Volume 23, Number 2, Winter 2005

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Shoah and Israeli Writing

Guest Editor: Zev Garber

Contributors to this Issue

pp. vi-vii
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Editor's Introduction

Shoah in Israeli Writing, with an Emphasis on Hebrew Poetry: Editor's Introduction

pp. 1-8
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Articles

Shoah in the World of the Sages

pp. 9-18
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The Poetic Codes of Rechovot ha-nahar ("Streets of the River")

pp. 19-33
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Four Sons of the Holocaust: Leah Goldberg's "Keneged arba'ah banim"

pp. 34-46
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Connecting with the Great Jewish Time: Abba Kovner's Something about Whales

pp. 47-64
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The Child as Collective Subconscious: The Shoah in David Grossman's 'Ayen Erekh: 'Ahavah' and Yehudit Katzir's "Schlaffstunde"

pp. 65-79
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A Train Trip to Satan's Territory: The Poem "My Son, My Son, My Head, My Head," by Yehuda Amichai

pp. 80-88
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The Holocaust in the Hebrew Poetry of Sephardim and Near Eastern Jews

pp. 89-119
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Book Reviews

Translating Israel: Contemporary Hebrew Literature and Its Reception in America (review)

pp. 120-123
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Bee Season, and: The Autograph Man (review)

pp. 123-127
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Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections (review)

pp. 127-129
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The Holy Letters, and: My Jewish Name (review)

pp. 130-131
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Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage (review)

pp. 131-133
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Beautiful Death: Jewish Poetry and Martyrdom in Medieval France (review)

pp. 134-136
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Power in the Portrayal: Representations of Jews and Muslims in Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Islamic Spain (review)

pp. 136-138
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The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture: A History of the Other (review)

pp. 138-140
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Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play (review)

pp. 140-142
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Germany's War and the Holocaust: Disputed Histories (review)

pp. 142-144
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Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust (review)

pp. 144-147
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A Moral Reckoning: the Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair (review)

pp. 147-149
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Double Takes: Thinking and Rethinking Issues of Modern Judaism in Ancient Contexts (review)

pp. 149-151
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Palace and Temple: A Study of Architectural and Verbal Icons (review)

pp. 152-153
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Imperialism and Jewish Society 200 B.C.E. to 640 C.E. (review)

pp. 154-156
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Torah in the Mouth: Writing and Oral Tradition in Palestinian Judaism, 200 BCE-400 CE (review)

pp. 156-158
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Reading the Women of the Bible (review)

pp. 158-160
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Three Faces of Saul: An Intertextual Approach to Biblical Tragedy (review)

pp. 160-162
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The Way Into Encountering God in Judaism (review)

pp. 162-164
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The Philosopher-King in Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Thought (review)

pp. 164-165
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Eigenheit und Einheit: Modernisierungsdiskurse des deutschen Judentums der Emanzipationszeit (review)

pp. 166-168
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Judische Sprachen in deutscher Umwelt: Hebraisch und Jiddisch von der Aufklarung bis ins 20. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 168-169
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Saul Lieberman (1898-1983): Talmudic Scholar and Classicist (review)

pp. 169-171
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Geschichtsbegriff und Historisches Denken bei Hannah Arendt (review)

pp. 171-173
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Moses Hess and Modern Jewish Identity (review)

pp. 173-175
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Legacy of Rage: Jewish Masculinity, Violence, and Culture (review)

pp. 175-177
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Shylock's Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe (review)

pp. 178-179
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Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy (review)

pp. 179-181
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Torn at the Roots: The Crisis of Jewish Liberalism in Postwar America (review)

pp. 181-184
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Immigrants in Turmoil (review)

pp. 184-185
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John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel (review)

pp. 186-187
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 188-213
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Books Received