Featured Stories

Emma Lichtenstein

How Hillel Helped Me Discover My Judaism

Jewish Life on Campus

"There was a time when the many ways a person can be Jewish intimidated me," Emma Lichtenstein ’22 writes. But everything changed when she came to Brandeis.

An 1892 antisemitic cartoon depicting Jews as streaming into New York City and supposedly taking over.

The Long, Ugly Antisemitic History of "Jews Will Not Replace Us"

Jewish America

University Professor Jonathan Sarna '75, MA'75, explains the origins of one of the notorious chants at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

A scene from the David and Goliath story by the French printmaker Abraham Bosse from 1651.

Goliath, Job and Other Monsters of the Hebrew Bible

History and Culture

Professor Madadh Richey studies the supernatural creatures that prowl, haunt and menace the Hebrew Bible. 

Rabbi Susan Harris and Spencer Raifman

Rabbi Susan Harris ’78 Brings Her ‘Whole Heart’ to Boston Children’s Hospital

Alumni Stories

As the hospital's director of spiritual care, Harris helps kids and families withstand the trials of hospitalization and advocates for young patients like Spencer Raifman.