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Founded in 1969, the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) is a learned society and professional organization that seeks to promote, maintain, and improve teaching and research in Jewish Studies at colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning. More . . .

   
 
 
   
 
ANNOUNCING AJS PERSPECTIVES ONLINE

NEW! AJS Perspectives Online Launches with The People's Issue

AJS Perpsectives Fall 2014: The People's Issue

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Resource Highlights

Syllabi Directory (members only)

A collection of more than 150 syllabi in all areas of Jewish studies. Members may download syllabi and add their own.

Submit syllabi | Go to the directory

Conference Papers on Teaching

A collection of papers delivered at AJS Annual Conferences related to teaching Jewish Studies. Sessions sponsored by the Pedagogy Working Group in Jewish Studies.

View the collection

Events in Jewish Studies

A guide to conferences, seminars, lectures, calls for papers, exhibitions, and other events worldwide.

Submit your event | Go to the guide

 
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW! 2014-2015 Job Market Trends
Report on Jewish Studies job market trends through January 2015. More . . .

NEW! Berman Foundation Early Career Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community
The Berman Foundation Early Career Fellowships – awards of up to $8,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year – will help offset scholars’ expenses in turning their dissertations into monographs or refereed journal articles. More . . .

NEW! Berman Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Support of Research in the Social Scientific Study of the Contemporary American Jewish Community
The Berman Fellowships—two awards of $16,000 each—will support dissertations in the social scientific study of the North American Jewish community. More . . .

NEW! AJS is Hiring
AJS is seeking a part-time Fund Development and Communications Associate for its New York office. More . . .

2014 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards. More . . .