Welcome to JSN, an affiliate of Hebrew College and Shamash. Our H-Judaic network has been a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online since 1993. JSN is one of the oldest Internet projects in the humanities, initially operating as Judaica/He'Asif, starting in February 1989, operating out of Jerusalem using mailing list services at Tel Aviv U. From 1991-93 the network was at the University of Minnesota.

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Recent Content

Women in matrimonial dispensations: Legal and genealogical practices and representations in Medieval and Early Modern Times. Panel proposal for the 7th Congress organized by the Società Italiana delle Storiche, Pisa, February 2-4, 2017

This panel is dedicated to forms of legal and genealogical practices and representations understood on the one hand, in the wake of law, sociology, psycho-sociology and economy as a system of norms, beliefs and strategies, may they be collective or individual, and on the other hand as its formalization.

2016 Switzer-Cooperstock Prize

The Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2016 Switzer-Cooperstock Prize for the best essay on western Canadian Jewish History is Professor Esyllt Jones of the University of Manitoba.  Professor Jones’s essay is entitled “Mindel Cherniack Sheps and the founding of medicare in Canada.”  She is the author of numerous works on Winnipeg history including Influenza 1918: Disease, Death, and Struggle in Winnipeg (2007) As the winner, Dr. Jones received a monetary prize and will deliver a public lecture.

CONFERENCE: Intersections: Holocaust Scholarship, Genocide Research, and Histories of Mass Violence

Intersections: Holocaust Scholarship, Genocide Research,and Histories of Mass Violence

5th Global Conference on Genocide

The International Network of Genocide Scholars

26-29 June 2016

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

APT: Jerusalem

One-bedroom furnished ground-floor available Oct. 1st, (min. 9-month lease).  Excellent location in Talpiot/Arnona, near most major bus lines, direct to Givat Ram or Mount Scopus, within walking distance of Pardes, Melton Center, and Emek Refaim.