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2017 Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

Conference Sponsors


American University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History, and Jewish Studies Program
Sponsor of the Welcome Reception

AU's interdisciplinary Jewish Studies Program's award-winning faculty teach the breadth of Jewish civilization.


Jewish Book Council
Sponsor of the AJS Honors Its Authors Program and Badge Holder Cords


Jewish Lives
Sponsor of the Tote Bags

Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of biography published by Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation.


The Jewish Theological Seminary, Gershon Gekst Graduate School
Sponsor of the Conference Pens

The Gershon Kekst Graduate School of The Jewish Theological Seminary offers the most extensive academic program in advanced Jewish studies in North America.

The Lisa and Michael Leffell Foundation
Sponsor of Childcare


Purdue University Press
Sponsor of the Exhibit Hall Coffee Break (Monday morning)

Dedicated to Jewish Studies, publishing better books for better minds.


University of Maryland, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies
Sponsor of Wifi

Providing engaged and engaging Jewish Studies education at all post-secondary levels.

Gala Banquet Sponsors



ASU Jewish Studies

Arizona State University Jewish Studies

Our unique academic program/research center hybrid provides a modern approach to interdisciplinary Jewish studies.

Gary and Carol Berman


Cambridge University Press

Cambridge presents the best in Jewish Studies with high quality academic titles and journals.

The Foundation for Jewish Studies

The Foundation for Jewish Studies

FJS provides university-quality adult education for Washington, D.C. area adults seeking to learn more about Jewish culture, history, philosophy, and religion.


Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

HUC-JIR is the Reform Movement seminary and an institution of Jewish higher education.


Indiana University - Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program

The Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University is one of the largest, oldest, and most comprehensive programs of its kind.


The Jewish Theological Seminary, Gershon Gekst Graduate School
Sponsor of the Conference Pens

The Gershon Kekst Graduate School of The Jewish Theological Seminary offers the most extensive academic program in advanced Jewish studies in North America.


NYU Skirball Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies

NYU Skirball Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies offers one of the most comprehensive Jewish studies programs for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Stanford Taube Center

Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University

The Taube Center for Jewish Studies offers an interdisciplinary program for the study and understanding of Jewish cultures, literatures, languages, religion, politics, and history.

University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life

University of Connecticut Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life offers Judaic Studies through creative scholarship, undergraduate and graduate courses, scholarly lectures, and community events.

College of Charleston

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Established in 2003, the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unites the general public, students and faculty from various academic disciplines who share a common passion for a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and thought.

UT Austin

University of Texas at Austin, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

The Jewish Studies program at The University of Texas is reflecting the dynamic complexity of Jewish histories, literatures, populations, traditions, and transformations wherever they have existed.


Wesleyan UniversityCenter for Jewish Studies

The Center for Jewish Studies at Wesleyan University hosts the Certificate for Jewish and Israel Studies and cultural events such ax Contemoporary Israeli Voices and the Ring Family Wesleyan University Israeli Film Festival.



Academic Studies Press

Booth 129

Academic Studies Press is an independent scholarly publisher devoted to advancing knowledge and understanding in the humanities and social sciences.


Accordance Bible Software

Booth 138

Accordance Bible Software places the tools you need to study the Tanakh at your fingertips.

AJS Commons

AJS Commons

Booth 147

AJS Commons, the scholarly network for AJS members. Discover the latest open-access scholarship and teaching materials, join discussion groups, connect with colleagues, build a WordPress site for a class or conference—or to showcase your own work—and grow your readership by uploading materials to CORE, our open-access repository. AJS Commons is part of the interdisciplinary Humanities Commons.


Association Book Exhibit

Booth 123

Association Book Exhibit is a combined display of scholarly/professional titles from leading publishers. Free ordering catalog available.


Brandeis University Press

Booth 127

Brandeis University Press is a publisher.



Booth 105

Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) and Singapore (SG), Brill today publishes 272 journals and close to 1,200 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars.


Cambridge University Press

Booth 119

Cambridge University Press presents the best in Jewish Studies with high quality academic titles and journals.


CCAR Press

Booth 118

CCAR Press is the primary publisher of the Reform Movement and a division of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.

Center for Israel Education

Center for Israel Education (CIE)

Atlanta-based CIE is the largest non-profit online Israel content provider in North America.


Center for Jewish History

Booth 110

The Center for Jewish History in New York City illuminates history, culture, and heritage. The Center provides a collaborative home for five partner organizations: American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The partners’ archives comprise the world’s largest and most comprehensive archive of the modern Jewish experience outside of Israel. The collections span a thousand years, with more than 5 miles of archival documents (in dozens of languages and alphabet systems), more than 500,000 volumes, as well as thousands of artworks, textiles, ritual objects, recordings, films, and photographs. As one of the world’s foremost research institutions, the Center offers fellowships, a wide array of exhibitions, symposia, conferences and lectures. Visit to learn more about the Center’s work and support for Jewish studies scholarship.


De Gruyter

Booth 106

De Gruyter is an international publisher which has published first-class scholarship since 1749. 


E'eleh BeTamar

Booth 100

Dedicated to researching and promoting the heritage of Yemenite Jewry as integral to Jewish culture.


Gorgias Press

Booth 134

Gorgias Press is an independent academic publisher specializing in the history and religion of the Middle East.


Hebrew Union College Press

Booth 140

Hebrew Union College Press is a publisher of Jewish scholarly books and journals.


Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University

Booth 101

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University provides support of Holocuast education at institutions of higher learning around the world.


Indiana University Press

Booth 130

Indiana University Press is an academic press that services the world of scholarship and culture as a professional publisher. 



The Jewish Publication Society

Booth 112

The Jewish Publication Society is a 125-year-old non-profit book publisher of non-denominational books of Jewish Interest.


Knopf Doubleday (Penguin Random House)

Booth 126

Knopf Doubleday, whose imprints include Schocken Books, publishes acclaimed fiction and nonfiction Jewish Studies titles.


Lexington Books

Booth 121

Lexington, an imprint with a longstanding tradition of excellence, publishes high-quality scholarly work that makes a significant contribution to education.


Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

Booth 128

Littman Library of Jewish Civilization aims to explore, explain, and perpetuate the Jewish heritage.

Middlebury Language Schools-School of Hebrew

Middlebury Language Schools–School of Hebrew

Language Schools and Graduate Programs


Moment Magazine

Booth 139

Moment, a fiercely independent Jewish magazine, offers a critical space for thoughtful conversations diverse viewpoints. 

Movie Discovery

Movie Discovery

Booth 148

Movie Discovery is a VOD system and an AI based recommendation engine, tailored for the needs of faculty and libraries


New York University Press

Booth 124

NYU Press is a publisher of original scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.


Oxford University Press

Booth 115

With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press.

Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan

Booth 144

Palgrave Macmillan is a global publisher of quality non-fiction and academic books including monographs, textbooks, and handbooks.

Penn State University Press

Penn State University Press

Booth 149

PSU Press publishes scholarship, regional and contemporary works, focusing on the humanities and social sciences.


Princeton University Press

Booth 116

Princeton University Press publishes scholarly, professional, and trade books.


Project Muse

Booth 142

Project MUSE's trusted platform provides digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. 



Booth 102

ProQuest powers research in academic, corporate, government, public and school libraries around the world.


Purdue University Press

Booth 130

Dedicated to Jewish Studies, publishing better books for better minds.


Rutgers University Press

Booth 113

Rutgers University Press is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to scholars, students, and the general reading public. The Press reflects and extends the University’s core mission of research, instruction, and service. We enhance the work of our authors through exceptional publications that shape critical issues, spark debate, and enrich teaching throughout the world for a wide range of readers.


The Scholar's Choice/ISD

Booth 120–133

The Scholar’s Choice/ISD exhibits books from university and academic publishers.


Stanford University Press

Booth 111

Stanford University Press is a publisher of ideas that matter, books that endure.


SUNY Press

Booth 122

SUNY Press is publisher of nationally recognized and rapidly growing lists of publications in the areas of Jewish Studies.


Syracuse University Press

Booth 117

The Syracuse University Press has a seventy-four year history of publishing significant and groundbreaking books.


University of Pennsylvania Press

Booth 114

The University of Pennsylvania Press (est. 1890) publishes meritorious scholarly and educational works.


University of Texas Press

Booth 136

University of Texas Press is a publisher of books, journals, and digital media from around the globe.


University of Toronto Press

Booth 137

University of Toronto Press is one of North America’s leading university presses, UTP publishes exceptional, award-winning books.


USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

Booth 135

The Center hosts visiting scholars, bestows fellowships at USC and internationally, and organizes academic events, all with access to the Visual History Archive.


Wayne State University Press

Booth 125

Wayne State University Press is a leading publisher of Great Lakes books, Judaica, and African American studies, as well as a wide range of other scholarly and general interest titles. The Press disseminates research, advances education, and serves the local community while expanding the international reputation of the Press and the University.


Yale University Press

Booth 104

Yale University Press publishes scholarly and academic publications.


Yeshiva Maharat

Booth 141

Yeshivat Maharat is the only Orthodox yeshiva in North America that grants semikha to women, ordaining them as clergy.

2016 Conference

Exhibit Hall

AJS 2017 Exhibit Hall