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All in the Family: Dr. Howard Sachar and the Jacob Hiatt Institute

At first glance one may not realize that Dr. Howard Sachar’s connection to the field of modern Jewish history extends beyond the 16 books he has published on modern Europe and the history of Israel.… Read More...

From classroom to common room

Writing an article about the history of the Usen Castle is a bit daunting considering its many uses and modifications over the past 80 years. In a 1997 publication called “Building a Campus: An Architectural… Read More...

So what are the Sakharov Archives?

If one looks closely at the floor diagrams on the walls of Goldfarb 1, the area of the library currently occupied by the Brandeis University Women’s Committee is labeled “Sakharov Archives.” Until 2004, Brandeis University… Read More...

The story behind the name:

Many prominent figures throughout Boston, New York and other parts of the country lent their time and energy towards organizing, publicizing, and eventually creating the Brandeis we know today. It remains an amazing example of… Read More...
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