Reviews

Author: 
Lawrence J. Epstein
Reviewer: 
Brian Horowitz

Horowitz on Epstein, 'The Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress'


Lawrence J. Epstein. The Dream of Zion: The Story of the First Zionist Congress. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 172 pp. $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-5466-4.

Reviewed by Brian Horowitz (Tulane University)
Published on H-Judaic (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

A Perspective from Our Day on Theodor Herzl’s Dream Conference

Author: 
Orit Rozin
Reviewer: 
Ranen Omer-Sherman

Omer-Sherman on Rozin, 'A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights, and National Identity in the New Israeli State'


Orit Rozin. A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights, and National Identity in the New Israeli State. Trans. Haim Watzman.: Lebanon, 2016. 248 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-949-5; $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61168-950-1.

Reviewed by Ranen Omer-Sherman (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Judaic (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Michael Marmur
Reviewer: 
Ariel Evan Mayse

Mayse on Marmur, 'Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Souces of Wonder'


Michael Marmur. Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Souces of Wonder. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 296 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4426-5122-7.

Reviewed by Ariel Evan Mayse (Hebrew College)
Published on H-Judaic (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Traces of Amazement

Author: 
Emily Alice Katz
Reviewer: 
Zev Eleff

Eleff on Katz, 'Bringing Zion Home: Israel in American Jewish Culture, 1948-1967'


Emily Alice Katz. Bringing Zion Home: Israel in American Jewish Culture, 1948-1967. New York: SUNY, 2015. 230 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5465-8.

Reviewed by Zev Eleff (Hebrew Theological College)
Published on H-Judaic (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Daniel Jütte
Reviewer: 
David H. Price

Price on Jütte, 'The Age of Secrecy: Jews, Christians, and the Economy of Secrets, 1400-1800'


Daniel Jütte. The Age of Secrecy: Jews, Christians, and the Economy of Secrets, 1400-1800. Translated by Jeremiah Riemer. New Haven: Yale University Press, June 9, 2015. 448 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19098-4.

Reviewed by David H. Price (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Judaic (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Abramo Colorni and the Economy of Secrets

Author: 
Carol Zemel
Reviewer: 
Jessica Carr

Carr on Zemel, 'Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora'


Carol Zemel. Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 216 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-00598-4.

Reviewed by Jessica Carr (Lafayette College)
Published on H-Judaic (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Envisioning and Engendering Postmodern Diasporism

Author: 
Roger Horowitz
Reviewer: 
Jordan Rosenblum

Rosenblum on Horowitz, 'Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food'


Roger Horowitz. Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food. Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 303 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15832-9.

Reviewed by Jordan Rosenblum (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Published on H-Judaic (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Tamar Barzel
Reviewer: 
Lillian Wohl

Wohl on Barzel, 'New York Noise: Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene'


Tamar Barzel. New York Noise: Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene. Profiles in Popular Music Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 328 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01550-1; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01557-0.

Reviewed by Lillian Wohl (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Author: 
John J. Collins
Reviewer: 
David Barr

Barr on Collins, 'Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature'


John J. Collins. Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. Grand Rapids: Williamm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2015. 399 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8028-7285-2.

Reviewed by David Barr (Wright State University)
Published on H-Judaic (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Author: 
Ira Robinson
Reviewer: 
Stephen Norwood

Norwood on Robinson, 'History of Antisemitism in Canada'


Ira Robinson. History of Antisemitism in Canada. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015. 300 pp. $38.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-166-8.

Reviewed by Stephen Norwood (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Judaic (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Antisemitism: The Canadian Contribution

Author: 
Raanan Rein
Reviewer: 
Dalia Wassner

Wassner on Rein, 'Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina'


Raanan Rein. Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina. Translated by Martha Grenzeback. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9200-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9341-4.

Reviewed by Dalia Wassner (Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University)
Published on H-Judaic (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Author: 
Jennifer A. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Marjorie Feld

Feld on Thompson, 'Jewish on Their Own Terms: How Intermarried Couples Are Changing American Judaism'


Jennifer A. Thompson. Jewish on Their Own Terms: How Intermarried Couples Are Changing American Judaism. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2014. 224 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-6281-0.

Reviewed by Marjorie Feld (Babson College)
Published on H-Judaic (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

How Intermarriage is Changing American Judaism (for the better)

Author: 
Esther Cameron
Reviewer: 
Jana Vytrhlik

Vytrhlik on Cameron, 'Western Art and Jewish Presence in the Work of Paul Celan: Roots and Ramifications of the "Meridian" Speech'


Esther Cameron. Western Art and Jewish Presence in the Work of Paul Celan: Roots and Ramifications of the "Meridian" Speech. Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014. xv + 307 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7391-8412-7.

Reviewed by Jana Vytrhlik (University of Sydney)
Published on H-Judaic (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Matthew A. Kraus

Tracing the Journey of Paul Celan’s Poetry

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