American Jewish History

American Jewish History 87.4, December 1999

Performance and Jewish Cultural History
Contributing Editor: Joyce Antler

Essays

    Brown Lavitt, Pamela.
  • First of the Red Hot Mamas: "Coon Shouting" and the Jewish Ziegfeld Girl
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    Subject Headings:
    • Held, Anna, 1877?-1918.
    • Jewish entertainers -- United States -- History.
    • Blackface entertainers -- United States -- History.
    • Vaudeville -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
    Holberg, Amelia S.
  • Betty Boop: Yiddish Film Star
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    Subject Headings:
    • Boop, Betty (Fictitious character)
    • Fleischer, Max, 1883-1972 -- Characters -- Betty Boop.
    • Fleischer, Dave, 1894-1979 -- Characters -- Betty Boop.
    • Animated films -- Social aspects -- United States.
    Most, Andrea.
  • "Big Chief Izzy Horowitz:" Theatricality and Jewish Identity in the Wild West
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    Subject Headings:
    • Musical theater -- Social aspects -- United States.
    • Donaldson, Walter, 1893-1947. Whoopee.
    • Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941.
    • Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Girl crazy.
    • Gershwin, Ira, 1896-
    Kun, Josh.
  • The Yiddish Are Coming: Mickey Katz, Antic-Semitism, and the Sound of Jewish Difference
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    Subject Headings:
    • Katz, Mickey.
    • Jewish musicians -- United States.
    • Jewish wit and humor.
    Raphael, Marc Lee.
  • Recent Dissertations in American Jewish Studies
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    Subject Headings:
    • Judaism -- United States -- Study and teaching.
    • Dissertations, Academic -- United States -- Bibliography.

Book Reviews

    Berlin, George L., 1938-
  • The Damascus Affair: "Ritual Murder," Politics, and the Jews in 1840 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Frankel, Jonathan. Damascus affair: "ritual murder," politics, and the Jews in 1840.
    • Jews -- Persecutions -- Syria -- Damascus.
    Staub, Michael E.
  • Blacks in the Jewish Mind: A Crisis of Liberalism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Forman, Seth. Blacks in the Jewish mind: a crisis of liberalism.
    • Afro-Americans -- Relations with Jews.
    Ferris, Marcie Cohen.
  • A Biblical People in the Bible Belt: The Jewish Community of Memphis, Tennessee, 1840s-1960s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lewis, Selma S., 1921- Biblical people in the Bible belt: the Jewish community of Memphis, Tennessee, 1840s-1960s.
    • Jews -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History.
    Glazier, Jack.
  • Words of the Uprooted: Jewish Immigrants in Early Twentieth-Century America (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rockaway, Robert A., 1939-, ed. Words of the uprooted: Jewish immigrants in early twentieth-century America.
    • Jews, East European -- United States -- Correspondence.
    Ashton, Dianne.
  • Lost Love: The Untold Story of Henrietta Szold, Journal and Letters (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945. Lost love: the untold story of Henrietta Szold, journal and letters.
    • Shargel, Baila Round, ed.
    • Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 -- Correspondence.
    Kaplan, Dana Evan.
  • Jewish Stars in Texas: Rabbis and Their Work (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Weiner, Hollace Ava, 1946- Jewish stars in Texas: Rabbis and their work.
    • Rabbis -- Texas -- Biography.
    Weber, Donald, 1951-
  • Catskill Culture: A Mountain Rat's Memories of the Great Jewish Resort Area (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brown, Phil. Catskill culture: a mountain rat's memories of the great Jewish resort area.
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- Catskill Mountains Region -- Social life and customs.
    Vogel, Lester Irwin.
  • American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land Mania (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Obenzinger, Hilton. American Palestine: Melville, Twain, and the Holy Land mania.
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. Clarel.
    Robinson, Ira, 1951-
  • Jacob H. Schiff: A Study in American Jewish Leadership (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cohen, Naomi Wiener, 1927- Jacob H. Schiff: a study in American Jewish leadership.
    • Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920.
    Shargel, Baila Round.
  • A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gurock, Jeffrey S., 1949- Modern heretic and a traditional community: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy, and American Judaism.
    • Schacter, Jacob J.
    • Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-
    Norwood, Stephen H. (Stephen Harlan), 1951-
  • Sports and the American Jew (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Riess, Steven A., ed. Sports and the American Jew.
    • Jewish athletes -- United States -- History.
    Shapiro, Arnold.
  • Enlarging America: The Cultural Work of Jewish Literary Scholars, 1930-1990 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klingenstein, Susanne, 1959- Enlarging America: the cultural work of Jewish literary scholars, 1930-1990.
    • Jewish college teachers -- United States -- Biography.
    Brackman, Harold David.
  • Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Jewish Community (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Schneier, Marc, 1959- Shared dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Jewish community.
    • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Relations with Jews.



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