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2018 Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

Conference Sponsors


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

The mission of the Jewish Book Council is: To promote the reading, writing, publishing and distribution of quality Jewish content books in English. To serve as the national resource center for information about the American Jewish literary scene. To serve as the coordinating body of Jewish literary activity in North America in both general and Jewish venues. To serve as the North American representative of Jewish literature on the international scene.


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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.



UW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies

University of Washington, Stroum Center for Jewish Studies
Sponsor of the Conference Tote Bags

As a premiere hub for Jewish Studies, the Stroum Center features an internationally recognized Sephardic Studies Program, a growing Israel Studies Program, and a vibrant undergraduate and graduate community.


Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University
Sponsor of the Conference Film Festival

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

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American University

American University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History, and Jewish Studies Program

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


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Boston University, Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies

The Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies (EWCJS) is an academic center and a program unit of the College of Arts and Sciences with currently thirty-seven affiliated faculty, including one post-doctoral fellow, three adjunct lecturers, and an artist-in-residence, as well as visiting graduate students and research fellows.


Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press

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


HUC-JIR

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

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


Indiana University Borns JSP

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.


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The Jewish Theological Seminary, Gershon Gekst Graduate School

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


UConn

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.



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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 Dallas Ackerman Center

The University of Texas at Dallas, Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies

For over thirty years, the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas has served the students of UT Dallas, the Dallas Metroplex, and national as well as global communities by teaching the history and the legacy of the Holocaust. By educating the current generation, we are shaping the future.



Academic Studies Press

Academic Studies Press

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


Berghan Books

Berghahn Books

Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of distinguished scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.


Brandeis University Press

Brandeis University Press

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


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Brill

Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and strong international focus.


Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press

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


CCAR Press

CCAR Press

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


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Center for Jewish History

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 www.cjh.org to learn more about the Center’s work and support for Jewish studies scholarship.


E'eleh BeTamar

E'eleh BeTamar

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


Foundation for Jewish Culture

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.


Gefen Publishing House

Gefen Publishing House

Gefenpublishing.com is operated by Gefen Publishing House in Jerusalem and Gefen Books its United States distribution partner.


IJP

Index to Jewish Periodicals

A comprehensive, annually published guide to articles, book reviews, feature stories, and other contents in English, appearing in more than 200 periodicals devoted to Jewish affairs. Most references are not found in the standard periodical literature guides available in many libraries.


IUP

Indiana University Press

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


ISD

ISD, Distributor of Scholarly Books

ISD is a distributor of scholarly and specialist publications from some of the world’s finest publishing houses.


Jerusalem Books Ltd

Jerusalem Books

Jerusalem Books is one of Israel's prominent Hebrew books suppliers to Universities round the world.


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Jewish Book Council

The mission of the Jewish Book Council is: To promote the reading, writing, publishing and distribution of quality Jewish content books in English. To serve as the national resource center for information about the American Jewish literary scene. To serve as the coordinating body of Jewish literary activity in North America in both general and Jewish venues. To serve as the North American representative of Jewish literature on the international scene.


Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS

The Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society

New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. Established in 1845, NEHGS is the nation’s leading comprehensive resource for family history research and the largest Society of its kind in the world. We provide expert family history services through our staff, original scholarship, data-rich website, educational opportunities, and research center to help family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.


JPS

The Jewish Publication Society

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


Kafir Yaroq Books

Kafir Yaroq Books

Kafir Yaroq offers books for the study of source texts of the Hebrew tradition.


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Kehot Publications (Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch)

Kehot Publication Society and Merkos Publications, the publishing divisions of the Lubavitch movement, were established in 1942 by the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn. Under the leadership of his successor, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, the Lubavitch publishing houses have brought Torah education to nearly every Jewish community in the world, and are the world's largest publisher of Jewish literature. More than 100,000,000 volumes have been disseminated to date in Hebrew, Yiddish, English, Russian, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, German, Farsi and Arabic.


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Knopf Doubleday (Penguin Random House)

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


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Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington Books)

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


Littman

Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

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


Middlebury

Middlebury Language Schools–School of Hebrew

Language Schools and Graduate Programs


Feiga's Choice LLC

My Dear Children

First-ever scholarly documentary about the pogroms.


Museum

The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Founded in 1888, the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the oldest cultural and scientific institution in the country.


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New York University Press

NYU Press is an award-winning publisher in the humanities and social sciences.


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Palgrave Macmillan

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


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Princeton University Press

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


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Project Muse

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


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ProQuest

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


Purdue University Press

Purdue University Press

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


Rutgers University Press

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.


Stanford University Press

Stanford University Press

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


SUNY Press

SUNY Press

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


Penn Press

University of Pennsylvania Press

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


University of Toronto Press

University of Toronto Press

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


USC

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research

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

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. 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

Yale University Press

Yale University Press publishes scholarly and academic publications.


Yeshivat Maharat

Yeshiva Maharat

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