“It was a privilege to study with experts in their fields and to learn a variety of methodologies for scientific research in multiple areas of Judaic studies. I am grateful to my Brandeis professors and the NEJS department.”
“As an international student I have received the full support of the NEJS faculty and staff. Indeed, it felt like home! NEJS is a unique university department where every student counts.”
The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (NEJS) is home to a strong and diverse international faculty whose members research the Bible and ancient Near East, the modern Middle East, Jewish civilization from its beginnings through historical and contemporary times, Israel studies, Rabbinic Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Our classes are taught on many levels, in disciplines including textual and literary studies, history, social sciences, intellectual history and philosophy, religion and the arts.