Coming Soon: Defining Israel: The Jewish State, Democracy, and the Law

Israel has no constitution, and although it calls itself the Jewish state there is no agreement among Israelis on how that...

On the Surface of Silence reviewed

HUC Press is pleased to share a recent review of Rachel Tzvia Back‘s translation project, On the Surface of Silence: The...

Coming Soon: Agony in the Pulpit: Jewish Preaching in Response to Nazi Persecution and Mass Murder 1933-1945

Many scholars have focused on contemporary sources pertaining to the Nazi persecution and mass murder of Jews between 1933 and 1945—citing...

Engaging Torah: Modern Perspectives on the Hebrew Bible

In this volume of essays, eminent Jewish scholars from around the world present introductions to the different parts of the Bible...

HUC Press to publish Marginalia’s “Defining Israel” forum

In co-operation with Marginalia Review of Books and Simon Rabinovitch, HUC Press and University of Pittsburgh Press are proud to announce that...

Lea Goldberg’s Last Poems

Rachel Tzvia Back talks about her new translation of the poems of Lea Goldberg on the World Literature Today blog. From the...

Levi’s Vindication: The “1007 Anonymous” as It Really Is

The “1007 Anonymous,” an imaginative, brief text composed in the third or early fourth decade of the thirteenth century, illustrates the...

On the Surface of Silence: The Last Poems of Lea Goldberg

On the Surface of Silence offers for the first time in English the final poems of Lea Goldberg, pre-eminent and central...

Exile as Home: The Cosmopolitan Poetics of Leyb Naydus

Leyb Naydus (1890–1918) expanded the possibilities of Yiddish poetry via his rich cosmopolitan works, introducing a wealth of themes and forms...

Now Available: Hebrew Union College Annual 87 (2016)

Volume 87 (2016) of the Hebrew Union College Annual is now available. HUCA is the flagship journal of Hebrew Union College Press...

Now Available: Drawing the Holocaust: A Teenager’s Memory of Terezín, Birkenau, and Mauthausen

Twelve-year-old Michael Kraus began keeping a diary while he was still living at home in the Czech city of Nachód but...

More New HUCP Backlist Titles in JSTOR

JSTOR is a digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, 20,000 books, and two million primary sources. It helps people...

Now Available: The Jews in Christian Europe

In The Jews in Christian Europe, Marc Saperstein reorganizes Jacob Rader Marcus's classic reader in medieval Judaism with a new focus...

On the Advantages of a Print and Digital Publishing Strategy

David H. Aaron on the advantages of a print AND digital strategy to maximize access while keeping the book central in...

HUCA Announces New Translation Program

Hebrew Union College Annual is now accepting Hebrew submissions for a competitive new English translation program.