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Fellowships: Post-Doctoral and Visiting Research Fellowships at the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies, Concordia University, Montreal

Post-doctoral and Visiting Research Fellowships at the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies, Concordia University, Montreal


Post-doctoral Fellowship


Online Exhibit: The Life of the Synagogue: From the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection

I am happy to announce that The Life of the Synagogue | From the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection, an online exhibit from Special Collections at the College of Charleston is now live.  The exhibit of 10 essays and 76 historic images with extended explanatory captions is derived entirely from the Rosenthall Collection, housed at the Addlestone Library at the College. 

APT: Jerusalem

Studio apartment available in Jerusalem for scholars and students. The location is close to Yad Vashem and there are good and fast (15-20 mins) bus connections go Givat Ram campus (National Library) and two direct lines to Mt. Scopus campus. Supermarket, banks and coffee places close by.

The cosy apartment is fully furnished (1.4m bed; desk, chair, fridge, kitchenette, private bathroom with window, air-conditioner).

Pictures and more information upon request.

Please contact stefanie.mahrer [at] unibas.ch.

CFP Jewish-German-Polish: histories and traditions in medical cultures / Conference in Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw / 9-11 September 2015


Jewish–German–Polish: histories and traditions in medical culture(s)

15th International Conference of the German-Polish Society for the History of Medicine

Poznan University of Medical Sciences

In co-operation with:

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

German Historical Institute, Warsaw

Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw

APT; Jerusalem

Apartment on Mekor Chayim (near Baka) for rent:

Available from August 2015 for one year.

3 bedroom fully furnished apartment, overlooking the new bike path ("Park
Hamesila"). Kosher kitchen, 2nd floor, Shabbat elevator, sukka porch,