On February 27, JSSA Treasurer Ariana Engles was elected president of the Rice Student Association.
Joshua Furman was featured on the Jewish History Matters podcast to discuss the Houston Jewish History Archive and how this effort to preserve the history of Houston’s Jewish community after Hurricane Harvey brings together the strands of American Jewish history and the challenges posed by human-
Students created original pieces of collage art in a workshop led by Israeli artist Hanoch Piven.
The Program in Jewish Studies at Rice University expresses its sincere gratitude to Joe Pryzant, Nancy Pryzant Picus, Connie Dufner, and their families for making a donation in support of our efforts to launch the Houston Jewish History Archive at Fondren Library. The N.M.
Jewish Studies faculty member, Dr. Daniel Cohen, has published an article based on his current book project.
Sonia Hamer '18, recipient of this year's Rapoport Award, is blogging about her summer journey to retrace her grandmother's steps in 1940 as they fled through Russia, Lithuania, and Japan.