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Jewish Film & New Media

An International Journal

Award Winner

Jewish Film & New Media provides an outlet for research into any aspect of Jewish film, television, and new media and is unique in its interdisciplinary nature, exploring the rich and diverse cultural heritage across the globe. The journal is distinctive in bringing together a range of cinemas, televisions, films, programs, and other digital material in one volume and in its positioning of the discussions within a range of contexts—the cultural, historical, textual, and many others.

Jewish Film & New Media Volume 8 Number 1 (Spring 2020)

Decoding the Documentary “Secrets of Kabbalah”: On Jewish Esoteric History and Pop Culture
Brian Ogren

The Savior and the Survivor: Virtual Afterlives in New Media
Jeffrey Shandler

Representations of Refuseniks and Soviet Jewish Emigration in GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
Thaïs Miller

National Fears in Israeli Horror Films
Ido Rosen

On Haltof’s Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakobowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration
Michał Oleszczyk

On Harris’s Warriors, Witches, Whores: Women in Israeli Cinema
Karen E. H. Skinazi

On Skorin-Kapov’s Darren Aronofsky’s Films and the Fragility of Hope and Laine’s Bodies in Pain: Emotion and the Cinema of Darren Aronofsky
Benjamin Franz

On Shandler’s Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors’ Stories and New Media Practices
Shaina Hammerman

On Hoffman’s Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
Christopher Weedman

On Steir-Livny’s Is it OK to Laugh About It? Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture
Nikita Lobanov

Jewish Film & New Media Volume 8 Number 2 (Fall 2020)

eva.stories: Disrespect or a Successful Change in Holocaust Memory?
Liat Steir-Livny

Funny Professors, Serious Lessons: An Analysis of the Image of Jews as Academics in Film
F.K. Schoeman and Christian K. Anderson

Multimodality in M. Kovner’s Ezekiel’s World
Ilana Elkad-Lehman

Understanding @eva.stories: Holocaust Memory in the Instagram Era
Noam Tirosh

Ruth Beckermann: Documentarian of the Present 
Interview by Débora G. Kantor

On Ceplair and Trumbo’s Dalton Trumbo and Doherty’s Show Trial 
Shaun Cullen

On Lee’s Nazism and Neo-Nazism in Film and Media
Paul R. Bartrop

On Noack’s Veit Harlan 
Paul R. Bartrop

On Steir-Livny’s Remaking Holocaust Memory
Yael Munk

On Toffell’s Jews, Cinema and Public Life in Interwar Britain
Jingan Young

On Slucki, Finder, and Patt’s Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust
Elyce Rae Helford

On Helford’s What Price Hollywood 
Vincent Brook

On Aarons’s Holocaust Graphic Narratives
Phyllis Lassner

On Crim’s Planet Auschwitz
Vincent Brook

On Gorbach’s The Notorious Ben Hecht 
Jonathan L. Friedmann

On Cazenave’s An Archive of the Catastrophe and McGlothlin, Prager, and Zisselsberger’s The Construction of Testimony
Michael Berkowitz

On Waters’s Miriam and Youssef
Efrat Urbach and Netta Schramm

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The following issues are available in print:



6.2: Special Issue: Israeli Cinema and Politics


4.1: Special Issue: Genres in Jewish and Israeli Cinema

3.1: Special Issue: Israeli Film and Television

2.1: Special Issue: Latin American Cinema and Television