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Indo-Judaic Studies Journal

The Indo-Judaic Studies Journal is an annual academic journal published by the Society for Indo-Judaic Studies dedicated to analyzing the affinities and interactions between Indic and Judaic civilizations from ancient through contemporary times.
Each issue will feature the following:

1 New scholarly research into such areas as: comparative studies of Judaisms and the religious of India, with attention to implications for the field of religious studies; historical studies of the cultural and commercial links between India and Israel; social scientific studies of Jewish communities in India and Indian communities in Israel; comparative Diaspora studies of Jewish and Indian communities, especially in North America; literature studies, including analyses of images of India in Jewish writing and images of Jews and Judaism in Indian writing; political science studies of diplomacy between India and Israel; approaches to secularism vs traditionalism in contemporary Indian and Israeli politics; etc. (3 or 4 articles per issue)
2 Republication of pioneering Indo-Judaica, classical studies in the field which are not readily accessible, such as Kunst's study of comparative logic, or Mandelbaum's ethnographies of Cochin's Jews. (one per issue)
3 Translations of primary documents such as the Urdu hagiography of Said Sarmad, or Hebrew travellers' accounts by Reinman, Saphir and Hillel, or Pierre Loti's French descriptions of Cochin's Jew Town, or such 'philo-Semitic' writings as Jamyang Norbu's Tibetan History of Israel. (one per issue)
4 Translations of modern scholarship in Hebrew, Yiddish, Hindi, etc. (one per issue)
5 Interreligious / inter-ethnic dialogues, including theoretical aspects of dialogue as well as 'dialogical statements'.
6 Book reviews
7 News and notes

Contributions may be directed to the editors.

Editors
Prof. Nathan Katz
Dept. of Religious Studies
Florida International University, DM301A
Miami FL 33199
USA

Prof. Braj Mohan Sinha
Dept. of Religious Studies
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada S7N OWO

Book review editor:
Hananya Goodman
345 Harvard Street, #3C
Cambridge MA 02138
USA



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