Skip to main content
Purdue University Purdue Logo Purdue Libraries

Post-Communist Jewish Identities: Books

Annotated bibliographies on several aspects of the subject.

Jewish Culture

This section was compiled by
Philip Washington.


Abramson, Glenda. Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture. London: Routledge, 2005. Print.

Abramson, Glenda. The Blackwell companion to Jewish culture: from the eighteenth century to the present. Blackwell reference. Oxford [u.a.]: Blackwell, 1989.

Active voices women in Jewish culture. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1995. Print.

Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture. 1989.

Blech, Rabbi Benjamin. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture. Indianapolis: Alpha, 1998. Print.

Brenner, Michael. Renaissance of Jewish culture in Weimar Germany. New Haven, Conn: Yale UP, 1996. Print.

Commission on the Future of Jewish Culture in America. Symposium: New York, June 5, 2001. New York: NFJC, 2001.

Deutsch, Jonathan. Jewish American food culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2008. Print.

Divergent Jewish cultures Israel and America. New Haven: Yale UP, 2001. Print.

Encyclopedia of Jewish American popular culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 2008. Print.

Encyclopedia of the Jewish diaspora origins, experiences, and culture. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2008. Print.

Evolving Jewish identities in German culture borders and crossings. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2000. Print.

Gilman, Sander L., et al. Reemerging Jewish Culture in Germany Life and Literature since 1989. New York: New York UP, 1994. Print.

Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Virtually Jewish Reinventing Jewish Culture in Europe. New York: University of California, 2002. Print.

Harshav, Benjamin. The Polyphony of Jewish Culture. New York: Stanford UP, 2007. Print.

Heskes, Irene. Passport to Jewish music its history, traditions, and culture. Westport, Conn: Greenwood, 1994. Print.

Hunt, Betty. A Window into Jewish Culture: An Overview of History and Tradition. Torrance, CA.: Good Apple, 1999.

In search of identity Jewish aspects in Israeli culture. London: Frank Cass, 1999. Print.

Insiders and outsiders Jewish and Gentile culture in Germany and Austria. Detroit, Mich: Wayne State UP, 1994. Print.

J-Scene: South Florida Jewish Culture. New York: The Jewish Week, 2008.

Jackson, Naomi M. Converging movements modern dance and Jewish culture at the 92nd Street Y / Naomi M. Jackson. Hanover: University of New England, 2000. Print.

Jewish culture and the Hispanic world essays in memory of Joseph H. Silverman. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2001. Print.

Jewish society and culture an economic perspective. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan UP, 2007. Print.

Jewish-American history and culture an encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 1992. Print.

Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara, and Jonathan Karp. The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.

Klagsbrun, Francine. Jewish days a book of Jewish life and culture around the year. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996. Print.

Kugelmass, Jack. Key Texts in American Jewish Culture. New York: Rutgers UP, 2003. Print.

Latin American Jewish cultural production. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt UP, 2009. Print.

Lowenstein, Steven M. Jewish cultural tapestry international Jewish folk traditions. New York: Oxford UP, 2000. Print.

MacDonald, Kevin B. Culture of critique an evolutionary analysis of Jewish involvement in twentieth-century intellectual and political movements. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 1998. Print.

Melamed, Abraham. Image of the Black in Jewish culture a history of the other. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. Print.

Memory, oblivion, and Jewish culture in Latin America. Austin: University of Texas, 2005. Print.

Niehoff, Maren. Philo on Jewish Identity and Culture (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 86). New York: Paul Mohr Verlag, 2001. Print.

Nietzsche and Jewish culture. New York: Routledge, 1997. Print.

Rebirth of a culture Jewish identity and Jewish writing in Germany and Austria today. New York: Berghahn, 2008. Print.

Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture From al-Andalus to the Haskalah (Jewish Culture and Contexts). New York: University of Pennsylvania, 2003. Print.

Sacks, Maurie. Active Voices: Women in Jewish Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

Schwarcz, Vera. Bridge across broken time Chinese and Jewish cultural memory. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1998. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Idea of modern Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Philosophy of the Bible as foundation of Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Schweid, Eliezer. Philosophy of the Bible as foundation of Jewish culture. Boston: Academic Studies, 2008. Print.

Shmueli, Ephraim. Seven Jewish cultures a reinterpretation of Jewish history and thought. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990. Print.

Singer, Isidore, Cyrus Adler, and Susan Rothchild. The Jewish encyclopedia: a descriptive record of the history, religion, literature, and customs of the Jewish people from the earliest times. Prepared under the direction of Cyrus Adler [and others] Isidore Singer, projector and managing editor, assisted by American and foreign boards of consulting editors. New York: Ktav Publishing House, Inc, 2003.

Strom, Yale. Wandering feast a journey through the Jewish culture of Eastern Europe. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, 2005. Print.

Voolen, Edward van. Jewish Art and Culture. Munich: Prestel, 2006.

Voolen, Edward Van. My Grandparents, My Parents and I Jewish Art and Culture. Grand Rapids: Prestel, 2006. Print.

Whitfield, Stephen J. In search of American Jewish culture. Hanover, NH: Brandeis UP, 1999. Print.

Wisse, Ruth R. Modern Jewish canon a journey through language and culture. New York: Free, 2000. Print.

You should see yourself Jewish identity in postmodern American culture. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers UP, 2006. Print.

Zucker, George K. Sephardic Identity Essays on a Vanishing Jewish Culture. Boston: McFarland & Company, 2005. Print.

Subject Guide