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Volume 30, Number 4, Summer 2012

Table of Contents

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-viii | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0073


Imperial Embraces and Ethnic Challenges: The Politics of Jewish Identity in the Bohemian Lands

pp. 1-17 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0079

Building Slovak Jewry: Communal Reorientation in Interwar Czechoslovakia

pp. 18-40 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0085

Negotiating Jewish Belonging in Postwar Slovakia (1945–48)

pp. 41-60 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0090

The Menorah Journal and Shaping American Jewish Identity: Culture and Evolutionary Sociology

pp. 61-79 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0095

The Picaresque Voice of Bare Life: Jerzy Kosinski’s The Painted Bird

pp. 80-99 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0100

Jewish Survival, Divine Supervision, and the Existence of God

pp. 100-112 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0105

The Messiah and the Bodhisattva: Anti-Utopianism Re-Revisited

pp. 113-125 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0077

Not Judging by Appearances: The Role of Genotype in Jewish Law on Intersex Conditions

pp. 126-148 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0083

Review Essay

Women and Communal Prayer

pp. 149-160 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0088

Book Reviews

The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election (review)

pp. 161-164 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0093

Zeal for Zion: Christians, Jews and the Idea of the Promised Land (review)

pp. 164-165 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0098

Judah L. Magnes: An American Jewish Nonconformist (review)

pp. 165-167 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0103

Three Jewish Journeys Through an Anthropologist’s Lens (review)

pp. 167-170 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0075

Rabbis and Revolution: The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation (review)

pp. 171-173 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0081

The Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context (review)

pp. 173-175 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0086

Exemplary Bodies: Constructing the Jew in Russian Culture since the 1880s (review)

pp. 175-178 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0091

Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between Two Worlds (review)

pp. 178-180 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0096

In the Demon’s Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern (review)

pp. 180-182 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0101

Holocaust as Fiction: Bernhard Schlink’s “Nazi” Novels and Their Films (review)

pp. 182-184 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0072

Local History, Transnational Memory in the Romanian Holocaust (review)

pp. 184-185 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0078

Tödliche Maskeraden: Julius Streicher und die “Lösung der Judenfrage (review)

pp. 186-187 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0084

The Death Marches: The Final Phase of Nazi Genocide (review)

pp. 187-190 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0089

Deutsch-jüdische Identität und Überlebenskampf in Berlin (review)

pp. 190-192 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0094

The Eichmann Trial (review)

pp. 192-194 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0099

Driven to Darkness: Jewish Émigré Directors and the Rise of Film Noir (review)

pp. 194-196 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0104

A River Flows From Eden: The Language of Mystical Experience in the Zohar (review)

pp. 197-199 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0076

Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza (review)

pp. 200-201 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0082

Rediscovering the Dead Sea Scrolls: An Assessment of Old and New Approaches and Methods (review)

pp. 202-204 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0087

Why Study Talmud in the Twenty-first Century? The Relevance of the Ancient Jewish Text to Our World (review)

pp. 204-206 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0092

Biblical Seductions: Six Stories Retold Based on Talmud and Midrash (review)

pp. 206-208 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0097

Glory and Agony: Isaac’s Sacrifice and National Narrative (review)

pp. 209-211 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0102

Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America’s Food Answers to a Higher Authority (review)

pp. 211-213 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0074

Book Notes

pp. 214-226 | DOI: 10.1353/sho.2012.0080

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