Inaugural Volume of Jewish Folklore and Ethnology and Call for Submissions

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Jewish Folklore and Ethnology (JFE) is pleased to announce the publication in March 2023 of its inaugural peer-reviewed annual volume in print and online formats issued by Wayne State University Press. The webpage on the Wayne State University Press website provides information about the publication’s contents and subscription options. The peer-reviewed issue features seven innovative, original analytical studies on traditions of Jewish communities around the world. Members of the Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section will receive a copy as a benefit of membership.

JFE is now accepting submissions for its second volume on Jewish practices and performances of the body, faith, home, and community in the present and the past, in oral, behavioral, visual, and material forms.The editors especially encourage studies of emerging, migratory, and minority communities within the Jewish world and their expressive culture in narrative, song, custom, craft, architecture, dress, and food in the twenty-first century. For information on submitting manuscripts for the volume, see The editors will also welcome proposals for themed future volumes by writing editor Simon J. Bronner at [email protected].

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