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AJS in the News

Resolutions and Press Releases

Press Release: AJS Board Unanimously Endorses Statement Opposing Academic Boycotts
December 20, 2013

Resolution Opposing Academic Boycotts
December 17, 2013

AJS and AAJR Respond to British University and College Union
August 11, 2007

AJS and AAJR Respond to British University and College Union
August 11, 2007

Statement Condemning Passage of NATFHE Boycott
June 1, 2006

Press Release, NATFHE Proposed Boycott of Israeli Universities
May 16, 2006

Links to further information:

Press Release, BAUT Boycott of Two Israeli Universities
May 9, 2005

Articles

"Robert Alter Named 2013 Haskins Prize Lecturer," ACLS News
November 21, 2011

"Campus Life 203: Jewish Studies—For You?,"Reform Judaism
Fall 2011

"A Field That No Longer Fits in One Room," Forward
December 31, 2010

"New Takes on an Ancient People," The Jerusalem Report
September 29. 2009

"Border Crossing and Jewish Studies," Canadian Jewish News
December 13, 2007

"Jewish Studies Not Just for Jews Anymore," Jew-ish.com
January 2008

"Jewish Studies Thriving," The Jewish Week
January 2, 2008

"Jewish Studies’ Growing Pains," The Jewish Week
December 28, 2007

"Bring the Kids," The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 9, 2007

“Eyeing the Headlines, From the Ivory Tower,” Forward
January 12, 2007

“The New Jewish Studies,” Inside Higher Ed
December 21 , 2005

“Conference Calls,” Nextbook
December 16 , 2005

“When Class in Judaic Studies Appeal to a Non-Jewish Class,” New York Times
November 3, 2004