Central Valley

CSU Chico Modern Jewish and Israel Studies

Arts and Humanities Building, Room 377 400 W. First St. Room 377 Chico, CA 95929-0740
(530) 898-5661 [email protected] csuchico.edu/mjis/index.shtml
Adviser Professor Jed Wyrick [email protected]

Offers an undergraduate minor focusing on Judaism and Jewish history with instruction in modern Hebrew at a variety of levels. In addition to providing instruction for more than 20 years for students of varying backgrounds, the program is part of a Chico State Jewish experience that includes the following: Chico State Hillel/Jewish Student Union, the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center and Chabad Jewish Student Organization, a Jewish fraternity and two community synagogues (Congregation Beth Israel and the Chico Havurah). Students are able to take courses in Hebrew with a native speaker as well as courses and internships at Beth Israel and the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center.