Updated ToC for Jewish Quarterly Review 108.4

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Just in time for Thanksgiving, JQR 108.4 is now available, online* and in print. This issue features essays on Roman and rabbinic law, the Cairo genizah, and Solomon Schechter, plus a cornucopia of short-form scholarship. Here is the full issue.

ARTICLES

Rabbinic Universalism Reconsidered: The Roman Context of Some Rabbinic Traditions Pertaining to the Revelation of the Torah in Different Languages
KATELL  BERTHELOT

Deconstructing “the Cairo Genizah”: A Fresh Look at Genizah Manuscript Discoveries in Cairo before 1897
REBECCA  J.  W.  JEFFERSON

Solomon Schechter’s Art of Hasidism: Tradition, Parody, and Transmission
DAVID  B.  STARR and  YOHANAN  PETROVSKY- SHTERN

 

NOTES
Deceptive Intentions: Forgeries, Falsehoods, and the Study of Ancient Judaism
JONATHAN  KLAWANS

The Temple Archive Used for the Fabrication of 1 Maccabees 10.25b–45 
MATAN  ORIAN

 

FORUM

2017: A Year of Anniversaries in the History of Zionism and Israel
Editor’s Introduction: The Commemorative Moment of 2017
DAVID  N.  MYERS

1897: The Year of Jewish Revolutions?
DEREK  JONATHAN  PENSLAR

1917: The Ambivalence of Empire
LIORA  R.  HALPERIN

1947: What We Forget When We Remember the 29th of November
ZVI  BEN- DOR  BENITE

1967: An Elegy of Conquest
SETH  ANZISKA

1977: The Mahapakh: Its Causes and Implications for Contemporary Israeli Politics
AVI  SHILON

 

REVIEW FORUM
On the Exhibition and Catalogue Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People under Heaven

Pleasurable Perplexity: Reflecting the Holy City
LAWRENCE  NEES

Jerusalem at the Met
CATHLEEN  A.  FLECK

 

Finally, we also have our annual listing of books received by JQR for review, available online only. 

Check on the JQR Blog for more content related to these pieces in the coming weeks.

*The most recent four years of JQR are distributed online exclusively by Project Muse, where most articles are available to subscribers only. Log in through your home library for institutional access or see jqr.pennpress.org for individual subscriptions.