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01 Aug Q5: Where are we headed?

From tablet to tablet – we ask experts about convergences between Jewish Studies and digital humanities. First we asked What has changed? Thursday’s question was What’s not working and how can we fix it? We closed the week by asking What is working and why?...

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31 Jul Q4: Are we different?

From tablet to tablet – we ask experts about convergences between Jewish Studies and digital humanities. First we asked What has changed? Thursday’s question was What’s not working and how can we fix it? We closed the week by asking What is working and why?   Question...

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28 Jul Q3: What is working and why?

From tablet to tablet - we ask experts about convergences between Jewish Studies and digital humanities. First we asked What has changed? Yesterday's question was What's not working and how can we fix it? Question 3: Please name a few important, successful or promising digital humanities...

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27 Jul Q2: What’s not working and how can we fix it?

From tablet to tablet - we ask experts about convergences between Jewish Studies and digital humanities. Yesterday's question was What has changed? Question 2: What are the major practical and theoretical challenges in digital humanities, specifically when we consider the field of Jewish Studies? How could they...

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26 Jul Q1: What has changed?

From tablet to tablet: we ask experts about convergences between Jewish Studies and digital humanities. Question 1: How do you think the digital approach has already changed and/or will/can change the field of Jewish Studies and Jewish culture in a broad sense?   Ben Outhwaite, Head of the...

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18 Jul From tablet to tablet – what’s behind the buzzwords?

Digital has changed everything. The digital revolution has brought about a paradigm shift in the realms of cultural heritage and academia. It has ushered in new methods and approaches through which we think about and discuss our culture and our past. It has forever changed the...

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22 Feb Archives Hub: a Window on UK Archives

The Yerusha blog has launched a series of guest posts on projects whose mission is similar to ours: to unite, through digital means, scattered pieces of cultural heritage. Our first post was on the Footprints project, the second focused on the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure....

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17 Jan Digital Infrastructure – Human Network

The Yerusha blog has launched a series of guest posts on projects whose mission is similar to ours: to unite, through digital means, scattered pieces of cultural heritage. Our first post was on the Footprints project. This current piece presents the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure. Scholars...

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25 Nov Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place

The Yerusha blog is launching a series of guest posts on projects whose mission is similar to ours: to unite, through digital means, scattered pieces of cultural heritage. Our first post is by Michelle Chesner, Norman E. Alexander Librarian for Jewish Studies at Columbia University...

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08 Sep 10 Commandments of Jewish Heritage – Part 4

Read Parts 1, 2, and 3 8. Thou shalt acknowledge and support the selfless individuals caring for Jewish heritage Throughout Europe, we owe a debt of hakarot hatov (gratitude) to the people who are the stewards of Jewish heritage, many of whom are not Jewish. The old...

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