Bard-YIVO Institute

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research offers programs in Brooklyn, New York.

  • Summer Language Program:  Study the Yiddish language and explore the culture of the Ashkenazi Jews.
  • Winter Intersession Programs:  An integrated look at the Ashkenazi Civilization, learn about culture, history, language and literature of East European Jews.

View their website:  YIVO Institute for Jewish Research


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You can also stop by the Jewish Studies office or send an email to JewishStudies@ku.edu for more information on off-campus study opportunities.

For information on study abroad programs in general or scholarships and financial aid, visit the KU Office of Study Abroad.


In Memoriam: Arthur "Artie" Shaw

Upcoming Program Events
Dr. Perelmutter to be first Director of Undergraduate Studies!

Dr. Renee Perelmutter will be the first Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Jewish Studies Program! Dr. Perelmutter is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Slavic. She will begin her position as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Fall 2017 semester.

Kudos!

Dr. Gal Levy, former Visiting Israeli Professor at KU, has won first prize for best article in Hebrew from the Israeli Political Science Association. The article looks at the post-protest protest in Israel and Dr. Levy gives acknowledgments to the KU Jewish Studies Program. Dr. Levy currently teaches at the Open University in Israel.

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