UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies


Winter 2021/2022 Departmental Newsletter

15 February 2022

Featuring Refugees, Spies, Nazi Gold and Looted Art; the history of the IJS; a new volume of Polin, and reviews from our more advanced Modern Hebrew students

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The Winter 2021 edition of the HJS Department Newsletter was published in January 2022. Per usual, is it full of interesting research updates, articles of interest, and news and events from the Department. 

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Welcome Sacha Stern

News & Events

Portugal during WWII: Refugees, Spies, Nazi Gold and Looted Art Neill Lochery

Institute of JewishStudies: On the history and future of the IJS Sara Benisaac

The new volume of Polin. Studies in Polish Jewry: The deep roots of current events François Guesnet

Ukranian Borsch recipe Sima Beeri

Red Notice film review Howard Lewis

The Owl House Series Review Harrison Rosengard

Prince of Egypt Theatre Review Samantha Chen

Brutto Restaurant Review Joel Stokes



Full Issue Here (PDF)

Please contact Casey MacKenzie Johnson at c.mackenzie@ucl.ac.uk if you have submissions for the next edition of the newsletter due out in late Spring 2022.