Center for Judaic Studies
CJS is one of a handful of units on campus awarded inclusion in DU's groundbreaking new Inclusive Excellence Graduate Fellows program. Learn more...
Denver Jewish Learning Collaborative
A new partnership between the Center for Judaic Studies, MACC at the JCC, and Kabbalah Experience. Working together for two years and growing strong, the Denver Jewish Learning Collaborative is dedicated to bringing people in Denver together for in-depth learning opportunities around Jewish texts and ideas; the Center for Judaic Studies is very proud to be a part of this collaborative here in Denver.
Zicherman-Sztrulovits Memorial Endowed Fund
Established in November 2015, this fellowship honors the memory of the Holocaust by preserving and cultivating Jewish history, culture and thought by providing support of student work in Judaic and/or Holocaust studies. This fellowship also remembers and honors family and friends who perished in the Holocaust in 1944. Learn more...
Jewish Texts in Translation Project
Translating Jewish texts is a core area of emphasis among faculty at CJS. Working in multiple research languages, faculty ask critical questions about the art and science of translation, including how translation decisions impact how we understand Jewish ideas. Learn more...
Israel Cultures Initiative
CJS offers a wide range of opportunities to study Israeli culture, history, language and literature, and many CJS faculty are involved in research projects related to Israel. Learn more...
CJS plays a leading role in DU's ongoing Internationalization efforts. In addition to bringing visiting scholars, authors, and artists from around the world into our classrooms, CJS works with DU to help students study abroad as part of their Judaic studies minor. Learn more...
'Thirdspacing' – A Graduate Student and Faculty Experiment in Transdisciplinarity
The 2014-2015 pilot met monthly with great success at HMSAS! The CJS-JDP event is now hosted monthly at Beans Café every third Friday. Learn more...
CJS Faculty Blogs
Read some of our faculty's reflections as they travel the world on a range of research and teaching adventures.
Prof. Elizabeth Karlsgodt, CJS Affiliated Faculty
Jewish Heritage Video Collection
The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver invites you to explore Jewish themes using an exciting approach to Jewish education through media - The Jewish Heritage Video Collection (JHVC). Learn more...
Digitization Project, HAI
Through our Holocaust Awareness Institute, CJS has always been dedicated to sharing Holocaust survivor testimonies and other important Holocaust educational materials. In 2012, CJS embarked on a multi-year project making thousands of hours of videotape and cassette recordings available digitally for public online access. Learn more...
Survivors Speakers Bureau
Working with our Holocaust Awareness Institute to share lessons from the past, CJS organizes free opportunities for students and community groups across Colorado to hear first-hand testimonies from local Holocaust survivors. Learn more...
Holocaust Awareness Teacher Trainings
Dedicated to education on campus and beyond, CJS works with a range of local and national Holocaust educators to organize annual teacher trainings for teachers who would like to teach the history and lessons of the Holocaust to their middle school and high school students. Learn more...
Restoring Family Links Program, working with the American Red Cross
Starting in June 2013, CJS partners with the American Red Cross' 'Family Links Program' to help survivors of tragedies past and present find lost family members. Learn more...
DU Speaks Justice
As part of our mission to make DU's Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site a regional hub for education and bridge-building, CJS is teaming up with partners across campus and across CO to share messages of justice and visions for a better world. Learn more...
Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site
CJS works with a wide range of DU and community partners to ensure that DU's Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site honors the past by transforming the present and future. Learn more...
Endowed Chair of Holocaust Studies
Aiming to ensure the continued growth of Holocaust Studies at DU and beyond, CJS is working, with your help, to endow a Chair of Holocaust Studies. Learn more...