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Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

Zev Garber

Associate Editor
Peter Haas

Book Review Editor
Alon Kantor

Managing Editor
Dianna Gilroy

Editorial Board
Lawrence Baron, San Diego State University
Judith Baskin, University of Oregon
Shmuel Bolozky, University of Massachusetts
Jean Cahan, University of Nebraska
Samuel Edelman, California State University at Chico
Yulia Egorova, Durham University
Daniel Frank, Purdue University
Amelia Glaser, University of California, San Diego
Hannah Holtschneider, University of Edinburgh 
Klaus Hödl, University of Graz
Steven Leonard Jacobs, University of Alabama
Yosef Kaplan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Harold Kasimow, Grinnell College
Katrin Kogman-Appel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Mikel Koven, University of Worcester
Saul Lerner, Purdue University Calumet
Richard Libowitz, Temple University
Gregory Mahler, Kalamazoo College 
Ranen Omer-Sherman, University of Miami 
Stuart Robertson, Purdue University 
Derek Parker Royal, Independent scholar
Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto
Norman Simms, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Miri Talmon, Tel Aviv University  
Elliot Wolfson, New York University
Seth Wolitz, University of Texas-Austin  







Since 1981, Shofar has been published quarterly by Purdue University Press on behalf of the University's Jewish Studies Program. It is the official journal of the Western and Midwest Jewish Studies Associations. Shofar publishes original, scholarly work and reviews a wide range of recent books in Judaica.

Shofar Table of Contents

Volume 32, Number 2

A Love Match in Leviticus
Justin Jaron Lewis

Calibrating the Female Body: Shame, Disgust, and the Recuperative Gaze in Amos Gitaï's Kadosh
Aliza Atik

Rolling in Dust: Maurice Schwartz's Tevye (1939) And Its Ambiguities
Marat Grinberg

Two or Three Things I Know About Charles Bernstein
David Kaufmann

"Violent and Sentimental by Turns": The Gendered Discourses of Mike Gold
Cynthia Port

Review Essay: City of Promises. A History of the Jews of New York
Alan T. Levenson

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