WJSA Membership Information

The WJSA is a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 to organize a Jewish Studies conference every Spring at alternating sites in the western United States and Canada. The conference serves as a forum for Jewish Studies scholars in this region to present their research, discuss pedagogical issues, network with colleagues in their disciplines, and share information about the funding and organization of Jewish Studies programs. Members receive a 25% discount to an annual subscription of the Shofar Journal  when they subscribe as individuals. Please link to more info on Shofar subscriptions here --> Shofar Subscriptions.  

WJSA Dues and Payment Options

WE NO LONGER BILL MEMBERS FOR SHOFAR SUBSCRIPTIONS. You may order that subscription directly from the publishers, Purdue University Press. Information at the link for the Shofar Subscriptions above.

Membership dues to the Western Jewish Studies Association break down as follows:

$50.00 - Annual Single Membership

$70.00 - Annual Family Membership

$30.00 - Annual Student membership

As of yet, the WJSA Website is not able to accept credit card payments. You may download and print our 2018-2019 Membership Form and mail it to us with a check. 

Mail Forms and Checks to:

6072 Del Cerro Blvd.
SAN DIEGO, CA 92182-8148

Make checks payable to  “WJSA”


National and International Jewish Studies Associations
Midwest Jewish Studies Association (MJSA)

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS)

Agency for Jewish Education of San Diego MAKOR Catalog (AJESD)  

Association for Canadian Jewish Studies (ACJS)      

Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry (ASSJ)