Discussions

CFP: Southern Jews, American Citizens

The Southern Jewish Historical Society will host its 43rd annual conference from October 26-28, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. The theme will be, “Southern Jews, American Citizens.” The conference will focus on how Jews living in the American South negotiated their intersecting regional, national, and ethnic identities AND how they responded to the demands and expectations imposed by regional, national, and ethnic institutions, movements, values, and goals.

The Bogdanow Lectures. 'Bystanders and the Holocaust in Poland’. 29-30 January 2018

Title: Bystanders and the Holocaust in Poland
Speaker: Prof. Jan Grabowski (University of Ottawa)
Date: 6pm Mon 29 and Tue 30 January 2018
Venue: A113, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester. Free event and open to the public no need to book.

Lecture 1: Bystanders and the Holocaust in Poland (6pm, 29 January 2018)

Lecture 2: The Polish 'Blue' Police and its Role in the Implementation of the 'Final Solution' (6pm, 30 January 2018)

Clintion Silver Residential Workshop in Jewish Migration

Clinton Silver Residential Workshop in Jewish Migration

 

The Parkes Institute for Jewish/ non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton, UK is delighted to invite applications for 3 visiting fellows to attend a residential workshop in Jewish Migration.

We welcome applications from scholars at any stage of their career, working on topics related to Jewish migration. Scholars should have completed their PhD and be affiliated to a non-UK institution.

CFP: Jews and Race: Realities and Representations in Latin American Culture and Society (5th LAJSA regional conf.)

The Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA)

announces its

FIFTH REGIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE

Hosted by

The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies

&

The Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

Columbia University

 

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK CITY

MAY 29-30, 2018

 

Research Query: Meaning of ההוא טמיר ונעלם

In Kabbalistic terms, what is the meaning of ההוא טמיר ונעלם in some versions of לשם יחוד? That is, to what sefirah, partzuf or other aspect does it refer?

With thanks,

Justin Jaron Lewis

 

https://justinjaronlewis.wordpress.com/

Associate Professor, Judaism

Department of Religion

332 Fletcher Argue Building

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

 

(204) 474-8696

ToC: Judaica Librarianship 20 (2017)

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that volume 20 of Judaica Librarianship, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Jewish Libraries, has been published. The 2017 issue (https://ajlpublishing.org/jl/) incudes research papers and essays, book reviews, and two columns—one of them is our new JS/DH column by Michelle Chesner, for reviewing digital humanities projects in Jewish Studies. 

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