Listen to the authors of recently published scholarly books discuss their work in weekly interviews. Episodes can be streamed on the New Books in Jewish Studies website or freely downloaded through iTunes and other podcast platforms.
In December and January, we interviewed the following scholars about their new publications:
- Omer Bartov, Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz (Simon and Schuster, 2018)
- Amos Goldberg, Trauma in First Person: Diary Writing during the Holocaust (Indiana University Press, 2017)
- Jack Jacobs, Ed., Jews and Leftist Politics: Judaism, Israel, Antisemitics and Gender (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
- Jessica Marglin, Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco (Yale University Press, 2016)
- Eddy Portnoy, Bad Rabbi and Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press (Stanford University Press, 2017)
- Lars Rensmann, The Politics of Unreason: The Frankfurt School and the Origins of Modern Antisemitism (SUNY Press, 2017)
- Judith Schindler and Judy Seldin-Cohen, Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement is Good for Synagogues, Jews and America (Central Conference of American Rabbis, 2017)
- Ella Shohat, On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and Other Displacements (Pluto Press, 2017)
- Noam Zadoff, Gershom Scholem: From Berlin to Jerusalem and Back (Brandeis University Press, 2018)
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The New Books in Jewish Studies Team