Welcome to JSN, an affiliate of Hebrew College and Shamash. Our H-Judaic network has been a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online since 1993. JSN is one of the oldest Internet projects in the humanities, initially operating as Judaica/He'Asif, starting in February 1989, operating out of Jerusalem using mailing list services at Tel Aviv U. From 1991-93 the network was at the University of Minnesota.

With 3,000 subscribers worldwide, JSN is the premier digital source concerning Judaica and the academic study and discussion of Judaism ancient, mediaeval, and modern. All services of JSN are provided free of charge.

 

 

Recent Content

Author: 
Talya Fishman
Reviewer: 
Joseph Shatzmiller

Shatzmiller on Fishman, 'Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures'


Talya Fishman. Becoming the People of the Talmud: Oral Torah as Written Tradition in Medieval Jewish Cultures. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. 413 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4313-0.

Reviewed by Joseph Shatzmiller (Duke University)
Published on H-Judaic (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Erik Levi
Reviewer: 
Pamela Potter

Potter on Levi, 'Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon'


Erik Levi. Mozart and the Nazis: How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. vii + 324 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-12306-7.

Reviewed by Pamela Potter (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Published on H-Judaic (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Crimes against Culture or Business as Usual?

Author: 
Jonathan B. Krasner
Reviewer: 
Baila Shargel

Shargel on Krasner, 'The Benderly Boys and American Jewish Education'


Jonathan B. Krasner. The Benderly Boys and American Jewish Education. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2011. xii + 498 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58465-966-2; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58465-983-9.

Reviewed by Baila Shargel (Manhattanville College)
Published on H-Judaic (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Benny Kraut
Reviewer: 
Adam S. Ferziger

Ferziger on Kraut, 'The Greening of American Orthodox Judaism: Yavneh in the 1960s'


Benny Kraut. The Greening of American Orthodox Judaism: Yavneh in the 1960s. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2010. 200 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87820-465-6.

Reviewed by Adam S. Ferziger (Bar-Ilan University)
Published on H-Judaic (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

I Had a Dream

Author: 
Kristen H. Lindbeck
Reviewer: 
Eliezer Segal

Segal on Lindbeck, 'Elijah and the Rabbis: Story and Theology'


Kristen H. Lindbeck. Elijah and the Rabbis: Story and Theology. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. 272 pp. $82.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13080-6; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13081-3.

Reviewed by Eliezer Segal (University of Calgary)
Published on H-Judaic (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Jason Kalman

A (Deathless?) Prophet among the Talmudic Scholars

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