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Recent Content

Whizin Essay Prize for best student writing on Jewish Ethics

The Center for Jewish Ethics at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College is sponsoring an essay competition for rabbinical and graduate students at North American seminaries and universities.

The Whizin Prize in Jewish Ethics awards an $1800 award for the best essay, research paper, or curriculum addressing a contemporary ethical issue from a Jewish perspective.

Submissions of any length are welcome, including those written in fulfillment of class requirements. All entries are due March 1, 2019.

CFP: Cadernos de Estudos Sefarditas vol. 20

Cadernos de Estudos Sefarditas is an international scientific publication issued by the Cátedra de Estudos Sefarditas «Alberto Benveniste» dedicated to publishing original research studies, documents and book reviews with the subject of the Portuguese Sephardic communities and Diaspora. Its periodicity is biannual, and the first number was published in 2001. Cadernos de Estudos Sefarditas is indexed to the international databases Latindex and Qualis/CAPES. WorldCat.