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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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AJS 47TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
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

 
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 . . .