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.
Solomon Schechter’s Art of Hasidism: Tradition, Parody, and Transmission
DAVID B. STARR and YOHANAN PETROVSKY- SHTERN
Deceptive Intentions: Forgeries, Falsehoods, and the Study of Ancient Judaism
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
On the Exhibition and Catalogue Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People under Heaven
Pleasurable Perplexity: Reflecting the Holy City
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.