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AJS Perspectives

The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies

Published biannually, AJS Perspectives is the leading forum for exploring methodological and pedagogical issues in Jewish Studies.

Subscription is a benefit of AJS membership; institutional subscriptions are also available. Online edition is open to all.


Chaya Halberstam, King's University College
Mira Sucharov, Carleton University

Associate Editors

Art Editor
Douglas Rosenberg, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Roundtable Editor
Jason Schulman, New York University

Teaching through Film and Media Editor
Olga Gershenson, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Editorial Board

Samantha Baskind, Cleveland State University
Zachary Braiterman, Syracuse University
Alanna Cooper, Case Western Reserve University
Ophir Münz-Manor, Open University of Israel
Devin Naar, University of Washington
Joshua Schreier, Vassar College
Christopher Silver, McGill University
Jacqueline Vayntrub, Yale University
Daniela R.P. Weiner, Stanford University
Melissa Weininger, Rice University
Yael Zerubavel, Rutgers University

Managing Editor

Karin Kugel


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AJS Perspectives (ISSN 1529-6423) is published twice annually by the Association for Jewish Studies.

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PDFs of AJS Perspectives articles from 1999 to 2014 are available on the Berman Jewish Policy Archive, along with PDFs of the magazine's predecessor publication, the Association for Jewish Studies Newsletter, published from 1970 through the mid-1990s.