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  Volume 23, Number 1, Fall 2004

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Kindertransporte 1938/39 - Rescue and Integration

Guest Editor: Wolfgang Benz, Claudia Curio, Andrea Hammel

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vi-viii


p. 1


Emigration as Rescue and Trauma: The Historical Context of the Kindertransport

pp. 2-7

Child Exiles: A New Research Area?

pp. 8-20

Kindertransport: History and Memory

pp. 21-27

Class as a Factor in the Social Adaptation of the Kindertransport Kinder

pp. 28-40

"Invisible" Children: The Selection and Integration Strategies of Relief Organizations

pp. 41-56

"It Is Usually She": The Role of British Women in the Rescue and Care of the Kindertransport Kinder

pp. 57-70

Integration and Formation of Identity: Exile Schools in Great Britain

pp. 71-84

Traumatization through Separation: Loss of Family and Home as Childhood Catastrophes

pp. 85-99

The Acculturation of the Kindertransport Children: Intergenerational Dialogue on the Kindertransport Experience

pp. 100-108

Bracelet, Hand Towel, Pocket Watch: Objects of the Last Moment in Memory and Narration

pp. 109-120

Representations of Family in Autobiographical Texts of Child Refugees

pp. 121-132

Review Essay

Current Perspectives on the Holocaust

pp. 133-137

Book Reviews

In die Haare, in die Arme. 40 Jahre Arbeitsgemeinschaft "Juden und Christen beim Deutschen Evangelischen Kirchentag" (review)

pp. 138-141

Holocaust Politics (review)

pp. 141-143

Image and Remembrance: Representation of the Holocaust (review)

pp. 143-145

Poetry After Auschwitz: Remembering What One Never Knew (review)

pp. 145-148

Best Contemporary Jewish Writing (review)

pp. 148-149

Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, Roth (review)

pp. 149-152

Women's Poetry and Religion in Victorian England (review)

pp. 152-154

Juden in der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters: Religiose Konzepte--Feindbilder--Rechtfertigungen (review)

pp. 154-155

The Scroll and the Cross: 1,000 Years of Jewish-Hispanic Literature (review)

pp. 155-157

Chaucer and the Jews: Sources, Contexts, Meanings (review)

pp. 158-161

The World According to Itzik: Selected Poetry and Prose (review)

pp. 161-162

Seeing the Psalms, A Theology of Metaphor (review)

pp. 162-164

You Have Not Spoken What Is Right About Me: Intertextuality and the Book of Job (review)

pp. 164-166

The God of Old: Inside the Lost World of the Bible (review)

pp. 166-168

Commentary on the Torah, with a New English Translation and the Hebrew Text (review)

pp. 168-171

Passover in the Works of Josephus (review)

pp. 171-172

Jewish Marriage in Antiquity (review)

pp. 173-175

Diaspora: Jews Amidst Greeks and Romans (review)

pp. 176-178

Jews, Turks, Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth Through the Twentieth Century (review)

pp. 178-180

What Shall I Do With This People? Jews and the Fractious Politics of Judaism (review)

pp. 180-182

Women of the Wall: Claiming Sacred Ground at Judaism's Holy Site (review)

pp. 182-184

Judaism and Enlightenment (review)

pp. 184-187

Opera, Liberalism, and Antisemitism in Nineteenth-Century France: The Politics of Halevy's La Juive (review)

pp. 187-188

Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed World (review)

pp. 189-191

Book reviews which are scheduled to be published in future issues can be found on the Midwest Jewish Studies Association Website

Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 192-213

Books Received

Research Areas


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