TOC: Southern Jewish History v. 21 (2018)

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The editors of Southern Jewish History, the annual peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society, announce publication of Volume 21. The journal has been published each fall since 1998.

The new volume includes the following articles and features:


Mark K. Bauman and Leah Burnham, “The Atlanta Federal Penitentiary and Area Jews: A Social Service Case Study”

Phyllis K. Leffler, “Insiders or Outsiders: Charlottesville’s Jews, White Suprem­acy, and Antisemitism”


Primary Sources

Bryan Edward Stone, The Galveston Diaspora: A Statistical View of Jewish Immigration Through Texas, 1907–1913


Book Reviews

Michael R. Cohen, Cotton Capitalists: American Jewish Entrepreneurship in the Reconstruction Era, reviewed by Edward S. Shapiro

Arlo Haskell, The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries, 1823–1969, reviewed by Raymond Arsenault

Shari Rabin, Jews on the Frontier: Religion and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century America, reviewed by Lee Shai Weissbach


Exhibit Reviews

The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans’ Home: Educating the Jewish South Since 1876, reviewed by Caroline Light

Kehillah: A History of Jewish Life in Greater Orlando,reviewed by Mark I. Pinsky


Website Review

The Texas Slavery Project, reviewed by Joshua Furman


Full volumes of the new issue, as well as individual items of select current and past content, may be purchased on the Southern Jewish Historical Society website at For information on subscriptions and advertising, please contact Bryan E. Stone, managing editor, at

The journal is currently seeking manuscripts for consideration for volume 22 (2019). For information on submissions and authors’ guidelines, contact Mark K. Bauman, editor, at Additional information is available online at

Mark K. Bauman, Editor
Bryan Edward Stone, Managing Editor