Thursday, September 24, 2015

The JDC Archives Fellowships

Dear Friend of the JDC Archives,
Applications for the 2016 JDC Archives Fellowship programs are now being accepted. Two or three fellowships will be awarded this year from the Fred and Ellen Lewis/JDC Archives Fellowship and the Ruth and David Musher/JDC Archives Fellowship to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem. Research topics in the fields of twentieth century Jewish history, general history, and humanitarian assistance will be considered, as well as other areas of research covered in the JDC archival collections. The amount granted will range from $2000 to $5000 per fellow, and applications will be accepted until January 15, 2016.
We would appreciate it if you would share this information with others who may be interested.
Sincerely,
The JDC Archives Team
 The JDC Archives houses one of the world’s most significant collections of modern Jewish history. Comprising the organizational records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization, the archives includes over 3 miles of text documents, 100,000 photographs, a research library of more than 6,000 books, 1,100 audio recordings including oral histories, and a video collection.
With records of activity in more than 90 countries dating from 1914 to the present, the JDC Archives is located in two centers, New York City and Jerusalem, and is open to the public by appointment. For more information, visit archives.jdc.org. For more information on JDC Archives Fellowships, visit the Fellowships page.

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