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Are all Jewish studies students Jewish?

Those studying Judaism may be of any religious or cultural background.

How can I register for courses?

Contact the Department of Religion. The Undergraduate Student Advisor is Dr. Marc Lalonde (sabbatical July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2021). During his sabbatical you can contact the interim advisor, Munit Merid by sending an email to

Is there an M.A. program in Judaic studies?

There is one MA Graduate Program Director for both the MA in Judaic Studies and the MA in Religions and Cultures. As of July 1, 2020 the advisor is Dr. Lynda Clarke and you can reach her by sending an email to:  

Is there a Ph.D. program in Judaic Studies?

Yes. Dr. Marc des Jardins is the Ph.D. Program Director. He can be reached by sending an email to:

How much do your events cost?

As we strive to provide cultural and educational content, our events are 
offered to students and to the community free of charge. Books co-published with Red Deer Press at the University of Calgary are available through bookstores. Contact us for further information.

Where can I buy your books?

Books published by the Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies may be purchased via the Institute. Simply mail us a cheque or money order for the cost of the book, made payable to the Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal, QC, H3G 1M8.

Where are you located?

We are located in the ER building on Concordia's downtown (Sir George Williams) campus. The street address is 2155 Guy Street.

What is your mailing address?

c/o Dr. Miranda Crowdus
Concordia University
Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montreal QC H3G 1M8.

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