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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


Dr. Warren Hoffman named next AJS Executive Director
Jewish communal leader and educator will head international society of students and scholars of Jewish Studies. More . . .

Call for Applications: 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards
The Schnitzer Book Awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and will honor scholars whose work embodies the best in the field: innovative research, excellent writing, and sophisticated methodology. More . . .

Missed an AJS webinar?
AJS webinars are archived and available by logging in to your MyAJS account. More . . .

Statement on U.S. Executive Order "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" More . . .

AJS Perspectives The Freedom Issue now online. More . . .

2016 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award Winners
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AJS Distinguished Lectureship Program
AJS Distinguished Lectureship Program brings leading scholars to your community. More . . .

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


AJS Perspectives: The Freedom Issue

AJS Perspectives Fall 2016: The Freedom 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