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  Volume 26, Number 4, Summer 2008

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Emmanuel Levinas and Jewish Thought: Translating Hebrew into Greek

Special Issue Editors: Rebecca Nicholson-Weir and Dara Hill with Sandoor Goodhart, Purdue University

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-viii

Editors' Introduction

pp. 1-12


Reading Ethically: Literary/Hermeneutics

"A Land that Devours Its Inhabitants": Midrashic Reading, Emmanuel Levinas, and Prophetic Exegesis

pp. 13-35

"Extreme Attention to the Real": Levinas and Religious Hermeneutics

pp. 36-53

Language and Eschatology in the Work of Emmanuel Levinas

pp. 54-73

The Authority of the Other

Another, Other Abraham: Derrida's Figuring of Levinas's Judaism

pp. 74-96

Ethics and Halakhah in Levinas

pp. 97-119

Other Others: The Third and Politics

Anti-Utopianism Revisited

pp. 120-138

"The Eternal Irony of the Community": Prophecy, Patriotism, and the Dixie Chicks

pp. 139-160

Book Reviews

Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid (review)

pp. 161-163

The Triumph of Military Zionism: Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right (review)

pp. 163-165

Catastrophe Remembered: Palestine, Israel and the Internal Refugees: Essays in Memory of Edward W. Said (review)

pp. 165-168

Cross on the Star of David: The Christian World in Israel's Foreign Policy 1948–1967 (review)

pp. 168-170

Shimon Peres: The Biography (review)

pp. 170-172

California Dreaming: Ideology, Society and Technology in the Citrus Industry of Palestine, 1890–1939 (review)

pp. 172-174

The Honeymoon Is Over: Jonah's Argument With God (review)

pp. 174-176

The Messiah Myth: The Near Eastern Roots of Jesus and David (review)

pp. 176-179

The Paradox of Anti-Semitism (review)

pp. 179-181

Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy (review)

pp. 181-184

Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden (review)

pp. 184-187

Jews, Judaism, and the Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Germany (review)

pp. 187-190

Jüdisches München: Vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart (review)

pp. 190-192

Almost Englishmen: Baghdadi Jews in British Burma (review)

pp. 192-194

The Mellah of Marrakesh, Jewish and Muslim Space in Morocco's Red City (review)

pp. 194-196

Turning the Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on European Jewry (review)

pp. 196-198

Jews and Gentiles in Early America: 1654–1800 (review)

pp. 198-200

The Price of Whiteness: Jews, Race, and American Identity (review)

pp. 200-203

You Should See Yourself: Jewish Identity in Postmodern American Culture (review)

pp. 203-205

Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South (review)

pp. 206-207

Barney Ross, and: Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano (review)

pp. 208-211

Marc Chagall (review)

pp. 211-213

Intimations of Difference: Dvora Baron in the Modern Hebrew Renaissance (review)

pp. 213-216

In Lieu of Memory: Contemporary Jewish Writing in France (review)

pp. 216-218

The Era of the Witness (review)

pp. 218-221

This Has Happened: An Italian Family in Auschwitz (review)

pp. 221-223

Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 224-233

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