Jewish Studies at Northeastern offers the opportunity to explore the history, cultures, and religion of the Jewish people. Read More>>
2018 Ruderman Lecture 03/26/2018
Why is Jewish History So Important Today? An Impassioned Plea for Studying the Past.” By David N. Myers We inhabit an important moment in history. Today may well be history’s moment. How did we get to where we are? History provides a set of answers to this pressing question. Among other things, history fuels a group’s collective…
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PROGRAMS OF STUDY
JEWISH STUDIES FACULTY
DIALOGUE OF CIVILIZATIONS: ISRAEL AND PALESTINE
FACULTY PROFILE: Natalie Bormann
Growing up in Langenberg, Germany, in the 1980s and 1990s, Natalie Bormann was occasionally asked if she was related to Martin Bormann. One of the most powerful Nazi party officials and Hitler’s private secretary, Martin Bormann was tried in absentia at the Nuremberg trials, having disappeared shortly after Hitler’s death.
After receiving a masters in English from the University of Toronto in 1968, Kathryn Bloom decided to a take a few years off before pursuing her PhD. A few years turned into four decades and a successful career in public relations, not in the academy. “Life intervened,” Bloom says now.