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Shofar, an Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies publishes original, scholarly work and reviews a wide range of recent books in Judaica. Founded in 1981, Shofar is published three times per year by Purdue University Press on behalf of the University's Jewish Studies Program. 

Current and past issues of Shofar are available online through Project MUSE at and JSTOR.


Shofar publishes scholarly papers (5,000-10,000 words), book reviews, and review essays. Submissions that are found suitable for the journal are evaluated through a double-blind peer review. For information about style, formatting, and policies, and to upload a submission, visit our online submission website.


Shofar is published three times per year at $60 for individuals, $100 for institutions; add $20 per volume (3 issues) for foreign postage. Single issues are $30 ($40 foreign).

Contact Bookmasters:
Phone: 1-800-247-6553 
Fax: 1-419-281-6883 

Purdue University Press Shofar Website 

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Shofar Editorial Board

Eugene Avrutin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ranen Omer-Sherman, University of Louisville

Book Review Editor
Alon Kantor, Purdue University

Editorial Board

Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago
Samantha Baskind, Cleveland State University
Yulia Egorova, Durham University
Norman Finkelstein, Xavier University
Daniel Frank, Purdue University
Amelia Glaser, University of California, San Diego
Karen Grumberg, The University of Texas at Austin
Rachel Harris, University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign
Klaus Hödl, University of Graz
Hannah Holtschneider, University of Edinburgh
Adriana X. Jacobs, University of Oxford
Rebekah Klein-Pejšova, Purdue University
Rebecca Kobrin, Columbia University
Katrin Kogman-Appel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Mikel Koven, University of Worcester
Josh Lambert, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Justin Jaron Lewis, University of Manitoba
Shaul Magid, Indiana University Bloomington
Adam Mendelsohn, University of Cape Town
Helene Meyers, Southwestern University
Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan
Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt University
Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto
Miri Talmon, Tel Aviv University
Elliot Wolfson, University of California, Santa Barbara

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