Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Corporate Entity

Dates

  • 1980 - Present (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Founded in 1980, the Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies (CMJS), is a multi-disciplinary research center dedicated to bringing the concepts, theories, and techniques of social science to bear on the study of contemporary Jewish life. Core topics concern the development of ethnic and religious identities and their attendant personal, communal, and societal outcomes. The research incorporates cutting-edge methodologies and strives to be rigorous and transparent. CMJS hopes to contribute to scholarly understanding of American Jewry and Jewish institutions and provide policy-relevant analysis.

    http://www.brandeis.edu/cmjs/about/index.html