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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Fellowship: NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars at the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History offers a fellowship to senior scholars through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The award supports original research at the Center in the humanities, including but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies, American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics, anthropology, sociology and history.


The Jewish Studies Program at the University of Kentucky invites entries for the annual Mark and Ruth Luckens Essay Competition in Jewish Thought and Culture.  The Luckens Prize is awarded to the best unpublished original essay that is also suitable for oral presentation to a general audience and is w

CFP: 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.

New Books in Jewish Studies

New Book - Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent Who Fought for the Third Reich

Author: Bryan Mark Rigg
Title: Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent Who Fought for the Third Reich
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication Date: 8/12/2016
ISBN: 9780700623402 Paperback  (English)