Volume 30, Number 3, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-x
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Articles

Militarism in the Wall Paintings of the Dura-Europos Synagogue: A New Perspective on Jewish Life on the Roman Frontier

pp. 1-34
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"The bride is beautiful, but she is married to another man": Historical Fabrication and an Anti-Zionist Myth

pp. 35-61
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Emily Dickinson's Midrash of Jacob and the Angel: Construction of a "Counter Typology"

pp. 62-83
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Yiddish Theatre Actresses and American Jewish Identity

pp. 84-107
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Wicked Aporetics: Liminal Loyalties in Homicide

pp. 108-120
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That Jesus Cover

pp. 121-141
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Responses

pp. 123-141
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Book Reviews

The Jewish Jesus: Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation (review)

pp. 142-146
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The Wisdom Books: Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes (review)

pp. 146-148
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And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible's Original Meaning (review)

pp. 148-150
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The Invention of Hebrew (review)

pp. 150-152
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Plato and the Talmud (review)

pp. 152-154
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Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism (review)

pp. 152-154
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The Image of the Jews in Greek Literature: The Hellenistic Period (review)

pp. 154-157
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What Is Talmud? The Art of Disagreement (review)

pp. 157-159
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Gersonides: Judaism within the Limits of Reason (review)

pp. 162-164
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Not in the Heavens: The Tradition of Jewish Secular Thought (review)

pp. 164-166
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The Three Blessings: Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy (review)

pp. 167-169
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Moses Mendelssohn: Sage of Modernity (review)

pp. 169-171
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Walter Benjamin und das Wiener Judentum zwischen 1900 und 1938 (review)

pp. 171-173
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Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century (review)

pp. 173-176
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The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City (review)

pp. 176-178
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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (review)

pp. 178-181
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Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967 (review)

pp. 181-183
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One People, One Blood: Ethiopian-Israelis and the Return to Judaism (review)

pp. 183-185
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Settling in the Hearts: Jewish Fundamentalism in the Occupied Territories (review)

pp. 186-188
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The Statehood of Palestine: International Law in the Middle East Conflict (review)

pp. 188-190
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The Communal Gadfly: Jews, British Jews and the Jewish State—Asking the Subversive Questions (review)

pp. 190-193
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English Origins, Jewish Discourse, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel (review)

pp. 192-195
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Life on Sandpaper (review)

pp. 195-198
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Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatre (review)

pp. 198-200
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The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist and Stoolpigeon Culture (review)

pp. 200-202
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Visions, Images and Dreams: Yiddish Film—Past and Present (review)

pp. 202-204
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Israeli Cinema: East/West and the Politics of Representation (review)

pp. 205-207
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Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic (review)

pp. 208-210
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Book Notes

pp. 211-222
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