Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 20.4, Summer 2002

Contents

Articles

    Rubin, Rachel, 1964-
  • Gangster Generation: Crime, Jews and the Problem of Assimilation
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    Subject Headings:
    • Jewish criminals in literature.
    • Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
    • Jews -- United States -- Social conditions.
    Pollak, Oliver B.
  • Wright Morris and the Jews
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    Subject Headings:
    • Morris, Wright, 1910- -- Characters -- Jews.
    • Jews in literature.
    Hawkins, Beth.
  • The Washing of the Word, the Washing of the World: Paul Celan and the Language of Sanctification
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    Subject Headings:
    • Celan, Paul -- Language.
    • Sanctification -- Judaism.
    Barnouw, Dagmar.
  • Origin and Transformation: Salomon Maimon and German-Jewish Enlightenment Culture
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    Subject Headings:
    • Maimon, Salomon, 1754-1800. Lebensgeschichte.
    • Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
    • Jews -- Germany -- Identity -- History -- 18th century.
    • Jews, Polish -- Germany -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
    Lerner, Heidi G., 1956-
  • New Technologies and Old Methodologies: Jewish Studies Research in the Digital Age
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    Subject Headings:
    • Judaism -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Computer network resources.
    • Digital libraries -- United States.

Review Essay

    Kraut, Benny.
  • Salvation or Destruction? The Meaning and Consequences of Lubavitch Messianism
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berger, David, 1943- Rebbe, the Messiah, and the scandal of orthodox indifference.
    • Messiah -- Judaism -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.

Book Reviews

    Baron, Lawrence.
  • The Holocaust in American Film (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Doneson, Judith E. Holocaust in American film.
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in motion pictures.
    Sheramy, Rona.
  • Rethinking the Holocaust (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bauer, Yehuda. Rethinking the Holocaust.
    • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
    Rapaport, Lynn.
  • Women and the Holocaust: Narrative and Representation (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fuchs, Esther, 1953-, ed. Women and the Holocaust: narrative and representation.
    • Jewish women in the Holocaust.
    Moore, James.
  • The Bombing of Auschwitz: Should the Allies Have Attempted It? (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-, ed. Bombing of Auschwitz: should the allies have attempted it?
    • Berenbaum, Michael, 1945-, ed.
    • Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Congresses.
    Schneider, Hans.
  • Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harris, Mark Jonathan, 1941- Into the arms of strangers: stories of the Kindertransport.
    • Oppenheimer, Deborah.
    • Jewish children -- Germany -- Biography.
    Baranowski, Shelley.
  • The Catholic Church and the Holocaust, 1930-1965 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Phayer, Michael, 1935- Catholic Church and the Holocaust, 1930-1965.
    • Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958 -- Relations with Jews.
    Beck, Norman A., 1933-
  • And the Witnesses Were Silent: The Confessing Church and the Persecution of the Jews (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gerlach, Wolfgang. And the witnesses were silent: the Confessing Church and the persecution of the Jews.
    • Barnett, Victoria, tr.
    • Antisemitism -- Germany.
    Garber, Zev, 1941-
  • The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rittner, Carol Ann, 1943-, ed. Holocaust and the Christian world: reflections on the past, challenges for the future.
    • Smith, Stephen D. (Stephen David), 1967-, ed.
    • Steinfeldt, Irena, ed.
    • Christianity and antisemitism -- History.
    Melson, Robert, 1937-
  • The Banality of Indifference: Zionism and the Armenian Genocide (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Auron, Yair. Banality of indifference: Zionism and the Armenian genocide.
    • Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.
    Kornberg, Jacques, 1933-
  • Encyclopedia of Genocide (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Charny, Israel W., ed. Encyclopedia of genocide.
    • Genocide -- Encyclopedias.
    Kasimow, Harold, 1937-
  • At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden: A Jew's Search for God with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Klein Halevi, Yossi, 1953- At the entrance to the Garden of Eden: a Jew's search for God with Christians and Muslims in the Holy Land.
    • Klein Halevi, Yossi, 1953-
    Bisharat, George Emile, 1954-
  • The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreements (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Watson, Geoffrey R. Oslo Accords: international law and the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreements.
    • Israel. Treaties, etc. Munazzamat al-Tahrir al-Filastiniyah, 1993 Sept. 13.
    Waller, Harold M.
  • Zionism and the Foundations of Israeli Diplomacy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Sofer, Sasson. Zionism and the foundations of Israeli diplomacy.
    • Shefer-Vanson, Dorothea, tr.
    • Zionism -- History.
    Peretz, Don, 1922-
  • Revisiting the Yom Kippur War (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kumaraswamy, P. R., ed. Revisiting the Yom Kippur war.
    • Israel-Arab War, 1973.
    Sharkansky, Ira.
  • The Left and Israel: Party-Policy Change and Internal Democracy (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Edmunds, June, 1961- Left and Israel: party-policy change and internal democracy.
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-
    Englisch, Brigitte.
    Allert, Beate, 1954-, tr.
  • Die Wiener Juden im Mittelalter (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lohrmann, Klaus. Wiener Juden im Mittelalter.
    • Jews -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
    Lorenz, Dagmar C. G., 1948-
  • The Discourse on Yiddish in German: From the Enlightenment to the Second Empire (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grossman, Jeffrey A., 1961- Discourse on Yiddish in German: from the enlightenment to the Second Empire.
    • German literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
    Harris, Daniel A., 1942-
  • Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewry's Construction of Modern Jewish Thought (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ruderman, David B. Jewish enlightenment in an English key: Anglo-Jewry's construction of modern Jewish thought.
    • Judaism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
    Cohen, Martin A.
  • Jewish Life and American Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fishman, Sylvia Barack, 1942- Jewish life and American culture.
    • Jews -- United States -- Identity.
    Weingart, Samuel.
  • But Who Am I, and Who Are My People?: A Rabbi's Reflections on the Rabbinate and the Jewish Community (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Angel, Marc. But who am I, and who are my people?: a rabbi's reflections on the rabbinate and the Jewish community.
    • Rabbis -- United States -- Office.
    Weiss, Raymond L.
  • Maimonides' Empire of Light: Popular Enlightenment in an Age of Belief (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lerner, Ralph. Maimonides' Empire of Light: popular enlightenment in an age of belief.
    • Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Contributions in Jewish education.
    Baildam, John D.
  • Die biblische Urgeschichte in der Aufklärung: Johann Gottfried Herders Interpretation der Genesis als Antwort auf die Religionskritik David Humes (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bultmann, Christoph. Biblische Urgeschichte in der Aufklärung: Johann Gottfried Herders Interpretation der Genesis als Antwort auf die Religionskritik David Humes.
    • Bible. O.T. Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 18th century.
    Simon, Edward.
  • A Night of Questions: A Passover Haggadah (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Levitt, Joy, ed. Night of questions: a Passover Haggadah.
    • Strassfeld, Michael, ed.
    • Haggadot -- Texts.
    Lapin, Hayim.
  • The Cambridge History of Judaism. Volume 3: The Early Roman Period (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Horbury, William, ed. Cambridge history of Judaism.
    • Davies, W. D. (William David), 1911- ed.
    • Sturdy, John, ed.
    • Judaism -- History.
    Chilton, Bruce.
  • Jewish Law in Gentile Churches: Halakhah and the Beginning of Christian Public Ethics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bockmuehl, Markus. Jewish law in gentile churches: Halakhah and the beginning of Christian public ethics.
    • Jewish law -- Interpretation and construction.
    Lein, Clayton D.
  • Salamone Rossi: Jewish Musician in Late Renaissance Mantua (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harrán, Don. Salamone Rossi: Jewish musician in late Renaissance Mantua.
    • Rossi, Salamone, 1570?-ca. 1630.
    Cappell, Ezra.
  • Quarrel and Quandary: Essays (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ozick, Cynthia. Quarrel and quandary: essays.
    • Literature -- History and criticism.
    Halio, Jay L.
  • The Dying Animal (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Roth, Philip. Dying animal.
    • Kepesh, David (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
    Glassbrook, Daryn.
  • Paradise Park (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goodman, Allegra. Paradise park.
    • Jewish women -- Fiction.
    Baron, Lawrence.
  • Reel Jewish (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Samberg, Joel. Reel Jewish.
    • Jews in motion pictures.



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