An interdisciplinary organization of social scientists researching the Jewish people throughout the world.

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Our Mission, Our Members, Our Activities

The Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry promotes and enhances the social scientific study of Jews around the world. Our association reflects the wide range of social science disciplines, and our members include scholars, researchers and professionals in academic, applied, and communal contexts. Our activities link us together, fostering partnerships, catalyzing new work, and strengthening our field. We invite you to join us.
The ASSJ:
  • Creates opportunities for networking and collaboration among our members through conferences and online forums.
  • Recognizes and publishes scholarly work in the field.
  • Encourages the dissemination and use of social science research in applied contexts.
  • Promotes high-quality research in our field.
  • Advocates for integrity and transparency in conducting and reporting social research.
  • Provides mentoring and support to young scholars.