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Modern Judaism 24.2 (2004) 183-185

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Abend-David, Dror, "Scorned My Nation": A Comparison of Translations of the Merchant of Venice into German, Hebrew, and Yiddish. Peter Lang (New York, 2003); 247 pp.

Arbell, Mordechai, The Jewish Nation of the Caribbean: The Spanish-Portuguese Jewish Settlements in the Caribbean and the Guianas. Gefen (Jerusalem, 2002); 384 pp.

Baumel, Judith Tydor, and Tova Cohen (eds.), Gender, Place and Memory in the Modern Jewish Experience: Replacing Ourselves. Vallentine-Mitchell (London, 2003); 297 pp.

Bernard-Donals, Michael, Witnessing the Disaster. University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, 2003); 317 pp.

Bloom, James D., Gravit Fails: The Comic Jewish Shaping of Modern America. Praeger (Westport, CT, 2003); 192 pp.

Brague, Remi, The Wisdom of the World: The Human Experience of the Universe in Western Thought. University of Chicago Press (Chicago, 2003); 297 pp.

Brann, Ross, and Adam Sutcliffe, Renewing the Past, Reconfiguring Jewish Culture, from Al-Andalus to Haskalah. University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, 2004); 248 pp.

Chajes, J. H., Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism. University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, 2003); 278 pp.

Cohen, Zafrira Lidovsky, "Loosen the Fetters of Thy Tongue, Woman": The Poetry and Poetics of Yona Wallach. Hebrew Union College Press (Cincinnati, OH, 2003); 264 pp.

Courtine-Denamy, Sylvie, The House of Jacob. Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY, 2003); 168 pp.

Diamond, Eliezer, Holy Men and Hunger Artists. Oxford University Press (New York, 2004); 228 pp.

Ephraim, Frank, Escape to Manila: From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror. University of Illinois Press (Urbana, 2003); 220 pp.

Feldman, Jan, Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy. Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY, 2003); 212 pp.

Firestone, Rabbi Tirzah, The Receiving: Reclaiming Jewish Women's Wisdom. Harper San Francisco (San Francisco, CA, 2004); 288 pp.

Fishbane, Michael, Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking. Oxford University Press (Oxford, 2003); 458 pp.

Fox, Marvin, Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, vol. 1. University Press of America, Inc. (Lanham, MD, 2003); 222 pp.

——. Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, vol. 2. University Press of America, Inc. (Lanham, MD, 2003); 168 pp.

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Garrard, Eve, and Geoffrey Scarre (eds.), Moral Philosophy and the Holocaust. Ashgate (Burlington, VT, 2003); 277 pp.

Gellman, Jerome, Abraham! Abraham! Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac. Ashgate (Burlington, VT, 2003); 125 pp.

Gold, Penny Schine, Making the Bible Modern: Children's Bibles and Jewish Education in Twentieth-Century America. Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY, 2004); 269 pp.

Goldberg, Harvey E., Jewish Passages: Cycles of Jewish Life. University of California Press (Berkeley, 2003); 379 pp.

Gonen, Rivka, Contested Holiness: Jewish, Muslim and Christian Perspectives on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. (Jersey City, NJ, 2003); 206 pp.

Gordon, Peter Eli, Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy. University of California Press (Berkeley, 2003); 328 pp.

Gorny, Yosef, Between Auschwitz and Jerusalem. Vallentine-Mitchell (London, 2003); 250 pp.

Gottesman, Nakhmen Itzik, Defining the Yiddish Nation: The Jewish Folklorists of Poland. Wayne State University Press (Detroit, MI, 2003); 247 pp.

Graizbord, David L., Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580-1700. University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, PA, 2004); 261 pp.

Groth, Alexander J., Holocaust Voices. Prometheus Books (New York, 2003); 278 pp.

Hammer, Joshua, A Season in Bethlehem. Free Press (New York, 2003); 274 pp.

Harries, Richard, After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Oxford University Press (Oxford, 2003); 239 pp. [End Page 183]

Harshav, Benjamin, Marc Chagall and His Times: A Documentary Narrative. Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA, 2003); 1,026 pp.

Hirsch, Joshua, Afterimage: Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust. Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA, 2004); 213 pp.

Hornstein, Shelley, and Florence Jacobowitz (eds.), Image and Remembering. Indiana University Press (Bloomington, 2003); 332 pp.

Horovitz, David, Still Life with Bombs. Alfred A. Knopf (New York, 2004); 266 pp.

Katz, Elise Claire, Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca. Indiana University Press (Bloomington, 2003); 199 pp.

Katz, Yossi, Between Jerusalem and Hebron: Jewish Settlement...


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