Announcement: New Issue of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal

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Toronto, May 20, 2020

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal


We are delighted to announce the electronic publication of the new issue of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal. The journal can be accessed at

Founded in 1997, the journal is the first multidisciplinary refereed e-journal solely dedicated to gender-related issues in Judaism.


Vol 16 No 1 (2019): Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal

Table of Contents:



“The World is There and We are Here:” “Otherness” and the Designation of Space in the Prose of Nava Semel

Shai Rudin

Beruriah: The Final Act

Hindishe Lee

Between Subversion and Tradition: Recasting Biblical Characters in Zelda's Poetry

Rachel Ofer

Biographical Essays

Neglected but Not Forgotten: Jews and Nation Building in the Zambian Public Sphere Through the Life Trajectory of Cynthia Sarah Zukas

Nelly Mwale

Book Reviews

Zion, Noam. Talmudic Marital Dramas: Passion and Miscommunication, Intimacy and Spirituality, Love and Law. [Nine books in the series] Cleveland, OH: Zion Holiday Publications, 2018.

David J. Zucker

Dekel, Mikhal. Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2019.

Elaine Margolin

Film Reviews

Winger, Anna, creator. Unorthodox. Real Film Berlin and Studio Airlift, 2020.

Batya Weinbaum


Articles, essays, book reviews, short notes, and bibliographies from all disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences are welcome. Submissions are concurrently accepted and should be made by e-mail to:


Dr. Dina Ripsman Eylon, Editor-in-Chief

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal



Note: Scholarship by/and about Canadian Jewish women is especially encouraged.

The journal will consider re-printing peer-reviewed papers or chapters from books that are not currently available in any digital format.

We are also seeking book reviewers. A complete list of books is available on our Review Books Received section, which is updated periodically. For further information and guidelines for contributors, please consult our web site and/or write to the Editor-in-Chief.


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