prof. Saul Olyan (L-R):

In recognition of a $3.5 million gift made by Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld to support the renovation and ongoing maintenance of Brown University's Judaic Studies Building, the University has renamed the building, at 163 George Street, the "Hirschfeld House."  Read more in the BDH.

(Distributed November 4, 2016)
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