Welcome To The Arizona Center For Judaic Studies

The Arizona Center for Judaic Studies seeks to explore people in all their marvelous diversity, as individuals, within their own communities, and within their larger societies. Our expertise in Judaic languages, history, religion, and culture provide a deep understanding of Jews and Judaism on their own terms through time and across cultures. Our faculty, courses, other academic resources, and lecture series offer educational opportunities for University of Arizona students, for the Tucson community, and for interested parties nationally and internationally.  We enrich the life of our community by offering scholarship on one of the oldest and most influential civilizations in human history.

Welcome

Community Outreach

Israel Studies

Scholarships

News

Sol Littman's Recent Activities
Here is an update on Sol Littman's recent activities in his own words: Canada's National Archives in Ottawa holds some 71 boxes containing several... read more
Proposed Israeli Basic Law : Old idea, new implications
Dr. Leonard Hammer's Israeli Human Rights lecture was featured in the Arizona Daily Star. To read the article click here.
The Smart One: A Grandfather's Tale
Ken Goodman has published a children's novel about his grandfather's family in Eastern Europe.  The book focuses on Jewish families fleeing... read more

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Contact Us

Contact Info

Administrative Offices
The Louise Foucar Marshall Bldg.
845 N. Park Ave., Suite 420
Tucson, AZ 85721-0159
Tel: (520) 626-5758
Fax: (520) 626-5767
sbs-judaic @email.arizona.edu

Our Location

Our Director

J. Edward Wright,
The J. Edward Wright
Endowed Professor of Judaic Studies
(520) 626-5763
edwright @email.arizona.edu