Dr. Josh Furman was recently interviewed on the public radio program “Texas Standard” about the historical collections of Congregation Beth Yeshurun, which have been donated to Rice University’s Houston Jewish History Archive for preservation and research.
Chloe Wilson ’19, a minor in Jewish Studies, spent the spring semester studying at the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She kept a blog detailing her experiences living in Jerusalem and traveling around Israel.
The Houston Astros have generously donated a game-used bat from third baseman Alex Bregman to the Houston Jewish History Archive at Rice University. 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.