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  Volume 25, Number 4, Summer 2007

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: "Cool Jewz": Contemporary Jewish Identity in Popular Culture

Guest Editor: Mikel Koven,

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-viii
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Introduction

Cool Jewz: Contemporary Jewish Identity in Popular Culture/-/-An Introduction

pp. 1-2
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Articles

The Fockerized Jew?: Questioning Jewishness as Cool in American Popular Entertainment

pp. 3-17
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"Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Race": Jewish Stereotypes, Media Images, Cultural Hybridity

pp. 18-42
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From Ugly Duckling to Cool Fashion Icon: Sarah Jessica Parker's Blonde Ambitions

pp. 43-63
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"That Was Nifty": Willow Rosenberg Saves the World in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

pp. 64-77
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Jewish/Queer: Thresholds of Vulnerable Identities in Tony Kushner's Angels in America

pp. 78-98
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Oppositional Culture and the "New Jew" Brand: From Plotz to Heeb to Lost Tribe

pp. 99-123
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Punk, Jews, and the Holocaust\-\-The English Story

pp. 124-149
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To Play or Pray? Shawn Green and His Choice over Atonement

pp. 150-167
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Reviews

Everyman (review)

pp. 168-170
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Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth (review)

pp. 171-173
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Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writings since the 1980s (review)

pp. 173-176
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Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939 (review)

pp. 176-178
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A Concise History of the Third Reich (review)

pp. 178-180
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The Jewish Women of Ravensbrück Concentration Camp (review)

pp. 180-182
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Sounds of Defiance: The Holocaust, Multilingualism and the Problem of English (review)

pp. 182-184
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Jüdische Polonität: Ethnizität und Nation im Spiegel der polnischsprachigen jüdischen Presse 1918-1939 (review)

pp. 184-187
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Yiddish Civilization: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation (review)

pp. 187-189
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Sephardic Identity: Essays on a Vanishing Jewish Culture (review)

pp. 189-192
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Political Learning and Citizenship under Conflict: The Political Socialization of Israeli and Palestinian Youngsters (review)

pp. 192-194
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The Palestinian National Movements: Politics of Contention, 1967-2005 (review)

pp. 194-196
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The Losing Battle with Islam (review)

pp. 196-198
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Defending the Holy Land: A Critical Analysis of Israel's Security & Foreign Policy (review)

pp. 199-201
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God's Mountain: The Temple Mount in Time, Place, and Memory (review)

pp. 201-203
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Wisdom at Qumran: A Form-Critical Analysis of the Admonitions in 4QInstruction (review)

pp. 203-205
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Sliding to the Right: The Contest for the Future of American Jewish Orthodoxy (review)

pp. 205-207
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Strangers in The Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America (review)

pp. 208-210
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American Artists, Jewish Images (review)

pp. 210-212
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Who She Was: My Search for My Mother's Life (review)

pp. 213-215
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The Myth of the Jewish Race: A Biologist's Point of View (review)

pp. 215-216
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 217-224
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Research Areas

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