Judaic Studies at Syracuse (Spring 2013)

There’s a lot wrong with the Judaic Studies Program here at Syracuse. Given inter-university infighting between schools, it’s been almost impossible to hire a historian which means we are the only Judaic Studies Program in the world with a history component. And given the small faculty, we decided to focus on Modern Judaic Studies. Usually we don’t have so much Holocaust. It was a fluke this year. Here’s what we got, creatio ex nihilo (creation out of nothing).

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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