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Recent Content

Passing of Dr. Jerome ("Jerry") Kutnick

H-Judaic is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Jerome ("Jerry") Kutnick (1941-2021), Associate Professor of Jewish History at Gratz College, where he served as Dean from 2000-2012.    Prof. Kutnick wrote his Ph.D. at Brandeis and taught at McGill before coming to Gratz.  Professor Joseph Davis of Gratz has kindly sent the following necrology:


EVENT: Panel discussion and film streaming of 'The Black Book' (2019), Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester, in collaboration with UK Jewish Film (November 10-13, 2021)


Online Film: The Black Book with panel discussion (10 – 13 November 2021)

The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the next Screen & Talk event as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival:

The Black Book | Dir. Guillaume Ribot | France 2019 | 92 mins | UK premiere

Screening and free recorded discussion. French with English subtitles.

CFP: Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History

Call for Papers

Miscellaneous, issue 22/2 (2022)

The editors of the online open access journal Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, published by Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea, invite scholars to submit articles on any aspect of Jewish history from the 18th century to the present day.