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Contributors INGRID L. ANDERSON is the Associate Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies and a full time lecturer in the college of arts and sciences at Boston University. Her most recent book is Ethics and Suffering Since the Holocaust: Making Ethics “First Philosophy” in Levinas, Wiesel, and Rubenstein (2016). Current research includes the impact of French existentialism on post-modern and contemporary Jewish thought, and representations of Anglo-Jewry, Anglo-Zionism, and Anti-Zionism in the work of George Eliot, Julia Frankau, and Amy Levy. RON MARGOLIN is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and the Study of Religion at Tel Aviv University and a senior research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Among his publications are: The Human Temple: Religious Interiorization and the Structuring of Inner Life in Early Hasidism (2004); and Inner Religion: Phenomenology of the Inner Religious Life and Its Manifestation in Jewish Sources (2011). ABRAHAM OFIR SHEMESH is the head of the Israel Heritage Department of Ariel University in Samaria, Israel. He holds a Ph.D. in Land of Israel Studies and Archeology from Bar Ilan University. He has published many papers in Hebrew and English on nature, ecology and medical issues through the ages and is the author of Medical Materials in Medieval and Modern Jewish Literature: Pharmacology, History and Halakha (2013) [in Hebrew]; Plants, Nourishments and Ways of Eating in Blessings Literature: 1492–2000 (2014) [in Hebrew]; and The Fragrance of Paradise: Scents, Perfumes and Incense in Jewish Tradition (2017) [in Hebrew]. OFER SHIFF is Professor of Jewish history at Ben Gurion University, where he served as director of the Ben Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism from 2001 to 2004. He currently serves as co-editor of the Hebrew periodical Iyunim Bitkumat Israel, and as head of the Ben-Gurion Institute University Press. Among his publications are: Survival through Integration: American Reform Jewish Universalism and the Holocaust (2005); The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel (2014) and The Third Decade, 1967–1977: Continuation and Change (2017) [in Hebrew]. CLAIRE SUFRIN is Associate Professor of Instruction and Assistant Director of Jewish Studies in the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Stanford University. Her research and teaching focus on modern interpretations of the Bible, the intersection of religion and literature, and gender and religion. STEPHEN J. WHITFIELD (now Emeritus) held the Max Richter Chair in American Civilization at Brandeis University. He is the author of In Search of American Jewish Culture (1999), and seven earlier books on twentieth-century American history and American Jewish history. He has taught as a Fulbright visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; at the Catholic University of Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium; has twice been a visiting professor of American Studies at the Sorbonne; and in 2004 taught American Jewish history at the University of Munich. © The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For permissions, please[nbsp]e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Modern Judaism: A Journal of Jewish Ideas and Experience Oxford University Press

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INGRID L. ANDERSON is the Associate Director of the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies and a full time lecturer in the college of arts and sciences at Boston University. Her most recent book is Ethics and Suffering Since the Holocaust: Making Ethics “First Philosophy” in Levinas, Wiesel, and Rubenstein (2016). Current research includes the impact of French existentialism on post-modern and contemporary Jewish thought, and representations of Anglo-Jewry, Anglo-Zionism, and Anti-Zionism in the work of George Eliot, Julia Frankau, and Amy Levy. RON MARGOLIN is Associate Professor of Modern Jewish Thought and the Study of Religion at Tel Aviv University and a senior research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Among his publications are: The Human Temple: Religious Interiorization and the Structuring of Inner Life in Early Hasidism (2004); and Inner Religion: Phenomenology of the Inner Religious Life and Its Manifestation in Jewish Sources (2011). ABRAHAM OFIR SHEMESH is the head of the Israel Heritage Department of Ariel University in Samaria, Israel. He holds a Ph.D. in Land of Israel Studies and Archeology from Bar Ilan University. He has published many papers in Hebrew and English on nature, ecology and medical issues through the ages and is the author of Medical Materials in Medieval and Modern Jewish Literature: Pharmacology, History and Halakha (2013) [in Hebrew]; Plants, Nourishments and Ways of Eating in Blessings Literature: 1492–2000 (2014) [in Hebrew]; and The Fragrance of Paradise: Scents, Perfumes and Incense in Jewish Tradition (2017) [in Hebrew]. OFER SHIFF is Professor of Jewish history at Ben Gurion University, where he served as director of the Ben Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism from 2001 to 2004. He currently serves as co-editor of the Hebrew periodical Iyunim Bitkumat Israel, and as head of the Ben-Gurion Institute University Press. Among his publications are: Survival through Integration: American Reform Jewish Universalism and the Holocaust (2005); The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel (2014) and The Third Decade, 1967–1977: Continuation and Change (2017) [in Hebrew]. CLAIRE SUFRIN is Associate Professor of Instruction and Assistant Director of Jewish Studies in the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Stanford University. Her research and teaching focus on modern interpretations of the Bible, the intersection of religion and literature, and gender and religion. STEPHEN J. WHITFIELD (now Emeritus) held the Max Richter Chair in American Civilization at Brandeis University. He is the author of In Search of American Jewish Culture (1999), and seven earlier books on twentieth-century American history and American Jewish history. He has taught as a Fulbright visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; at the Catholic University of Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium; has twice been a visiting professor of American Studies at the Sorbonne; and in 2004 taught American Jewish history at the University of Munich. © The Author 2018. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For permissions, please[nbsp]e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com

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