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.

With 3,000 subscribers worldwide, JSN is the premier digital source concerning Judaica and the academic study and discussion of Judaism ancient, mediaeval, and modern. All services of JSN are provided free of charge.



Recent Content

Invitation: Miriam Karpilove’s “Diary of a Lonely Girl”: An Online Discussion/Reading/Q+A

Dear all,
I would like to invite you to a free online event that may be of interest to subscribers of H-Judaic:
Miriam Karpilove's Diary of a Lonely Girl: An Online Discussion, Reading, and Q+A with Jessica Kirzane and Sasha Senderovich

Invitation: Virtual screening of two rare historic archival films produced by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

A Tale of Two Worlds (1941) is a promotional film outlining JDCs response to the Nazi advance in Europe, showing aid to refugees around the world.

Zoom conversation on Debra Kaplan's new book, The Patrons and Their Poor, with Debra Kaplan and Francesca Bregoli

Join us for a conversation with Debra Kaplan and Francesca Bregoli on Debra Kaplan's new book, The Patrons and Their Poor: Jewish Community and Public Charity in Early Modern Germany (Penn Press, 2020).
Sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies at The Graduate Center, CUNY

FEATURED JOB: Postdoctoral Associate in Medieval Jewish History 2021-23, Yale University

Yale University, Judaic Studies Program

Postdoctoral Associate in Modern Jewish History 2021-2023

The Program in Judaic Studies at Yale University is offering a two-year Postdoctoral fellowship that will begin on July 1, 2021. Candidates for the fellowship must have a Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2021 and must have received the degree no earlier than 2018. The Program seeks a specialist in Early Modern or Modern Jewish History who will work closely with appropriate members of Yale’s faculty.