Funding Europe’s Leading Jewish Studies Research Centre
The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, fully funded by the Oxford Centre, is the leading research centre for academic Jewish Studies in Europe. Today, Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Oxford are more wide-ranging, more influential and more exciting than at any time in the history of the University.
Teaching one of the
World’s Greatest Cultures
Undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, taught by the Centre’s Fellows, cover the study of Jewish history, culture and relations with other traditions from antiquity to modern times, and the study of Hebrew of all periods, Aramaic and Yiddish. For information about these courses, please contact the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Curating the Past,
Creating the Future
The Centre’s Leopold Muller Memorial Library holds unique collections of books, journals, archives, and pamphlets which constitute an irreplaceable resource for scholars, students, and visitors.
Call for Job Applications: Executive Editor, Journal of Jewish Studies
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is seeking to fill the position of Journal of Jewish Studies (JJS) Executive Editor from 1st September 2023. The post, which is directly responsible to the Centre’s President, will coordinate a team and work in close collaboration with the Editors of the Journal. The role comprises the…
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Trinity Term Jewish Music Course
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS COURSE We are happy to announce that Dr Diana Matut will be teaching a new music course in May 2023. The Third Space: Interactions of Jewish and Black Music Cultures Mondays, 17:00-18:00 UK Time, Online via Zoom For centuries, music was a space that…
Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School 2023
We are happy to announce that the Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will take place online from August 29 – September 8, 2023. This year the school is being offered online (via Zoom). The school offers nine days of intensive teaching in Biblical Hebrew. Each weekday, there will be 3 hours of teaching, delivered in…
3 Calls for Applications for Visiting Fellowships
The OCHJS is delighted to announce its calls for applications for 3 different forms of Visiting Fellowships: 1 OCHJS-IHBMR Visiting Fellowship in Manuscript Studies, 2 Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages Visiting Fellowships and 3 Salo and Jeannette Baron Visiting Fellowships in Jewish History. Each of these Visiting Fellowships will last for the duration of…
Taube Prizes for Student Writing in Hebrew and Jewish Studies
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) is pleased to announce the opening of submissions for 2 Taube Prizes for Student Writing in Hebrew and Jewish Studies, generously funded by Taube Philanthropies. Current Master’s and DPhil students at the University of Oxford across Faculties working on any topic in Hebrew and/or Jewish Studies…
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OSRJL Classes Beginning in Trinity Term 2023
Applications for Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) classes beginning in Trinity Term 2023—Judeo-Greek and Judeo-Provençal—are now open! To apply, please use this form. The deadline to submit applications is 23 March 2023 at 12:00 noon UK time. For more information about the specific classes, as well as the programme as a whole, please…