Jewish Studies, Journals, Literature, Modern Languages

Modern Languages Open launches new Special Collection, Rethinking Minor Literatures

Modern Languages Open, a fully Open Access platform, is pleased to announce the launch of its newest collection, Rethinking Minor Literatures. Guest edited by Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (University of Cambridge) and Dr Maria Roca Lizarazu (University of Birmingham), the special collection re-reads Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s much-debated notion of “minor literature” in the context … Continue reading

Jewish Studies

Jewish Book Week 2020

From 29th February to 8th March, it’s Jewish Book Week, organised by the Jewish Book Council. To celebrate the London festival, we’ve put together a reading list of recent Jewish studies books that might be of interest to those attending (or interested in) Jewish Book Week. Keep reading to find out what the Littman Library … Continue reading

Jewish Studies, News

Seidman wins at the National Jewish Book Awards

We are delighted to announce that Naomi Seidman has won a National Jewish Book Award for Sarah Schenir­er and the Bais Yaakov Move­ment, published by the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. Seidman's pioneering exploration of the Bais Yaakov movement and its founder, Sarah Schenirer, was awarded the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women's Studies. Seidman said, … Continue reading

Jewish Studies

When a Book Is Not Really Done

Naomi Seidman is the Chancellor Jackman Professor in the Arts at the University of Toronto, and recently published her book Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition with The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. Naomi discusses how this recent publication is different to her previous three books, as she continues … Continue reading

Jewish Studies

Key titles to add to your Littman Library collection

Founded by Louis Littman in memory of his father to explore, explain, and perpetuate the Jewish heritage, the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization published its first book in 1965. It has gone on to publish many highly regarded titles and has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading publishers in the field. To celebrate #LUP120, … Continue reading