Recent Publications (2013 - 2017)

Ruth Adler Ben-Yehuda

Book review:

Ruth Ben-Yehuda Adler  
Book Review for the textbook Ksharim: A Text Book for Advanced Learners of Hebrew by Avital Feuer, Tal Norman, Shirly Malichi, Rina, Kreitman and Michal Cohen.

Published in Hebrew Higher Education: A Journal for Methodology and Pedagogy in the University Teaching of Hebrew Language and Literature.  Published at the University of Wisconsin-Madison by the National Association of Professors of Hebrew in Institutions of Higher Learning.  Volume 17, pp. 163-167.  2015.

Mary Gluck

Book:

The Invisible Jewish Budapest: Genesis of a Metropolitan Culture at the Fin de Siecle University of Wisconsin Press, 2016.

Article:

“Performing Jewish Identity in Fin-de-Siecle Hungary: Mor Wahrmann as ‘Jewish Ambassador to Budapest” The Hungarian Historical Review Vol. 3, No. 2,  2014.

Article:

"Integration and its Discontents: Humorous Magazines and Cabarets as Reflections of the Ambiguous Transformation of Budapest Jews into Magyars of the Jewish Faith"  (forthcoming in Polin).

David Jacobson

Book:

The Charm of Wise Hesitancy: Talmudic Stories in Contemporary Israeli Culture, Boston: Academic Press, 2017.

Article:

“Something Was Missing,” Review-Essay on Ruth Calderon, A Bride for the Night: Talmudic Tales, translated by Ilana Kurshan (Jewish Publication Society), Jewish Review of Books (Summer, 2014), pp. 25-26.

Article:

Review-Essay on Amos Oz, Judas, translated by Nicholas de Lange (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016), Moment Magazine, November-December, 2016.

Maud Mandel

 Book:

Muslims and Jews in France:  History of a ConflictPrinceton:  Princeton University Press, 2014.

Article:

“Simone Weil:  A Jewish Thinker?” for Thinking Jewish Modernity, eds. Jacques Picard, Jacques Revel, Michael P. Steinberg, and Idith Zertal, Princeton University Press, 2016.  

Article:

Maud S. Mandel and Ethan Katz, "The French Jewish Community Speaks to you with One Voice’:  Dissent and the Shaping of  French Jewish Politics since World War II," The Jews of Modern France, ed. Zvi Jonathan Kaplan and Nadia Malinovich, Litmann Press, 2016.

Paul Nahme

Article:

"Wissen und Lomdus:  Idealism, Modernity, and History in some Nineteenth-Century Rabbinic and Philosophical Responses to the Wissenschaft des Judentums", Harvard Theological Review, 110: 1, 2017, forthcoming.

Article:

"God is the Reason: Hermann Cohen's Monotheism and the Liberal Theologico-Political Predicament", Modern Theology, 2017, forthcoming.

Article:

"Law, Principle, and the Theologico-Political History of Sovereignty" Political Theology, 14: 4, (2013) : 432-479.

Saul Olyan

Book:

Friendship in the Hebrew Bible. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

Edited book:

Ritual Violence in the Hebrew Bible: New PerspectivesNew York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 

Co-edited book:

Worship, Women and WarEssays in Honor of Susan Niditch. Providence: Brown Judaic Studies, 2015.(Co-edited with John J. Collins and T. Lemos).

Co-edited book:

Family and Household Religion: Toward a Synthesis of Old Testament Studies, Archaeology, Epigraphy, and Cultural Studies. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2014. (Co-edited with Rainer Albertz, Rüdiger Schmitt and Beth Alpert Nakhai).

Co-edited book:

Supplementation and the Study of the Hebrew Bible. Providence: Brown Judaic Studies, 2018. (Co-edited with Jacob L. Wright.)

Article:

“Gender-Specific Uncleanness in the Hebrew Bible,” in Gender and Social Norms in Ancient Israel, Early Judaism and Christianity, ed. Michaela Bauks et al. Journal of Ancient Judaism Supplements. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2018.

Article:

“Two Types of Ritual Innovation for Profit,” in Ritual Innovation in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism, ed. Nathan MacDonald, 11-19. BZAW 468. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016.

Michael Satlow

Book:

How the Bible Became Holy (Yale University Press, 2014); also Italian and French editions

Edited book:

Judaism and the Economy (Routledge, 2018)

Co-edited book:

Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religion (with Eric Orlin, Jennifer Wright Knust, and Michael E. Pregill); Routledge, 2016

Project:

Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine

Article:

 “Bad Prophecies: Canon and the Case of the Book of Daniel,” in Timothy Lim, ed., When Texts are Canonized (Providence: Brown University, 2017), 63-81

Article:

“Markets and Tithes in Roman Palestine,” in Filippo Carlà and Maja Gori, eds., Gift Giving and the ‘Embedded’ Economy in the Ancient World (Akademiekonferenzen 17; Heidelberg: Winter, 2014), 315-336.

Adam Teller

Book:

Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania,  The Jews on the Radziwill Estates, Stanford University Press, 2016.

Co-edited book:

Purchasing Power.  The Economics of Modern Jewish History, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. (Co-edited by Rebecca Kobrin and Adam Teller).  

Co-authored book: 

Polin: 1000 Year History of Polish Jews, Warsaw: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2014. (Co-author with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Hanna Zaremska, Igor Kąkolewski, Antony Polonsky, Samuel Kassow, Jacek Leociak, Stanisław Krajewski.

Article:

“Revisiting Baron’s ‘Lachrymose Conception’: The Meanings of Violence in Jewish History,” AJS Review 38/2 (2014): 431-439.

Article:

 "History's Economic Underpinning", Stanford University Press blog, 2016.

Lawrence Wills

Article: 

“Jew, Judean, Judaism in the Ancient Period: An Alternative Argument,” Journal of Ancient Judaism 7 (2016): 169-93.

Article:

“The Differentiation of History and Novel: Controlling the Past, Playing with the Past,” in Early Christian and Jewish Narrative: The Role of Religion in Shaping Narrative Forms, ed. Ilaria Ramelli and Judith Perkins. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015, 13-30.