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The Jewish Quarterly Review was established by Israel Abrahams and Claude Montefiore in 1889, and migrated from England to Philadelphia in 1910, where its publication resumed under the editorship of Cyrus Adler and Solomon Schechter. It remains the oldest English-language journal in the field of Jewish studies. JQR preserves the attention to textual detail so characteristic of the journal's early years, while encouraging scholarship in a wide range of fields and time periods. In each quarterly issue of JQR, the ancient stands alongside the modern, the historical alongside the literary, the textual alongside the contextual.

Recent issues are available online through Project Muse, and to access 130 years of JQR, you can find our full archive digitized at JSTOR.

For instructions on how to submit an essay click here, and to subscribe, visit jqr.pennpress.org.

Editors: David N. Myers & Natalie B. Dohrmann
Executive Editor: Anne Oravetz Albert
Administrator: Bonnie L. Blankenship
Editorial Board:  Elisheva Baumgarten, David Berger, Beth Berkowitz, Daniel Boyarin, Richard I. Cohen, Daniel Frank, Paula Fredriksen, Miriam Goldstein, Warren Zev Harvey, Sarah Imhoff, Richard Kalmin, Y. Tzvi Langermann, Lisa Leff, Lital Levy, Vivian Liska, James Loeffler, Shaul Magid, Jessica Marglin, Lucia Raspe, David Ruderman, Raymond P. Scheindlin, Daniel R. Schwartz, Edwin Seroussi, Haym Soloveitchik, Steven Phillip Weitzman, Beth Wenger, Elliot R. Wolfson, Irene Zwiep, Joanna Weinberg

 

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Apr
26
April 26, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
The Haredi Moment: An Online Forum, Part 3
by
David Myers, The Jewish Quarterly Review

Part 3 of our forum on recent developments in the ultra-Orthodox world features Orit Avishai, Itamar Ben-Ami, and Joshua Shanes on change and conservatism.

Apr
19
April 19, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
The Haredi Moment: An Online Forum, Part 2
by
David Myers, The Jewish Quarterly Review

Part two of our forum on recent developments in the Ultra-Orthodox world features Netta Barak Corren and Lotem Perry-Hazan, Lea Taragin-Zeller, and Nechumi Yaffe and Shuki Friedman.

Apr
12
April 12, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
The Haredi Moment: An Online Forum, Part 1
by
David Myers, The Jewish Quarterly Review

The Jewish Quarterly Review convened a forum on recent developments in Ultra-Orthodoxy. This first installment features posts by Ayala Fader, Samuel Heilman, and Shaul Magid.

Mar
31
March 31, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
New Issue of the Jewish Quarterly Review: Winter 2021
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The Jewish Quarterly Review

The TOC in Brief

Mar
22
March 22, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
“What I Found Surprised Me”: Old Wisdom for the New Century
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The Jewish Quarterly Review

Read for yourself the Old Series essays discussed in our anniversary forum.

Jan
6
January 06, 2021
Jewish Quarterly Review
The Past is Present in Jewish Studies Scholarship
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The Jewish Quarterly Review

Members of the JQR editorial board muse on the ongoing relevance of our scholarly past.

Dec
28
December 28, 2020
Jewish Quarterly Review
Borderless Space, Radical Belonging
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The Jewish Quarterly Review

The modernist poet Peretz Markish expressed his anarchism in a Jewish idiom, writes Anna Elena Torres.

Dec
18
December 18, 2020
Jewish Quarterly Review
Secundus the Silent and the Vanishing Seduction of Beruriah
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Natalie B. Dohrmann

After the great Rabbi Meir asks his student to seduce his wife to teach her humility, the Talmud’s only named female Torah scholar commits suicide. Moshe Simon-Shoshan reassesses the legacy of this sordid tale.

Dec
15
December 15, 2020
Jewish Quarterly Review
JQR at 130: New Voices Celebrate the Old Series
by
Natalie B. Dohrmann

JQR marks its anniversary by diving into the archives for a fresh look at its earliest scholarship.

Dec
10
December 10, 2020
Jewish Quarterly Review
New Issue of the Jewish Quarterly Review: Fall 2020
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The Jewish Quarterly Review

The TOC in Brief.