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Contemporary Jewry

Contemporary Jewry

Editor-in-Chief: Harriet Hartman

ISSN: 0147-1694 (print version)
ISSN: 1876-5165 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12397

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Harriet Hartman, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, USA
Email : Hartman@Rowan.edu

Book Review Editor       

Daniel Parmer, Brandeis University         


Research Editor

Helen Kim, Whitman College     


Editorial Board:
Richard Alba, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
David Assaf, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Joelle Bahloul, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Sarah Bunin Benor, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Yoram Bilu, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Paul Burstein, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Barry R. Chiswick, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Carmel Chiswick, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Steven M. Cohen, Hebrew Union College, New York, NY, USA
Arnold Dashefsky, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
Sergio DellaPergola, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Adam Ferziger, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Menachem Friedman, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Rela Mintz Geffen, Baltimore Institute of Jewish Studies, Towson University, MD,USA and Gratz College, PA,USA
Zvi Gitelman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Allen Avi Glicksman, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Calvin Goldscheider, Brown University, USA
William Helmreich, CUNY City College, Queens College & Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
Charles Kadushin, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
Debra Kaufman, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Shaul Kelner, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
Ariela Keysar, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, USA
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Barry Kosmin, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, USA
Deborah Dash Moore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Riv-Ellen Prell, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Bruce Phillips, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Uzi Rebhun, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Jonathan Sarna, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
Theodore Sasson, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, USA
Leonard Saxe, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
William Shaffir, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Jeffrey Shandler, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Ira Sheskin, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Chaim I. Waxman, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Yaacov Yadgar, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel

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    Contemporary Jewry serves as the single source for the social scientific consideration of world Jewry, its institutions, trends, character, and concerns. In its pages can be found work by leading scholars and important new researchers from North America, Europe, Australasia and Israel. While much relevant scholarship about Jewry is published in general social science journals, as well as more narrowly focused periodicals, no single scholarly journal focuses primarily on the social scientific study of Jewry.

    Over 500 articles have been published in Contemporary Jewry since its inception. Each issue includes original research articles across a variety of social-science disciplines, including anthropology, demography, economics, education, ethnography, social history, politics, population, social psychology, and sociology.  We are open to submissions of shorter research notes, and, on occasion, will publish important work that had originally appeared in Hebrew or other languages. Special issues have focused on such topics as the National Jewish Population Survey, Jewish community surveys, Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Women in the Holocaust, economic frameworks for understanding Jewry, and Jewry in Israel. Individual articles have treated a range of topics, from Jewish identity in Syria and the Ukraine to New Zealand and Israel; from an analysis of rabbis’ salaries to a historical study of Jewish women physicians in Central Europe; from survey research to ethnography to historical analysis. 

    Each year Contemporary Jewry includes the Marshall Sklare Award lecture, delivered at the Association of Jewish Studies conference in co-sponsorship with the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry, the founding association of the journal, by distinguished scholars chosen to receive the award because of their contributions to the field of the social scientific study of Jewry. The distinguished editorial board reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of the journal.

    Comments or discussion of any of the content in COJE is welcome at http://COJE.forums.com.

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