• jewish menorah

    Course Spotlight: The Pittsburgh Torah Scrolls Project

     The students in Dr. Rachel Kranson’s “Jews and Judaism: Modern” course researched the histories of ten of the Torah

  • Jerusalem israel

    PITT IN ISRAEL: New 2018 Summer Study Abroad Program

    Students will learn about the politics of archaeology in the "Holy Land" by touring archaeological sites and museums, and will

  • group of religious studies students and professors

    First Fridays with Religious Studies

    We invite all interested in Religious Studies for a chat with our faculty on the first Friday of each month during the academic year.

  • film

    Spectacle Film Series

    Once a month, Spectacles invites religious studies, cultural studies, and film studies enthusiasts to join together and watch a movie

  • cathedral view

    Latest Department News

    Our department is always bustling with news from our graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty.

  • students with ipad

    Digital Humanities Projects

    Browse the project information on The Meyers Excavations Digital Archives Project and Footprints: Jewish Books

Highlights

  • jewish menorah

    Course Spotlight: The Pittsburgh Torah Scrolls Project

     The students in Dr. Rachel Kranson’s “Jews and Judaism: Modern” course researched the histories of ten of the Torah Scrolls that can be found in the Pittsburgh area. 

  • Jerusalem israel

    PITT IN ISRAEL: New 2018 Summer Study Abroad Program

    Students will learn about the politics of archaeology in the "Holy Land" by touring archaeological sites and museums, and will include excursions to the Dead Sea and Galilee.

  • group of religious studies students and professors

    First Fridays with Religious Studies

    We invite all interested in Religious Studies for a chat with our faculty on the first Friday of each month during the academic year. You bring a lunch; we'll provide the cookies.

  • film

    Spectacle Film Series

    Once a month, Spectacles invites religious studies, cultural studies, and film studies enthusiasts to join together and watch a movie with religious themes

  • cathedral view

    Latest Department News

    Our department is always bustling with news from our graduate students, undergraduate students, and faculty.

  • students with ipad

    Digital Humanities Projects

    Browse the project information on The Meyers Excavations Digital Archives Project and Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place.