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Jewish Identity

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Books Available in the Asher Library

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Journals Available in the Asher Library

  • Contemporary Jewry. The Journal of the Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry. New Brunswick,NJ:  Association for the Scientific Study of Jewry. 1977— current. Print Edition. 
    *available full text through EBSCOhost 1976
    present with 12 month embargo
  • Guilt and Pleasure.  New York, NY: Reboot, Inc. 2006—2008. Print Edition Discontinued.
  • Heeb. Brooklyn, NY. Heeb Magazine, Inc. 2002—2010. Print Edition.
    Online Edition:  www.HeebMagazine.com
  • Jewish Role in American Life: An Annual Review. Los Angeles, CA: USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. 2008—current. Print Edition 
    *available full text through EBSCOhost 2009
    present
  • Journal of Jewish Identities. Youngston, OH: Youngston State University, Judaic and Holocaust StudiesProgram. 2008—current.
    Print Edition. 
  • Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UniversityPress: 1981—current. Print Edition.
  • Studies in Contemporary Jewry. Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 1984—current. Print Edition.
  • Tablet Magazine: A New Read on Jewish Life. Nextbook, Inc.  http://www.tabletmag.com/
  • Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Thought and Culture. New York, NY: Metatronics. 2003-present. Print Edition.
    Online Edition: www.zeek.forward.com

Films Available in the Asher Library

Spertus Digital Resources

  • The Hebrew Mamita — On February 9, 2008, poet and hip hop artist Vanessa Hidary presented an evening of spoken word and short stories at Spertus sharing her struggles with her Jewish identity. See Vanessa Hidary's signature poem performed as a part of CULTURE BANDIT SOUL @ The Zipper Factory with Maya Azucena. (Please note: strong language.)
  • From People to Purpose: The New Ethos of Innovative Jewish Leaders — Hear audio from a lecture and discussion at Spertus on March 8, 2010. Steven M. Cohen explores how young Jewish leaders have shifted the focus of their Jewish identity from  organizations to social justice activities, cultural endeavors, and spirituality.

Online Resources

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