Jewish studies

The founding editor of the Jewish Review Books joins us to discuss his educational formation, his intellectual preoccupations, and the essays that make up his new book.

April 21 2022 12:01AM

The study of the Jewish Defense League’s founder suffers from “methodological, structural, and factual” flaws.

J.J. Kimche
March 17 2022 12:01AM

Some of the most interesting and creative work in all of Jewish studies today is happening neither in universities nor as part of a yeshiva curriculum.

Nov. 15 2021 12:01AM

A process a century in the making.

Martin Goodman
Sept. 14 2021 12:01AM

Scholars pursue truth; politicians pursue power.

Aug. 9 2021 12:01AM

Samuel David Luzzatto.

Martin Lockshin
June 22 2021 12:01AM

Some century-old lessons.

Joshua Karlip
June 21 2021 12:01AM

The latest drama in the field of Jewish studies has turned into a campaign to reframe the perpetuation of Jewishness as a dystopian project of enforced reproduction.

May 13 2021 12:01AM

A leading professor explains how the two can coexist properly.

Jon Levenson
May 7 2021 12:01AM

“We can talk about gender equity all we want, but our bodies are out of sync with our beliefs.”

Mijal Bitton
April 15 2021 12:01AM

A renowned scholar tells his story.

Moshe Idel
Nov. 5 2020 12:01AM

The author of a biblically themed opera, and perhaps of Havah Nagilah.

Shoshanah Idelsohn
July 6 2020 12:01AM

A look at the Washington Pentateuch.

June 3 2020 12:01AM