Tauber News

Congratulations to this year's Tauber Institute Graduate Research Award recipients!

Maham Ayaz - "Development of Citizenship and Nationality in Israel, in Law and Society"

Yair Bar Zuri - "Micha Yosef Berdiczewsky, Yosef Chaim Brenner and Aharon David Gordon"

Benjamin Steiner - "Ketubot of the Bevis Marks Synagogue"

For more information, visit our Research Grants page.

Jewish Studies Colloquium

The next meeting of the Jewish Studies Colloquium will feature Leora Batnitzky of Princeton University, who will present the paper "Abatnitzky Shared Aversion to Conversion: Comparing Legal Controversies over Conversion in Israel and India." on February 25th, 2020 from 12:20 pm-2 pm in Lown 315. The colloquium provides a forum for graduate students and faculty from Brandeis University and academic institutions around the world to discuss their current research and works-in-progress. The forum engages a wide range of topics in Jewish studies from history and thought to political and national identity. 

ABOUT THE TAUBER INSTITUTE

The Tauber Institute is devoted to the study of modern European Jewish history, thought, culture and society. It has a special interest in studying the Holocaust and its aftermath within the context of modern European intellectual, political and social history. The institute is organized on a multidisciplinary basis with the participation of scholars in Jewish studies, history, philosophy, political science, sociology, literature and other disciplines. The institute was founded in 1980 as a result of a major benefaction by Dr. Laszlo N. Tauber and is named in honor of his parents.