The Houston Astros have generously donated a game-used bat from third baseman Alex Bregman to the Houston Jewish History Archive at Rice University. Â Bregman, who grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, celebrated his bar mitzvah at Congregation Albert in 2007.
The Program in Jewish Studies congratulates its 2018 graduates, the largest graduating class of minors since the program began in 2009.
Yehuda Sharim is a scholar, filmmaker, and postdoctoral fellow in Jewish studies and a Kinder Scholar at Rice University.Â He holds a Ph.D in Culture and Performance from UCLAâ€™S World Arts and Cultures program.Â Â During his five years at Rice as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Program of Jewish Studie
Over Spring Break, a group of twelve students accompanied by Prof.
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 Houstonâ€™s Jewish community after Hurricane Harvey brings together the strands of American Jewish history andÂ the challenges posed by human-
Students created original pieces of collage art in a workshop led by Israeli artist Hanoch Piven.