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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! 2015 AJS Honors Its Authors
AJS and the Jewish Book Council will celebrate AJS members’ 2015 publications at the AJS Honors Its Authors event, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council’s Sami Rohr Jewish Literary Prize. More . . .

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


NEW! AJS Perspectives Spring 2015: The Anxiety 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.

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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.

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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