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AJS Review

The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies

Published biannually, AJS Review is a peer-reviewed journal publishing scholarly articles and book reviews covering the field of Jewish Studies.

Subscription is a benefit of AJS membership. Libraries and research centers may contact Penn Press for information on institutional subscriptions.


  • Alyssa Gray, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion
  • James Loeffler, Johns Hopkins University

Editorial Board

  • Carol Bakhos, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Maya Balakirsky-Katz, Bar-Ilan University
  • Maya Barzilai, University of Michigan
  • Julia Phillips Cohen, Vanderbilt University
  • Julie Cooper, Tel Aviv University
  • Shirli Gilbert, University College, London
  • David Koffman, York University
  • Josh Lambert, Wellesley College
  • Laura Limonic, State University of New York, College of Old Westbury
  • Derek Penslar,Harvard University
  • Adam Shear, University of Pittsburgh
  • Ronit Stahl, University of California, Berkeley

Book Review Editors

  • Eliyana Adler, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Arnold Franklin, Queens College/CUNY
  • Dov Weiss, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Managing Editor

Aviva Arad

Manuscripts submission

From biblical and rabbinic textual and historical studies to modern history, social sciences, the arts, and literature, the journal welcomes articles of interest to both academic and lay audiences around the world.

All submissions should be submitted through the AJS Review online submission system, which can be found at: For any questions please contact the managing editor at

Instructions for Contributors

Submitting Books for Review

A substantial portion of each volume is devoted to reviews of the latest scholarly Judaica and to review essays on current trends in publishing.

Books for review should be sent to the appropriate Book Review Editor below:


Professor Dov Weiss
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Weitzman Street 67 unit 7
Tel Aviv, Israel, 6230231

Medieval/Early Modern

Professor Arnold Franklin
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Associate Professor, History Department
Director, Center for Jewish Studies
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens, NY 11367


Professor Eliyana Adler
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Department of History
The Pennsylvania State University
Weaver Building 108
University Park, PA 16802

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Phone: 215-573-1295

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AJS Review (ISSN 03640094) is published twice annually for the Association for Jewish Studies by Penn Press.

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To get back issues and full sets, visit: Dan Wyman, Books

Online versions of volumes I through XXV are available through J-Stor