Uncommon People

Nathaniel DeutschNathaniel Deutsch

Nathaniel Deutsch-- professor of history and co-director of UCSC’s Center for Jewish Studies--has received the 2013 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies. Continue»

Baumgarten Chair


UC Santa Cruz has established an endowed chair to honor the accomplishments of Distinguished Emeritus Professor Murray Baumgarten, whose interdisciplinary vision of Jewish Studies has guided the program at UCSC for nearly three decades.

Diller Family Endowment

We are deeply thankful to the Helen Diller Family Foundation, whose generous endowment provides crucial support to Jewish Studies at UCSC.


Program Information

The Jewish Studies program is administered by the History Department at UCSC.

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