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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 Cambridge University Press for information on institutional subscriptions.


  • Carol Bakhos, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Adam Shear, University of Pittsburgh

Editorial Board

  • Maya Barzilai, University of Michigan
  • Sarah Bunin Benor, Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion
  • Julia Phillips Cohen, Vanderbilt University
  • Talya Fishman, University of Pennsylvania
  • Gershon Hundert, McGill University
  • Shaul Magid, Indiana University
  • Derek Penslar, Harvard University
  • Riv-Ellen Prell, University of Minnesota
  • Jeffrey Rubenstein, New York University

Book Review Editors

  • Francesca Bregoli, Queens College/CUNY
  • Jay Geller, Case Western Reserve University
  • Joel S. Kaminsky, Smith College

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 send to the appropriate Book Review Editor below:


Professor Joel S. Kaminsky
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Department of Religion
Smith College
Wright Hall 113
Northampton, MA 01063

Medieval/Early Modern

Professor Francesca Bregoli
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Queens College/CUNY, History Department
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Powdermaker Hall 352YY
Flushing, NY 11367


Professor Jay Geller
Book Review Editor, AJS Review
Case Western Reserve University
Department of History
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7107

Publisher Contacts

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phone: 845-353-7500

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AJS Review (ISSN 03640094) is published twice annually for the Association for Jewish Studies by Cambridge University 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