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Carrying a Big Schtick

Jewish Acculturation and Masculinity in the Twentieth Century

Miriam Eve Mora

Jewish masculinity as a diverse set of adaptive reactions to masculine hegemony and the political, religious, and social realities of American Jews throughout the twentieth century.

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Available May 2024
ISBN: 9780814349625
$39.99
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Available May 2024
ISBN: 9780814349632
$99.99
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Available May 2024
ISBN: 9780814349649
$39.99

For Times Such as These

A Radical's Guide to the Jewish Year

Rabbi Ariana Katz and Rabbi Jessica Rosenberg

A revolutionary guide to Jewish practice rooted in social justice, feminism, and queer liberation.

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Available March 2024
ISBN: 9780814350515
$29.99
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Available March 2024
ISBN: 9780814350522
$29.99

Eating at God's Table

How Foodways Create and Sustain Orthodox Jewish Communities

Jody Myersforeword by Matt Goldish

The practice and meaning of kosher Orthodox foodways in sustaining a vibrant and diverse community.

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Published: November 2023
ISBN: 9780814349540
$36.99
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Published: November 2023
ISBN: 9780814349557
$94.99
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Published: November 2023
ISBN: 9780814349564
$36.99

Stories of Jewish Life

Casale Monferrato-Rome-Jerusalem, 1876–1985

Augusto Segre and Steve Siporinforeword by Daniel Segre and Steve Siporin

Segre's stories of Jewish life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy.

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Published: October 2023
ISBN: 9780814347652
$64.99
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Published: October 2023
ISBN: 9780814347669
$64.99

London Yiddishtown

East End Jewish Life in Yiddish Sketch and Story, 1930–1950: Selected Works of Katie Brown, A. M. Kaizer, and I. A. Lisky

Katie Brown, I. A. Lisky, A. M. Kaizer, and Vivi Lachstranslated by Vivi Lachs

Lively and engaging new view of London's Jewish East End through translated stories of its Yiddish writers.

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Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348475
$29.99
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Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348482
$92.99
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Published: November 2021
ISBN: 9780814348499
$36.99

The Angel and the Cholent

Food Representation from the Israel Folktale Archives

Idit Pintel-Ginsbergtranslated by Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

A collection of food-focused folktales from the Israel Folktale Archives.

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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348840
$36.99
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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348857
$92.99
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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348864
$36.99

Jewish Magic Before the Rise of Kabbalah

Yuval Hararitranslated by Batya Stein

A comprehensive study of Jewish magic in the late antiquity and the early Islamic period -- the phenomenon, the sources, and method for its research, and the history of scholarly investigation into its nature and origin.

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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348819
$42.99
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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814336304
$99.99
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Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814336311

Authentically Orthodox

A Tradition-Bound Faith in American Life

Zev Eleff

Explores religious change in Orthodox Judaism, specifically the indigenous American religious culture.

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344811
$36.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344804
$89.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344828
$64.99

The Power of a Tale

Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

English translations of over fifty stories from the Israel Folktale Archives.

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Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342084
$64.99
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Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342091
$24.99
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Kugel and Frijoles

Latino Jews in the United States

Laura Limonic

Exploration of ethnic identity and community building through stories of contemporary Latino Jews.

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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345764
$34.99
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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345757
$82.99
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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345771

Going Greek

Jewish College Fraternities in the United States, 1895-1945

Marianne R. Sanua

A history of Jewish fraternities and sororities in the early twentieth-century United States.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344194
$22.99
Ebook
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344187
$4.99

From New Zion to Old Zion

American Jewish Immigration and Settlement in Palestine, 1917-1939

Joseph B. Glass

From New Zion to Old Zion analyzes the migration of American Jews to Palestine between the two World Wars and explores the contribution of these settlers to the building of Palestine.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344231
$21.99
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344224
$3.99

Tales in Context

Sefer Ha-Ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

Rella Kushelevsky and Elisheva Baumgarten

A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma'asim.

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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
$84.99
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Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725
$39.99

Rebecca Gratz

Women and Judaism in Antebellum America

Dianne Ashton

This is the first in-depth biography of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), the foremost American Jewish woman of the nineteenth century.

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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341001
$27.99
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Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341018
$24.99
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Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals

Jewish Identity in the American Scene

Diana L. Linden

A study of Ben Shahn's New Deal murals (1933--43) in the context of American Jewish history, labor history, and public discourse.

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Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9780814339831
$44.99
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Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9780814339848
$24.99
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Beyond Sectarianism

The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism

Adam S. Ferziger

Provides a new understanding of the evolution and contemporary dynamics of American Orthodox Judaism during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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Published: July 2015
ISBN: 9780814339534
$36.99
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Published: July 2015
ISBN: 9780814339541

A Fire Burns in Kotsk

A Tale of Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland

Menashe Unger and Jonathan Boyarinintroduction by Glenn Dynner and Jonathan Boyarin

A vivid novelistic account that details a crucial period in the evolution of Polish Hasidism, translated from Yiddish.

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Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780814338131
$31.99
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Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780814338148
$24.99

Louis Ginzberg's Legends of the Jews

Ancient Jewish Folk Literature Reconsidered

Edited by Galit Hasan-Rokem and Ithamar Gruenwald

A state-of-the-art contribution to the scholarly discussion of historical, and especially ancient, Jewish folklore.

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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814340479
$46.99
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Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814340486

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel

edited by Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm

The first collection to take critical look at the international movement to boycott Israel.

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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331605
$34.99
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Published: November 2014
ISBN: 9780990331612
$34.99

Between Jewish Tradition and Modernity

Rethinking an Old Opposition, Essays in Honor of David Ellenson

edited by Michael A. Meyer and David Myersintroduction by David Myers

Brings together leading Jewish scholars to explore the developing interrelation between tradition and change within modern Judaism.

Hardcover
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814338599
$39.99
Ebook
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 9780814338605
$24.99

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