by Cynthia M. Baker


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813563022
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 01/13/2017
Series: Key Words in Jewish Studies Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,076,768
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

CYNTHIA M. BAKER is a professor and the chair of religious studies at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She is the author of Rebuilding the House of Israel: Architectures of Gender in Jewish Antiquity

Table of Contents

Foreword by the Series Editors
A Note on Orthography

Owning the Word
Jews, Jew, the Jews, the Jew, Jewish, Jewess
Outline of This Book

1 Terms of Debate
First Jews
A Jew Outward or a Jew Inward?
Jews, Women, Slaves
From Ethnos to Ethnicity/Race and Religion

2 State of the (Jew[ish]) Question
Vos Macht a Yid?
Jew in Jewish Studies
Thinking (with) Jew(s)

3 In a New Key: New Jews
Zionism’s New Jew and the Birth of the Genomic Jew
New Jews in a New Europe
New Jews: A View from the New World


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