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 2021 Books by AJS Members

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On My Right Michael, On My Left Gabriel: Angels in Ancient Jewish Culture
Mika Ahuvia
University of California Press
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Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust
Natalia Aleksiun
The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

Sounding Jewish in Berlin: Klezmer Music and the Contemporary City
Phil Alexander
Oxford University Press
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Continuity and Change in Political Culture: Israel and Beyond
Yael S. Aronoff, Ilan Peleg, and Saliba Sarsar, coeditors
Lexington Books

Judah Magnes:  The Prophetic Politics of a Religious Binationalist
David Barak-Gorodetsky
Jewish Publication Society and University of Nebraska Press
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In the Shadow of Empire: Israel and Judah in the Long Sixth Century BCE
Pamela Barmash and Mark Hamilton, coauthors
Society of Biblical Literature Press
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Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color
LaNitra M. Berger
Bloomsbury Academic

The Formation of the Talmud: Scholarship and Politics in Yitzhak Isaac Halevy's Dorot Harishonim
Ari Bergmann
De Gruyter
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Philo of Alexandria, On the Life of Abraham: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
Ellen Birnbaum and John Dillon, coauthors
Brill

Right to Reparations: The Claims Conference and Holocaust Survivors, 1951–1964
Rachel Blumenthal
Lexington Books
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German Jews and the Persistence of Jewish Identity in Conversion: Writing the Jewish Self
Angela Botelho
De Gruyter
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Iberian Moorings: Al-Andalus, Sefarad and the Tropes of Exceptionalism
Ross Brann
University of Pennsylvania Press
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Jewish Cultural Studies
Simon J. Bronner
Wayne State University Press
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Abraham Sutzkever, From the Vilna Ghetto to Nuremberg: Memoir and Testimony
Justin Daniel Cammy, editor and translator
McGill-Queen's University Press
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Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin: A Fugitive Modernism
Marc Caplan
Indiana University Press
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Between Religion and Reason (Part II): The Position against Contradiction between Reason and Revelation in Contemporary Jewish Thought from Eliezer Goldman to Jonathan Sacks
Ephraim Chamiel
Academic Studies Press

Rashi, Biblical Interpretation, and Latin Learning in Medieval Europe: A New Perspective on an Exegetical Revolution
Mordechai Z. Cohen
Cambridge University Press
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Rescue, Relief, and Resistance: The Jewish Labor Committee's Anti-Nazi Operations, 1934–1945
Catherine Collomp
Translated by Susan Emanuel
Wayne State University Press
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Gendering Modern Jewish Thought
Andrea Dara Cooper
Indiana University Press
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American Jewish Year Book 2020
Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin, coeditors
Springer Nature

Jewish Folktales from Morocco: Tales of Seha the Sage and Seha the Clown
Marc Maxime Eliany
Lexington Books
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Dance Spreads Its Wings: Israeli Concert Dance 1920–2010
Ruth Eshel
De Gruyter
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The Return to Al-Andalus:  Disputes Over Sephardic Culture and Identity Between Arabic and Hebrew
Yuval J. Evri
Magnes Press

Hitler's Refugees and the French Response, 1933–1938
Julius G. S. Fein
Lexington Books
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Friendship in Jewish History, Religion, and Culture
Lawrence B. Fine, editor
Contributors: Martha Ackelsberg, Michela Andreatta, Joseph Davis, Glenn Dynner, Eitan P. Fishbane, Susannah Heschel, Daniel Jütte, Eyal Levinson, Saul M. Olyan, George Savran, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Penn State University Press
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Embers of Pilgrimage: Poems
Eitan P. Fishbane
Panui Publications
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Invisible Enlighteners: The Jewish Merchants of Modena from the Renaissance to the Emancipation
Federica Francesconi
University of Pennsylvania Press
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Jewish Women's History from Antiquity to the Present
Federica Francesconi and Rebecca Lynn Winer, coeditors
Wayne State University Press
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Holocaust and Home: The Poetry of David Fram from Lithuania to South Africa
Hazel Frankel
Legenda / Modern Humanities Research Association
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Ezekiel’s Visionary Temple In Babylonian Context
Tova Ganzel
De Gruyter
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It Could Lead to Dancing: Mixed-Sex Dancing and Jewish Modernity
Sonia Gollance
Stanford University Press
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The Philosopher's Playground: Understanding Scriptural Reasoning through Modern Philosophy
Jacob L. Goodson
Cascade Press
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The Jewish Reformation: Bible Translation and Middle Class German Judaism as Spiritual Enterprise
Michah Gottlieb
Oxford University Press

International Jewish Humanitarianism in the Age of the Great War
Jaclyn Granick
Cambridge University Press

Sephardi Voices: The Untold Expulsion of Jews from Arab Lands
Henry Green and Richard Stursberg, coauthors
Figure 1 Publishing
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Unstoppable: Siggi B. Wilzig's Astonishing Journey from Auschwitz Survivor and Penniless Immigrant to Wall Street Legend
Joshua M. Greene
Insight Editions
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Beyond the Synagogue: Jewish Nostalgia as Religious Practice
Rachel B. Gross
New York University Press
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Jewish Socratic Questions in an Age without Plato: Permitting and Forbidding Open Inquiry in 12–15th Century Europe and North Africa
Yehuda E Halper
Brill
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The Oldest Guard: Forging the Zionist Settler Past
Liora R. Halperin
Stanford University Press

Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War
Shay Hazkani
Stanford University Press
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The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging
Alma Rachel Heckman
Stanford University Press

Handbook of Polish, Czech, and Slovak Holocaust: Fiction Works and Contexts
Elisa Maria Hiemer, Jiří Holý, and Agat Firlej, coeditors
De Gruyter Oldenbourg
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Warm and Welcoming: How the Jewish Community Can Become Truly Diverse and Inclusive in the 21st Century
Warren Hoffman and Miriam Steinberg-Egeth, coeditors
Rowman & Littlefield
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Ethics Out of Law: Hermann Cohen and the "Neighbor"
Dana Hollander
University of Toronto Press
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Handbook of Reading Theological German
Christopher Ryan Jones and Katharina Hirst, coauthors
Zondervan Academic

The Albert Memmi Reader
Jonathan Judaken and Michael Lejman, coeditors
University of Nebraska Press
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Stairway to Paradise: Jews, Blacks, and the American Music Revolution
Ari Katorza
De Gruyter
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Many to Remember
Rachel Kaufman
Dos Madres Press
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Expressions of Sceptical Topoi in (Late) Antique Judaism
Reuven Kiperwasser and Geoffrey Herman, coeditors
De Gruyter
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Going West: Migrating Personae and Construction of the Self in Rabbinic Culture
Reuven Kiperwasser
Brown University Judaic Studies

No Better Home? Jews, Canada, and the Sense of Belonging
David S. Koffman
University of Toronto Press

Massekhet Mo'ed Qatan: Text, Translation, and Commentary
Gail Labovitz
Mohr Siebeck
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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
Vivi Lachs
Wayne State University Press
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Das verbotene Purim-Spiel Le-Haman aus Frankfurt am Main: Eingeleitet und herausgegeben
Andreas Lehnardt
Harrassowitz
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Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family
Laura A. Leibman
Oxford University Press
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The Death Wish in the Hebrew Bible Rhetorical: Strategies for Survival
Hanne Løland Levinson
Cambridge University Press
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A Time to Gather: Archives and the Control of Jewish Culture
Jason Lustig
Oxford University Press
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Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical
Shaul Magid
Princeton University Press

Strangers in Yemen: Travel and Cultural Encounter Among Jews, Christians and Muslims in the Colonial Era
David Malkiel
De Gruyter
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The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Nonfiction
Erin McGlothlin
Wayne State University Press
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Movie-Made Jews: An American Tradition
Helene Meyers
Rutgers University Press

The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 1: Ancient Israel, from Its Beginnings through 332 BCE
Deborah Dash Moore, Jeffrey H. Tigay, and Adele Berlin, coeditors
Yale University Press

An Unchosen People: Jewish Political Reckoning in Interwar Poland
Kenneth B. Moss
Harvard University Press

From Europe's East to the Middle East: Israel's Russian and Polish Lineages
Kenneth B. Moss, Benjamin Nathans, and Taro Tsurumi, coeditors
University of Pennsylvania Press

American Shtetl: The Making of Kiryas Joel, A Hasidic Village in Upstate New York
David N. Myers and Nomi M. Stolzenbergcoauthors
Princeton University Press
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The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt
Avinoam J. Patt
Wayne State University Press
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Portraits: Elie Wiesel's Hasidic Legacy
David Patterson
SUNY Press

Israel: As a Phoenix Ascending
Monty Noam Penkower
Touro University Press
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After the Holocaust
Monty Noam Penkower
Touro University Press

Jewish Partisans of the Soviet Union during World War II
Jack Nusan Porter
Cherry Orchard Books
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An Ecology of Scriptures: Experiences of Dwelling behind Early Jewish and Christian Texts
Jolyon G. R. Pruszinski
T&T Clark
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From a Distant Relation
James Adam Redfield and Mikhah Yosef Berdichevsky, coauthors
Syracuse University Press
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A Kabbalist in Montreal: The Life and Times of Rabbi Yudel Rosenberg
Ira Robinson
Touro University Press
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In This Land Jewish Life and Legal Culture in Late Medieval Provence
Pinchas Roth
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
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The Yiddish Stage as a Temporary Home: Dzigan and Shumacher's Satirical Theater 1927–1980
Diego Rotman
De Gruyter

Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe Nation-Building in War and Revolution, 1914–1920
Jan Rybak
Oxford University Press
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Coming to Terms with America: Essays on Jewish History, Religion and Culture
Jonathan D. Sarna
The Jewish Publication Society

Women Writing Jewish Modernity, 1919–1939
Allison Schachter
Northwestern University Press

Hermann Cohen: Writings on Judaism and Neo-Kantian Philosophy
Robert S. Schine and Samuel Moyn, coeditors
Brandeis University Press

Better a Scholar than a Prophet: Studies on the Creation of Jewish Studies
Ismar Schorsch
Mohr Siebeck
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Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel
John F. Sears
Purdue University Press
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Kabbalah and Sex Magic: A Mythical-Ritual Genealogy
Marla B. Segol
Pennsylvania State University Press

The Decline of the Left Wing in Israel: Yossi Beilin and the Politics of the Peace Process
Avi Shilon
I.B.TAURIS
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From the Jewish Provinces: Selected Stories
Fradl Shtok
Translated by Allison Schachter and Jordan Finkin
Northwestern University Press

How to Measure a World? A Philosophy of Judaism
Martin Shuster
Indiana University Press

Jewish Childhood in Kraków: A Microhistory of the Holocaust
Joanna Sliwa
Rutgers University Press
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The Jewish Metropolis: New York City from the 17th to the 21st Century
Daniel Soyer
Academic Studies Press

Jewish Primitivism
Samuel J. Spinner
Stanford University Press

The Idea of Israel in Second Temple Judaism:  A New Theory of People, Exile, and Israelite Identity
Jason A. Staples
Cambridge University Press
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Intention in Talmudic Law: Between Thought and Deed
Shana A. Strauch Schick
Brill
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Flesh of My Flesh: Sexual Violence in Modern Hebrew Literature
Ilana Szobel
SUNY Press (SUNY series in Contemporary Jewish Literature and Culture)

The Lost Diary of Anne Frank
Johnny Mark Teague
Histria Books

In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918–1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust
Jeffrey Veidlinger
Metropolitan Books
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Acts of Repair: Justice, Truth, and the Politics of Memory in Argentina
Natasha Zaretsky
Rutgers University Press
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The Philosophy of Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Mark Zelcer and Heshey Zelcer, coauthors
Routledge
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