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  Volume 27, Number 1, Fall 2008

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Contributors to This Issue

pp. ix-x
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Articles

Performances of Jewish Identity: Spartacus

pp. 1-15
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“Show Me the Shoah!”: Generic Experience and Spectatorship in Popular Representations of the Holocaust

pp. 16-35
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The Memory of the Holocaust in Primo Levi’s If This Is a Man

pp. 36-57
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Mary Antin’s Progressive Science: Eugenics, Evolution, and the Environment

pp. 58-79
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Review Essay

Beyond “Everyday Poetry”: The Life and Works of Mascha Kaléko

pp. 80-83
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Book Reviews

Jewish Roots in Southern Soil: A New History (review)

pp. 84-86
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Inventing Great Neck: Jewish Identity and the American Dream (review)

pp. 86-88
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At the Edge of a Dream: The Story of Jewish Immigrants on New York’s Lower East Side, 1880–1920 (review)

pp. 89-90
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Coalfield Jews: An Appalachian History (review)

pp. 90-93
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A Dangerous Woman: The Graphic Biography of Emma Goldman (review)

pp. 93-96
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Let Us Prove Strong: The American Jewish Committee, 1945–2006 (review)

pp. 96-98
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Inventing Jewish Ritual (review)

pp. 98-101
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ReThinking Synagogues: A New Vocabulary for Congregational Life (review)

pp. 101-102
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The Unfolding Tradition: Jewish Law After Sinai (review)

pp. 102-104
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Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism (review)

pp. 104-106
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Jewish Frontiers: Essays on Bodies, Histories, and Identities (review)

pp. 106-109
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From Abraham to America: A History of Jewish Circumcision (review)

pp. 109-111
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Moses and the Journey to Leadership: Timeless Lessons of Effective Management from the Bible and Today’s Leaders (review)

pp. 111-114
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How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now (review)

pp. 114-116
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How to Read the Bible (review)

pp. 116-117
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Song of Songs: A Commentary (review)

pp. 118-120
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Illuminating Leviticus: A Study of Its Laws and Institutions in the Light of Biblical Narratives (review)

pp. 120-122
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When Heroes Love: The Ambiguity of Eros in the Stories of Gilgamesh and David (review)

pp. 122-124
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Opening the Sealed Book: Interpretations of the Book of Isaiah in Late Antiquity (review)

pp. 125-127
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The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo’s Representation of Egypt (review)

pp. 127-129
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Israel and the Persian Gulf: Retrospect and Prospect (review)

pp. 129-131
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Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviet Nuclear Gamble in the Six Day War (review)

pp. 131-133
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The Watchman Fell Asleep: The Surprise of the Yom Kippur War and Its Sources (review)

pp. 134-136
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Hollow Land: Israel’s Architecture of Occupation (review)

pp. 136-138
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The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right (review)

pp. 138-141
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Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust’s Long Reach into Arab Lands (review)

pp. 141-144
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Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vésubie and Their Flight through France and Italy (review)

pp. 144-146
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Churches and the Holocaust: Unholy Teaching, Good Samaritans and Reconciliation (review)

pp. 147-149
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Antisemitism, Christian Ambivalence, and the Holocaust (review)

pp. 149-151
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Sociology Confronts the Holocaust: Memories and Identities in Jewish Diasporas (review)

pp. 151-153
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Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland (review)

pp. 154-156
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Projecting the Holocaust into the Present: The Changing Focus of Contemporary Holocaust Cinema (review)

pp. 156-157
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Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation (review)

pp. 157-159
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Approaches to Teaching Wiesel’s Night (review)

pp. 160-162
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French Writers and the Politics of Complicity: Crisis of Democracy in the 1940s and 1990s (review)

pp. 162-163
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Irène Némirovsky: Her Life and Works (review)

pp. 163-165
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A Tranquil Star (Unpublished Stories) (review)

pp. 165-167
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Israel in Exile: Jewish Writing and the Desert (review)

pp. 167-170
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In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination (review)

pp. 170-173
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Midnight Convoy and Other Stories, and: Preliminaries (review)

pp. 173-176
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Es begann damals in Afrika (review)

pp. 176-178
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Propheten des Vergangenen: Jüdische Geschichtsschreibung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 179-181
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The Medici State and the Ghetto of Florence: The Construction of an Early Modern Jewish Community (review)

pp. 181-183
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Jewish Identity in Early Modern Germany: Memory, Power and Community (review)

pp. 183-184
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Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad (review)

pp. 185-187
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The Death of Sigmund Freud: Fascism, Psychoanalysis and the Rise of Fundamentalism (review)

pp. 187-190
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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry XVIII: Jewish Women in Eastern Europe (review)

pp. 190-192
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The Shtetl: New Evaluations (review)

pp. 192-194
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Converging Alternatives: The Bund and the Zionist Labor Movement, 1897–1985 (review)

pp. 194-196
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Letters of Love: Franz Rosenzweig’s Spiritual Biography and Oeuvre in Light of the Gritli Letters (review)

pp. 197-199
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The Life and Thought of Hans Jonas: Jewish Dimensions (review)

pp. 199-201
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Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940–1972 (review)

pp. 201-204
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On Jewish Music: Past and Present (review)

pp. 204-207
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Yiddish Folksongs from the Ruth Rubin Archive (review)

pp. 207-209
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The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB’s: A Secret History of Jewish Punk (review)

pp. 209-211
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 212-231
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