What is Jewish Thought?

Jewish Thought is for students from all walks of life.

MA in Jewish Thought

Prepare for advanced research in Jewish texts

BA in Jewish Studies

Dive deep into the Jewish intellectual tradition.

Minor in Jewish Studies

Complement a major in art, history, philosophy and more.

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Undergrad and grad funding!

The Department of Jewish Thought is dedicated to studying Judaism as an intellectual, ethical and literary tradition, highlighting its importance to the development of Western civilization from antiquity until today. We work to foster inquiry and expand knowledge through scholarship and instruction that makes this tradition available to broader humanities.

Levinas Philosophy Seminar

2023 International Conference


November 7-9, 2023 
Vilnius, Lithuania

An international academic conference devoted to the relevance of Emmanuel Levinas’ thought today, focused both on the challenges of the contemporary world and on the reception of Levinas’ thought in contemporary philosophical discourse.

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