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  Volume 25, Number 1, Fall 2006

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Beyond Klezmer: The Legacy of Eastern European Jewry

Guest Editor: Sander L. Gilman and Elizabeth Loentz

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-x


There Ain't No There There: Reimagining Eastern European Jewish Culture in the 21st Century

pp. 1-4


Where Life-Worlds Converge: Reflections on a Visit To Mattersburg

pp. 5-15

Becoming a Jew by Becoming a German: The Newest Jewish Writing from the "East"

pp. 16-32

Yiddish, Kanak Sprak, Klezmer, and HipHop: Ethnolect, Minority Culture, Multiculturalism, and Stereotype in Germany

pp. 33-62

You Are What They Ate: Russian Jews Reclaim Their Foodways

pp. 63-77

The Making of an Eastern European Jewish Legacy in Contemporary South Africa

pp. 78-89

Queer Yiddishkeit: Practice and Theory

pp. 90-113

Transmitting Ashkenaz

pp. 114-126

The Acoustic Culture of Yiddish

pp. 127-151

Review Essay

New Perspectives on Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ: Review Essay

pp. 152-161

Book Reviews

Governing Israel: Chosen People, Promised Land and Prophetic Tradition (review)

pp. 162-164

War in Palestine 1948: Strategy and Diplomacy (review)

pp. 164-167

Death as a Way of Life: Israel Ten Years After Oslo (review)

pp. 167-170

The Jewish Radical Right: Revisionist Zionism and Its Ideological Legacy (review)

pp. 170-172

Transformative Justice: Israeli Identity on Trial (review)

pp. 172-175

Argentina, Israel, and the Jews: Peron, the Eichmann Capture and After (review)

pp. 175-178

Nazi Anti-Semitism: From Prejudice to the Holocaust (review)

pp. 178-181

Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement (review)

pp. 182-185

Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World (review)

pp. 185-187

Heirs of Abraham: The Future of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian Relations (review)

pp. 187-189

Between Philosemitism and Antisemitism: Defenses of Jews and Judaism in Germany 1871-1932 (review)

pp. 189-191

Masculinity, Anti-Semitism and Early Modern Literature: From the Satanic to the Effeminate Jew (review)

pp. 191-194

Erwählung erinnern: Literatur als Medium jüdischen Selbstverständnisses (review)

pp. 194-196

Mandrakes from the Holy Land (review)

pp. 196-199

Grotesque Ambivalence: Melancholy and Mourning in the Prose Work of Albert Drach (review)

pp. 199-201

The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy (review)

pp. 201-204

Community, Covenant and Commitment: Selected Letters and Communications (review)

pp. 204-206

Ascensions on High in Jewish Mysticism: Pillars, Lines, Ladders (review)

pp. 206-209

Moses Maimonides: The Man and His Works (review)

pp. 209-211

The Dissenting Reader: Feminist Approaches to the Hebrew Bible (review)

pp. 211-213

The Future of Biblical Archaeology: Reassessing Methodologies and Assumptions (review)

pp. 214-216

Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 217-234

Books Received

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