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  Volume 31, Number 3, Spring 2013

Table of Contents


Biblical Narratives in Contemporary Jewish American Art

pp. 1-24

Guests and Hosts in A. B. Yehoshua’s The Liberated Bride

pp. 25-63

The Burden of Inheritance

pp. 64-85

A Cultural Language for the Folk: The Creation of a “Popular” Kulturshprakh in Yidish far ale, 1938–39

pp. 86-102

Special Section
Representations of Jewish Women in Venice

Women and Hidden Jews under Fascist Rule: Roberto Bassi’s Evidence

pp. 103-114

The Triumph of the Golden Fleece: Women, Money, Religion, and Power in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice

pp. 115-130

Keeping Faith: Translating the Poems of Sarra Copia Sulam

pp. 131-144

Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel by Bernard M. Levinson (review)

pp. 145-147

Radical Judaism: Rethinking God and Tradition by Arthur Green (review)

pp. 148-150

Blood Libel: The Life and Memory of Mendel Beilis ed. by Jay Beilis, Jeremy Simcha Garber, and Mark S. Stein (review)

pp. 150-153

The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism by Robert Eisen (review)

pp. 153-156

The Jews of Rusçek: From Periphery to Capital of the Tuna Vilayet by Zvi Keren (review)

pp. 156-158

Ethics after Auschwitz? Primo Levi’s & Elie Wiesel’s Response by Carole J. Lambert (review)

pp. 158-159

Years of Persecution, Years of Extermination: Saul Friedländer and the Future of Holocaust Studies ed. by Christian Wiese and Paul Betts (review)

pp. 159-161

The Mad Square: Modernity in German Art 1910–1937 ed. by Jacqueline Strecker (review)

pp. 161-163

Film and the Holocaust: New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films by Aaron Kerner (review)

pp. 163-166

Jews and the Imperial State: Identification Politics in Tsarist Russia by Eugene M. Avrutin (review)

pp. 166-169

The German Stranger: Leo Strauss and National Socialism by William F. Altman (review)

pp. 169-170

Hiobs Anspruch und Widerspruch: Die Herausforderungsreden Hiobs (Hi 29–31) im Kontext frühjüdischer Ethik by Daniela Opel (review)

pp. 171-173

Das Zeitalter des Geheimnisses: Juden, Christen und die Ökonomie des Geheimen (1400–1800) by Daniel Jütte (review)

pp. 173-176

Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust by David Shneer (review)

pp. 176-178

The Talmud in its Iranian Context ed. by Carol Bakhos and M. Rahim Shayegan (review)

pp. 178-179

The Road: Stories, Journalism, and Essays by Vasily Grossman (review)

pp. 179-182

Pertenencia y alteridad: Judíos en/de América Latina: cuarenta años de cambios ed. by Haim Avni et al. (review)

pp. 182-184

The Aroma of Righteousness: Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature by Deborah A. Green (review)

pp. 185-187

Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn’t Want to Be One by Mark Kurlansky (review)

pp. 187-189

Benjamin–Agamben: Politik, Messianismus, Kabbala ed. by Vittoria Borsò et al. (review)

pp. 189-192

Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Writings of Philo and Josephus and in the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs by William Loader (review)

pp. 192-195

Sculpting Idolatry in Flavian Rome: (An)Iconic Rhetoric in the Writings of Flavius Josephus by Jason von Ehrenkrook (review)

pp. 195-198

Narrating the Law: A Poetics of Talmudic Legal Stories by Barry Scott Wimpfheimer (review)

pp. 198-200

Arthur Ruppin and the Production of Pre-Israeli Culture by Etan Bloom (review)

pp. 200-203

What is Good and What God Demands: Normative Structures in Tannaitic Literature by Tzvi Novick (review)

pp. 203-206

Die Verschwundenen Musiker: Jüdische Flüchtlinge in Australien by Albrecht Dümling (review)

pp. 206-208

Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians and Reformation Strasbourg by Debra Kaplan (review)

pp. 209-210

The Cambridge Introduction to Emmanuel Levinas by Michael M. Morgan (review)

pp. 210-213

Sarajevo, 1941–1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler’s Europe by Emily Greble (review)

pp. 213-215

Books Noted

pp. 216-219


pp. 220-222

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