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.
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)
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.
CALL FOR PAPERS: WOMEN ON THE YIDDISH STAGE
The Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA)
FIFTH REGIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE
The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies
The Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures
NEW YORK CITY
MAY 29-30, 2018
My colleague Jared Farmer (American Environmental History) needs one scholarly article in Hebrew translated into English (in written or oral form), and will pay
“IGNITION GRANT” FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH
The International Institute for Jewish Genealogy is pleased to announce a $2,500 “Ignition Grant” in the name of Harvey Krueger ל''ז to encourage academic research in the field of Jewish Genealogy.
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?
Justin Jaron Lewis
Associate Professor, Judaism
Department of Religion
332 Fletcher Argue Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Research query: Medieval Hebrew scribal approaches to textual transmission.
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.