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Link to shared google doc will be put here so that we can all share resources…COMING as we get closer


Boyarin, Daniel. Socrates and the Fat Rabbis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Conley, Thomas M. Rhetoric in the European Tradition. Chicago and London:

University of Chicago Press, 1990.

Dolgopolski, Sergey.  What Is Talmud? The Art of Disagreement. New York: Fordham

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Donawerth, Jane, et al. “An Annotated Bibliography of the History of Non-Western

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Edelman, Sam. “Ancient Traditions, Modern Needs: An Introduction to Jewish Rhetoric.” Journal of Communication and Religion 26.2 (2003): 113–25. Print.

Falk, Erika. “Jewish Laws of Speech: Toward Multicultural Rhetoric.” Howard Journal

of Communications 10.1 (1999): 15–28. Print.

Fernheimer, Janice. “Black Jewish Identity Conflict: A Divided Universal Audience and

the Impact of Dissociative Disruption.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 39.1 (2009): 46–72. Print.

———.“From Jew to Israelite: Making Uncomfortable Communions and The New

Rhetoric’s Tools forInvention.” Argumentation and Advocacy 44.4 (2008): 198–212. Print.

Fisch, Menachem. Rational Rabbis. Bloomingon: Indiana University Press, 1997.

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         The Talmud and Rabbinic Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press,


Frank, David A. “The Jewish Countermodel: Talmudic Argumentation, the New Rhetoric

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Graff, Richard, Arthur E. Walzer, and Janet M. Atwill, eds. The Viability of the

         Rhetorical Tradition. Albany: State U of New York P, 2005. Print.

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Handelman, Susan.  The Slayers of Moses: The Emergence of Rabbinic Interpretation in

Modern Literary Theory. Albany: SUNY Press, 1982.

Haskins, Ekaterina. Logos  and Power in Isocrates and Aristotle.

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College English: Special Topic: Composing Jewish Rhetorics  7: 6 (2010)

“The Philosopher, the Rabbi, and the Rhetorician” by Susan Handelman

“ Deterritorialization  and the Jewish Rhetorical Stance” by Michael Bernard-Donals

“Orthodox Jewish Women Bloggers”

“The ‘Place’ of Rhetoric in Aggadic Midrash”

Katz, Steven B. “Letter as Essence: The Rhetorical (Im)Pulse of the Hebrew Alefbet.” Journal of Communication and Religion 26.2 (2003): 126–62. Print.

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         Introduction . Oxford University Press: 1998.

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         Ancient to Modern Times. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Kiew, Amos. “Theodore Herzl’s The Jewish State: Prophetic Rhetoric in the Service of

Political Objectives.” Journal of Communication and Religion 26.2 (2003): 208–

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Lightstone, Jack N.  The Rhetoric of the Babylonian Talmud, Its Social Meaning and Context. Canada: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1994.

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         Medieval Times. Ed. David R. Blumenthal. Chico: Scholars P, 1984. 107–33. Print.

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Ouknin, Marc-Alain. The Burnt Book: Reading the Talmud.  Trans. Llewellyn Brown. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.

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Zaeske, Susan. “Unveiling Esther as a Pragmatic Radical Rhetoric” Philosophy and

         Rhetoric, Volume 33, Number 3, 2000, pp. 193-220 (Article)