A colleague and I are looking for papers to complete a panel dedicated to the topic of "Critical Engagement with Israel" at the 2019 AJS conference in San Diego (December 15-17).
Following up on the important work of Dov Waxman, the papers in this panel examine specific elements of Jewish American critical engagement with Israel and the impacts that it has on Jewish identity and changing relationships with the State of Israel.
I am writing to share news of the launch of a research network based in Manchester, UK. The Jewish-Muslim Research Network (JMRN) is an cross-disciplinary initiative bringing together researchers studying Jews, Muslims, Judaism, Islam and the links and interactions between them, across historical and geographical contexts. By taking a broad definition of the above terms, JMRN hopes to facilitate productive discussion between scholars who otherwise might not come into contact.
POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute is offering three month doctoral fellowships and five month postdoctoral fellowships, which will begin in January 2020.
Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce an open call for papers for the inaugural issue of a new journal, Latin American Jewish Studies, published in conjunction with the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.
Editor-in-Chief: Darrell B. Lockhart (University of Nevada, Reno)
Reviews Editor: Nora Glickman (Queens College/Graduate Center, CUNY)
Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Believer and the Modern Study of the Bible, edited by Tova Ganzel, Yehudah Brandes, and Chayuta Deutsch.
March 2019 | 582 pp.
9781618119513 | $90.00 | Hardcover
Summary: The essays in this volume address the conundrum of how Jewish believers in the divine character of the Sinaitic revelation confront the essential questions raised by academic biblical studies.
The Association of Jewish Libraries is pleased to announce two separate student awards for 2019: