University of Jewish Studies


Coming Events

17th of May, 7 p.m., HfJS

Kabbalat Shabbat with Rav Jona

21st of May, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Hannah-Arendt-Saal, S1

Book Presentation by Adrián Krupnik

Between Two Homelands: Argentine Migration to and from Israel

22nd of May, 4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.


Historisches Seminar, Grabengasse 3-5)


Prof. Liat Kozma (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

The Formation of The Palestinian Refugee Crisis and The International Red Cross, 1949-1950

23rd of May, 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Hannah-Arendt-Saal, S4

Workshop with Prof. Liat Kozma (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Lessons from Archival Research in the Modern Middle East

4th of June, 9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. Workshop
Hannah-Arendt-Saal S4

Baruch Spinoza  - New Perspectives on his Philosphy and its Reception

24th of June, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Der Krieg in uns

Workshop according to Theory U

11th of July, 6 p.m.

"Eine 'asoziale' Pfälzer Familie"

Book Presentation and Discussion with Alfons L. Ims

Current Seminars & Lectures (Catalogue)

Summer Term 2024



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Open Letter from Academics on Antisemitism on Campus in Germany, Austria and Switzerland


"The vast majority of Jews in Germany have personally experienced antisemitism in recent years. Since the genocidal massacre by the terrorist organization Hamas and its allied groups in Israel on October 7, 2023, this situation has significantly deteriorated. According to the Federal Criminal Police Office, 2,249 antisemitic crimes were recorded from October 7 to date, tripling the number of antisemitic crimes compared to the previous year. The Bundesverband der Recherche- und Informationsstellen Antisemitismus (RIAS) [1] reported that in October 2023, the number of daily antisemitic incidents increased by 320% compared to the annual average in 2022. ..."


The new Research Kolloquium starts already on Monday, the 15th of April

2024 Forschungskolloquium Gesamt


The new catalogue of seminars and lectures for the summer term 2024 is now ONLINE

(Registration required via heiCo, possible from 15 March)



Start of the Semester Break (until 15 April)

20240216 Schneegloeckchen

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