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What We Do

AJS's major programs and projects include:

» an annual scholarly conference, featuring more than 150 sessions

» a peer-reviewed scholarly journal, AJS Review, published by Cambridge University Press

» a biannual magazine, AJS Perspectives, that explores methodological and pedagogical issues

» Positions in Jewish Studies, the most comprehensive listing of Jewish Studies job opportunities

» Resources in Jewish Studies: guides to Jewish Studies programsgrant opportunitiesprofessional development resources, and teaching and research tools

» the Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards, which recognize outstanding research in the field

» Legacy Heritage Jewish Studies Project, in cooperation with the Legacy Heritage Fund, in support of innovative public programming

» Fellowships and Grants for dissertation completion and conference travel grants

» Webinar series, which cover a range of professional development, research and teaching topics, open to all AJS members

» the Distinguished Lectureship Program, which connects organizations with distinguished lecturers in the field of Jewish Studies

» Teaching Resources, including essays on teaching and a syllabi directory

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