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The Penn Press list for fall 2018 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

 

Complete Catalog: Jewish Studies

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Armistead/Silverman, Judeo-Spanish Ballads from Bosnia (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Aschkenasy, Eve's Journey: Feminine Images in Hebraic Literary Tradition (hc 1987, eb 2015)

Bartal/Naor, The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881 (pb 2006, eb 2011)

Barton, The Religion of Israel, 2/e (hc 1928, eb 2017)

Baumgarten, Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance (pb 2016, eb 2014)

Baumgarten/Karras, Entangled Histories: Knowledge, Authority, and Jewish Culture in the Thirteenth Century (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Berkovitz, Rites and Passages: The Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860 (pb 2007, eb 2010)

Body/Simon, Memoirs of a Man's Maiden Years (pb 2009)

Boustan/Kosansky, Jewish Studies at the Crossroads of Anthropology and History: Authority, Diaspora, Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2010)

Boyarin, A Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Brann/Sutcliffe, Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture: From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (hc 2003)

Budnitskii/Portice, Russian Jews Between the Reds and the Whites, 1917-1920 (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Chajes, Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism (pb 2011, eb 2012)

Cohen, Sanctifying the Name of God: Jewish Martyrs and Jewish Memories of the First Crusade (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Cohen, A Historian in Exile: Solomon ibn Verga, "Shevet Yehudah," and the Jewish-Christian Encounter (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Cohen, Maimonides and the Merchants: Jewish Law and Society in the Medieval Islamic World (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Cohn, The Memory of the Temple and the Making of the Rabbis (hc 2012, eb 2013)

Coudert/Shoulson, Hebraica Veritas?: Christian Hebraists and the Study of Judaism in Early Modern Europe (hc 2004)

Decter, Dominion Built of Praise: Panegyric and Legitimacy Among Jews in the Medieval Mediterranean (hc Sep 2018, eb Sep 2018)

Dohrmann/Stern, Jewish Biblical Interpretation and Cultural Exchange: Comparative Exegesis in Context (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Dohrmann/Reed, Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Drake, Slandering the Jew: Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Einbinder, No Place of Rest: Jewish Literature, Expulsion, and the Memory of Medieval France (hc 2008)

Einbinder, After the Black Death: Plague and Commemoration Among Iberian Jews (hc Jul 2018, eb 2018)

Feiner/Naor, The Jewish Enlightenment (pb 2011, eb 2011)

Feiner/Naor, The Origins of Jewish Secularization in Eighteenth-Century Europe (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Ferziger, Exclusion and Hierarchy: Orthodoxy, Nonobservance, and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Identity (hc 2005)

Fishman, Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures (pb 2013, eb 2012)

Franklin, This Noble House: Jewish Descendants of King David in the Medieval Islamic East (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Freidenreich/Goldstein, Beyond Religious Borders: Interaction and Intellectual Exchange in the Medieval Islamic World (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Fudeman, Vernacular Voices: Language and Identity in Medieval French Jewish Communities (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Goluboff, Jewish Russians: Upheavals in a Moscow Synagogue (pb 2002, eb 2012)

Goodich, Other Middle Ages: Witnesses at the Margins of Medieval Society (pb 1998, eb 2015)

Graizbord, Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580-1700 (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Hacker/Shear, The Hebrew Book in Early Modern Italy (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Halperin-Kaddari, Women in Israel: A State of Their Own (hc 2003)

Hartman, The Third Pillar: Essays in Judaic Studies (hc 2011)

Hess, Deborah and Her Sisters: How One Nineteenth-Century Melodrama and a Host of Celebrated Actresses Put Judaism on the World Stage (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Himmelfarb, Tours of Hell: An Apocalyptic Form in Jewish and Christian Literature (hc 1983, eb 2016)

Himmelfarb, A Kingdom of Priests: Ancestry and Merit in Ancient Judaism (hc 2006, eb 2013)

Hoffman/Mendelsohn, The Revolution of 1905 and Russia's Jews (hc 2008)

Idel, Old Worlds, New Mirrors: On Jewish Mysticism and Twentieth-Century Thought (pb 2012)

Idelson-Shein, Difference of a Different Kind: Jewish Constructions of Race During the Long Eighteenth Century (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Jacobs, Reorienting the East: Jewish Travelers to the Medieval Muslim World (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Jelen/Kramer, Modern Jewish Literatures: Intersections and Boundaries (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Jordan, The French Monarchy and the Jews: From Philip Augustus to the Last Capetians (hc 1989, eb 2016)

Joskowicz/Katz, Secularism in Question: Jews and Judaism in Modern Times (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Katz, The Jew in the Art of the Italian Renaissance (hc 2008)

Kessler, Conceiving Israel: The Fetus in Rabbinic Narratives (hc 2009)

Kessler/Nirenberg, Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism (pb 2013, eb 2012)

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett/Karp, The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (pb 2008, eb 2013)

Klepper, The Insight of Unbelievers: Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Reading of Jewish Text in the Later Middle Ages (pb 2008, eb 2010)

Kobrin/Teller, Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Kozodoy, The Secret Faith of Maestre Honoratus: Profayt Duran and Jewish Identity in Late Medieval Iberia (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Lampert, Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Lobel, A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda's "Duties of the Heart" (hc 2006, eb 2013)

Maciejko, The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816 (pb 2015, eb 2011)

Marcus, "Sefer Hasidim" and the Ashkenazic Book in Medieval Europe (hc Jun 2018, eb 2018)

McCracken, The Curse of Eve, the Wound of the Hero: Blood, Gender, and Medieval Literature (hc 2003, eb 2010)

Mulisch/Naborn, Criminal Case 40/61, the Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account (pb 2009)

Nathans/Safran, Culture Front: Representing Jews in Eastern Europe (hc 2008, eb 2014)

Olster, Roman Defeat, Christian Response, and the Literary Construction of the Jew (hc 1994, eb 2015)

Poliakov/Howard, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 1: From the Time of Christ to the Court Jews (pb 2003)

Poliakov/Gerardi, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 2: From Mohammed to the Marranos (pb 2003)

Poliakov/Kochan, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 3: From Voltaire to Wagner (pb 2003)

Poliakov/Klin, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 4: Suicidal Europe, 1870-1933 (pb 2003)

Ragussis, Theatrical Nation: Jews and Other Outlandish Englishmen in Georgian Britain (hc 2010, eb 2012)

Raz-Krakotzkin/Feldman, The Censor, the Editor, and the Text: The Catholic Church and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon in the Sixteenth Century (hc 2007)

Rosen, Unveiling Eve: Reading Gender in Medieval Hebrew Literature (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Rubin, Gentile Tales: The Narrative Assault on Late Medieval Jews (pb 2004)

Ruderman, A Valley of Vision: The Heavenly Journey of Abraham ben Hananiah Yagel (hc 1990, eb 2016)

Ruderman/Veltri, Cultural Intermediaries: Jewish Intellectuals in Early Modern Italy (hc 2004)

Ruderman, Connecting the Covenants: Judaism and the Search for Christian Identity in Eighteenth-Century England (hc 2007)

Schmitt/Novikoff, The Conversion of Herman the Jew: Autobiography, History, and Fiction in the Twelfth Century (pb 2012, eb 2013)

Schorsch, Leopold Zunz: Creativity in Adversity (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Secunda, The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Bavli in Its Sasanian Context (pb 2016, eb 2013)

Shapira/Abel, Yigal Allon, Native Son: A Biography (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Shyovitz, A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Stein, Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Steinmetz, Punishment and Freedom: The Rabbinic Construction of Criminal Law (hc 2008)

Suchoff, Kafka's Jewish Languages: The Hidden Openness of Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Tartakoff, Between Christian and Jew: Conversion and Inquisition in the Crown of Aragon, 1250-1391 (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Trachtenberg/Idel, Jewish Magic and Superstition: A Study in Folk Religion (pb 2004, eb 2012)

Wachtel/Halpern, The Faith of Remembrance: Marrano Labyrinths (hc 2013)

Wasserman, Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals: The Talmud After the Humanities (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Weisman, Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry, 1812-1847 (hc Aug 2018, eb Aug 2018)

Weiss, Pious Irreverence: Confronting God in Rabbinic Judaism (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Weiss, "Sefer Yeṣirah" and Its Contexts: Other Jewish Voices (hc 2018, eb 2018)

Westheimer, Musically Speaking: A Life Through Song (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Wimpfheimer, Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Wright, The Israeli Radical Left: An Ethics of Complicity (hc Jul 2018, eb Jul 2018)

Wurgaft, Thinking in Public: Strauss, Levinas, Arendt (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Yadin, Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Yadin-Israel, Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Zadoff/Templer, Next Year in Marienbad: The Lost Worlds of Jewish Spa Culture (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Zadoff/Geyer, Werner Scholem: A German Life (hc 2018, eb 2017)

Zakim, To Build and Be Built: Landscape, Literature, and the Construction of Zionist Identity (hc 2006)

Zlotnick, Dinah's Daughters: Gender and Judaism from the Hebrew Bible to Late Antiquity (pb 2002, eb 2013)

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