H-JewishRhetorics is the scholarly network for Klal Rhetorica, a community of scholars working in the overlapping areas of Rhetoric and Jewish Studies.

Below you will find the latest books published in Jewish Studies, including new titles streaming from the H-Net Book Channel and new book announcements posted to H-JewishRhetorics. You will also find announcements and discussion shared among subscribers to H-JewishRhetorics. Pertinent CFPs can be found in a link on the right hand side of the page.

H-JewishRhetorics is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

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Visiting Fellowships in Jewish Studies – National Library of Israel

In an effort to enhance the quality of courses, instruction, and research in Jewish Studies at universities throughout the world, a Visiting Fellowship program has been created by Yad Hanadiv and the Beracha Foundation, together with the National Library of Israel.

Fellowship: Graduate Research Fellowship at the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History offers ten-month fellowships to doctoral candidates to support original research using the collections of the Center’s partners – American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Reminder: The Novels of Elie Wiesel

Elie ​Wiesel has long been a pivotal figure in Holocaust discourse. His book Night was one of the earliest works by a survivor and continues to be a significant point of reference in Holocaust literature. He went on to become an incredibly prolific writer, working in a range of genres. His death in July 2016 invites examination of what form his literary, political, and cultural legacy will take.

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New Books in Jewish Studies

New Book - Something Beautiful Happened: How My Search for a Family Hidden From the Nazis Taught My Family About Faith, Grace, and the Power of Kindness

Author: Yvette Manessis Corporon
Title: Something Beautiful Happened: How My Search for a Family Hidden From the Nazis Taught My Family About Faith, Grace, and the Power of Kindness
Publisher: Howard Books
Publication Date: 9/12/2017
ISBN: 9781501161117 Hardcover  (English)

New Book - Eli Ben Amram and his Companions: Jewish Leadership in the Eleventh-Century Mediterranean Basin

Author: Elinoar Baraket
Title: Eli Ben Amram and his Companions: Jewish Leadership in the Eleventh-Century Mediterranean Basin
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publication Date: 3/1/2017
ISBN: 9781845198336 Hardcover  (English)

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