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Public Programs

Friends of the AJS

Support Jewish Studies by becoming a Friend of the AJS and keep up with trends and projects in the field. Friends can receive the quarterly AJS newsletter, a subscription to the AJS Perspectives print magazine, free access to AJS Academy online courses, and more!

AJS Academy

Learn with the world’s top Jewish Studies scholars! Upcoming courses include "Jews, Race, & the US Civil Rights Movement" taught by Professor Marc Dollinger and "Antisemitism and the American Past" by Professor Pamela Nadell.

Distinguished Lectureship Program

The AJS Distinguished Lectureship Program connects you with distinguished lecturers in the field of Jewish studies. Enrich your next program with one of over 300 lectures, which cover the breadth of Jewish history, religion, politics, and culture.

Adventures in Jewish Studies Podcast

Podcast episodes are designed take listeners on exciting journeys while exploring a wide range of topics, from the contemporary to the ancient, in ways that are informative, engaging, and fun. Popular episodes include "Why Most American Jews are Democrats," "The Origins of the Jews," and "Are Jews White?"

AJS Conference Public Sessions

Watch recordings of 15 sessions from the 2020 AJS Annual Conference, including sessions on in-the-news topics like Black-Jewish relations, antisemitism, and #MeToo, as well as sessions on more traditional topics, like Israel, the Holocaust, and American Jewish education.