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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 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 Table of Contents

Volume 33, Number 2

Kol Isha: Malka Zipora’s Lekhaim as the Voice of the Hasidic Woman in Quebec
Karen E. H. Skinazi

Honest to One’s Self: Censorship and Variants in American Editions of Meyer Levin’s In Search
James Duban

Drowning Ulysses: Saving Levi from Agamben’s Remnant
Zdravko Planinc

Playing the Whore: Illicit Union and the Biblical Typology of Promiscuity in the Toledot Yeshu Tradition
Natalie E. Latteri

Sexual Violence during the Holocaust: The Case of Forced Prostitution in the Warsaw Ghetto
Katarzyna Person

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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 Please address questions to the managing editor at


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