Faculty Publications


Eric Aronoff

Aronoff, Eric, and Aronoff, Yael. “Bordering on Peace: Spatial Narratives of Border Crossings with Israel, Jordan and Egypt” in Carolyn Loeb and Andreas Luescher (eds.), The Design of Frontier Spaces: Control and Ambiguity. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015.


Yael Aronoff

Aronoff, Eric, and Aronoff, Yael. “Bordering on Peace: Spatial Narratives of Border Crossings with Israel, Jordan and Egypt” in Carolyn Loeb and Andreas Luescher (eds.), The Design of Frontier Spaces: Control and Ambiguity. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2015.

Aronoff, Yael.  The Political Psychology of Israeli Prime Minister: When Hard-Liners Opt for Peace. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Aronoff, Yael.  “Predicting Peace: The Contingent Nature of Leadership and Domestic Politics in Israel” in Hendrik Spruyt, Miriam F. Elman, and Oded Haklai (eds.), Democracy and Conflict Resolution: The Dilemmas of Israel’s Peacemaking. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2014.

Aronoff, Yael.   Review essay titled “Making the Next Peace Process Succeed.” A review essay of Daniel C. Kurtzer, Scott B. Lasensky, William B. Quandt, Steven L. Spiegel, and Shibley Telhami The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011, (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013) and Daniel C. Kurtzer (ed.), Pathways to Peace: America and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012),  Israel Studies Review Vol. 29, No.1, 2014.


Safoi Babana-Hampton

Bhana-Hampton, Safoi. “Espace réel et imaginaire de l’identité juive-marocaine féminine chez Sapho et Eliette Abécassis” in Robert Elbaz and Françoise Saquer-Sabin (eds.), Les Espaces Intimes Féminins dans la Littérature Maghrébine d’Expression Française. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2014.
(Translation: “The Real and Imaginary Space of Female Moroccan Jewish Identity in Sapho and Eliette Abecassis’s Writings” in The Intimate Feminine Spaces in North African Literature of French Expression.)


Marc S. Bernstein

Bernstein, Marc Steven. Stories of Joseph: Narrative Migrations between Judaism and Islam. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2006.


Kirsten Fermaglich

Fermaglich, Kirsten. “’Too Long, Too Foreign . . . Too Jewish’: Jews, Name-changing, and Family Mobility in New York City, 1917–1942.” Journal of American Ethnic History, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Spring 2015), pp. 34-57.


Friedan, Betty, Kirsten Lise Fermaglich, and Lisa M. Fine. The Feminine Mystique: Annotated Text, Contexts, Scholarship. Norton Critical Edition. New York: W.W. Norton, 2013.


Fermaglich, Kirsten Lise.  American Dreams and Nazi Nightmares: Early Holocaust Consciousness and Liberal America, 1957–1965. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2006.


Steven Fraiberg

Fraiberg, Steven, and Kaplan, Danny. “Outsmarting the Nation, Together: Subversive Virtual Fraternity in the Israeli Men’s Magazine Blazer.”  Israel Studies Review, Volume 30, Issue 1, Summer 2015: pp. 42–65.


Steven J. Gold

Gold, Steven J. “Patterns of Adaptation among Contemporary Jewish Immigrants to the US” in Arnold Dashefsky and Ira M. Sheskin (eds.) American Jewish Yearbook 2015, Volume 115, 2016,  pp. 3-43.

Gold, Steven James. “Contextual and Family Determinants of Immigrant Women’s Self-Employment: The Case of Vietnamese, Russian-Speaking Jews, and Israelis.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, V.43, Issue 2 April 2014, pp. 228-–255.

Gold, Steven J. “Undocumented Immigrants and Self Employment in the Informal Economy” in Lois Ann Lorentzen (ed.), Hidden Lives and Human Rights in the United States: Understanding the Controversies and Tragedies of Undocumented Immigration, Volume 3: Economic, Politics and Morality. Santa Barbara, CA: Prager, 2014.

Gold, Steven J.  “Reflections on Ethnographic Childhoods” in Tamara Mose Brown and Joanna Dreby (eds.), Family and Work in Everyday Ethnography. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013.

Gold, Steven J.  “Enhanced Agency for Recent Jewish Migrants to the US.Contemporary Jewry, V.1 33, No. 1–2 April–July 2013, pp. 145–167.

Gold, Steven J., and Nawyn, Stephanie J. (eds.). The Routledge International Handbook of Migration Studies. New York and London: Routledge, 2013.


Matthew Handelman

Handelman, Matthew. “Franz Rosenzweig’s Modern Mathematics.” Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook, 2012, 57 (1): pp. 145-161. First published online: July 31, 2012.


Mary M. Juzwik

Juzwik, Mary M.  “Extending the Conversation: The Ethics of Teaching Disturbing Pasts: Reader Response, Historical Contextualization, and Rhetorical (Con)Textualization of Holocaust Texts in English.” English Education, Vol. 45, No. 3, April 2013.

Juzwik, Mary M. The Rhetoric of Teaching: Understanding the Dynamics of Holocaust Narratives in an English Classroom. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2009.


Kaufman, Matthew

Kaufman, Matthew. “The Menorah Journal and Shaping American Jewish Identity: Culture and Evolutionary Sociology.”

Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies; Summer 2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p. 61.


Deborah J. Margolis

Curated library exhibits by Deborah J. Margolis:

Revealing the Entire World of the Stranger: Palestinian Israeli Writer Sayed Kashua (Fall 2014)

Romaniote and Greek Jewry (Fall 2013).

Israeli Literature from the Holtzman Collection (Spring 2013).

(with Kirsten Fermaglich) Telling Family Stories: Jews, Genealogy & History (Spring 2012).

Interpreting the Interior: Israeli Writer and Filmmaker Etgar Keret (Spring 2011).


David Mendelsson

Mendelsson, David. Jewish Education in England, 19441988: Between Integration and Separation. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang, 2011.


Noga Morag-Levine

Morag-Levine, Noga. Abortion in Israel: Community, Rights, and the Context of Compromise. Chicago: American Bar Foundation, 1994.


Anna Norris

Norris, Anna. “Auschwitz-Birkenau 1944–1945: Marceline Loridan-Ivens tourne et retourne son passé,” Women in French Studies 2015, “Femmes et mémoires”. 2016.

Norris, Anna. “Mauvaises mères et filles meurtries dans les textes d’Irène Némirovsky” In Daniela Di Cecco (ed.), Girls in French and Francophone Literature and Film. Leiden, the Netherlands: Koninlijke Brill NV, 2015.


Matthew Pauly

Pauly, Mathew D. Breaking the Tongue: Language, Education, and Power in Soviet Ukraine, 1923–34.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.


Benjamin Pollock

Pollock, Benjamin. “The Political Perfection of Original Judaism: Pedagogical Governance and Ecclesiastical Power in Mendelssohn’s Jerusalem.Harvard Theological Review. 2015; 108(2): pp. 167–196.

Pollock, Benjamin. “To Infinity and Beyond: Hermann Cohen and Franz Rosenzweig on Comportment Toward Redemption” in Michael L. Morgan and Steven Weitzman (eds), Rethinking the Messianic Idea in Judaism. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2015.

Pollock, Benjamin. Franz Rosenzweig’s Conversions: World Denial and World Redemption. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2014.

Pollock, Benjamin.  Metalogic and Systematicity: Rosenzweig’s Philosophical Debt to Hans Ehrenberg” in Hartwig Wiedebach (ed.), Die Denkfigur des Systems im Ausgang von Franz Rosenzweigs »Stern der Erlösung«. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot GmbH, 2013.

Pollock, Benjamin. “On the Road to Marcionism: Franz Rosenzweig’s Early Theology.” Jewish Quarterly Review, 2012, 102(2), pp. 224-255.

Pollock, Benjamin. Franz Rosenzweig and the Systematic Task of Philosophy. Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Morgan, Michael L., and Pollock, Benjamin (eds). The Philosopher as Witness: Fackenheim and Responses to the Holocaust. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2008.


Lev Raphael

Raphael, Lev. Rosedale in Love. Amazon Kindle edition, 2014.

Raphael, Lev. My Germany: A Jewish Writer Returns to the World His Parents Escaped. Madison, WI: Terrace Books, 2009.

Raphael, Lev. Secret Anniversaries of the Heart: New & Selected Stories. St. Paul, MN: Leapfrog Press, 2006.

Raphael, Lev. Writing a Jewish Life: Memoirs. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2006.

Raphael, Lev. The German Money: A Novel.  St. Paul, MN: Leapfrog Press, 2003.

Raphael, Lev. Journeys & Arrivals: On Being Gay and Jewish. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1996.

Raphael, Lev. Winter Eyes: A Novel about Secrets. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992.

Raphael, Lev. Dancing on the Tisha B’Av. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1990.


Kenneth Waltzer

Waltzer, Kenneth. “Moving Together, Moving Alone: The Story of Boys on a Transport Auschwitz to Buchenwald” in Claire Zalc and Tal Bruttman (eds.), Microhistories of the Holocaust. Oxford: Berghahn Books (forthcoming).

Waltzer, Kenneth. “Reflections on Contemporary Anti–Semitism in Europe.” Fathom, Summer 2015.

Waltzer, Kenneth. “Uneasy Years: Michigan Jewry in Depression and War 1930–1945.” Michigan Jewish History, Fall 2013, Issue 53, pp. 41–51.