Grief counseling support group opens this semester

The Psychological Counseling Center and the Interfaith Chaplaincy are now co-sponsoring Living with Grief and Loss, a grief counseling group. The idea for this new group began last November when Brandeis chaplains met with the staff of the Psychological Counseling Center (PCC) to reflect on ways to support and help each other due to the […]

Brandeis gears up for community kindness

Thursday, Nov. 13 is Kindness Day at Brandeis. Kindness Day, founded five years ago, is a Brandeis tradition. Undergraduate organizer Gabby Zilkha ’16 said, “Kindness Day was brought to Brandeis by a faculty member who thought this was a perfect fit for our school and a great way to bring together staff, faculty and students […]

Polonsky appointed chief historian of Polish Jews museum

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews will open in Warsaw on Oct. 28. Brandeis professor Antony Polonsky, the Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies (HIST/NEJS), was appointed as chief historian of the new museum. Polonsky was born in South Africa to Jewish parents from Lithuania and Belarus. He grew up in Johannesburg and […]