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  Volume 92, Numbers 1-2, July-October 2001

Table of Contents


A Fragment of Abū Al-Faraj Hārūn's Al-Kitāb Al-Muštamil in Arabic Script

pp. 1-20

Shem Ṭov Ben Isaac, Glossary of Botanical Terms, Nos. 1-18

pp. 21-40

The Dedication of Polycharmos from Stobi: Problems of Dating and Interpretation

pp. 41-78

A Non-Rabbinic Law Rejected by the Tannaim

pp. 79-103

Early Evidence for Steelmaking in the Judaic Sources

pp. 105-127


Konaxoλ and a Hebrew Liturgical Expression

pp. 129-130

Response to Chaim Milikowsky, "Further on Editing Rabbinic Texts," JQR 90 (1999) 137-149

pp. 131-132

A Judaeo-Arabic Candle-Lighting Prayer

pp. 133-135

Cyrus H. Gordon (1908-2001): A Giant Among Scholars

pp. 137-143

Review Essays

Identifying Scholarship

pp. 145-153

Egyptian Proper Names and Loanwords in North-West Semitic (review)

pp. 155-165

Linguistic Peculiarities in the Aramaic Magic Bowl Texts (review)

pp. 167-173


No Way Out: The Politics of Polish Jewry 1935-1939 (review)

pp. 175-179

Smart Jews, The Construction of the Image of Jewish Superior Intelligence (review)

pp. 180-181

Ginzei Rosh Hashanah: Manuscript Fragments of Bavli Rosh Hashanah from the Cairo Genizah: A Facsimile Edition with a Codicological Introduction (review)

pp. 182-184

Studies in a Rabbinic Family: The de Botons (review)

pp. 185-187

Voices of the Matriarchs: Listening to the Prayers of Early Modern Jewish Women (review)

pp. 188-192

The Nazis' Last Victims: The Holocaust in Hungary, and: A Man for All Connections: Raoul Wallenberg and the Hungarian State Apparatus, 1944-1945 (review)

pp. 193-196

Avoda and ʿIbāda: Ritual and Liturgy in Islamic and Judaic Traditions (review)

pp. 197-199

ספר דברי הימי: כתיבה היסטורית ואמצעים ספרותײם [The Book of Chronicles: Historical Writing and Literary Devices] (review)

pp. 200-201

Theology, History, and Archaeology in the Chronicler's Account of Hezekiah (review)

pp. 202-204

"Why Ask My Name?" Anonymity and Identity in Biblical Narrative (review)

pp. 205-209

The Strange Woman: Power and Sex in the Bible (review)

pp. 210-215

The American Synagogue: A Historical Dictionary and Sourcebook (review)

pp. 216-218

Kol Nidre: Studies in the Development of Rabbinic Votive Institutions (review)

pp. 219-221

Jewish Poland: Legends of Origin. Ethnopoetics and Legendary Chronicles (review)

pp. 222-226

Assyrian Prophecies (review)

pp. 227-232

Physics and Metaphysics in Ḥasdai Crescas (review)

pp. 233-236

Booking Passage: Exile and Homecoming in the Modern Jewish Imagination (review)

pp. 237-242

Rewriting the Jew: Assimilation Narratives in the Russian Empire (review)

pp. 243-246

Profiles of a Lost World. Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II (review)

pp. 247-249

The Israelites in History and Tradition (review)

pp. 250-254

Hebrajskie inskrypcje na Śląsku XIII-XVIII wieku [Hebrew Inscriptions in Silesia in the 13th through 18th Centuries] (review)

pp. 255-257

Tora und Leben, Untersuchungen zur Heilsbedeutung der Tora in der frühen rabbinischen Literatur (review)

pp. 258-260

The Holy Scripture in the Qumran Commentaries and Pauline Letters (review)

pp. 261-264

Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism: the Development of a Religious Institution (review)

pp. 265-268

Dissertations in Judaic Studies

pp. 269-270

Collected Essays

pp. 271-277

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