Sociologists to Research 'Who is a JewBu?'

February 3, 2011

Author: Charles Radin

Source: Brandeis NOW

Who are the JewBus? What is a JewBu?


These and other, more-sophisticated questions about the meeting of the distinctive cultures, traditions and practices of Judaism and Buddhism are being asked by two members of the Sociology faculty, Associate Professor Wendy Cadge and Assistant Professor Sara Shostak, in research they began this month with Emily Sigalow, a student in the joint Ph.D. program in Sociology and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.