Mandel-Brandeis Series in Jewish Education

Covers of four books published in the Mandel-Brandeis book series

We are now accepting proposals for the Mandel-Brandeis Series in Jewish Education, a new book series with Brandeis University Press.

This series, which aims to produce two volumes per year, will provide an outlet for the publication of rigorous scholarship in the field of Jewish education research. It will produce and disseminate scholarly monographs and edited volumes about Jewish educational settings and processes.


To Submit a Proposal

Please send the following to Jenny Small:

  • Book title and subtitle

  • Project description

  • Introduction to the book

  • Table of contents

  • Sample chapter

  • Biographies of authors or editors, in the case of an edited volume

  • Format, page extent (including number of illustrations, if any)

  • Comparable books

  • Intended audience

  • Proposed publicity and marketing plan

Series Editors

  • Sharon Feiman-Nemser, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Professor Emerita of Jewish Education
  • Jonathan Krasner, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Chair in Jewish Education Research
  • Jon A. Levisohn, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Chair in Jewish Educational Thought

Books in the Series

Ziva R. Hassenfeld. (2024). The Second Conversation: Interpretive Authority in the Bible ClassroomBrandeis University Press.

Sivan Zakai and Matt Reingold, editors. (2024). Teaching Israel: Studies of Pedagogy from the FieldBrandeis University Press.

Alex Pomson and Jack Wertheimer. (2022). Inside Jewish Day Schools: Leadership, Learning, and Community. Brandeis University Press.

Joseph Reimer. (2022). Making Shabbat: Celebrating and Learning at American Jewish Summer Camps. Brandeis University Press.


Events in the Series

Book Launch - Making Shabbat: A Conversation with Joe Reimer September 15, 2022

Book Launch - Inside Jewish Day Schools: A Conversation with Alex Pomson and Jack Wertheimer March 24, 2022