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Academic Council

The Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society is an organization of scholars committed to the study of American Jewish history that seeks to support and maintain the highest standards of scholarship in the field.

Scholars of American Jewish history become members of the Academic Council by joining the AJHS and participating in its activities. Members of the Academic Council oversee the journal, American Jewish History, and serve on the committees that award the Society’s grants and awards to undergraduate, graduate students, and scholars. In addition, the Academic Council holds a biennial Scholars’ conference, and initiate programs, symposia and exhibitions concerned with American Jewish history. The Executive Committee serves as the governing body of the Academic Council. For more information about how to join the Academic Council of the AJHS, please contact

Become a Member Of The Academic Council

With your two year membership you will receive a two year’s subscription to the journal American Jewish History

Graduate Students
$50/two years
Members making less than $50,000
$70/two years
Members making $50,000-$75,000
$110/two years
Members making $75,000 – $110,000
$150/two years
Members making more than $110,000
$200/two years