Tag Archives: Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies at Syracuse & the Central New York Humanities Corridor

No doubt a dubious career proposition given the current state of the job market, but it is that time of year to pitch graduate studies to prospective students. In the interest of pitching Jewish Studies at Syracuse University, the Religion … Continue reading

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(Decision Plan) Tikvah Fund & Ethnic Cleansing in Israel

Jewish Studies colleagues along with readers of Tablet Magazine online and the Jewish Review of Books should find of interest this piece by here by JJ Goldberg. The article is about a recent rightwing plan, promoted by one Bezalel Smotrich, … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies

On FB, Naomi Seidman recently asked all of us about whether or not there are any new paradigm shifts in Jewish Studies and in the sub-fields in which we work. From my perch at Syracuse, I’d like to suggest that … Continue reading

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2 Grants in Jewish Studies & Gender

Cashmere Subvention Grant in Jewish Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Applications due April 15 The AJS Women’s Caucus announces a grant of $1000 to support scholarly publication in the area of Jewish Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Book proposals to … Continue reading

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On Not Teaching Night & Fog to University Students Who Don’t Have Time (For the Holocaust)

Something very strange happened in my American Judaism class this past week. At the start of the semester in relation to I forget what I got into an argument with my students (a good natured one I’d like to think) … Continue reading

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Israel Travel Ban (Jewish Studies Letter of Protest)

Jewish Studies colleagues can consider signing this statement,  which you can find here, in opposition to the Israel travel plan barring supporters of BDS and settlement boycotts from entering the country. To the best of my knowledge, the Jewish Studies professoriate … Continue reading

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Jewish Studies Post-Election: What Now and What Does the Future Hold? (AJS 2016)

Organized by David Biale and others, these are two sessions on Trump and the state of Jewish politics (and Jewish Studies in the Age of Trump) at the upcoming Association for Jewish Studies conference AJS Post-Election Sessions Jewish Studies Post-Election: … Continue reading

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