Publications. The Association of Jewish Libraries publishes several serials including a scholarly journal Judaica Librarianship and the electronic quarterlies AJL News and AJL Reviews.AJL also has an electronic mailing list called Hasafran (Hebrew for the librarian). In 2014, Judaica Librarianship became an online journal. Back issues are freely available 12 months after the publication date.
Nowadays, when many Jewish book collections and libraries from the interwar period no longer exist, printed catalogues are the only remaining sources which enable us to reconstruct their contents and make it possible to study reading preferences of their founders, owners and users.
Judaica Librarianship, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Jewish Libraries, provides a forum for scholarship on all theoretical or practical aspects of Jewish Studies librarianship and cultural stewardship in the digital age; bibliographical, bibliometric and comprehensive studies related to Jewish booklore; historical studies or current surveys of noteworthy collections; and.The Association of Jewish Libraries, Inc. is an international professional organization for librarians and others who have an interest in Judaica. Members include academic and research libraries, archives, special collections, Jewish community libraries, synagogue libraries, Jewish day school media centers, booksellers, publishers, and authors. The organization's mission is to promote Jewish.ALA’s newest affiliate is the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL), a professional organization for librarians who work with Judaic collections. AJL was formed in 1966 with the merging of the Jewish Librarians Association and the Jewish Library Association. Reflecting this two-party origin, the current organization has two divisions, one that serves academe (the Research Libraries, Archives.
The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Includes association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.Read More
Association of Jewish Libraries Student Scholarships Submitted on Monday, March 19, 2018 The AJL offers four annual literary prizes as a member awards for libraries seeking accreditation, to individuals who have made significant contributions to AJL the field of Judiaca Librarianship, and to individuals who would like to attend the annual conference.Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia welcomes the participation of Jews across the religious spectrum, interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds, gender identities, and sexual orientations. If you require special accommodations, please contact us, and we will make every effort to meet your needs.Read More
The European Association for Jewish Studies (EAJS) is the sole umbrella organisation for Europe representing the academic field of Jewish Studies. Its primary aim is to encourage and support the research and teaching of Jewish studies at university level in Europe, and other places of higher education and learning.Read More
The Association of Jewish Libraries encourages the publication of outstanding works of Judaica reference and bibliography through its annual awards. We are pleased to announce the award winners for titles published in 2014. Outside the Bible: Ancient Jewish Writings Related to Scripture, edited by Louis H. Feldman, James L.Read More
Winners of the Association of Jewish Libraries award: Life, After by Sarah Darer Littman, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, and OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy.Read More
Dorothy H. and Lewis Rosenstiel Scholarship-Jewish (College of the Holy Cross) Dr. Louis Goldberg Memorial Scholarship (Moody Bible Institute). National Council of Jewish Women Scholarships (California State University-Long Beach) R. Raoul Wallenberg Scholarship.Read More
The Association of Jewish Libraries awards the Sydney Taylor Book Award annually for books that authentically portray the Jewish experience in children's literature, the Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award for the most promising unpublished Judaic manuscript for children and the AJL Jewish Fiction Award for works of fiction for adult readers with significant Jewish thematic content.Read More
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Scholarships for Studies in Israel, Canada and US This listing reflects funding opportunities available through Jewish organizations, foundations, groups and educational institutions in the Greater Toronto Area. Many of the scholarships support studying in Israel.Read More