Jewish Studies

The University of Houston is the preeminent public university in this global city. As such, the University is committed to the study of world cultures, the promotion of global commerce, and the enhancement of international understanding Jewish Studies Program promotes teaching and scholarship focused on history, culture, tradition, languages, and religion, keeping in perspective the global Jewish Diaspora and its intersections with a multitude of world cultures.

(The menorah that appears above is a design drawing for stained glass contemporary tondo window with flames and 7-branch Days-of-Creation menorah, photo courtesy of the Library of Congress)