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  • Books Noted

Arts and Culture

Biemann, Asher. Dreaming of Michelangelo: Jewsih Variations on a Modern Theme. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.

Biblical Studies

Alpert, Bernard, and Fran Alpert. Archaeology and the Biblical Record. Lanham, MD: Hamilton, 2012.
Brettler, Marc Zvi, Petter Enns, and Daniel J. Harrington. The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Decter, Jonathan, and Arturo Prats, eds. The Hebrew Bible in Fifteenth-Century Spain: Exegesis, Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts. Leiden: Brill, 2012.
Hayes, Christine. Introduction to the Bible. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.
Hendel, Ronald. The Book of Genesis. A Biography. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013.
Kushner, Harold S. The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person. New York: Schocken, 2012.
Shantz, Colleen, and Rodney A. Werline, eds. Experientia, Volume 2: Linking Text and Experience. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012.
Soloveitchik, Joseph B. Vision and Leadership: Reflections on Joseph and Moses. Jersey City, NJ: KTAV, 2013.
Tushima, Cephas T. A. The Fate of Saul's Progeny in the Reign of David. Cambridge, UK: James Clarke, 2012.
Walzer, Michael. In God's Shadow: Politics in the Hebrew Bible. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Biography and Memoir

Ritzen, Michael. God's Inner Circle: The Radical Devotion of Elie Wiesel to Faith. A Seeker's Scrapbook of Quotations. Jersey City, NJ: KTAV, 2012.
Shilon, Avi. Menachem Begin: A Life. Translated by Danielle Zilberberg and Yoram Sharett. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.
Tasini, Miriam Finder. Where Are We Going? New York: Gordion Knot Books, 2012. [End Page 202]


Orlov, Andrei A. Dark Mirrors: Azazel and Satanael in Early Jewish Demonology. Albany: SUNY Press, 2011.


Botticini, Maristella, and Zvi Eckstein. The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.
Peled-Elhanan, Nurit. Palestine in Israeli School Books: Ideology and Propaganda in Education. London: I. B. Taurus, 2012.

Film Studies

Bernardi, Daniel, Murray Pomerance, and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, eds. Hollywood's Chosen People: The Jewish Experience in American Cinema. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2013.
Pollock, Griselda, and Max Silverman, eds. Concentrationary Cinema:Aesthetics as Political Resistance in Alain Resnais's Night and Fog. New York: Berghahn, 2011.

History, Europe and Soviet Union

Altshuler, Mordechai. Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941-964. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2012.
Birnbaum, Pierre. A Tale of Ritual Murder in the Age of Louis XIV: The Trial of Raphael Levy, 1669. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture. Stanford University Press, 2012.
Kuper, Simon. Ajax, the Dutch, the War: The Strange Tale of Soccer during Europe's Darkest Hour. New York: Nation Books, 2012.
Schiff, Gary S. In Search of Polin: Chasing Jewish Ghosts in Today's Poland. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.
Silverman, Lisa. Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

History, United States

The American Jewish Archives. Volume LXIV, Number 1 & 2, 2012. The Civil War: 150 Years.
Fishman, Philip. A Sukkah is Burning: Remembering Williamsburg's Hasidic Transformation. Minneapolis: Mill City Press, 2012. [End Page 203]
Kobrin, Rebecca. Chosen Capital: The Jewish Encounter with American Capitalism. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2012.
Leibman, Laura Arnold. Messianism, Secrecy, and Mysticism: A New Interpretation of Early American Jewish Life. London: Vallentine Mitchell, 2012.
Moore, Deborah Dash. City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York. 3 vols. New York: New York University Press, 2012.

Holocaust Studies

Cassedy, Ellen. We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Cohn, Willy. No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941. Edited by Norbert Conrads. Translated by Kenneth Kronenberg. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012.
Hartouni, Valerie. Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness. New York: New York University Press, 2012.
Pick, Daniel. The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Hitler, Hess, and the Analysts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Presner, Todd Samuel. Mobile Modernity: Germans, Jews, Trains. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.
Thies, Jochen. Hitler's Plans for Global Domination: Nazi Architecture and Ultimate War Aims. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.
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