Final call for papers- “New Israiliyat” the Jewish and Israel Studies in the East soon to be published.
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51st Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, to be held December 15-17, 2019, at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego in San Diego, California
In light of the recent Vatican annoucement that it is opening its World War II archives, I'm writing an historical article for Tablet Magazine about hidden children who were not returned to surviving family members willingly, or those where a court battle was necessary to effect the return, as in the case of Robert and Gerald Finaly.
I would like to contact scholars in this area as well as those who are familiar with Rabbi Itzhak HaLevi Herzog's (z"l) attempt to gain information about those children hidden with Catholic families or in Catholic institutions.
Call for Abstracts
Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce an open call for papers for the inaugural issue of a new journal, Latin American Jewish Studies, published in conjunction with the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.
Editor-in-Chief: Darrell B. Lockhart (University of Nevada, Reno)
Reviews Editor: Nora Glickman (Queens College/Graduate Center, CUNY)
The Australian Journal of Jewish Studies is an international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Australian Association for Jewish Studies. The Journal is devoted to the study of Jewish culture in all aspects and all periods.
Remembering Ernst Toller (1893-1939): Exiles and Refugees between Europe and the US
May 30 - June 1, 2019, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, New York City
Attendees must pre-register at https://www.ernst-toller.de/tagung-new-york-city/.
H-Judaic is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ora Band (1931-2019), who taught Hebrew language and literature at the University of Judaism (now American Jewish University) and other secondary and college-level schools in the Los Angeles area. Ora Band helped to produce the Hebrew language series known as Shebalim, and also a Hebrew reader. In addition, she informally helped legions of UCLA Graduate Students. We extend deepest condolences to Ora's husband, Professor Arnold Band, to the entire Band family, and to their legions of students, colleagues and friends.
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education at the College of Saint Elizabeth and the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study at Drew University are pleased to announce their inaugural symposium on new trends in Holocaust and genocide research.