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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 . . .


AJS is pleased to launch the
AJS@50 Annual Fund


New! Call for Submissions: 2016 Jordan Schnitzer Awards
AJS is pleased to announce the new, expanded Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards. More . . .

New! Webinars
An archive of webinars sponsored by the Association for Jewish Studies. More . . .

New! AJS Distinguished Lectureship Program
AJS Distinguished Lectureship Program brings leading scholars to your community. More . . .

Report on AJS Survey of the Jewish Studies Profession
Professor Steven M. Cohen shares his report on the AJS survey of the profession, funded by the American Academy of Jewish Research. More . . .

AJS Resolution Opposing Academic Boycotts
Approved by AJS Board of Directors December 17, 2013. More . . .


AJS Perspectives Fall 2015: The Translation Issue

AJS Perspectives Spring 2015: The Anxiety 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