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Two opportunities from RRC's Center for Jewish Ethics


For scholars at the dissertation stage and beyond:

RRC is excited to announce an exciting new research opportunity funded by the NEH called "Race, Religion and American Judaism: Cross-Disciplinary Research, Public Scholarship and Curriculum Development." They are currently seeking applicants for ten humanities and humanistic social science research fellows who will work collaboratively in the coming months to advance scholarship and Jewish education about race, religion, and Jewish experience. Each fellow will be paid a $6,500 stipend for completing their research project. You can find more information and the application form at this link. The application deadline is Monday, February 21st. Please feel free to bring your questions to the project coordinator, Eli Cohn-Postell,

For graduate students and rabbinical students:

Each year, the Center for Jewish Ethics sponsors an essay contest to encourage fresh thinking on contemporary Jewish ethics. The Whizin Prize in Jewish Ethics will be awarded for the best essay, research paper or curriculum addressing a contemporary ethical issue from a Jewish perspective. The prize includes an award of $1,800 and publication on the Center’s website. Submissions of any length are welcome, including those written in fulfillment of class requirements. Entries are due March 1. You can find more information here.

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