Volume 27, Number 2, Winter 2009

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Articles

Displaced: The Memoir of Eliezer Gruenbaum, Kapo at Birkenau—Translation and Commentary

pp. 1-23
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Don Quixote and Sancho Panza Were Walking on the Way: El Caballero Andante and the Book of Radiance (Sefer HaZohar)

pp. 24-47
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“And G-d Said”: Language, Translation, and Scripture in Two Works by Walter Benjamin

pp. 48-68
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The Making and Re-making of Jewish-American Literary History

pp. 69-101
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Jews Dreaming of Acceptance: From the Brill Building to Suburbia with Love

pp. 102-127
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Review Essay

Reflections on Jesus

pp. 128-129
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The Historical Jesus in Context (review)

pp. 129-132
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Jesus in the Talmud (review)

pp. 132-134
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The Misunderstood Jew: the Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus (review)

pp. 134-137
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Book Reviews

Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey (review)

pp. 138-140
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Jewish Babylonia Between Persia and Roman Palestine (review)

pp. 140-142
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The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature (review)

pp. 143-145
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Jews or Christians? The Followers of Jesus in Search of Their Own Identity (review)

pp. 145-147
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The Jews of Khazaria (review)

pp. 148-150
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Converts, Heretics, and Lepers: Maimonides and the Outsider (review)

pp. 150-152
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Jews in the Early Modern World (review)

pp. 152-155
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Contested Rituals: Circumcision, Kosher Butchering, and Jewish Political Life in Germany, 1843–1933 (review)

pp. 155-156
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Crime, Jews and News: Vienna 1895–1914 (review)

pp. 156-159
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Dark Images, Secret Hints: Benjamin, Scholem, Molitor and the Jewish Tradition (review)

pp. 159-161
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Stefan Zweig Reconsidered: New Perspectives on his Literary and Biographical Writings (review)

pp. 162-164
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Shards of Memory: Narratives of Holocaust Survival (review)

pp. 164-167
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Good Neighbors, Bad Times: Echoes of My Father’s German Village (review)

pp. 167-169
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Imaginary Neighbors: Mediating Polish-Jewish Relations after the Holocaust (review)

pp. 169-171
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Kafka and Cultural Zionism: Dates in Palestine (review)

pp. 172-174
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Churchill and the Jews: A Lifelong Friendship (review)

pp. 174-176
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1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War (review)

pp. 177-179
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The Impact of the Holocaust on Jewish Theology (review)

pp. 179-181
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Jews and Power (review)

pp. 181-184
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Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life (review)

pp. 184-186
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The Romance of the Holy Land in American Travel Writing, 1790–1876 (review)

pp. 186-188
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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry (review)

pp. 188-190
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American Experience: Religion in America (review)

pp. 190-192
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Jews and Judaism in the 21stCentury: Human Responsibility, the Presence of God and the Future of the Covenant (review)

pp. 192-195
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The Rabbi’s Wife: The Rebbetzin in American Jewish Life (review)

pp. 195-197
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The Day I Wasn’t There, and: Reveries of the Wild Woman: Primal Scenes (review)

pp. 197-199
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The Book of Psalms (review)

pp. 199-201
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Stories of Joseph: Narrative Migrations Between Judaism and Islam (review)

pp. 201-202
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The Nature of Biblical Criticism (review)

pp. 202-204
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 205-220
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