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The 10th Annual Gus & Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture

The 10th Annual Gus & Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture
Free lecture on Feb. 5, 7:15 pm in SMSU Ballroom. Professor Tony Michels of the University of Wisconsin-Madison on American Jews and the Russian Revolution: A Romance Lost.

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Earn a B.A. degree or a minor in Judaic Studies, and build a deeper understanding and engagement with our diverse and interconnected world. Choose from a wide range of courses in literature, arts, culture, history and theology.

Scholarships in Judaic Studies

Scholarships in Judaic Studies
Judaic Studies is excited to offer two new scholarships for 2015-16, including the Lokey Scholarship awarding $2,000 for study abroad to Israel. Visit our scholarships website for more information, and submit an application today.
Welcome! The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies offers a B.A. degree and a minor. Through this interdisciplinary field, our students and faculty contribute to the intellectual dynamism of the metropolitan Portland State University campus.

Judaic Studies explores a global civilization and its fascinating journey through history from antiquity and the medieval world to modern-day Europe, Israel, America and beyond. We engage students of all backgrounds through a rich and flexible curriculum, and serve the greater Portland area through a range of community partnerships and events.

An undergraduate Major Degree in Judaic Studies is now available. Please use this website to learn about our course offerings in Judaic Studies and Hebrew language, upcoming lectures and symposia, Major and Minor degrees, and participating facultyWe also recently welcomed the Pacific Northwest's only professor of Israel StudiesWe encourage you to join our quarterly email newsletter list, which announces Portland area courses, lectures, films, and events of interest.  

We are called "The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies," and we bear that name proudly. The Schnitzer name symbolizes a family's firm and ongoing commitment to our program, as well as to Portland State University, greater Portland and the region at large. With the support of the Harold Schnitzer family, our program has experienced tremendous growth, both in our student population and that of our donors.