Center for Jewish Studies

Remembrance Event Reimagines How to Tell a Vital Story

How do you keep alive the memory of something as consequential as the Holocaust when almost everyone with firsthand knowledge of it is gone? This was the challenge that a panel of experts which included scholars, journalists like Judy Woodruff, senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour, and a Holocaust survivor and educator—addressed at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus on Jan. 26.

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A Vibrant Community of Students and Scholars

A class meets in Special Collections in the Walsh Library to examine Judaica.

The future of Jewish studies is unfolding at Fordham University, where the study of Jewish history, culture, and traditions is nourished by a diversity of programs and courses, the University’s Catholic and Jesuit identity, and the incomparable resources available in New York City

The Center for Jewish Studies at Fordham has been phenomenal—for my scholarship, for scholarly community, and for a feeling of unlimited possibilities.

Because of its partnerships, our intellectual conversations and our publications have expanded exponentially. The center has transformed my experience at Fordham, as an anthropologist and a Jewish studies scholar.

—Ayala Fader, Ph.D., professor of anthropology, Fordham University