Vol. 1 of Brill's new book series, Jewish Latin America: Issues and 
Methods, edited by Raanan Rein (TEl Aviv U.), has just been published.

Returning to Babel: Jewish Latin American Experiences, 
Representations, and Identity Edited by Amalia Ran and Jean Axelrad Cahan

All relevant info can be found in:

Table of contents

Introduction: Rethinking Jewish Identity in Latin America Amalia Ran 
and Jean Axelrad Cahan

Part 1. Jewish Latin American Experiences, Past and Present 1. Jewish 
Latin American Historiography: The Challenges Ahead Raanan Rein 2. 
Educating Argentine Jews: Sephardim and Their Schools, 1920–1960 
Adriana Brodsky 3. The Jewish Latin American Writer and Tradition: 
The Case of Sergio Chejfec Sergio Waisman

Part 2. Jewishness as Literary Representation 4. Should We Bury the 
Jewish Gaucho? A New Gerchunoff for the Twenty-First Century Edna 
Aizenberg 5. Hacer la América: The Diasporic Imagination in Saed's 
Triple crónica de un hombre Joanna L. Mitchell 6. Judaism, Sexuality, 
and the Nation in Francisco Goldman's The Divine Husband Ariana Vigil

Part 3. Jewish and Lo Latinoamericana in the Arts 7. Borges and the 
Kabbalah: Pre-Texts to a Text Saúl Sosnowski 8. Music of the 
Underdog: Sociological and Musical Similarities between Muzika 
Mizrahit and Salsa Moshe Morad 9. Jewish Puberty in Contemporary 
Latin American Cinema: Constructing Judeo-Latinidad Tzvi Tal Part 4. 
The Notion of Otherness and the Question of Integration 10. "The 
Books That Should Not Be Missing in Any Jewish Home":

Translation as a Cultural

Policy in Argentina, 1919–1938 Alejandro Dujovne 11. Beyond Identity: 
Clarice Lispector and the Ethical Transcendence of Being for the 
Other Nelson Vieira 12. Plausible Alternatives in the Jewish 
Argentinean Integration Game Lourdes Barranco-Cortés 13. Otherness in 
El árbol de la gitana Dayana Soto y Caballero de Galicia


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