restricted access   Volume 99, Number 2, April 2015

Table of Contents


p. IV

Editor’s Introduction

p. v

Signposts: Reflections on Articles from the Journal’s Archive

The Early Years of American Jewish History: Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society and the Minute Books of Congregation Shearith Israel

pp. 119-144

Abraham Before Abraham: Pursuing the Portuguese Roots of the Seixas Family

pp. 145-165

The Anti-Gospel of Lenny, Larry and Sarah: Jewish Humor and the Desecration of Christendom

pp. 167-193

Book Reviews

Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children’s Literature by Jodi Eichler-Levine (review)

pp. 195-197

After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921–1965 by Libby Garland (review)

pp. 197-199

Thinking Jewish Culture in America ed. by Ken Koltun-Fromm (review)

pp. 199-201

Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach: Life, Mission, and Legacy by Dr Natan Ophir (review)

pp. 202-203

Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance by Rebecca Rossen (review)

pp. 204-206

The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel by Ofer Shiff (review)

pp. 206-208