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Welcome to the Berman Center

The Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies at Lehigh University is a place for conversations. These happen in the Jewish Studies classroom with our faculty and students, at public events with the scholars we bring to the Lehigh Valley, and at our international seminars with experts from around the globe. Whether you are from the Lehigh campus, the greater Lehigh Valley community, or the international scholarly field of Jewish studies—we welcome you to these intellectual exchanges.

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Celebrating the 40th Anniversity of the Berman Center

The Berman Center for Jewish Studies will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024. Read about this historic milestone and the center’s vision going forward.

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The Jewish Community in Bethlehem & the Lehigh Valley

Looking for information beyond Jewish studies and research?
For both students and community members, Lehigh is a vibrant community where you can feel supported and encouraged. No matter where you come from, Lehigh is home.