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Forthcoming Jewish Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures

    Edited by Nadia Valman, Laurence Roth

    The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and the various ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments, and challenges within the discipline. This handbook considers in turn: How the individual terms ‘...

    To Be Published July 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sites of Jewish Memory

    Jews in and From Islamic Lands in Modern Times

    Edited by Glenda Abramson

    This book brings together a collection of 16 essays that explore Jewish communities in North Africa, Turkey and Iraq. The discussions are located primarily in the 20th century but essays also examine the Jewish community in 16th-century Istanbul, and in early modern Morocco. Topics include...

    To Be Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity

    Rethinking the Enlightenment

    By Harvey Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Harvey Mitchell’s book argues that a reassessment of Voltaire’s treatment of traditional Judaism will sharpen discussion of the origins of, and responses to, the Enlightenment. His study shows how Voltaire’s nearly total antipathy to Judaism is best understood by stressing his self-regard as...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The chapters in this volume address the interconnections between social and personal memory, negotiations of identity, the contestation and drawing of boundaries from multiple points of view. It also examines wider themes of modernity, belonging, identity, trauma, and Jewishness in the late...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Culture in the Age of Globalisation

    Edited by Cathy Gelbin, Sander Gilman

    This interdisciplinary anthology explores the impact of current globalization processes on Jewish communities across the globe. The volume explores the extent to which nationalized constructs of Jewish culture and identity still dominate Jewish self-expressions, as well as the discourses about them...

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Holocaust

    Origins, Implementation, Aftermath, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Omer Bartov

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Holocaust: Origins, Implementation, Aftermath presents a critical and important study of the Holocaust. Complete with an introduction that summarizes the state of the field, this book contains major reinterpretations by leading Holocaust authors along with key texts on testimony, memory, and...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Elie Wiesel

    Humanist Messenger for Peace

    By Alan L. Berger

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture

    Edited by Heidi A Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Teaching the Historical Jesus

    Issues and Exegesis

    Edited by Zev Garber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors not only with challenges, but also with opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge