Translated Publications

Bringing diverse voices to a wider audience

The Olamot Series in the Humanities and Social Sciences with Indiana University Press—edited by Irit DekelJason Mokhtarian, and Noam Zadofftranslates recent and innovative books by Israeli scholars with the goal of making them more widely available to English-speaking audiences. Founded with an aim to publish on a wide range of topics, the series has recently come to focus on questions of contemporary Israeli society, especially regarding social diversity, gender and ethnicity, history, memory and social justice, migration, politics, rhetoric, and the arts. In line with Indiana University Press guidelines for manuscript submission, the Olamot series considers manuscript proposals. Please submit a book prospectus using these guidelines

Purity and Identity in Ancient Judaism: From the Temple to the Mishnah  by Yair Furstenberg

The concern for purity was the cornerstone of the religious culture of ancient Judaism. Purity and Identity in Ancient Judaism explores how this concern shaped the worldview of Jews during the Second Temple period as well as their daily practices and social relations. 

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