Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture), 2014. For the complete bibliography click here (or in pdf here).
- 2nd edition paperback forthcoming October 1, 2016!
- Winner, Choice 2015 Outstanding Academic Title.
- Long List, 2015 Historia Nova Prize.
- Finalist, 2014 National Jewish Book Award (in the category Writing Based on Archival Material).
Jews and Diaspora Nationalism: Writings on Jewish Peoplehood in Europe and the United States. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press (The Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought), 2012.
LARB Digital Editions no. 37, edited with Angela Roskop Erisman and Charles Halton (June 2015).
Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Reference
“A Bridge to the East: Moses Gaster as a Romanian Folklorist,” in BÉROSE, encyclopédie en ligne sur l’histoire des savoirs ethnographiques. Paris, IIAC-LAHIC, 2015.
“Simon Dubnov,” in Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies, edited by Naomi Seidman. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. PDF or www.oxfordbibliographies.com.
“Diaspora, Nation, and Messiah: An Introductory Essay,” in Simon Rabinovitch ed., Jews and Diaspora Nationalism: Writings on Jewish Peoplehood in Europe and the United States. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2012, xv-xli.
“Ethnography,” in Bruce Adams ed. The Supplement to the Modern Encyclopedia of Russian, Soviet and Eurasian History, vol. 10, edited by Bruce Adams. Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International Press, 2011, 21-29.
“Folklore,” in Bruce Adams ed. The Supplement to the Modern Encyclopedia of Russian, Soviet and Eurasian History, vol. 10, edited by Bruce Adams. Gulf Breeze, FL: Academic International Press, 2011, 231-39.
“Russian Jewry Goes to the Polls: An Analysis of Jewish Voting in the All-Russian Constituent Assembly Elections of 1917,” in East European Jewish Affairs vol. 39, no. 2 (August 2009), 205-225.
“Jews, Englishmen and Folklorists: The Scholarship of Joseph Jacobs and Moses Gaster,” in The ‘Jew’ in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Culture: Between the East End and East Africa, edited by Nadia Valman and Eitan Bar-Yosef. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, 113-130.
“The Dawn of a New Diaspora: Simon Dubnov’s Autonomism, from St. Petersburg to Berlin,” in The Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook vol. 50 (2005): 267-288.
“Positivism, Populism and Politics: The Intellectual Foundations of Jewish Ethnography in Late Imperial Russia,” in Ab Imperio: Theory and History of Nationalism and Empire in the Post-Soviet Space no. 3 (2005): 227-256.
Journalism and Short Pieces
Contributor, Haaretz.com; Senior Editor, The Marginalia Review of Books.
“The Ultimate Jewish Road Novel, Set in First-century Rome, Judea and Beyond,” in Haaretz (English online) (May 16, 2016).
“A Conversation with Tzipi Livni,” in The Marginalia Review of Books (August 27, 2015).
“A Blessing on Your Head, and Other Ways to Deliver a Beating in Yiddish,” in The Marginalia Review of Books (May 28, 2015).
“Jewish and Democratic According to the Law: An Introduction to Israel’s Nation-State Bills,” in The Marginalia Review of Books (February 2, 2015).
“Don’t blame the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for anti-Semitism in France,” in Haaretz (English online) (January 8, 2015). For non-registered users, PDF here.
“Defining What’s Jewish About the Jewish State: An Introduction to Ruth Gavison’s Report to the Minister of Justice,” in The Marginalia Review of Books (December 30, 2014).
“A Conversation with Sayed Kashua,” with Margaret Litvin, in The Marginalia Review of Books (November 5, 2014).
“Pakistan’s ‘Jewish’ Roots,” in Haaretz (English online) (October 1, 2013). For non-registered users, PDF here.
“Searching for the Meaning of ‘Russian,'” in The Marginalia Review of Books (July 2, 2013).
“Europeans of the Orient,” in Haaretz monthly book supplement (August 2012), 1, 4, 13.
Review of Dana Evan Kaplan, Contemporary American Judaism: Transformation and Renewal, in The Times Literary Supplement (October 2, 2009), 31.
“Memory Disorder,” in Haaretz monthly book supplement (September 2008), 10-11.
Review of Rotem Giladi, “A ‘Historical Commitment’? Identity and Ideology in Israel’s Attitude to the Refugee Convention 1951-4,” The International History Review 37: 4 (2015): 745-767, in H-Diplo no. 609 (April 22, 2016).
Review of Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern, Lenin’s Jewish Question, in Revolutionary Russia vol. 25, no. 2 (November 2012): 223-25.
Review of Stefani Hoffman and Ezra Mendelsohn eds., The Revolution of 1905 and Russia’s Jews, in Slavonic and East European Review vol. 89, no. 2 (April 2011): 367-69.
Review of Olga Litvak, Conscription and the Search for Modern Russian Jewry, in Canadian Slavonic Papers vol. 50, 3-4 (September-December 2008): 516-17.