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Scholarship for the Leo Baeck Institute London


The Leo Baeck Institute in conjunction with the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London is offering two bursaries tenable for the academic year 2015/2016 for students taking the Leo Baeck Institute MA in European Jewish History.

Pictures from Generals wearing yarmulkes. Does the IDF face a threat of dual authority?


On February 17, Dr. Stuart Cohen, Ashkelon Academic College, gave a spirited lecture on the recent increasing proportion of 'national religious' Jews in the Israel Defense Force and what this means.

Pictures & Video from How Has the Changing Role of Women in Israel Affected Jewish Orthodox Society?


Dr. Tova Cohen, Bar-Ilan University, gave a wonderful lecture tracing changes in Israeli society and identifying those that are affecting communities that adhere to a religiously observant Jewish lifestyle, where women have traditionally been excluded from the hegemonic center.

Upcoming Events

1948 as a Jewish World War

03/29/2015 02:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Derek J. Penslar.

Dreyfus Was Not Alone: Jewish Military Officers in the Modern World

03/30/2015 02:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Derek J. Penslar. Event time TBA.

Latin American Jewish Studies Association Conference

06/21/2015 11:00 AM

LAJSA Conference with exciting and interesting speakers and panelists to explore various topics on Judaism in Latin America.

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