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

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March 23, 2019
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Ethnic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies


Toronto, March 22, 2019


Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal


We are delighted to announce the electronic publication of the 20th anniversary 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.


Volume 15, No 1 (2018)


PUBLISHED: 2019-03-09


Table of Contents



Seeking Zion: Grace Aguilar’s Religious Nationalism

by Lindsay Katzir


The Roles and Representation of Jewish Women in Zeev Jawitz' Writings

by Asaf Yedidya



The Ten Curses of Eve

by Berel Dov Lerner



“A Jewish Girl of Mexico:” Anita Brenner and the Article That Won First Prize in The Forward (1925)

by Marcela López Arellano



National and Historical Concerns in the Childhood Poetry of Dalia Ravikovitch

by Edith Covensky



Zucker, David J, and Moshe Reiss. The Matriarchs of Genesis: Seven Women, Five Views. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015.

Reviewed by Edward S. Treister


Marx, Dalia. Tractates Tamid, Middot and Qinnim: A Feminist Commentary on the Babylonian Talmud V.9. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.

Reviewed by Natalie C. Polzer


Wiskind-Elper, Ora. Hasidic Commentary on the Torah. London: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2018.

Reviewed by Rachel Adelman


Kranson, Rachel. Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Reviewed by Eliana Schechter


Feins, Roberta P. A Morsel of Bread, A Knife. Seattle, Washington: Center on Contemporary Art, 2018.

Reviewed by Susan Shaw Sailer


Kissileff, Beth. Questioning Return: A Novel. Simsbury, Connecticut: Mandel Vilar Press, 2016.

Reviewed by Merle Carrus


Jennoff, Pam. Almost Home. New York: Atria Books, 2009.

Reviewed by Marcia Fiedler


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 are 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 in 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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Dr. Dina Ripsman Eylon, Editor-in-Chief

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal


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