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    • Holocaust studies

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    • Israel Prize in Jewish studies recipients

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    • Judaic studies journals

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    • London School of Jewish Studies

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    • Orthodox Jewish universities and colleges

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    • Jewish studies

    • Jewish studies (or Judaic studies) is an academic discipline centered on the study of Jews and Judaism. Jewish studies is interdisciplinary and combines aspects of history (especially Jewish history), Middle Eastern studies, Asian studies, Oriental studies, religious studies, archeology, sociology, languages (Jewish la ... Read »


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    • Jewish thought

    • Jewish thought (Hebrew: מחשבת ישראל‎‎), also known as Judaic thought or Hebraic thought, is a field of Jewish studies that deals with the products of Jewish thought and culture throughout the ages, and their historical development. The field also deals with the connections, paral ... Read »


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    • Mitchell Bard

    • Mitchell Geoffrey Bard (/bɑːrd/) is an American foreign policy analyst, editor and author who specializes in U.S.–Middle East policy. He is the Executive Director of the non-profit American–Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE), and the director of the Jewish Virtual Library. Bard received his B.A. ... Read »


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    • Michael Berenbaum

    • Michael Berenbaum (born July 31, 1945 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust. He served as Deputy Director of the President's Commission on the Holocaust (1979–1980), Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memor ... Read »


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    • Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums


    • Biblical archaeology

    • Biblical archaeology involves the recovery and scientific investigation of the material remains of past cultures that can illuminate the periods and descriptions in the Bible, be they from the Old Testament (Tanakh) or from the New Testament, as well as the history and cosmogony of the Judeo-Christian religions. The pr ... Read »


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    • Joseph Leon Blau

    • Joseph Leon Blau (May 6, 1909 – December 28, 1986) was an American scholar of Jewish history and philosophy. Blau was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Columbia University, where he studied under Salo Wittmayer Baron. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1931, his master's in 1933, and his Ph.D. in 1944, ... Read »


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    • Christian M. M. Brady

    • Christian M. M. Brady (born 1968) is an American scholar who specializes in biblical literature, rabbinic literature, and the targumim, especially Targum Lamentations and Targum Ruth. He is the inaugural Dean of the Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky (2017) and was Dean of the Schreyer Honors College fr ... Read »


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    • British Association for Jewish Studies

    • The British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS) is an organization in the United Kingdom that promotes scholarly study of Jewish culture. The society was founded in 1975 as a non-profit, professional organization. Its focus is on supporting and cultivating higher education in the British Isles relating to Jewish cul ... Read »


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    • Johannes Buxtorf

    • Johannes Buxtorf (December 25, 1564 – September 13, 1629) was a celebrated Hebraist, member of a family of Orientalists; professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and was known by the title, "Master of the Rabbis". His massive tome, De Synagoga Judaica (1st. ed. 1603), scrupulously documents the custom ... Read »


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    • Elisheva Carlebach Jofen

    • Elisheva Carlebach Jofen is an American scholar of early modern Jewish history. Carlebach has been the Salo Wittmayer Baron Professor of Jewish history, culture and society at Columbia University since 2009. She was previously a Professor of Jewish History at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY, in New Yo ... Read »


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    • Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

    • Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

      The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (CAJS or "the Katz Center") at the University of Pennsylvania is the world's first and only institution exclusively dedicated to post-doctoral research on Jewish Civilization. It is located at 420 Walnut Street between S. 4th and S. 5th Streets in the Old City, Phi ... Read »


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    • Center of Jewish Studies Shanghai

    • The Center for Jewish Studies Shanghai (CJSS, Simplified: 上海犹太研究中心, Traditional: 上海猶太研究中心, Pinyin: Shànghǎi Yóutài YánjiÅ«zhōngxÄ«n) was established in 1988. It is a department of the Shanghai Academy of Social Science ... Read »


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    • Boaz Cohen

    • Boaz Cohen (1899–1968) was a leading scholar of Talmud, a legal decisor (posek), and a professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Cohen was born and educated in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was ordained as a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) in 1924. Following his ordination, ... Read »


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    • The Culture of Critique series

    • The Culture of Critique

      The Culture of Critique series is a series of books by Kevin B. MacDonald on the motivations behind Jewish behavior and culture, the causes of antisemitism, and the alleged Jewish control or influence in government policy and political movements. Although the first book was moderately well received, later works have be ... Read »


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    • Arnold Dashefsky

    • Arnold Dashefsky, born in 1942, is a professor at the University of Connecticut who has written several books on the topics relating to Jewish ethnicity, culture, ideologies, among others. Dashefsky is currently director of the North American Jewish Data Bank. One of Dashefsky's key theses is that Jewish identity is ... Read »


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    • James R. Davila

    • James R. Davila (1960) is an American biblical scholar. He is Professor of Early Jewish Studies and former Principal of St Mary's College, St Andrews. A specialist in Second Temple Judaism and Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Davila is a Participant at the Enoch seminar and a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal He ... Read »


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    • Ari Elon

    • Ari Elon (Hebrew: ארי אלון) (born 1950) is an Israeli writer, a Talmud scholar and educator. Elon was born in Jerusalem in 1950, He is the son of former Israel Supreme Court Justice Menachem Elon. Elon's brothers include the Israeli politician, MK Benny Elon, Rabbi Mordechai Elon and Be'er Sheva D ... Read »


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    • Charlotte Fonrobert

    • Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert (born 1965 in Düsseldorf, Germany) is a professor in the Religious Studies department of Stanford University. She specializes in Judaism, especially talmudic literature and culture. Her research interests include gender in Jewish culture, the relationship between Judaism and Christianity ... Read »


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    • Michael Friedländer


    • Menachem Friedman

    • Menachem Friedman (Hebrew: מנחם פרידמן‎‎; born 1936) is an Israeli Emeritus Professor of sociology at Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan. He explores the field of religion and the confrontations between religious and secular Judaism in modern history. He also studies the modern proce ... Read »


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    • Futurism (Judaism)

    • Jewish Futurism is used in three different contexts: religious, artistic and futures studies (foresight, futurology etc.) Jewish Futurism is encapsulated in the expectation of the messiah in the future rather than "recognizing him in the presence of Christ". For the prophets the future is an "open field of human ... Read »


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    • Gender and Judaism

    • Gender and Judaism is a radical, emerging subfield at the intersection of gender studies and Jewish studies. Gender studies centers on interdisciplinary research on the phenomenon of gender. It focuses on cultural representations of gender and people's lived experience. Jewish studies is a field that looks at Jews and ... Read »


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    • Sander Gilman

    • Sander L. Gilman (born February 21, 1944) is an American cultural and literary historian. He is known for his contributions to Jewish studies and the history of medicine. He is the author or editor of over ninety books. Gilman's focus is on medicine and the echoes of its rhetoric in social and political discourse. In ... Read »


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    • Hermann Gollancz

    • Sir Hermann Gollancz (1852 – 15 October 1930) was a British rabbi and Hebrew scholar. Gollancz was the first Jew to earn a doctor of literature degree from London University and the first holder of the degree to be ordained as a rabbi. He was the first British rabbi to be granted a knighthood, when he was knighted ... Read »


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    • Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough

    • Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough (1893–1965) was a scholar in the history of religion. He is specifically noted for his study of the influence of Greek culture on Judaism, what some call Hellenistic Judaism. Born in Brooklyn, he studied at Hamilton College, Drew Theological Seminary, and then received a bachelor's degre ... Read »


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    • Heinrich Graetz

    • Heinrich Graetz (German: [ɡʀɛʦ]; October 31, 1817 – September 7, 1891) was amongst the first historians to write a comprehensive history of the Jewish people from a Jewish perspective. Born Tzvi Hirsh Graetz to a butcher family in Xions (now Książ Wielkopolski), Grand Duchy of Posen, in Prussia ... Read »


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    • Raul Hilberg

    • Raul Hilberg

      Raul Hilberg (June 2, 1926 – August 4, 2007) was an Austrian-born Jewish-American political scientist and historian. He was widely considered to be the world's scholar of the Holocaust, and his three-volume, 1,273-page magnum opus, The Destruction of the European Jews, is regarded as a seminal study of the Nazi F ... Read »


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    • Pieter Willem van der Horst

    • Pieter Willem van der Horst (born 4 July 1946) is a scholar and university professor emeritus specializing in New Testament studies, Early Christian literature, and the Jewish and Hellenistic context of Early Christianity. Van der Horst was born in Driebergen, the Netherlands. He studied classical philology and receiv ... Read »


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    • Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies

    • The Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies, formerly the Institute of Jewish Studies, is a center devoted to Judaic studies in Nanjing, China. It is associated with the Department of Religious Studies of Nanjing University. The institute was founded in May 1992, a few months after the establishment of d ... Read »


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    • Jewish philosophy

    • Jewish philosophy (Hebrew: פילוסופיה יהודית‎‎) includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion of Judaism. Until modern Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) and Jewish emancipation, Jewish philosophy was preoccupied with attempts to reconcile ... Read »


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    • David C. Kraemer

    • David Charles Kraemer is a professor of Talmud and Rabbinics and the Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. As director of the Library, Kraemer "oversees the most extensive collection of Judaica—rare and contemporary—in the Western hemisphere". Kraemer's books incl ... Read »


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    • June Leavitt

    • June Leavitt (born 1950, New York) is an American-Israeli scholar of Franz Kafka and author of a number of books, both academic and literary, including The Mystical Life of Franz Kafka: Theosophy, Cabala and the Modern Spiritual Revival, and Esoteric Symbols: The Tarot in Yeats, Eliot and Kafka. Leavitt has published t ... Read »


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    • Israel Lewy

    • Israel Lewy (7 January 1841 – 8 September 1917) was a German-Jewish scholar. He was educated at the Jewish Theological Seminary and the University in Breslau. In 1874 he was appointed docent at the Lehranstalt für die Wissenschaft des Judenthums in Berlin, and in 1883, on the death of David Joël, he was cal ... Read »


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    • Charles Liebman

    • Charles S. Liebman (Hebrew: ישעיהו ליבמן) (October 20, 1934 – September 3, 2003) was a political scientist and prolific author on Jewish life and Israel. A professor at Bar-Ilan University, he previously served on university faculties in the United States. In 1965, Liebman pub ... Read »


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    • List of Jewish mysticism scholars

    • Academic-historical research into Jewish mysticism is a modern multi-discipline university branch of Jewish studies. It studies the texts and historical contexts of Judaic mysticism using objective historical-critical methods of Religious studies, such as Philology, History of ideas, Social history and Phenomenology. T ... Read »


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    • Herbert Loewe

    • Herbert Martin James Loewe (1882–1940) was a noted scholar of Semitic languages and Jewish culture. His grandfather, Louis Loewe (1809–1880), had been Sir Moses Montefiore’s secretary and the first Principal of the Judith, Lady Montefiore College at Ramsgate. Loewe was a graduate of Queens' College, ... Read »


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    • London School of Jewish Studies

    • The London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS; founded as Jew's College) is a London-based organisation providing adult educational courses and training to the wider Jewish community. Since 2012 LSJS also offers rabbinical training, returning to its roots. Many leading figures in British Jewry have been associated with the ... Read »


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    • Dagmar C. G. Lorenz

    • Dagmar C. G. Lorenz is Professor of German studies and from 2006 to 2010 served as Director of Jewish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She teaches and publishes on Austrian, German and German-Jewish literature and culture, and Holocaust Studies. She was born in Goslar, West Germany and began her studie ... Read »


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    • Shaul Magid

    • Shaul Magid is a Professor of Religious Studies and the Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Chair of Jewish Studies in Modern Judaism at Indiana University. Magid received his semicha (rabbinical ordination) in Jerusalem in 1984. He became a candidate Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute and a graduate student in Medi ... Read »


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    • Marshall Sklare Award

    • The Marshall Sklare Award is an annual honor of the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ). The ASSJ seeks to recognize "a senior scholar who has made a significant scholarly contribution to the social scientific study of Jewry." In most cases, the recipient has given a scholarly address. In recent ... Read »


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    • Middle-Eastern studies

    • Middle-Eastern studies (sometimes referred to as Near-Eastern studies) is a name given to a number of academic programs associated with the study of the history, culture, politics, economies, and geography of the Middle East, an area that is generally interpreted to cover a range of nations including Israel, Lebanon, P ... Read »


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    • Monatsschrift für die Geschichte und Wissenschaft des Judenthums


    • George Mosse

    • George Lachmann Mosse (September 20, 1918 – January 22, 1999) was an emigre from Nazi Germany first to Great Britain and then to the United States who taught history as a professor at the University of Iowa, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Hebrew University. Best known for his studies of Nazism, he is ... Read »


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    • Louis E. Newman

    • Louis E. Newman is the John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies, and Associate Dean of the College and Director of Advising at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. He has been described by Rabbi Eugene Borowitz as "probably our leading contemporary critic of applied Jewish ethical method." ... Read »


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    • Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

    • The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) is a Recognised Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, England. Its research fellows teach on a variety of undergraduate and master's degrees in Oriental studies, and it publishes the Journal of Jewish Studies. The Centre was founded in 1972 by Dr. D ... Read »


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    • Parkes Institute

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      The University of Southampton (abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters) is a public research university located in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in Britain. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework the university was ranked 8t ... Read »


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    • Stefan Reif

    • Stefan Reif (born 21 January 1944) is professor emeritus at the University of Cambridge. He was born in Edinburgh. He has a PhD from University College London and a Doctor of Literature from Cambridge. Stefan Reif graduated at the University of London with first class honours in Hebrew and Aramaic (1964) and obtai ... Read »


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    • Adolf Rosenzweig

    • Rabbi Dr. Adolf Rosenzweig (October 20, 1850, Turdossin, Hungary – August 16, 1918,Kolberg, Germany) was a German moderate liberal rabbi and Biblical and Talmudic scholar. In his publications he dealt with historical and archaeological matters. Adolf Aharon Rosenzweig was born in Turdossin, Hungary. He studie ... Read »


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    • Salomon Ludwig Steinheim Institute

    • The Salomon Ludwig Steinheim Institute of German-Jewish Studies is a research institute of the University of Duisburg-Essen whose research focuses on the cultural and religious history as well as the history of literature and events of the Jewish community in German-speaking areas. The institute has made contributions ... Read »


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    • Alan F. Segal

    • Alan F. Segal (August 2, 1945 – February 13, 2011) was a scholar of ancient religions, specializing in Judaism's relationship to Christianity. Segal was a distinguished scholar, author, and speaker, self-described as a "believing Jew and twentieth-century humanist." Segal was one of the first modern scholars to wr ... Read »


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    • Marc B. Shapiro

    • Marc B. Shapiro (Hebrew: מלך שפירא, born 1966) is a professor and the author of various books and articles on Jewish history, philosophy, and theology. Shapiro received his BA at Brandeis University and his PhD at Harvard University, where he was the last PhD student of Professor Isadore Tw ... Read »


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    • Sholem Aleichem Amur State University

    • Sholem Aleichem Amur State University (Russian: Приамурский государственный университет имени Шолом-Алейхема), formerly Birobidzhan State Pedagogical Ins ... Read »


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    • Shuly Rubin Schwartz

    • Shuly Rubin Schwartz is the Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History and Walter and Sarah Schlesinger Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS). Schwartz is a graduate of Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. S ... Read »


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    • Charles A. Small

    • Charles Asher Small is a Canadian academic, the founder and Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). Dr. Charles Asher Small is the founding Director and President of the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-semitism and Policy (ISGAP). He is also a Senior Research Fello ... Read »


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    • Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies

    • The Society for Crypto-Judaic Studies ("SCJS"), founded in August 1990 by Rabbi Joshua Stampfer of Portland, Oregon, and Dr. Stanley Hordes of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is the major academic organization conducting and encouraging research on the Crypto-Jews of Spain and Portugal and their descendants today. This also invo ... Read »


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    • Sociology of Jewry

    • The sociology of Jewry involves the application of sociological theory and method to the study of the Jewish people and the Jewish religion. Sociologists are concerned with the social patterns within Jewish groups and communities; American Jewry, Israeli Jews and Jewish life in the diaspora. Sociological studies of the ... Read »


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    • Ephraim Avigdor Speiser

    • Ephraim Avigdor Speiser (January 24, 1902 – June 15, 1965) was a Jewish Polish-born American Assyriologist. He discovered the ancient site of Tepe Gawra in 1927 and supervised its excavation between 1931 and 1938. He was born in Skalat, Galicia, (then in Austrian Poland, now Ukraine) and went to school in Lwo ... Read »


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    • Ariel Toaff

    • Ariel Toaff (born 1942) is a professor of Medieval and Renaissance History at Bar Ilan University in Israel, whose work has focused on Jews and their history in Italy. He came to international prominence with the 2007 publication of the first edition of his controversial book Pasque Di Sangue (Passovers of Blood), in ... Read »


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    • UCL Institute of Jewish Studies

    • The UCL Institute of Jewish Studies is an institute located in London, United Kingdom dedicated to the academic study of all branches of Jewish history and civilization. It is a privately funded institute within the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London (UCL), the largest department of He ... Read »


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    • Ellen Umansky

    • Dr. Ellen M. Umansky is the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Professor of Judaic Studies and Director of the Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at Fairfield University located in Fairfield, Connecticut, positions that she has held since 1994. Before coming to Fairfield University, Dr. Umansky taught at various ... Read »


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    • Burton Visotzky

    • Burton L. Visotzky is an American rabbi and scholar of midrash. He is the Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS). Visotzky was educated at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received his BA, Harvard University, where he received his ... Read »


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    • Wexner Graduate Fellowship

    • The Wexner Graduate Fellowship Program supports graduate students planning a career related to Judaism. The program selects 20 students preparing for careers in the rabbinate, the cantorate, academic Jewish studies, and Jewish communal service. Wexner Graduate Fellowships are given to students who are strongly committe ... Read »


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    • Wissenschaft des Judentums

    • "Wissenschaft des Judentums" ("Jewish Studies" or "Judaic Studies" in German) refers to a nineteenth-century movement premised on the critical investigation of Jewish literature and culture, including rabbinic literature, using scientific methods to analyze the origins of Jewish traditions. The first organized att ... Read »


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