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Nashim is an academic journal for the latest interdisciplinary work on Jewish Women's Studies and Gender Issues. 

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Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies and Gender Issues is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed forum for original scholarly and creative work on Jews and gender. Co-sponsored by the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Nashim publishes research, reviews, essays, poetry, and art.

In accordance with Nashim's interdisciplinary nature, each issue contains several articles focused on a central theme, usually with a distinguished feminist scholar serving as consulting editor. Issues published to date:

No. 1 (1998): Women and the Land of Israel

No. 2 (1999): Crossing into Modernity: Renegotiating Jewish Gender Identities

No. 3 (2000): Motherhood (consulting editor: Susan Sered)

No. 4 (2001): Women in Rabbinic Literature

No. 5 (2002): Feeding an Identity: Gender, Food, and Survival (consulting editor: Norma Baumel Joseph)

No. 6 (Fall 2003): Women, War and Peace in Jewish and Middle East Contexts (consulting editor: Alice Shalvi)

No. 7 (Spring 2004): Autobiography and Memoir (consulting editor: Gershon Bacon)

No. 8 (Fall 2004): Multiculturalism in the World of Jewish Women (with a symposium edited by Marla Brettschneider)

Nos. 9-10 (Spring-Fall 2005): Jewish Women's Spirituality (consulting editor: Vanessa L. Ochs)

No. 11 (Spring 2006): Yemenite Jewish Women (consulting editor: Nitza Druyan)

No. 12 (Fall 2006): Women's Health, Reproduction and Body Politics (consulting editor: Larissa Remennick)

no. 13 (Spring 2007): Women in the Economy (consulting editor: Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui)

no. 14 (Fall 2007): Jewish Women and the Visual Arts (consulting editors: Ruth Weisberg and Judith Margolis)

In Preparation:

no. 15: Jewish Women and Books (consulting editor: Wendy Zierler)

Nashim editors:

Managing Editor: Deborah Greniman (nashim@schechter.ac.il)

Academic Editor: Prof. Renée Levine Melammed (rlm@schechter.ac.il)

Art Editor: Judith Margolis (judith@judithmargolis.com)

Editorial Board: Elisheva Baumgarten, Marc Brettler, Sylvia Barack-Fishman, David Golinkin, Deborah Greniman, Renée Levine Melammed, Shulamit Reinharz, Alice Shalvi

Subscriptions and back issues are available from Nashim's publisher, Indiana University Press. Subscribe to Nashim

Submissions and additional information: e-mail Nashim's editorial office at nashim@schechter.ac.il.

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