I write about Jewish religious thought and practices for scholarly and general readers.

Forthcoming Articles

“Love in the Star?” A Feminist Challenge. Bamidbar. Special issue: Gender and Jewish philosophy, ed. Susan Shapiro.

Book review of Abigail Gillman, A History of German-Jewish Bible Translation (University of Chicago, 2018). Forthcoming in AJS Review

Articles in print

“Agency as Quest and Question: Feminism, Religious Studies, and Modern Jewish Thought,” Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society n.s. 24:2 (Winter 2019)

“On Teachers, Rabbinic and Maternal,” in Motherhood in the Jewish Cultural Imagination, ed. Kanarek, Lehmann, and Broner (Littman, 2017). The volume was named a finalist for the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, Women’s studies category.

“Intersubjectivity Meets Maternity: Buber, Levinas, and the Eclipsed Relation,” Thinking Jewish Culture in America, ed. Kenneth Koltun-Fromm. Graven Images (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013).

Building a Zion in German(y) : Franz Rosenzweig on Yehudah Halevi,” Jewish Social Studies n.s. 13:2 (Winter 2007).

The Tacit Agenda of a Literary Approach to the Bible,” Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History 27:2 (Spring 2007).

Translations

Jacob Taubes, “The Iron Cage and the Exodus From it, or: The Dispute over Marcion, Then and Now,” From Cult to Culture: Fragments Toward a Critique of Historical Reason, ed. Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford: Stanford University Press): 137-146

Jacob Taubes, “The Demystification of Theology: Toward a Portrait of Overbeck,” Fragments Toward a Critique of Historical Reason, ed. Charlotte Fonrobert (Stanford: Stanford University Press): 147-164

Image: Baking matzot for Passover. Hispano-Moresque Haggadah, Castile, c. 1300. (Item 2737, British Library Catalogue of Manuscripts.)