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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 . . .


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

AJS Perpsectives Fall 2014: The People's Issue

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DECEMBER 13 - 15, 2015

Sheraton Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

Call for Papers coming in February!

Sessions Seeking Papers / Papers Seeking Participants

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


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

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