The journal's 20th Issue is now online!


Toronto, June 1, 2018

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal


We are delighted to announce the electronic publication of the 20th anniversary issue of Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal. The journal can be accessed at

Founded in 1997, the journal is the first multidisciplinary-refereed e-journal solely dedicated to gender-related issues in Judaism.

20th Anniversary Issue: Volume 14, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


From the Editor's Desk

E-Journals and Digital Humanities by Dina Ripsman Eylon

Review Essays

After Twenty Years: On the Place of “Women in Judaism” in Feminist Reading of Modern Hebrew Literature by Shai Rudin

Biblical Studies in Women in Judaism [WIJ]: The First Twenty Years by David J. Zucker


“Kings of People Shall Be of Her:” Sarah, the Hebrew Female God by Dvora Lederman Daniely

Immah Shalom: The Controversial Role Model by Liat Sobolev-Mandelbaum

Biographical Essays

Dora Maar: Contextualizing Picasso’s Muse by Laura Felleman Fattal

Book Reviews

Schieber Kadishson, Ava, Present Past. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern UP, 2016 by Victoria Aarons

Kurshan, Ilana. If All the Seas Were Ink (A Memoir). New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2017 by Rachel Adelman


Grunwald-Spier, Agnes. Who Betrayed the Jews? The Realities of Nazi Persecution in the Holocaust. Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK: The History Press, 2016 by Lindsay Katzir

Kalmanofsky, Amy. Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2014 by Rachel Adelman

Film Reviews

Kempner, Aviva. Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg. DVD. 92 minutes by David B. Levy

Music Review

“Sewing by the Window:” Women in Judeo-Spanish Folk Songs by Talya Alon

Articles, essays, book reviews, short notes, and bibliographies from all disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences are welcome. Submissions are concurrently accepted and should be made by e-mail to:

Dr. Dina Ripsman Eylon, Editor-in-Chief

Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal


Note: Scholarship by/and about Canadian Jewish women are especially encouraged.

The journal will consider re-printing peer-reviewed papers or chapters from books that are not currently available in any digital format.

We are also seeking book reviewers. A complete list of books is available in our Review Books Received section, which is updated periodically. For further information and guidelines for contributors, please consult our web site and/or write to the Editor-in-Chief.

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