The OSRJL is accepting applications for the part-time role of Administrator. The position will be one of remote and flexible working with part-time hours ranging throughout the year, but possibly averaging 12 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (with concentrated times of work during the academic year). The post holder will be line managed by the OCHJS Academic Registrar & OSRJL Coordinator (Ms Madeleine Trivasse). Further information about the role and how to apply may be found here: Now Hiring: Administrator of the Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages – Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies (ochjs.ac.uk). Details about the OSRJL may be found here: Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages – Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies (ochjs.ac.uk).
This blog, known as The Bookshelf, accompanies the newly founded Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL), created at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS), University of Oxford, in collaboration with the Institut des Langues Rares (ILARA) at EPHE, Paris. The aim of the blog is to publish, on a regular basis, short and illustrated, scholarly but accessible articles on manuscripts, printed books, newspapers or documents in one of the numerous vernacular Jewish languages spoken and written by Jews from the Middle Ages until today.