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2013-prior Alumni News

Dissertations and Job Placements

View NEJS Ph.D. dissertations and job placements from 1954 to 2015.


"...the fruits of what I have gained from NEJS continue to enrich my students and my own children in the next generation, as a veritable structure for the life and spirit of my family.”

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2014-2015 Alumni News

Congratulations to three NEJS PhD alumni whose books have been awarded the 2014 National Jewish Book Awards:

Yohanan Petrovsky Shtern won in the category of history for his book, Golden Age of the Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe.

Orit Kent won in the category of Jewish education for her book (with Elie Holzer), A Philosophy of Havruta: Understanding and Teaching the Art of Text Study in Pairs.

Adam Mendelsohn won in the category of American Jewish Studies for his book, The Rag Race.