You can now apply for the doctoral fellowship of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University. The doctoral fellows program provides intellectual and professional support to a small group of current doctoral students in North America and Israel-based universities whose research is, in one form or another, related to Jewish education.
On Friday 22 July, a plaque was unveiled in the city of Worcester to commemorate the medieval Jewish community which had existed there until it’s expulsion in 1275. Professor Miri Rubin, President of the Jewish Historical Society of England, attended and produced a summary of the event.
Published in History: The Journal of the Historical Association, Dr MacLellan’s article examines the interactions of medieval Jews with the Tower of London as prisoners, sanctuary-seekers, and employees.
On 8 November 2022, Micha Perry will talk at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, about “Eldad Ha-Dani and the Return of the Ten Lost Tribes” in their Messiah and Messianism” lecture series.
Nick Posegay’s Points of Contact: The Shared Intellectual History of Vocalisation in Syriac, Arabic, and Hebrew (Open Book Publishers, 2021) won the British and Irish Association for Jewish Studies Book Prize.
“My research interests center around Jewish-Christian relations and Jewish experience in Western Europe between 1290 and 1550. I am particularly fascinated by the migration of Hebrew manuscripts and manuscript production practices in this period.