The Center for Judaic Studies at UConn Stamford offers credit courses within the academic curriculum in the Humanities, as well as non-credit outreach programs for the community at large in all areas of Judaic culture, literature, and history, from antiquity to modern times, Israel, and Middle Eastern literature and politics, and in interfaith studies. The Center has created a learning community around itself which gathers for intellectual pursuits and discussions of scholarly and contemporary issues. The Center has been recognized for its innovative programs in the areas of traditional academic education and particularly outreach projects. Since its inception, the Center has enjoyed broad community recognition and has been financially supported by individuals, foundations, corporate gifts, and matching grants. The Center is also a recipient agency of the United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien.