JQR Top Ten List

September 2011

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"Genius and Demographics in Modern Jewish History"
Eliyahu Stern
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 3, Summer 2011, pp. 347-382 (Article)

"Epigraphical Rabbis: A Reconsideration"
Hayim Lapin
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 3, Summer 2011, pp. 311-346 (Article)

"From Pork to Kapores : Transformations in Religious Practice among the Jews of Late Imperial Kiev"
Natan Meir
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 97, Number 4, Fall 2007, pp. 616-645 (Article)

"The Genesis of Gender Transgression"
Lori Hope Lefkovitz
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 3, Summer 2011, pp. 408-419 (Note)

"Positing a 'Cultural Relationship' between Plato and the Babylonian Talmud"
Adam H. Becker
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 2, Spring 2011, pp. 255-269 (Review Essay)

"Coming Out of the Hasidic Closet: Jirí Mordechai Langer (1894–1943) and the Fashioning of Homosexual-Jewish Identity"
Shaun Jacob Halper
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 2, Spring 2011, pp. 189-231 (Article)

"The Dialogical Talmud: Daniel Boyarin and Rabbinics"
Barry Scott Wimpfheimer
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 2, Spring 2011, pp. 245-254 (Review Essay)

"Two Tsadikim, Two Women in Labor, and One Salvation: Reading Gender in a Hasidic Story"
Tsippi Kauffman
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 101, Number 3, Summer 2011, pp. 420-438 (Note)

"The Corporeal Turn"
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Jewish Quarterly Review, Volume 95, Number 3, Summer 2005, pp. 447-461 (Note)