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Katz Center Fellowship

AUGUST 2023 - The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for its 2024–25 Fellowship, supporting new research focusing on the intersection of Jewish Studies and the Study of Health, Medicine, and the Body.
Dedline for application: October 18, 2023 details

Lama Shetzer Professorship in Michigan

AUGUST 2023 - The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michiganinvites applications for the Lama Shetzer Professorship (tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor) in Contemporary Jewish Life, starting August 2024. Application review begins on September 18, 2023.

Tenure track position in Jewish Thought

AUGUST 2023 - The Goldstein-Goren International Center for Jewish Thought at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites applications for a tenure track position in Modern Jewish Thought (19th-20th centuries) with an emphasis on Modern Jewish Philosophy.
Deadline for application: December 31, 2023 details

Stipendien des Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerks

AUGUST 2023 - The Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Studienwerk invites applications for Jewish students and doctoral candidates as well as doctoral candidates with a subject-related connection to Judaism.
Applications for Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates to be sent between September 1 - 30, 2023
Applications for scholarships for students to be sent between October 2 - 31, 2023

Research Associate in Provenance Research

AUGUST 2023 - The Topography of Terror Foundation invites applications for a research associate (TV-L 13) in provenance research for books published before 1946 from the library's collection, starting October 2023.
Deadline for application: August 15, 2023 details - auf Deutsch

Professorship for Jewish Education and Pedagogy - Heidelberg

JULY 2023 - The Heidelberg University of Jewish Studies invites applications for a W1 Professorship (tenure-track) or W2 Professorship (with tenure) in Jewish Education and Pedagogy starting April 1, 2024. Deadline for application: September 8, 2023: details

Professorship of Jewish Studies - Freie Universität Berlin

JULY 2023 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for a Professorship (W3 or equivalent) with a focus on European Cultural and Social History in the Middle Ages and/or Modern Era. Deadline for application: August 10, 2023: details

Project Grants of ZURÜCKGEBEN Foundation

JULY 2023 - The Foundation ZURÜCKGEBEN awards project grants to Jewish women who live and work in Germany. The Programm provide grants to support artistic or scientific projects in different disciplines like Film, Literature, performance dance und Theater, Art, and scientific research.
Applications for the funding year 2024 can be submitted until August 8, 2023: details

Professorship in Jewish Philosophy in Heidelberg

JUNE 2023 - The University of Jewish Studies in Heidelberg invites applications for a professorship in Jewish Philosophy and Intellectual History (W1 level with tenure track or W2 level) starting April 1, 2024.
Deadline for application: July 31, 2023 details

Jewish/Queer/Trans Frankel Institute Fellowship Michigan

MAY 2023 - The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for its Fellowship Programm. The theme for the academic year 2024/2025 is Jewish/Queer/Trans.
Deadline for application: November 6, 2023 details

New in Compact Memory

April 2023 - The Mitteilungsblatt, the journal of the Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa is freely accessible through Compact Memory. As part of a cooperation with the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem and the Association of Israelis of Central European Origin all volumes from 1932 to 2006 were digitized. The journal was published under different titles:
Mitteilungsblatt der Hitachduth Olej Germania, 1932-1939
Mitteilungsblatt der Hitachdut Olej Germania we Austria, 1939-1943
Mitteilungsblatt des Irgun Olei Merkas Europa, 1943-2006 Ausgaben

Listen to the newest episode of Frankfurts University Library Podcast

MARCH 2023 - Learn about our work at the FID Jewish Studies and about the Judaica Division at Frankfurts University Library in the newest podcast episode of the Library

FID Jewish Studies Funding extended

JULY 2022 - The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the third project phase of the Specizialized Information Service (FID) for Jewish Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
The three-year project phase will be funded with 1.6 Million Euros and enables the FID Jewish Studies to further develop its service for researchers in all fields of Jewish Studies, including Israel Studies, for scholar from other fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences engaged in research on Judaism and Jewish life in the past and the present, and for museums, archives and libraries with relevant Herbaria and Judaica collections. Providing access to literature, sources and digital databases will continue to be a key feature of the FIDs work.
The FID for Jewish Studies is a collaboration between the University Library at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and Professor Dr. Kai Eckert from the Hochschule für Medien Stuttgart.
Press Release - in German

New Database: Yerusha - European Jewish Archives Portal

JUNE 2022 - Yerusha (Hebrew for "inheritance") is a new online platform uniting Jewish archival heritage held in hundreds of archives, libraries and museums across Europe. This database features thousands of in-depth archival descriptions giving researchers access to a wealth of records covering all major subjects of Jewish history. Yerusha is an initiative of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.

Otzar HaHochma: New Interface

MAY 2022 - Otzar HaHochma, one of our FID-Licences has launched a new interface improving search navigation features in this key digital Judaic Studies library.
Short user-guide

The Ben Gurion Archive - New Digital Ressource

May 2022 - The Ben-Gurion Archive was founded in the 1970s to preserve the memory to the first prime minister of Israel. The Archive is run by the Ben-Gurion Heritage Institute and the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The archive includes collections of Ben Gurion's journals, correspondences (circa 1900-1973), speeches, protocols of organizations and institutions he served in throughout his life as well as audio and video clips.
further information

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