OCHJS Visiting Fellowships

The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) and its Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) invite applications for 2 Visiting Fellowships from applicants who are current, established academics and/or postdoctoral researchers working on any aspect of rare Judeo-languages, including linguistics, literature, manuscript studies, and book history. (Doctoral students are not eligible to apply.) The 2 successful applicants will become Visiting Fellows of the OCHJS for at least one calendar month during either Oxford University’s Hilary Term 2023 or Trinity Term 2023. Each Visiting Fellow will be the recipient of a £3,000 honorarium.

Deadline: 28 September 2022.

Report from the Workshop on the recently found Mikveh in Chemnitz

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At the beginning of this year, a mikveh was discovered in Chemnitz during archaeological investigations on the edge of the Chemnitz city center. It is a brick structure with a rectangular basin into which two steps lead down. Neither the archaeological context nor the construction method allows concrete conclusions about the age; the mikveh seems to be late medieval or early modern.

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