Reader's Guides, alphabetical by topic:

Abuse  |  Abusing Workers (Passover 2012)  |  Aging & Elders  |  AJS resources: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010  |  Black History Month  |  Camping  |  Christian-Jewish Relations  |  College Students  |  Conflict Among Jews  |  Conservative Movement  |  Conversion  |  Crime  |  Debbie Friedman  |  December Dilemma  |  Demographic research ("Before Pew")  |  Disability & Special Needs  |  Economic Justice  |  Election Day Special 2012  |  Environmental Issues  |  GA (General Assembly) resources: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011  |  Immersive & Experiential Education  |  Immigration  |  Intermarriage  |  Iran   |  Israel Attitudes  |  Israel Education  |  Jerusalem  |  Jewish Community Centers (JCCs)  |  Jewish Text  |  Journalism/Press  |  Labor movement  |  Language  |  Leonard "Leibel" Fein  |  LGBT Issues: Nov 2010; Mar 2015  |  Marriage & Divorce  |  Muslim-Jewish Relations  |  New York  |  Orthodoxy  |  Passover 2012 (Abusing Workers)  |  Peace  |  Philanthropy  |  Politics  |  Population  |  Poverty  |  Purim 2012 (Iran)  |  Reconstructionist, Renewal, other small denominations  |  Reform movement  |  Secular Jews  |  Service  |  September 11  |  Shoah Survivors  |  Synagogues & Kehillot  |  War  |  Women in the Jewish Professional World  |  Workplace  |  Year in Social Research: (20142013, 2012)
 

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June 2015: Year (2014) in Social Research

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May 2015: Conflict Among Jews

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Guest introduction: Yehuda Kurtzer
President, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

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March 2015: LGBT Issues

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Guest introduction: Daniel Nevins
Dean, JTS Division of Religious Leadership

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January 2015: Jewish Community Centers (JCCs)

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Guest introduction: Joy Levitt
Executive Director, The JCC in Manhattan

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December 2014: Jews & Crime

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Guest introduction: Robert A. Rockaway
Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv U. Author, But He Was Good to His Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters

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AJS Resource Guide 2014: BJPA Readings for Conference Sessions of Special Interest to ASSJ Members

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November 2014 | GA Resource Guide 2014

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"A Dual Challenge: Delegitimation & Disaffiliation"

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October 2014 | Peace

War & Peace series, no. 2

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Guest Introduction: Naomi Chazan
Dean, School of Government and Society at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo
Director, Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere, Van Leer Institute
Former MK and Deputy Speaker of Knesset
Former President and current Board Member, New Israel Fund

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September 2014 | War

War & Peace series, no. 1

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Guest Introduction: Deborah Dash Moore
Director, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies
Huetwell Professor of History, University of Michigan

New: Speeches by Jack Ukeles 
New policy paper: What Is To Be Done? Policy Responses to the Shrinking Jewish Middle

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July 2014 | Year (2013) in Social Research

Special Reader's Guide in cooperation with the Journal of Jewish Sociology

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June 2014 | Israel Education

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Guest introduction: Barry Chazan
Professor of Education and Founding Director, Masters Program in Jewish Professional Studies at Spertus College
Professor Emeritus in Education, The Hebrew University
Founding International Director of Education and Senior Educational Consultant, Taglit Birthright Israel
Educational consultant, the iCenter

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May 2014 | Immersive & Experiential Education

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Guest Introduction: Lee Shulman
President Emeritus, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Charles E. Ducommun Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
President Emeritus, American Educational Research Association
Chair of the Advisory Board, The Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education (CASJE)

Community Announcement: The Harold M. Schulweis Institute

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April 2014 | Shoah Survivors

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Guest Introduction: Menachem Z. Rosensaft
General Counsel, World Jewish Congress
Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School
Editor, God, Faith and Identity in the Ashes, Perspectives of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors (Jewish Lights Publishing)

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March 2014 | Conversion

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Guest Introduction: Sylvia Barack Fishman
Chair, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department, Brandeis

Video: Knowledge to Action: The Policy Implications of Connected to Give

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Feb 2014 | Before Pew

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Guest Introduction: Shaul Kelner
Associate Professor of Sociology & Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt

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December 2013 | AJS 2013

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November 2013 | GA 2013

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October 2013 | Aging & Elders

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Guest Introduction: Marion Lev Cohen
Rabbi for Community Engagement, Central Synagogue

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August 2013 | Christian-Jewish Relations

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J-Vault: Henry Ford's Apology to the Jews

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July 2013 | The Leibel Fein Papers

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Introducing the Leonard "Leibel" Fein Collection

Introducing the Jewish Survey Question Bank (JSQB)Video intro

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June 2013 | Year (2012) in Social Research

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May 2013 | Jerusalem

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J-Vault: Peoplehood & Pluralism 100 Years Ago

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April 2013 | Environmental Issues

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March 2013 | Economic Justice

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February 2013 | Black History Month

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January 2013 | Synagogues & Kehillot

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New on BJPA: Ma'yan Journey

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AJS Resource Guide 2012: Essential Readings for Conference Sessions of Special Interest to ASSJ Members

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December 2012 | Secular Jews & Secular Judaism | The December Dilemma

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J-Vault: On the "Native Shrewdness" of Jewish Hoboes

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Election Day Special 2012: the Jewish Vote

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November 2012 | JFNA General Assembly 2012

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Guest Introduction: Mandell "Bill" Berman

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September 2012 | Jewish Politics

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Guest Introduction: J.J. Goldberg
Senior Columnist, The Jewish Daily Forward 

New on BJPA: Research and reports on Israelis abroad by Lilach Lev Arie 

Blog: Politics & Scripture

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July 2012 | Reconstructionism, Renewal, & Other

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Guest Introduction: Riv-Ellen Prell
Professor of American Studies, University of Minnesota

New Publication: Southern Jewish History

J-Vault: Empowered Judaism, 1956 Edition

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June 2012 | New York

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J-Vault: What Do We Owe Peter Stuyvesant?

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May 2012 | Orthodox Judaism

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Guest Introduction: Samuel C. Heilman
Harold Proshansky Chair in Jewish Studies & Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Queens College C.U.N.Y.

Podcast: Dual Language Public Schools

J-Vault: Discrimination Against Shoah Survivors, and the Need for Zionism

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

Special Reader's Guide: Abusing Workers (Passover 2012)

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April 2012 | Conservative Judaism

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Guest Introduction: Steven Wernick
CEO, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism

Video: Prof. Erica Foldy on Workplace Diversity

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Special Reader's Guide: Iran (Purim 2012)

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

March 2012 | Jewish Languages

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Event: Dual Language Public Schools (3/26/12)

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February 2012 | Reform Judaism

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Guest Introduction: David Ellenson
President, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

J-Vault: Black History Month

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January 2012 | Jewish College Students

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Paula Hyman z"l

J-Vault: A Census of Jewish College Students

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December 2011 | Intermarriage

Podcast: Jewish Values, Jewish Interests (with Prof. Ruth Wisse and Rabbi Joy Levitt)

J-Vault: Why Do Jews Cluster in Certain Jobs?

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

Resource Guide to the 2011 AJS Conference

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

Resource Guide for the 2011 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America

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November 2011 | Marriage & Divorce

Video: Prof. David Elcott on Faith in Academia

J-Vault: Sunday Laws

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October 2011 | Jewish Philanthropy

Video: Prof. David Elcott on Interfaith and Interethnic Coalition Building

J-Vault: Who Will Rest and Who Will Wander 

Event: Brandeis to Host Socio-Demography Conference

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September 2011 | Remembering September 11

Video: Prof. Rogan Kersh on AIPAC and J Street

J-Vault: Sharing the World with "the Mongolian, the Negro and the Hindoo"

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August 2011 | Jewish Population

New Feature: User Upload

J-Vault: When Government Cuts Social Services

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July 2011 | Jewish Service

J-Vault: Censorship & Sensitivity

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

June 2011 | Jewish Camping

Complete Sh'ma Collection

J-Vault: 41,000 Glasses of Milk

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

May 2011 | Jewish Poverty

J-Vault: An American Zionist Vision From 1948

Video: Dr. Micha Goodman: We Need a Passionate Middle Ground

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

April 2011 | Abuse in the Jewish Community

JVault: Jewish Language and Culture in Public Schools (1916)

YouTube: R. Yitz Greenberg: Jewish Youth Should Commit to a Year of Service

Event: Conference on Judaism 2030, by the Jewish Outreach Institute, May 23-24 in New York City

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March 2011 | Jews and the Labor Movement

Video: PLO Ambassador to Washington speaks at the BJPA

Video: Cohen's Comments--The Gender Salary Gap 

[Alphabetical list of Guides by topic]

February 2011 | Debbie Friedman z'l

Video: Cohen's Comments--Birthright Israel and JStreet

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January 2011 | Changing the Jewish Workplace

Featured: Collected Speeches of Charles Liebman

Podcast: Textual Ecstasy and Spiritual Struggle: Serving the Soul of the Practicing Rabbi

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Resource Guide for the 2010 Association for Jewish Studies Conference

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November 2010 | LGBT Issues

Featured Report: Profiling the Professionals

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October 2010 | The Jewish Press

Featured Topic: Breast Cancer and the Jewish Community (materials from Sharsheret)

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September 2010 | Jewish-Muslim Relations

Featured Report: Interrogating Jewish Peoplehood: Where Do We Go From Here?

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July 2010 | American Jewish Immigration

New Report: First Annual Report to The AVI CHAI Foundation on the Progress of its Decision to Spend Down

Featured Author: Deborah Dash Moore

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June 2010 | Attitudes Towards Israel

New Report: Baby Boomers, Public Service, and Minority Communities

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May 2010 | Conversion

Featured Report: Tanakh Standards and Benchmarks Project

Featured Author: Isa Aron

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April 2010 | Special Needs

Featured Topic: Israel-Diaspora Relations

Featured Author: Paul Ritterband

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March 2010 | Women in the Jewish Professional World

Featured Report: Sex and the Seminary

Featured Author: Sylvia Barack Fishman

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January 2010

Letter from Steven: Event with Adam Gamoran on Measuring the Impact of Educational Programs

Spotlight Issue: Leadership

Featured Author: Shifra Bronznick

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December 2009

Letter from Steven: Introduction and report on our official inaugural events

Spotlight Issue: World AIDS Day

Featured Author: John Ruskay

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