From Religions, a special issue on "Between Religion and Ethnicity: Twentieth-Century Jewish Emigres and the Shaping of Postwar Culture", including Daniel Bessneremail (Duke): “Rather More than One-Third Had No Jewish Blood”: American Progressivism and German-Jewish Cosmopolitanism at the New School for Social Research, 1933–1939; Matthias Bormuth (Tubingen): Meaning in History: A Comparison Between the Works of Karl Lowith and Erich Auerbach; David Kettler (Bard) Volker Meja (Memorial): Karl Mannheim’s Jewish Question; and Arie M. Dubnov (Stanford): What is Jewish (If Anything) about Isaiah Berlin’s Philosophy? Jews, the Left and the rest: How political history shapes today's Jewish narratives. From Forward, why are Jews so liberal? Every few years, the question gets asked, often with the unspoken follow-up “and what can we do to change that?” (and more); and Jews are a race, genes reveal: A review of Legacy: A Genetic History of the Jewish People by Harry Ostrer. From Geocurrents, are the black Jews Jewish? A review of Called to Controversy: The Unlikely Story of Moishe Rosen and the Founding of Jews for Jesus by Ruth Rosen.

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