Publications

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Scholarly Articles:

“Hebrew Literature,” in the Cambridge History of Judaism, Vol. 8, The Modern Period, 1815–2000. eds. Tony Michels and Mitchel Hart (2017)

“Warsaw in Hebrew Literature 1880-1920: New Perspectives, “ Studia Judaica 18( 2015), 105-137

“How to Build Bridges to People? Benjamin Harshav and Yiddish”, In geveb (August 2015)

A New (Jewish) Woman in the Café: Leah Goldberg and Urban Cafe,” Jewish Social Studies 21,1 (Fall 2015),  1-48

That Yiddish Has Spoken to Me: Yiddish in Early Israeli Literature,” Poetics Today 35:1 (Fall 2014)

The Language that Was Lost on the Roads: Discovering Hebrew through Yiddish in Aharon Appelfeld’s Fiction,” The Journal of Modern Jewish Identities Journal of Jewish Identities, 7:1(2014), 23-35.

“Hebrew Literature in America: New Perspectives,” (Review Essay), American Jewish History,  79:2 (2013),  182-186

Jewish Modernism and Viennese Cafés, 1900-1930,” in Scott Haine and Jeffrey H. Jackson, eds., The Thinking Space: The Cafe as a Cultural Institution in Paris, Italy, and Vienna, (Ashgate Publishing, 2013), 51-64.

“Between ‘The House of Study’ and the Kaffeehaus: The Central European Café as a Site for Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism,” in Simon Shaw-Miller and Tag Gronberg (eds.), The Viennese Café as an Urban Site of Cultural Exchange, (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2013) 78-89.

“Choosing Yiddish in Israel: Yung Yisroel between Home and Exile, Margins and Centers,” in Shiri Goren, Hannah Pressman and Lara Rabinovitch (eds.), Choosing Yiddish: Studies on Yiddish Literature, Culture, and History, (Detroit: Wayne State University, 2012), 277-294.

Now I have arrived in Europe: Weimar Berlin as a Crossroads of East and West European Jewish Culture” [Hebrew], Davka: Yiddishland and its Culture, 7 (2012).

“The Urban Literary Café and the Geography of Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism in Europe” in Mark Wollaeger, (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), 433-458.

“Never Will I Hear the Sweet Voice of God: Religiosity and Mysticism in Modern Hebrew Poetry” (Review Essay), Prooftexts 30:1 (2010), 128-146.

 “Spaces of Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism: The Urban Cafés of Berlin,” in Gertrud Pickhan and Verena Dohrn (eds.), Transit und Transformation: Osteuropäisch-Jüdische Migranten in Berlin 1918-1939, (Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2010), 56-75.

“Deciphering the Hieroglyphics of the Metropolis: Literary Topographies of Berlin in Hebrew and Yiddish Modernism”, in Gennady Estraikh and Mikhail Krutikov (eds.), Yiddish in Weimar Berlin, (Oxford: Legenda, 2010), 28-53.

“Lemberg, Vienne, Berlin: cafés juifs et créativité culturelle,” [French], Les Cahiers du Judaïsme 26, (June 2009), 31-43.

“The Construction of ‘Secular’ and ‘Religious’ in Modern Hebrew Literature,” in Zvi Gitelman (ed.), Religion or Ethnicity? Jewish Identities in Evolution (New-Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2009), 221-238.

“Imagining the Beloved: Nation and Gender in Early Twentieth-Century Hebrew Literature,” Gender and History 20:1, (2008), 105-127.

“Intertextuality, Rabbinic Literature, and Modernist Hebrew Fiction,” in Anita Norich and Yaron Eliav (eds.), Jewish Literatures and Cultures: Context and Intrertext, (Providence: BrownUniversity Press, 2008), 201-228.

“The Challenges of Writing a Literary History of Early Modernist Hebrew Fiction: Gershon Shaked and Beyond,” Hebrew Studies 49 (2008), 291-298.

“Introduction” (co-authored), in Sheila Jelen and Shachar Pinsker (eds.), Hebrew, Gender and Modernity: Critical Responses to Dvora Baron’s Fiction, (Bethesda: University Press of Maryland, 2007), 3-13.

“Unraveling the Yarn: Intertextuality, Gender and Cultural Critique in the Stories of Dvora Baron,” in Sheila Jelen and Shachar Pinsker (eds.), Hebrew, Gender and Modernity: Critical Responses to Dvora Baron’s Fiction, (Bethesda: University Press of Maryland, 2007), 145-170. (reprint of article in Nashim with revisions)

“Old Language, New Land: On Yung Yisroel,” [Hebrew] Davka: Yiddishland and its Culture 3, (July 2007), 46-50.

“And Suddenly We Reached God? The Construction of ‘Secular’ and ‘Religious’ in Israeli Literature,” Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 5:1, (2006), 21-40.

“Unraveling the Yarn: Intertextuality, Gender and Cultural Critique in the Stories of Dvora Baron,” Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender 11, (2006), 244-279.

“The Train that Rides Inside: The Jewish Predicament in Aharon Appelfeld’s The Iron Tracks” [Hebrew], in Igal Shwartz and Risa Domb (eds.) Aharon Appelfeld and his World: Special Volume of Mikan, (CambridgeUniversity and Ben-Gurion University Press, 2005), 77-89.

“Whose Canon is it? On the Formation and Dissemination of the Hebrew Canon” (Review Essay), [Hebrew], Theory and Criticism 25 (Fall 2004), 259-264.