Fordham’s Center for Jewish Studies nurtures a vibrant community of students and scholars in Jewish Studies at Fordham through classes, conferences, workshops, and student internships, while providing meaningful public programming for lay audiences. Thanks to innovative public programs and cross-institutional partnerships Jewish Studies at Fordham University has become an important venue for conversations and dialogue between the larger scholarly and lay communities.

Fordham promotes the engagement of Jewish Studies in today’s complicated world by locating Jewish Studies at the intersection of, and in dialogue with other fields.

  • Twelve renowned faculty in eight departments and programs, among them winners of prestigious fellowships such as the ACLS, the Guggenheim, the NEH, and more.
  • Exhibits
  • The Rabin-Shvidler Joint Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies at Fordham and Columbia
  • Fordham-NYPL Research Fellowships in Jewish Studies
  • CJH-Fordham Research Fellowship in Jewish-Christian Relations.
  • Collaborative research working groups:
  • “In Dialogue” Lecture Series
  • New Voices in Jewish Studies Award and Lecture Series jointly organized with Columbia University.
  • Undergraduate Internships