Fall 2014 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press fall 2014 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them: The First Prejudice; Crusade and Christendom; Porta Palazzo; Death by Effigy; Public Education Under Siege; In the Crossfire; and The American Mortgage System.

Jewish Culture and Contexts

Published in association with the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania

Series Editors:
David B. Ruderman, Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History, University of Pennsylvania
Steven Weitzman, Director, Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Bartal/Naor, The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881 (hc 2005, pb 2006, eb 2011)

Baumgarten, Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance (hc Oct 2014)

Berkovitz, Rites and Passages: The Beginnings of Modern Jewish Culture in France, 1650-1860 (hc 2004, pb 2007, eb 2011)

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

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 (hc 2003, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Cohen, Sanctifying the Name of God: Jewish Martyrs and Jewish Memories of the First Crusade (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2011)

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

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)

Feiner/Naor, The Jewish Enlightenment (hc 2003, 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 (hc 2011, 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)

Graizbord, Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580-1700 (hc 2003, eb 2011)

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

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

Himmelfarb, A Kingdom of Priests: Ancestry and Merit in Ancient Judaism (hc 2006, eb 2011)

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

Idel, Old Worlds, New Mirrors: On Jewish Mysticism and Twentieth-Century Thought (hc 2009, 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 Sep 2014)

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

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

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett/Karp, The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times (hc 2007, pb 2008, eb 2013)

Klepper, The Insight of Unbelievers: Nicholas of Lyra and Christian Reading of Jewish Text in the Later Middle Ages (hc 2007, pb 2008, eb 2011)

Lobel, A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue: Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda's "Duties of the Heart" (hc 2006, eb 2011)

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

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

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 2011)

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)

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

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

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

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