Journal of Levantine Studies


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Vol. 9 No. 1 | Summer 2019
Arabic and Hebrew Wrestling InTranslation

Guest Editor’s Note | Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani

This is the first of two consecutive issues of JLS devoted to language and translation, specifically to the relationship between Arabic and Hebrew. In the current issue we address the limits of the neoclassical model of translation, referring to the redefinition of translation in fifteenth-century Europe and infusing it with the spirit of the Renaissance.Read More »

  • Guest Editor's Note: The Neoclassical Bias in Translation
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    Free download Download
  • Dialogue with Elias Khoury on Literature and Translation
    Elias Khoury, Yehouda Shanhav-Shahrabani, Raef Zreik, Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin
    $5.00
  • The Drowned Library (Reflections on Found, Lost, and Translated Books and Languages)
    Anton Shammas
    $5.00
  • Dalāla, Dialogue (Maimonides, Bouteldja, and Us)
    Gil Anidjar
    $5.00
  • Partitions and Translations: Arab Jewish Translational Models in Fin de Siècle Palestine
    Yuval Evri
    $5.00
  • Transmutation, Semantic Shift, and Modification: Reading the Judeo-Arabic Kuzari in Hebrew and Arabic
    Nabih Bashir
    $5.00
  • The Philological Revolution and the Latinization of Arabic
    Yonatan Mendel
  • More than a Mere "Welcome" - The Linguistic Landscape of Welcome Signs in Palestinian Localities in Israel
    Amer Dahamshe
    $5.00
  • Cloak and Dagger Exposé: Ars Poetica in the Halls of Justice
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    $5.00
  • In a Third Voice
    Elias Khoury
    $5.00
  • No
    Sama Hasan
    $5.00
  • A Tweet
    Atheer Safa
    $5.00
  • Ice Cream in the Car
    Tamara Naser
    $5.00
  • The Gate to the Body
    Sheikha Hlewa
    $5.00
+ Articles
  • Guest Editor's Note: The Neoclassical Bias in Translation
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    Free download Download
  • Dialogue with Elias Khoury on Literature and Translation
    Elias Khoury, Yehouda Shanhav-Shahrabani, Raef Zreik, Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin
    $5.00
  • The Drowned Library (Reflections on Found, Lost, and Translated Books and Languages)
    Anton Shammas
    $5.00
  • Dalāla, Dialogue (Maimonides, Bouteldja, and Us)
    Gil Anidjar
    $5.00
  • Partitions and Translations: Arab Jewish Translational Models in Fin de Siècle Palestine
    Yuval Evri
    $5.00
  • Transmutation, Semantic Shift, and Modification: Reading the Judeo-Arabic Kuzari in Hebrew and Arabic
    Nabih Bashir
    $5.00
  • The Philological Revolution and the Latinization of Arabic
    Yonatan Mendel
  • More than a Mere "Welcome" - The Linguistic Landscape of Welcome Signs in Palestinian Localities in Israel
    Amer Dahamshe
    $5.00
  • Cloak and Dagger Exposé: Ars Poetica in the Halls of Justice
    Yehouda Shenhav-Shahrabani
    $5.00
+ Prose
  • In a Third Voice
    Elias Khoury
    $5.00
  • No
    Sama Hasan
    $5.00
  • A Tweet
    Atheer Safa
    $5.00
  • Ice Cream in the Car
    Tamara Naser
    $5.00
  • The Gate to the Body
    Sheikha Hlewa
    $5.00
+ Book Review


Journal of Levantine Studies

The Journal of Levantine Studies (JLS) is an interdisciplinary academic journal dedicated to the critical study of the geographical, social, and cultural settings which, in various periods of history, have been known as the “Levant.” The journal is published biannually in English in print and online by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.