Volume 26, Number 2, Winter 2008

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Contributors

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-viii
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Articles

Bordering on Lehavdl: Michael Wex, Performing Yiddish, and a Discourse of Discomfort

pp. 1-12
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A Dialogue Between Psychology and Religion in the Work of Moshe Halevi Spero, an Orthodox Jewish Psychoanalyst

pp. 13-41
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Jackie Robinson, Jewish Icon

pp. 42-58
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Rethinking “Sephardic”: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Observances among the Jews of Bombay

pp. 59-80
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“My Place in Judaism”: Geography, Ethnicity, and Sexuality on Sarah Schulman’s Lower East Side

pp. 81-96
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Heir Snares Eyre’s Mähr: Murderous Idea vs. Thieving Interpretation: Cynthia Ozick’s Literary Theory in Heir to the Glimmering World

pp. 97-108
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The Trilling Files

pp. 109-127
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Resources for Jewish Biography and Autobiography on the Internet

pp. 128-142
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Review Essay

Marked and Unmarked Flesh: Jewish Identity, Gender, and Circumcision in Historical Perspective

pp. 143-148
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Book Reviews

Philip Roth: New Perspectives on an American Author (review)

pp. 149-151
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Mark Twain’s Jews (review)

pp. 151-154
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Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature (review)

pp. 154-155
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Isaac B. Singer: A Life (review)

pp. 155-158
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Uncertain Poetries: Selected Essays on Poets, Poetry, and Poetics (review)

pp. 158-161
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Voices of the Diaspora: Jewish Women Writing in Contemporary Europe (review)

pp. 161-163
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The Jezebel Letters: Religion and Politics in Ninth-Century Israel (review)

pp. 163-166
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Solomon: Israel’s Ironic Icon of Human Achievement (review)

pp. 166-168
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Stories of Heaven and Earth: Bible Heroes in Contemporary Children’s Literature (review)

pp. 168-170
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Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism (review)

pp. 170-173
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Life after Death in Early Judaism: The Evidence of Josephus (review)

pp. 173-175
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Transmitting Mishnah: The Shaping Influence of Oral Tradition (review)

pp. 175-178
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Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas Between Revelation and Ethics (review)

pp. 178-181
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The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day (review)

pp. 181-183
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Exile in Amsterdam: Saul Levi Morteira’s Sermons to a Congregation of “New Jews” (review)

pp. 183-185
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Die Kehrseite der Emanzipation in Frankreich: Judenfeindschaft im Elsass 1778 bis 1848 (review)

pp. 185-187
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Jüdische Wege ins Bürgertum: Kulturelles Kapital und sozialer Aufstieg im 19. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 187-188
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Weimar in Exile: The Antifascist Emigration in Europe and America (review)

pp. 189-191
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Music in the Holocaust: Confronting Life in the Nazi Ghettos and Camps (review)

pp. 191-193
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After Daybreak: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945 (review)

pp. 193-195
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The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich: A Son’s Memoir (review)

pp. 195-197
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A Church Divided: German Protestants Confront the Nazi Past (review)

pp. 197-199
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Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland after Auschwitz (review)

pp. 199-201
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The Jews of the United States (review)

pp. 201-204
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Dixie Diaspora: An Anthology of Southern Jewish History (review)

pp. 204-206
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The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (review)

pp. 206-208
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 209-229
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