restricted access   Volume 17, Number 2, Winter 1999

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue
Women in Jewish Life and Culture

Special Guest Editor: Esther Fuchs

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vi-viii


I: Introduction: Theory

Female and Jewish: Critique and Reconstruction

pp. 1-7

Jewish/Feminist/Queer: Identity Challenges for Moderns and Post-Moderns

pp. 8-15

II. Male-Authored Texts: Ancient and Contemporary

Jerusalem the Widow

pp. 16-24

Aseneth—From Priestess to Handmaid and Slave

pp. 25-35

Hannah's Prayer: Rabbinic Ambivalence

pp. 36-48

Images of Women in Holocaust Films

pp. 49-56

Nissim Aloni's Heroines: Defusing the Grotesque through the Theatrical in Modern Israeli Drama

pp. 57-62

III. Female-Authored Texts: Life and Culture

A Female Midrash in The Memoirs of Glücket of Hamelin

pp. 63-72

Recalling the Past and Rescuing the Self: Autobiographical Slippage in Grete Weil's The Bride Price: A Novel

pp. 73-83

Ethno-reading and the Disclosure of the Karaite Female Body

pp. 84-94

Loss and Discovery in a Traditional Culture: The Stories of Gloria DeVidas Kirchheimer and Ruth Knafo Setton

pp. 95-101

Let My Daughter Go: The Jewish Mother and the Black Mother in Novels about Catastrophe and Bondage

pp. 102-109

Jewish Women's Theology: A Literary Archaeology

pp. 110-118

Review Essay

The Cantor-Poets: Review Essay

pp. 119-133

Book Reviews

Responsa: Literary History of a Rabbinic Genre (review)

pp. 134-135

Rereading the Rabbis: A Woman's Voice (review)

pp. 136-139

The Struggle for Scripture and Covenant (review)

pp. 139-141

Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought (review)

pp. 141-143

Business Ethics: A Jewish Perspective (review)

pp. 143-145

Alternatives in Jewish Bioethics (review)

pp. 145-147

Psychotherapy in the Third Reich: The Göring Institute (review)

pp. 147-149

Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law (review)

pp. 149-151

Divided Memory: The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys (review)

pp. 151-153

The Beast Reawakens (review)

pp. 153-155

Bne Chet: Die österreichischen Juden im Mittelalter. Eine Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte (review)

pp. 155-156

New Essays on Call It Sleep (review)

pp. 157-158

The Sinai: A Physical Geography (review)

pp. 158-160

Between the Flag and the Banner: Women in Israeli Politics (review)

pp. 160-162

Zionism and the Arabs: An American Dilemma, 1898-1948 (review)

pp. 162-165

Book Notes

pp. 166-181

Articles Noted

pp. 182-195

News and Information

pp. 196-200