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Monday, July 8, 2019
The AJS Announces Its New Strategic Plan »
Read the AJS's Strategic Plan Having successfully fulfilled many of the promises and expectations of our last strateg...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
2019 Membership Changes »
Dear AJS Members, As we celebrate our 50th anniversary this year, we are busy making some exciting changes to the organ...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Deadline Extended! Arts & Culture Grants »
AJS Arts & Culture Community Grant Competition! Deadline Extended to March 15 The AJS Arts and Culture Communit...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
New Arts & Culture Community Grants, Member News & More! »
We may have sub-zero temperatures on the East Coast right now, but that isn't stopping us from introducing a second new gr...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
You're invited! AJS Happy Hour in Washington, DC »
The Association for Jewish Studies invites you to join us at a happy hour event in Washington, DC. This is an opportunity...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
AJS Members Honored by 2018 National Jewish Book Awards »
Twenty-five AJS members were among the scholars and authors honored by the Jewish Book Council as part of the 2018 Nationa...
Thursday, December 27, 2018
In the News: Jewish Boston on the AJS's 50th Annual Conference »
" Association for Jewish Studies Returns to Boston for 50th Anniversary " by Judy Bolton-Fasman
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
In the News: JTA on the AJS's 50th Annual Conference »
  " Jewish Studies Conference Celebrates 50 Years of Explosive Growth in the Field "  by Penny Schwartz
Friday, September 7, 2018
AJS is Hiring! »
Marketing, Communications, and Public Engagement Manager This newly created position at the Association for Jewish Studie...
Monday, July 9, 2018
Call for Papers - AJS Perspectives: The Patriarchy Issue »
Editors: Chaya Halberstam & Mira Sucharov This issue of AJS Perspectives , titled The Patriarchy Issue, will be devoted...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
New AJS Perspectives Co-Editors Appointed »
The Association for Jewish Studies has announced the appointment of new co-editors for AJS Perspectives , the leading for...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
AJS 50th Anniversary Celebration! You’re Invited! »
This December marks the 50th anniversary of the Association for Jewish Studies and we’re delighted to be celebrating with...
Monday, June 11, 2018
New AJS Job Opportunity: Marketing, Communications, and Public Engagement »
Part-Time Marketing, Communications and Public Engagement Manager This newly created position at the Association for Je...
Monday, June 11, 2018
Call for Proposals to Co-Edit AJS Perspectives »
AJS Perspectives , the leading forum for exploring methodological and pedagogical issues in Jewish Studies, invites propos...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
AJS Task Force Update: Upcoming Member Survey »
Dear AJS Members, This January, the AJS launched four new task forces to tackle pressing challenges facing the organiza...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Association for Jewish Studies Receives $1.1 Million for Endowment Fund »
The Association for Jewish Studies announces that it has received $1.1 million dollars from the Foundation for Jewish Cult...
Sunday, February 11, 2018
AJS Core Values and Task Forces »
Dear AJS Members, I am excited to announce two important developments that have emerged in recent weeks from the board’...
Friday, February 9, 2018
The AJS Joins Other Learned Societies in Condemning Recent Polish Law »
The American Historical Association strongly condemns the bill drafted by the Polish legislature and signed into law by...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
The AJS Announces New Membership and Conference Fees Schedule »
Dear AJS Members, Over the last year, the Association for Jewish Studies Board of Directors has been grappling with the...
Friday, February 2, 2018
Announcing the AJS's New Partnership with Clio »
The Association for Jewish Studies is excited to announce a new partnership with Clio , an educational website and mob...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement Opposing US Proposal to Tax Tuition Waivers »
We, the undersigned organizations, stand together in opposition to the proposal to tax graduate school tuition waivers as...
Monday, November 27, 2017
#IamAJS #GivingTuesday Campaign »
On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, AJS is participating in Giving Tuesday , an annual celebration of charitable giving. AJS h...
Friday, October 27, 2017
2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards Announced »
New York, NY--Thanks to the generosity of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, the Association for Jewish Studies is pr...