restricted access   Volume 17, Number 1, Fall 1998

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue
Studies in Jewish Geography

Special Guest Editor: Neil G. Jacobs

About Our Contributors

pp. vi-vii


Introduction: A Field of Jewish Geography

pp. 1-18

Orienting the Mappa Mundi in Judaism's Earliest Traditions

pp. 19-28

The Desert As Focus for Ethical Exploration: Ahad Ha'am and Baba Mezia 62A

pp. 29-35

Jewish Place and Placelessness: Historical and Academic Challenges (or "What the Study of Jewish Space and Place Suggests to Me about the Aztecs")

pp. 36-48

In Search of the Land of the Fathers: Galicia, the Bukovina, and Eastern European Jewry in the Works of Contemporary German and Austrian Authors and Filmmakers

pp. 49-58

Unexplored Terrain: The History of Small Jewish Communities in Western Society

pp. 59-71

The Posen Factor

pp. 72-80

On the Uses of Yiddish Language Geography

pp. 81-89

Jewish Linguistic Geography: Some Lessons for the Historian

pp. 90-96

A Methodology for Examining the Changing Size and Spatial Distribution of a Jewish Population: A Miami Case Study

pp. 97-116

Topical Review Essay

A Gazetteer of Yiddish Place Names: Review Essay

pp. 117-121

General Review Essay

Speech and Blood: Victor Klemperer's Tagebücher, 1933-45: Review Essay

pp. 122-136

Book Reviews

Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew (review)

pp. 137-139

Early Christianity and Hellenistic Judaism (review)

pp. 139-141

The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism (review)

pp. 141-143

Devils, Women, and Jews: Reflections of the Other in Medieval Sermon Stories (review)

pp. 143-145

Christliches Ethos und der Widerstand gegen den Nationalsozialismus in Europa (review)

pp. 145-147

Solidarität und Hilfe für Juden während der NS-Zeit. Regionalstudien 1: Polen, Rumänien, Griechenland, Luxemburg, Norwegen, Schweiz (Solidarity and Help for Jews during the Nazi Period. Regional Studies 1: Poland, Rumania, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Switzerland) (review)

pp. 148-149

The Myth of Rescue: Why the Democracies Could Not Have Saved More Jews from the Nazis (review)

pp. 149-150

Children of Job: American Second-Generation Witnesses to the Holocaust (review)

pp. 151-153

Israeli Holocaust Drama (review)

pp. 153-155

A. M. Klein: Selected Poems (review)

pp. 155-157

Tradition Transformed: The Jewish Experience in America (review)

pp. 157-158

The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century (review)

pp. 159-160

New York Jews and the Great Depression: Uncertain Promise (review)

pp. 160-162

Jews in the Notarial Culture: Latinate Wills in Mediterranean Spain, 1250-1350 (review)

pp. 162-164

Rational Rabbis: Science and Talmudic Culture (review)

pp. 164-168

Perilous Prospects: The Peace Process and the Arab-Israeli Military Balance (review)

pp. 168-169

Photography in Israel (review)

pp. 170-172

The Politics of Jerusalem Since 1967 (review)

pp. 172-174

Book Notes

pp. 175-192

News and Information

pp. 193-200