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2020 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Conference Sponsors


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.


Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards / Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation
Sponsor of the Tote Bag

ou center for communal research

Orthodox Union’s Center for Communal Research
Sponsor of the Graduate Reception

The Center for Communal Research is the central address for research of, for, and by the Orthodox and adjacent Jewish communities, advancing the OU and our partner organization’s obligation to better understand and better serve the Jewish community by developing a high-quality base of knowledge and insights from a rigorous, responsive, and responsible research agenda.

Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
Sponsor of the AJS Honors Its Authors Program and Badge Holder Cords

USC Casden

The USC Casden Institute
Sponsor of the Exhibit Hall Coffee Break (Monday afternoon)

The Casden Institute supports research that aims to spur dialogue and achieve greater understanding not only about what it means to be Jewish in America but what it means to be American in a pluralistic society.



Association for Jewish Studies

Celebrating its 52nd anniversary this year, the Association for Jewish Studies is the largest learned society and professional organization representing Jewish Studies scholars worldwide. We strive to advance Jewish Studies research and teaching, and to make Jewish Studies scholarship accessible to the wider public. With 2,000 members from 30 countries, we are an interdisciplinary mix of university faculty, students, and museum professionals representing the breadth of Jewish Studies scholarship throughout the humanities and social sciences.


Brandeis University Press

Brandeis University Press publishes in a variety of scholarly and general interest award-winning books.



Brill is an academic publisher focusing on the humanities.

CCAR Press

CCAR Press

CCAR Press has provided essential resources for the Jewish community of today and tomorrow.

Index to Jewish Periodicals

Index to Jewish Periodicals

Published for more than fifty years, the Index provides more than 400,000 citations to hundreds of periodicals covering Judaism, Israel, and related topics.


The Jewish Publication Society

JPS is best known for its acclaimed Bible commentary and its widely read English translation of the Hebrew Bible, the JPS TANAKH.


Jewish Review of Books

The Jewish Review of Books was created in Spring 2010 with a single goal in mind: to publish insightful and innovative articles about the most important and thought-provoking books and ideas.


National Museum of American Jewish Military History

Preserve a record of Jews who served in the Armed Forces of the United States.


Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the international home to nearly 250 editorially and creatively independent publishing imprints. Together, our mission is to foster a universal passion for reading by partnering with authors to help create stories and communicate ideas that inform, entertain, and inspire, and to connect them with readers everywhere.


The Posen Library

A vibrant, growing collection curated by leading Jewish Studies scholars which offers unprecedented direct access to thousands of primary sources reflecting Jewish creativity, diversity, and culture world-wide, spanning biblical times to the 21st century.


Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press publishes distinguished trade and textbooks in Jewish Studies.

Project Muse

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community around the world.


Purdue University Press

Academic book publisher in central European history and holocaust memoirs.


Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington Books

Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington Books publishes critically acclaimed general interest, scholarly books, college textbooks, professional titles, and award winning reference titles.

Rutgers UP

Rutgers University Press

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.


Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

In coordination with AJS, the Jewish Book Council's Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature's booth will display 2020 books by the AJS membership. We look forward to greeting you at the Jewish Book Council Booth.

SUNY Press

SUNY Press

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

UPenn Press

University of Pennsylvania Press

Penn Press exists to publish meritorious works that advance scholarly research and educational objectives.

Wayne State University Press

Wayne State University Press

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.


Yale University Press

The largest U.S.-based university press, YUP is known for its prize-winning books across an array of subjects.