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Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Pennsylvania

NOVEMBER 2023 - The Jewish Studies Programm at the University of Pennsylvania announces the Goldin Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies for the 2024-2025 academic year. This fellowship is open to scholars in all fields of Jewish Studies.
Deadline for application: January 16, 2024 details

Research Associate Dubnow Institute

NOVEMBER 2023 - The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow invites applications for a Research Associate and Coordinator for the DFG-funded International Research Training Group (IRTG) Belongings: Jewish Material Culture in Twentieth-Century Europe and Beyond. The IRTG is a cooperation with the [Hebrew University of Jerusalem] (https://en.huji.ac.il/). Deadline for application: Decemer 15, 2023 details

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe Grants

NOVEMBER 2023 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe is accepting applications for its Academic Jewish Studies Grant Programmes. Funding is available for Doctoral Fellowships, Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Digital Humanities Research Grants, Jewish Language Teaching Fellowships, and Academic Language Grants.
Deadline for application: January 9, 2024 details

Assistant Professor at the University of Cambridge

NOVEMBER 2023 - The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge invites applications for the position of an Assistant Professor in Hebrew and the Jews of the Medieval Middle East, starting on September 1, 2024.
Deadline for application: December 10, 2023 details

Research Associate Jewish-Muslim Studies

NOVEMBER 2023 - The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow invites applications for a Research Associate as part of the Ignaz Goldziher Program for Jewish-Muslim Studies.
Deadline for application: December 4, 2023 details

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

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