Uncommon People


Assistant professor of history and Jewish Studies Alma Rachel Heckman has been appointed as the Neufeld-Levin Holocaust Endowed Chair.

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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