Jewish Studies Events

For information on Jewish Studies news, letters from our staff, student updates and descriptions of community programming, please see our latest newsletter, below. The most updated list is found on our Facebook Page.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, our events for Fall 2020 are all being conducted online, via zoom. To sign up for an event and receive a zoom link to participate, click the link(s) for the events you are interested in.

Please use only the links provided here or on Facebook to register for Zoom events.

Upcoming Events:

11/23, 7pm: Revisiting Southern Jewish History in 2020 with Dr. Adam Domby (CofC) and Dr. Shari Rabin (Oberlin College). To register, click here.

12/3, 7pm: Charleston Jewish Bookfest Presents: Wandering Dixie, Dispatches from the Lost Jewish South. To register, click here.

Recent events:

11/18, 730pm: e-Three Rabbi Panel: Jews and Race. 

11/12, 7pm: Jewish FilmFest Presents: Past Life. First, watch the movie Past Life (Israel, 2016) using this link (this is a free movie!). Then attend the event (also open to those who have not watched the movie), hosted by Dr. Ezra Cappell, by registering for the zoom call. Past Life was based on the novel Can Heaven be Void by Dr. Baruch Milch ( 

11/10, 7pm: Charleston Jewish BookFest Presents: The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory, with Dr. Adam Domby, Assistant Professor of History, CofC. 

11/8, 10am: Off the Derech: Leaving Orthodox Judaism, with Dr. Ezra Cappell, CofC Professor of Jewish Studies and English, and Dr. Jessica Lang, Professor of English and Director of the Wasserman Jewish Studies Center at Baruch College.

11/2, 7pm: Jews and Race, with Rabbi Jill Jacobs.

10/20, 1230pm: When Heroes Fly to Netflix, with Dr. Shayna Weiss (Brandeis).

10/15, 7pm: Jewish FilmFest Presents: Body and Soul, an American Bridge.

10/13, 7pm: A Conversation with MaNishtana

10/8, 7pmBlack Power, Jewish Politics, with Dr. Marc Dollinger (San Francisco State). 

9/13, 10 amTouched with Fire: Morris B. Abram and the Battle Against Racial and Religious Discrimination

9/6-10: Jewish FilmFest Presents: Golda's Balcony




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