During the 1980s and, even more, the 1990s, texts by LAJ writers appeared in English.
The production of reference works on LAJ writers has begun to be more common.
LAJS in literature has witnessed a long-running discussion over which texts fall into the category of LAJ writing.
The issue of which texts should be studied as LAJ writing has had a much-discussed test case in the writing of Clarice Lispector (1920-1977).
Edna Aizenb erg considers the past and future of LAJ literary studies in "How a Samovar Helped Me Theorize Latin American Jewish Literature.
A promising approach to LAJ writing is the application of concepts drawn from the work of Pierre Bourdieu.