Welcome to JSN, an affiliate of Hebrew College and Shamash. Our H-Judaic network has been a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online since 1993. JSN is one of the oldest Internet projects in the humanities, initially operating as Judaica/He'Asif, starting in February 1989, operating out of Jerusalem using mailing list services at Tel Aviv U. From 1991-93 the network was at the University of Minnesota.

With 3,000 subscribers worldwide, JSN is the premier digital source concerning Judaica and the academic study and discussion of Judaism ancient, mediaeval, and modern. All services of JSN are provided free of charge.



Recent Content

Passing of Dr. Naomi Goldstein Cohen

H-Judaic mourns the passing of Dr. Naomi Goldstein Cohen (1930-2022).  A noted Philo scholar, Dr. Cohen was best known for her widely-praised book PHILO'S SCRIPTURES, which made the case for "a haftarah cycle in Second Temple Judaism."  She also published on Philo's "Universe of Discourse," and on Philo and Traditional Judaism, among other scholarly articles.  She was conscious of her own unusual role as a Orthodox Rebbitzen (married to R.

EVENT: What’s Cooking in the Yiddish Kitchen, with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (Thursday, Mar. 10, 2022)

What's Cooking in the Yiddish Kitchen, Recipes for Immigrant Women

Thursday, March 10, 2022

3:30-4:00 PM ET online

Doc Chat is a program series that digs deep into the stories behind the Library’s most interesting collections and highlights ways that educators can incorporate them into the classroom.

EVENT: Faith-Based Environmental Action: The Jewish Experience

The Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University is pleased to invite you to a talk entitled "Faith-Based Environmental Action: The Jewish Experience" with Prof. Tanhum Yoreh, held within the framework of York University's Climate Change Research Month, on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 12pm on Zoom.