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- Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory: Gateway to over 400 resources in Jewish studies worldwide, including university programs, libraries, instant access to online catalogs and databases.
- Center for Israel and Jewish Studies - Columbia University: Coordinates interdisciplinary studies, focusing on Jewish civilization in its historical and contemporary dimensions.
- Center for Jewish Studies - University of Florida: Provides an undergraduate, interdepartmental curriculum which serves as a basis for understanding Jewish culture, religion, and civilization.
- Center for Judaic Studies - University of Denver: Offers an interdisciplinary program exploring the evolution of Jewish civilization and its expression in history, literature, philosophy and religion.
- Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies - Boston University: Offers a broad-based curriculum in Jewish history, literature, and thought, in addition to Hebrew language study.
- Elul: A center for pluralistic Jewish education, combining a research-academic approach to learning with a personalized, interdisciplinary curriculum.
- Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies: Focal point for the study and teaching of Judaica through publications, fellowships, lectures, and discussions.
- Jewish Studies - University of Virginia: Examines aspects of Jewish society, history, language, literature, and culture, including Jewish beliefs and practices.
- Jewish Studies Program - American University: Analyzes Jewish civilization and its cultural and religious expressions from the biblical period to the present.
- Jewish Theological Seminary: The academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide.
- Jewish University in Moscow: Offers undergraduate programs with courses in Hebrew and Jewish studies, the humanities, and social sciences. Russia.
- Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies: Combines classical Jewish learning and modern scholarship with a focus on training educators and adult continuing education courses.
- MILAH - the Jerusalem Institute for Education: Hebrew language ulpan offering activities for involvement in Israeli society and culture.
- Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies: Offers yeshiva, birthright, Judaic studies, and executive learning programs with a focus on developing community leadership skills.
- Melton Center for Jewish Studies - Ohio State University: Offers courses for all levels in Hebrew language, literature, cognate Semitic languages, Yiddish, Jewish history, Rabbinics, and Jewish philosophy.
- Michigan Jewish Institute - MJI: Independant institution sponsered by the Lubavitch movement, offering degrees based on business and computer information curriculum in a religious environment.
- Migdal Torah: Offers classes, programs and symposiums in all aspects of Judaism. Designed for men and women of college age and older with little or no prior Jewish education in the Chicago Metropolitan area.
- Neve Yerushalayim: College for Jewish women in Israel and abroad, providing beginner to advanced level credited college courses for women in Jewish studies. Offers additional week long and summer seminars.
- Ohr Somayach: Offers beginner to advanced level Jewish courses for men. Program length varies. Orthodox.
- Ohr Tmimim, Kfar Chabad, Israel: Jewish studies program for English-speaking young men looking to become more religious. Founded by the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
- Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Major research institution with extensive bibliography, conference announcements, papers and e-mail discussion group.
- Petersburg Institute for Jewish Studies: Trains highly qualified specialists in various fields of Jewish studies with the goal of reviving the Russian-Jewish intelligentsia.
- Ph.D. Program in Judaic Studies - Yale University: Focuses on Jewish society, texts, ideologies, and institutions comparatively in relation to surrounding societies and cultures.
- Program in Judaic Studies - Princeton University: Provides an interdisciplinary perspective on Jewish history, religion, language, and culture from biblical times to the modern day.
- Reconstructionist Rabbinical College: The rabbinical school for Reconstructionist Judaism, training prospective students for ordination.
- Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies - Graduate Theological Union: Follows a text-based, pluralistic approach to Judaism, using seminars for collaborative study between students and faculty.
- She'arim College of Jewish Studies for Women: Personalized Torah education for women, focusing on practical learning and integrating Torah and Mitzvot into daily lives.
- Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - Chicago: Offers academic degree programs in Jewish studies and communal services. Provides research facilities, exhibitions, and collections.
- Ta Shma: Pluralistic Jewish Learning: Programs in Israel exploring Jewish texts, thought, art and spiritual life, with faculty of different 'flavors' of Judaism planning and teaching together.
- Taube Center for Jewish Studies - Stanford University: Offers courses and symposia on Jewish history, literature, language, religion and politics. Students may create individually designed majors in Jewish studies.
- The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life - Rutgers: National `resource` for education and research on contemporary, historical, cultural, religious, and political aspects of Jewish life.
- The Center for Judaic Studies - University of Pennsylvania: Devoted to post-doctoral research on Jewish civilization in its historical and cultural manifestations.
- The Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies - Northwestern University: Offers Jewish Studies courses and a minor degree, lectures, symposia and international conferences open to the community.
- The Institute for Jewish Studies - Emory University: Focuses on American Jewish studies, history, identity and Israel, rabbinical tradition, Hebrew linguistics, and literature.
- The Jerusalem College of Technology: Provides technological study programs targeting high-tech and engineering fields with an intensive dual program in Jewish studies.
- The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies - University of Hartford: Offers degrees in Judaic Studies, pre-cantorial studies, and Jewish education, with the option of archaeological excavations in Israel.
- The Mesorah Center for Continuing Jewish Education: Provides programs and lectures dealing with Jewish heritage, culture, and educational development.
- The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies: Jewish creative learning institute, emphasizing intellectual openness, rigorous textual analysis, and opportunities for personal spiritual growth.
- The Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program - Indiana University: Offers a wide range of courses, scholarships, internships, and study-abroad programs for Jewish Studies students.
- The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies - New York University: Encompasses Hebrew language and literature as well as medieval and modern Jewish history and culture.
- University of Maryland - Jewish Studies Program: An interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Jewish studies encouraging research, offering courses on culture, language, history, philosophy and literature.
- Yakar Center for Tradition and Creativity: Offers study opportunities with a focus on social concern, awareness, and spiritual expression.