Volume 23, Number 4, Summer 2005

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Race and Jews in America

Contributors to This Issue

pp. ix-x
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Articles:

Race and Jews in America: An Introduction

pp. 1-8
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Some Notes on the Erotics of "Black-Jewish Relations"

pp. 9-25
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The Return of the Repressed: Leo Frank Through the Eyes of Oscar Micheaux

pp. 26-49
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Bagels, Bongos, and Yiddishe Mambos, or The Other History of Jews in America

pp. 50-68
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Transgressions of a Model Minority

pp. 69-97
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Nathanael West's Indian Commodities

pp. 98-120
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Review Essay:

In Search of Marc Chagall: Review Essay

pp. 121-130
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Book Reviews

Rembrandt's Jews (review)

pp. 131-134
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The Art and Artists of the Fifth Zionist Congress: Heralds of a New Age (review)

pp. 134-136
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Sepharad (review)

pp. 136-137
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The Owl and Other Stories, and: Tales of Grabowski, Transformations, Escape, and Other Stories (review)

pp. 137-139
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Fabulous Small Jews (review)

pp. 139-142
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Yiddish South of the Border: An Anthology of Latin American Yiddish Writing (review)

pp. 142-144
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Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches (review)

pp. 144-146
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My Mother's Voice: Children, Literature and the Holocaust (review)

pp. 147-148
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Committed to Memory: Cultural Mediations of the Holocaust (review)

pp. 148-150
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Auschwitz, Poland, and the Politics of Commemoration, 1945-1979 (review)

pp. 150-152
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Antisemitismus in der deutschen Geschichte (review)

pp. 152-154
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After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust (review)

pp. 155-157
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Benjamin Disraeli: The Fabricated Jew in Myth and Memory (review)

pp. 157-159
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Franz Kafkas Sprachen: "... in einem Stockwerk des innern babylonischen Turmes. .." (review)

pp. 159-160
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Leo Baeck Werke 5: Nach der Schoa -- Warum sind Juden in der Welt: Schriften aus der Nachkriegszeit (review)

pp. 161-163
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Hasidism on the Margin: Reconciliation, Antinomianism, and Messianism in Izbica/Radzin Hasidism (review)

pp. 163-165
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Resisting History: Historicism and Its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (review)

pp. 165-168
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Martin Buber and Feminist Ethics: The Priority of the Personal (review)

pp. 168-170
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Unforeseen History (review)

pp. 170-172
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Maimonides and the Hermeneutics of Concealment: Deciphering Scripture and Midrash in "The Guide of the Perplexed" (review)

pp. 172-175
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Implied Law in the Abraham Narrative: A Literary and Theological Analysis (review)

pp. 175-177
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Words to God's Music: A New Book of Psalms (review)

pp. 177-179
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Zephaniah: A Commentary (review)

pp. 179-182
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Finding Morality in the Diaspora?: Moral Ambiguity and Transformed Morality in the Books of Esther (review)

pp. 182-183
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The Jewish Context of Jesus' Miracles (review)

pp. 183-185
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Slavery Metaphors in Early Judaism and Pauline Christianity (review)

pp. 185-187
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Ancient Israel and Ancient Greece: Religion, Politics, and Culture (review)

pp. 187-189
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The Ways that Never Parted: Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (review)

pp. 189-191
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Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities (review)

pp. 192-194
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Wrestling with God & Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition (review)

pp. 195-196
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Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha (review)

pp. 197-200
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Records of Dispossession: Palestinian Refugee Property and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (review)

pp. 200-202
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Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and its Repercussions in the 1950s and After (review)

pp. 202-204
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The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace (review)

pp. 204-207
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 208-223
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Index

Index to Volume 23

pp. 224-230
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Erratum

Erratum

p. viii
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