-The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2018).

-Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014).

-Jewish Art: A Modern History, co-authored with Larry Silver (London: Reaktion Books, 2011).

-The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008; paperback 2010), co-edited anthology of essays with Ranen Omer-Sherman.

-Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007).

-Raphael Soyer and the Search for Modern Jewish Art (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004).


-Propaganda in the Best and Purest Sense of the Word: Early Representations of the Warsaw Ghetto in American Culture,¿ American Jewish History. Forthcoming 2019.

-Transgressions, Archie Rand, and the Bible in Contemporary Art, AJS Perspectives (New York: Center for Jewish History): 30-32.

-Bernard Perlin, Judaism and the Lower East Side. In Aaron Rosen, ed., In Focus: Orthodox Boys 1948 by Bernard Perlin (London: Tate Research Publication, 2016).

-Judging a Book by its Cover: Bernard Picart's Jews and Art History, Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 15, no. 1 (March 2016): 1-23.

-Navigating the Worldly and the Divine: Jewish American Artists on Judaism and their Art, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 32, no. 1 (Fall 2013): 27-42

-Allegory vs. Authenticity: The Commission and Reception of Howard Chandler Christy's The Signing of the Constitution of the United States, Winterthur Portfolio 46, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 63-92.

-Looking Jewish: The State of Research on Modern Jewish Art, coauthored with Larry Silver.  Jewish Quarterly Review 101, no. 4 (Fall 2011): 631-652.

-Jack Levine (1915-2010), A Real Human Guy. American Art 25, no. 2 (Summer 2011): 120-123.

-Weegee's Jewishness, History of Photography 34, no. 1 (February 2010): 60-78.

-Imaging the Book: Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America, Art Criticism 24, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 7-20.

-Everybody Thought I was Catholic: Audrey Flack's Jewish Identity, American Art 23, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 104-115.

-The Other Among the Other: Bernard Picart's Etchings of Amsterdam's Jews, Jewish Social Studies 13, no. 2 (Winter 2007): 40-64.

-The Fockerized Jew?: Questioning Jewishness as Cool in American Popular Entertainment, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 25, no. 4 (Summer 2007): 3-17.

-Midrash and the Jewish American Experience in Jack Levine's Planning Solomon's Temple, Ars Judaica 3 (2007): 73-90.

-Distinguishing the Distinction: Picturing Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Holland, Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry 1, no. 1 (February 2007): 1-13.

-The 'True' Story: Life Magazine, Horace Bristol, and John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck Studies 15, no. 2 (Winter 2004): 40-74.

-Effacing Difference: Larry Rivers' History of Matzah (The Story of the Jews), Athanor 17 (Summer 1999): 87-95.


-Everyman vs. Superman: Harvey Pekar, Comics, and Cleveland. In John Grabowski and Sean Martin, eds., The Jews of Cleveland: Tradition and Temptation in the Urban Midwest. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Forthcoming 2019.

-Moses Jacob Ezekiel¿s Religious Liberty (1876) and the Nineteenth-Century Jewish American Experience.¿ In Michelle Facos, ed., A Companion to Art in the Long Nineteenth Century: From Revolution to World War (Boston, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018), 1-16.

-Joe Kubert's Yossel: April 19, 1943, Faith, and Art History's Precedents. In Kenneth Koltun-Fromm and Assaf Gamzou, eds., Sacred Texts and Comics: Religion, Faith, and Graphic Narratives (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018), 193-210.

-Leon Uris, Mila 18, and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in American Culture. In Eliyana Adler and Sheila Jelen, eds., Absorbing Encounters: Constructing American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2017), 215-43.

-Archie Rand: Sixty Paintings from the Bible. In Samantha Baskind, ed., Archie Rand: Sixty Paintings from the Bible (Cleveland: Galleries at CSU, 2016): 3-27.

-Picturing The Holiest Thing: Joe Kubert's Children of the Warsaw Ghetto. In Derek Parker Royal, ed., Visualizing Jewish Narrative (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016), 171-84.

-Peter Blume's Jewish Experience. In Peter Cozzolino, ed., Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis, retrospective exh. cat. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 145-63.

-Perspective from the Fine and Plastic Arts, coauthored with Larry Silver. In Nadia Valman and Laurence Roth, eds., The Routledge Companion to Modern Jewish Cultures (London: Routledge, 2014), 95-107.

-American Jewish Artists. Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies. Edited by David Biale, New York: Oxford University Press. Launched 8/29/2012.

-There is No There There: Commentary from a Pragmatic Scholar of Jewish American Art. In James Elkins and David Morgan, eds., Re-Enchantment (London: Routledge, 2008), 244-249.

-Reading the Fine Print: Jewish Printmakers in Twentieth-Century America. In Simon Zalkind, ed., Good Impressions: American Master Prints of the 1920's, 30's and 40's (Denver, CO: Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, 2008): unpaged (13 pages).

-A Conversation with Miriam Katin. In Samantha Baskind and Ranen Omer-Sherman, eds., The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2008), 237-243.


-Book review of Behold the Man: Jesus in Israeli Art, by Amitai Mendelsohn, Material Religion (2018). Forthcoming.

-Book review of Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in the American Scene, by Diana Linden, in Richard I. Cohen, ed., Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society (Studies in Contemporary Jewry) (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018): 257-59.

Book review of Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art, edited by Irvin Ungar, Jewish Book World (2018).

-Larry Rivers, Allgemeines Künsterlexikon (Artists of the World), (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018). In German. Forthcoming.

-George Segal, in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 22 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018). Forthcoming.

-Book review of Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora, by Carol Zemel, Ars Judaica 13 (2017): 143-45.

-Book review of The Life and Time of Moses Jacob Ezekiel: American Sculptor, Arcadian Knight, by Peter Adam Nash, American Jewish Archives Journal 68, no. 2 (2016): 115-18.

-Book review of Jewish Mad Men: Advertising and the American Jewish Experience, by Kerri P. Steinberg, American Jewish History 100, no. 2 (April 2016): 295-97.

-Book review of Superman is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way, by Harry Brod, Journal of Jewish Identities 7, no. 2 (July 2014): 88-90.

-Book review of After Weegee, by Daniel Morris, Images:  A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 6 (2013): 170-172.

-Art, American: Before 1940, and Art, American: Since 1940. In Judith Baskin, ed., The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish History, Religion, and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011: 30-32, 32-34.

-Ben-Zion, in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011: 883-884.

-Book review of From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books, and Masters of the Comic Book Universe Revealed!, by Arie Kaplan, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 29, no. 2 (Winter 2011): 165-68.

-Book review of Imagining Jewish Art: Encounters with the Masters in Chagall, Guston, and Kitaj, by Aaron Rosen, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 29, no. 4 (Summer 2011): 177-179.

-Book review of Marc Chagall on Art and Culture and Marc Chagall and His Times: A Documentary Narrative by Benjamin Harshav, Jewish Quarterly Review 98, no. 1 (Winter 2008): 135-138.

-Jewish Virtual Library, 17 entries on Jewish American artists and Jewish art

-Raphael Soyer, Jack Levine, and Larry Rivers, in Stephen H. Norwood and Eunice Pollack, eds., Encyclopedia of American Jewish History (Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, Inc., 2007): 654-655; 658-659; 662-664.

-Art: United States, in Encyclopaedia Judaica, vol. 2, 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan, 2006), 513-517.

-50 entries on Jewish American artists and critics including Leonard Baskin, Hyman Bloom, Judy Chicago, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, Clement Greenberg, Alex Katz, R.B. Kitaj, Lee Krasner, Jack Levine, Morris Louis, Louis Lozowick, Louise Nevelson, Abraham Rattner, Mark Rothko, Raphael Soyer, Max Weber, and William Zorach in Encyclopaedia Judaica (22 vols.), 2nd ed. (Detroit: Macmillan, 2006): misc. pages.

-Book review of Impossible Images: Contemporary Art after the Holocaust, edited by Shelley Hornstein, Laura Levitt, and Laurence J. Silberstein, American Jewish History 91, no. 1 (March 2003): 169-171.


-Remembering the children of the Warsaw Ghetto on the 75th anniversary of the uprising. Religion News Service. Launched April 19, 2018

-The Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Is About Much More Than Just the Uprising. Time (April 18, 2018).

-A Warsaw Ghetto TV Drama From Mr. Twilight Zone, Forward (April 19, 2016).


-The Surprising Legacy of the Warsaw Ghetto. Penn State University Press. Launched 4/17/2018.

-Moses Jacob Ezekiel, Confederate Soldier and Sculptor of Arlington Cemetery's Confederate Memorial. Oxford University Press. Launched 10/6/2017.

-How I Came to Write Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America, Jewish Book Council, New York. Visiting Scribe Series. Launched 08/15/2014.

-Finding Jack Levine. Jewish Book Council, New York. Visiting Scribe Series. Launched 8/13/2014.

-Interviewing the Artists I Write About. Jewish Book Council, New York. Visiting Scribe Series. Launched 8/11/2014.


Dimyonot: Jews and the Cultural Imagination. Pennsylvania State University Press (2012-present)

-Volume 1: David Stern, Christoph Markschies, and Sarit Shalev-Eyni, eds., The Monk's Haggadah (2015)

-Volume 2: Ranen Omer-Sherman, Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature and Film (2015)

-Volume 3: Jordan D. Finkin, An Inch or Two of Time: Time and Space in Jewish Modernisms (2015)

-Volume 4: Ilan Stavans and Marcelo Brodsky, Once @ 9:53am (2016)

-Volume 5: Ben Schachter, Image, Action and Idea in Contemporary Jewish Art (2017)