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The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies is the center for the study of Jews and Judaism at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  It offers a variety of public and academic programs that enhance student learning, promote Jewish Studies scholarship, and contribute to the intellectual life of the Knoxville community and beyond.  The University of Tennessee at Knoxville offers an interdisciplinary Judaic Studies  as well as several scholarships to support student learning.  Courses in Judaic Studies range from the Hebrew Bible to major and minor the Holocaust and include both modern Hebrew and Biblical Hebrew.

Please explore our website to learn more about our courses of study, diverse programming, unique learning opportunities, award winning faculty and other initiatives.  Please feel free to direct any questions to the Director of the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies, Helene Sinnreich at

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