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Orange County Community Scholar Program (OCCSP)

Bridging the Past and Present

“What we study is related to who we are,” said Prof. David Ruderman, Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History and formally Ella Darivoff Director of the Herbert D. Katz

Joy of Jewish History

Forty years ago, there was a question of whether Jewish studies would be taken seriously as a discipline, according to Prof. David Ruderman, the 16th annual one-month scholar of the

Start the Year with CSP

New years are always full of promise and potential. One of the best bets for kicking off the year is to attend the Community Scholar Program (CSP) One Month Scholar

CSP Summer Archaeology Series

Dr. Eric Cline provides insights on rise and fall of civilizations.

CSP: Marc Michael Epstein and the Lost Tribes Quest

More than 100 people bounded through the doors of University Synagogue to hear Marc Michael Epstein entertain us with his vast Jewish knowledge. This particular discussion took us on a

CSP patrons hear Rabba Rahel Berkovits explain interpretation of Orthodoxy

About 40 CSP patrons were honored to attend a lunchtime lecture with Rabba (feminine for “Rabbi”) Rahel Berkovits on Wednesday June 15. Arie Katz was equally proud to mention that