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  Volume 87, Number 4, December 1999

Table of Contents

From: American Jewish History

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pp. 247-251

First of the Red Hot Mamas: "Coon Shouting" and the Jewish Ziegfeld Girl

pp. 253-290

Betty Boop: Yiddish Film Star

pp. 291-312

"Big Chief Izzy Horowitz": Theatricality and Jewish Identity in the Wild West

pp. 313-341

The Yiddish Are Coming:

pp. 343-374

American Jewish Studies: A Periodic Report of the Status of the Field

pp. 375-376

Book Reviews

The Damascus Affair: "Ritual Murder," Politics, and the Jews in 1840 (review)

pp. 377-379

Blacks in the Jewish Mind: A Crisis of Liberalism (review)

pp. 380-382

A Biblical People in the Bible Belt: The Jewish Community of Memphis, Tennessee, 1840s 1960s (review)

pp. 382-385

The Last of the Jews? (review)

pp. 385-386

Words of the Uprooted: Jewish Immigrants in Early Twentieth Century America (review)

pp. 387-389

Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold, Journal and Letters (review)

pp. 389-392

Jewish Stars in Texas: Rabbis and Their Work (review)

pp. 392-394

Catskill Culture: A Mountain Rat's Memories of the Great Jewish Resort Area (review)

pp. 395-397

American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania (review)

pp. 397-400

Jacob H. Schiff: A Study in American Jewish Leadership (review)

pp. 400-401

Isaac Leeser and the Making of American Judaism (review)

pp. 402-404

A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism (review)

pp. 404-408

Sports and the American Jew (review)

pp. 409-411

Enlarging America: The Cultural Work of Jewish Literary Scholars, 1930-1990 (review)

pp. 412-414

Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Jewish Community (review)

pp. 415-417


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