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Nora Rubel

Associate Professor of Religion; Director, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Religion And Classics

Areas of expertise: American Judaism, Religion and Foodways, Black-Jewish Relations

Press contact:
Valerie Alhart

Related Links:
Nora Rubel Homepage

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Professor Rubel specializes in American religious history; American Judaism; ultra-Orthodox Judaism in America; African American religion; religion and foodways; ethnicity and immigration; new religious movements; Judaism and gender; Jewish-American literature; Black-Jewish relations; religion and popular culture. Her first book is entitled "Doubting the Devout: The Ultra-Orthodox in the Jewish American Imagination" (Columbia University Press, 2010). She is also the co-editor of "Religion, Food and Eating in North America" (Columbia University Press, 2014).