restricted access   Volume 16, Number 2, Winter 1997

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Israel and America: Cross-Cultural Encounters and the Literary Imagination

Special Guest Editor: Naomi Sokoloff


Israel and America: Cross-Cultural Encounters and the Literary Imagination: Introduction

pp. 1-7


The Jewish-American Writer, Emergent Israel, and Allegra Goodman's The Family Markowitz

pp. 8-24

Confessions of a Frequent Flyer: America and Israel in the Work of Karen Alkalay-Gut

pp. 25-31

The One-way Mirror: Israel and the Diaspora in Contemporary Orthodox Literature

pp. 32-47

Palimpsests of National Identity: Israeli Culture at the End of the American Century

pp. 48-69

Adjudicating Identity in Philip Roth's Operation Shylock

pp. 70-88

Through the Looking Glass: Jewish America Envisions Israel

pp. 89-94

Book Reviews

Fathers of the World: Essays in Rabbinic and Patristic Literatures (review)

pp. 95-97

The Spirit of Biblical Law (review)

pp. 97-99

Day in Mamre, Night in Sodom: Abraham and Lot in Genesis 18 and 19 (review)

pp. 99-101

The Jewish Novel in the Ancient World (review)

pp. 101-102

Yahweh the Patriarch: Ancient Images of God and Feminist Theology (review)

pp. 102-105

The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer: Romance and Reform in Victorian England (review)

pp. 105-108

Writing Mothers, Writing Daughters: Tracing the Maternal in Stories by American Jewish Women (review)

pp. 109-111

The Puttermesser Papers (review)

pp. 111-113

On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics (review)

pp. 113-115

Decision-Making for Automation: Hebrew and Arabic Script Materials in the Automated Library (review)

pp. 115-116

Leo Baeck Institute Yearbook: Experience and Identity (review)

Jews and Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Russia (review)

pp. 117-119

A History of the Jews in the English Speaking World: Great Britain (review)

pp. 119-121

Jewish History in Modern Times (review)

pp. 121-123

Western Jewry and the Zionist Project, 1914-1933 (review)

pp. 123-125

To Rule Jerusalem (review)

pp. 125-127

The Invention of Ancient Israel: The Silencing of Palestinian History (review)

pp. 127-130

Fighting World War Three from the Middle East: Allied Contingency Plans, 1945-1954 (review)

pp. 130-132

The Politics of Torah, The Jewish Political Tradition and the Founding of Agudat Israel (review)

pp. 132-134

The Critical Philosophy of Hermann Cohen (review)

pp. 134-136

Katechismus und Siddur: Aufbrüche mit Martin Luther und den Lehrern Israels (review)

pp. 137-138

The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife, and: Entertaining the Third Reich: Illusions of Wholeness in Nazi Cinema (review)

pp. 138-142

The Ufa-Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company 1918-1945 (review)

pp. 142-145

Book Notes

pp. 146-175

Articles Noted

pp. 176-188

News and Information

pp. 189-200