Membership Year
September 1 – August 31

Membership Benefits

  • Annual subscription to the AJS Review, the scholarly journal of the Association for Jewish Studies, published bi-annually
  • Annual subscription to AJS Perspectives, the newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, published bi-annually
  • Access to the online Positions in Jewish Studies and Fellowships and Grants Directory
  • Reduced registration rates at the Association for Jewish Studies annual conference
  • Eligibility to apply for AJS fellowships and grants
  • New! Discounted Subscriptions to select academic publications
  • In addition, your membership dues help to support the mission of the Association for Jewish Studies.

Membership Categories

Professional Membership
Professional Membership is open to anyone with a professional or scholarly interest in Jewish Studies. “Professional interest” refers to someone whose part or full time vocation is devoted either to teaching, research or related academic endeavors in Jewish Studies. “Scholarly interest” refers to someone who shares the intellectual interests of the Organization, but whose major vocation is not in Jewish Studies.

Graduate
Student Membership
Graduate Student Membership is for graduate students pursuing a degree in an area of Jewish Studies. Graduate students who are employed on a full-time basis are not eligible for Student Membership.

Joint Membership
Joint Membership is open to couples who share a household and who are both engaged in Jewish Studies.

Membership Dues
Effective for the 2014-2015 membership year (September 1, 2014– August 31, 2015)

 
 
 Annual Income

 Dues

 Above $150,000

$185.00

 $110,000 to $150,000 $170.00
 $90,000 to $110,000 $155.00
 $70,000 to $90,000 $130.00
 $50,000 to $70,000

$110.00

 $30,000 to $50,000

$85.00

 Less than $30,000

$55.00

 Student Rate*

$35.00

 Institutional Rate**

$1000.00(Full)/$500.00 (Associate)

 
  * Student Membership is open to full-time graduate students who are concentrating in an area of Jewish Studies. Verifi cation of full-time status must be submitted
by the registrar of the institution at which the student is enrolled in order to qualify for Student Membership.
**Please click here for information on institutional membership.
 
     
 

Payment Methods

By Credit Card
Members are strongly encouraged to pay all dues and fees by credit card through the AJS’s online secure server. The AJS office in New York does not accept credit card information directly, so please do not mail, fax, or phone in such data.

By Check
If you are unable to pay online, please make checks payable to the Association for Jewish Studies. Please also make sure to submit a Membership Enrollment/Renewal Form with your check in order to ensure the accuracy of your membership record. If you reside outside the USA, your check must be in U.S. dollars and payable at a U.S. bank.

Membership Data Privacy Policy

The Association for Jewish Studies maintains records of member mailing addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses in order to contact members regarding organizational matters. The AJS mailing list, which is rented through A.B. Data Information, contains only names and mailing addresses. Members' institutional affiliations, subject area of research, and email address will be included in the AJS's online member directory, unless members specifically opt out through their member accounts.