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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.

PhD Positions at the University of Bern

JUNE 2022 - The Institute of Historical Theology and the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Bern invite applications for four PhD positions as part of the research project of the SNF (Schweizerischer Nationalfond) The Jewish and Christian Samuel: Connections, Demarcations, Entanglements, starting January 1, 2023.
Deadline for application: September 30, 2022 details

Two part-time Associate positions in Judaic Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt

MAY 2022 - The Institute for Judaic Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for two part-time Research and Teaching Associate positions:
- one (E13 TV-G-U, 50%) in Early Modern and/or Modern Jewish History;
- the second (E13 TV-G-U, 75%) in Medieval Judaism and/or Rabbinic Studies.
Deadline for application: June 30, 2022 details

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

Ukrainian-Israeli Scientific Research Program in Digital Humanities

MAY 2022 - Within the framework of the Ukrainian-Israeli scientific cooperation, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (MESU)] and the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology of the State of Israel (MOST invite research teams to submit joint proposals for research projects in the Digital Humanities focussing on Jewish-Ukrainian Heritage and History carried out by scientists from both countries.
Deadline: July 14, 2022 details Hebrew and English

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.
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