Publications

ALL PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS


A Biblical Translation in the Making
The Evolution and Impact of Saadia Gaon’s Tafsīr

By Richard C. Steiner

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Arguing the Modern Jewish Canon 
Essays on Literature and Culture in Honor of Ruth R. Wisse

Edited by Justin Daniel Cammy, Dara Horn, Alyssa Quint,
and Rachel Rubinstein

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Maimonides after 800 Years
Essays on Maimonides and his Influence

Edited by Jay M. Harris

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Prayers that Cite Scripture 
Biblical Quotation in Jewish Prayers from Antiquity through the Middle Ages

Edited by James L. Kugel

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Be’erot Yitzhak 
Studies in Memory of Isadore Twersky

Edited by Jay M. Harris

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On Long Winter Nights
Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900

Hinde Bergner 
Edited and translated by Justin Daniel Cammy

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The Pride of Jacob
Essays on Jacob Katz and His Work

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris

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The Bible as it Was
Winner of the 2001 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

By James L. Kugel

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Traditions of the Bible
A Guide to the Bible As It Was at the Start of the Common Era

By James L. Kugel

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Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra
Studies in the Writings of a Twelfth-Century Jewish Polymath

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris


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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume III

Edited by Isadore Twersky
Edited by Jay M. Harris

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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume II

Edited by Isadore Twersky 

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Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature
Volume I

Edited by Isadore Twersky 

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Upcoming Events

  • Sunny Yudkoff: The Bacterial Turn in Yiddish Literature: Two Case Studies February 20, 2020 at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Harvard University, Adolphus Busch Hall, Hoffman Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Sunny Yudkoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic and the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her first book, Tubercular Capital: Illness and the Conditions of Modern Jewish Writing (Stanford University Press, 2019), was awarded the Salon Wittmayer Baron Prize. Her work has appeared in Jewish Social Studies, Prooftexts, and Literature…
  • Conference: Beyond Translation: Vernacular Jewish Bibles, from Antiquity to Modernity February 24, 2020 at 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Harvard Faculty Club, East Dining Room, 20 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Panel I: TheAncient PeriodPaul Kosmin, Harvard University (Chair)Annette Yoshiko Reed, New York University Steven Fraade, Yale UniversityPanel II: The Medieval PeriodNicholas Watson, Harvard University (Chair)Meira Polliack, Tel Aviv UniversityLuis Giron-Negron, Harvard UniversityPanel III: The Early Modern and Modern PeriodsJon Levenson, Harvard Divinity School (Chair)MarionAptroot, Heinrich-Heine-Universität DüsseldorfAbigail Gillman, Boston UniversityPanel IV: The Twentieth CenturySandra Naddaff, Harvard University (Chair) Naomi Seidman,…
  • Vivian Liska: The Jew as Migrant: From Theory to Poetry February 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Harvard Divinity School, CSWR Common Room, 42 Francis Ave, Cambridge MA 02138 Annual List Lecture in Jewish StudiesVivian Liska is Professor of German literature and director of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Since 2013, she is Distinguished Visiting Professor in the GermanDivision of the Faculty of the Humanities at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has published extensively on literary theory,…