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  Volume 91, Number 1, March 2003

Table of Contents

From: American Jewish History

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Special Issue: Jews and Performance


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pp. 1-3

The Pulpit and the Stage: Rabbi Joseph Silverman and the Actors' Church Alliance

pp. 5-27

The Architecture of the Bimah in American Synagogues: Framing the Ritual

pp. 29-51

Performing Black-Jewish Symbiosis: The "Hassidic Chant" of Paul Robeson

pp. 53-81

Sinners, Scandals, Scoundrels, and Scamps on the American Jewish Stage

pp. 83-96

Death of a Salesman: Deracination and Its Discontents

pp. 97-107

Avalon and Liberty Heights: Toward a Better Understanding of the American Jewish Experience through Cinema

pp. 109-127

It's the Real World After All: The American-Israel Pavilion-Jordan Pavilion Controversy at the New York World's Fair, 1964-1965

pp. 129-155

Book Reviews

This House of Noble Deeds: The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-2002 (review)

pp. 157-159

Mordecai: An Early American Family (review)

pp. 159-162

Family of Strangers: Building a Jewish Community in Washington State, and: Jews in Michigan (review)

pp. 162-165

Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present (review)

pp. 165-166

Nazis and Good Neighbors: The United States Campaign against the Germans of Latin America in World War II (review)

pp. 167-168

Impossible Images: Contemporary Art after the Holocaust (review)

pp. 169-171

The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature (review)

pp. 171-174

Divergent Jewish Cultures: Israel and America (review)

pp. 174-176

The Strike that Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis, and: Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto (review)

pp. 176-180

Judaism in America (review)

pp. 181-183

Going Greek: Jewish College Fraternities in the United States, 1895-1945 (review)

pp. 183-186

Diamond Stories: Enduring Change on 47th Street (review)

pp. 186-188

Fight Against Fear: Southern Jews and Black Civil Rights (review)

pp. 189-191

Renewal: Reconnecting Soviet Jewry to the Jewish People; A Decade of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) Activities in the Former Soviet Union, 1988-1998 (review)

pp. 191-193



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