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Shrayer in new anthology, Tablet

The title story of Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer’s acclaimed 2009 collection, Yom Kippur in Amsterdam, has been published in a major anthology of Jewish American fiction. The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction … Continue reading

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Wolfe: reviewed and reviewer

Boston College Professor of Political Science Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, has written a book review for Commonweal magazine. Wolfe’s book, At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews (Beacon Press, … Continue reading

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Finding meaning in diaspora

Oxford University Press’ Very Short Introductions offer concise, balanced and readable introductions to a wide range of subjects. History Professor Kevin Kenny, whose expertise is the history of migration and popular protest in the Atlantic world, has written a volume … Continue reading

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