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  Volume 15, Number 4, Summer 1997

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Historical Memory and the State of Jewish Studies in Germany

Guest Editor: Dean Phillip Bell

Letter to the Editor

pp. iv-vi
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Introduction

Historical Memory and the State of Jewish Studies in Germany: Editor's Introduction

pp. 1-6
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I: Memory and Jewish Studies in Germany

Jewish Studies in Germany Today: Reflections from the Fulbright German Studies Seminar 1996

pp. 7-15
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Memory and Modern Jewish History in Contemporary Germany

pp. 16-24

II: The Debate over Judaistik

Judaistik at German Universities Today

pp. 25-31

Judaistik or Jewish Studies?: The New Construction of Jewish Studies at the Universities in the Former German Democratic Republic

pp. 32-40

III: Jewish History in Germany

The Current State of the Study of Jewish History in Westphalia

pp. 41-58

Between Expulsion and Emancipation: Jewish Villages in East Swabia during the Early Modern Period

pp. 59-87

IV: Institutions for Jewish Studies in Germany

The Center for Research on Antisemitism in Berlin: Purposes and Primary Research Foci

pp. 88-95
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The College for Jewish Studies in Heidelberg [Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg]

pp. 96-99

Book Reviews

Jewish-German Identity in the Orientalist Literature of Else Lasker-Schüler, Friedrich Wolf, and Franz Werfel (review)

pp. 100-102

Transgression and Self-Punishment in Isaac Bashevis Singer's Searches (review)

pp. 102-103

Understanding Harold Pinter (review)

pp. 104-106
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Kafka: Literatur und Judentum (review)

pp. 106-110
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Franz Kafka, The Jewish Patient (review)

pp. 110-112

L'Affaire Dreyfus, Lettres et entretiens inédits (review)

pp. 113-115
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Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors and Race Science in Fin-de-Siècle Europe (review)

pp. 116-118
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Between Muslim and Jew: The Problem of Symbiosis Under Early Islam (review)

pp. 118-120
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Out of Egypt: A Memoir (review)

pp. 121-124

Haim Nahum: A Sephardic Chief Rabbi in Politics, 1892-1923 (review)

pp. 124-125

Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and Jewish Spirituality (review)

pp. 126-127

Israel's Changing Society: Population, Ethnicity, and Development (review)

pp. 128-130

Politics and Policy Implementation: Project Renewal in Israel (review)

pp. 131-133
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501 Hebrew Verbs (review)

pp. 133-135

Hebrewspeak: An Insider's Guide to the Way Jews Think (review)

pp. 136-137
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Covenant of Blood: Circumcision and Gender in Rabbinic Judaism (review)

pp. 137-139

The Disappearance of God: A Divine Mystery (review)

pp. 139-141

The Home on Gorham Street and the Voices of Its Children (review)

pp. 141-143
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Alternatives to Assimilation: The Response of Reform Judaism to American Culture, 1840-1930 (review)

pp. 143-145

Vanishing Diaspora: The Jews in Europe since 1945 (review)

pp. 145-147
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Book Notes

pp. 148-174

Index to Volume 15

pp. 175-182

Research Areas

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