Reviews

Author: 
David Goldberg
Reviewer: 
Adam H. Stewart

Stewart on Goldberg, 'Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America'


David Goldberg. Racial Subjects: Writing on Race in America. New York: Routledge, 1997. xi + 259 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-91831-2; $142.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-91830-5.

Reviewed by Adam H. Stewart (Loyola University, Chicago)
Published on H-Judaic (September, 1997)

Author: 
Harry Sysling
Reviewer: 
Joseph Tabory

Tabory on Sysling, 'Tehiyyat Ha-Metim: The Resurrection of the Dead in the Palestinian Targums of the Pentateuch and Parallel Traditions in Classical Rabbinic Literature'


Harry Sysling. Tehiyyat Ha-Metim: The Resurrection of the Dead in the Palestinian Targums of the Pentateuch and Parallel Traditions in Classical Rabbinic Literature. TÖ¼bingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1996. xx + 329 pp. ISBN 978-3-16-146583-3.

Reviewed by Joseph Tabory (Department of Talmud, Bar-Ilan University)
Published on H-Judaic (September, 1997)

A Commentary on the Palestinian Targum

Author: 
Avemarie Friedrich, Hermann Lichtenberger, eds.
Reviewer: 
Scott B. Noegel

Noegel on Friedrich and Lichtenberger, 'Bund und Tora: Zur theologischen Begriffsgeschichte in alttestamentlicher: frÖ¼hjÖ¼discher und urchristlicher Tradition'


Avemarie Friedrich, Hermann Lichtenberger, eds. Bund und Tora: Zur theologischen Begriffsgeschichte in alttestamentlicher: frÖ¼hjÖ¼discher und urchristlicher Tradition. TÖ¼bingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1996. viii + 346 pp. (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-16-146627-4.

Reviewed by Scott B. Noegel (University of Washington)
Published on H-Judaic (September, 1997)

Author: 
Frederic Seager
Reviewer: 
Martin E. Vann

Vann on Seager, 'The Jewish Challenge: Or the Vicissitudes of Judaism in the West'


Frederic Seager. The Jewish Challenge: Or the Vicissitudes of Judaism in the West. Montreal: Picard, 1996. xvii + 270 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9681136-0-8.

Reviewed by Martin E. Vann (Florida Atlantic University)
Published on H-Judaic (September, 1997)

Conversion Conviction

Author: 
Marc A. Weiner
Reviewer: 
Lisa Norris

Norris on Weiner, 'Richard Wagner and the Anti-Semitic Imagination'


Marc A. Weiner. Richard Wagner and the Anti-Semitic Imagination. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xii + 439 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-4775-8.

Reviewed by Lisa Norris (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Judaic (September, 1997)

Jewish Dwarfs and Teutonic Gods

Author: 
Leonard Jay Greenspoon, Bryan F. Le Beau, eds.
Reviewer: 
Martin E. Vann

Vann on Greenspoon and Beau, 'Representations of Jews Through the Ages'


Leonard Jay Greenspoon, Bryan F. Le Beau, eds. Representations of Jews Through the Ages. Omaha, Nebraska: Creighton University Press, 1996. xxi + 243 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-881871-22-4.

Reviewed by Martin E. Vann (Florida Atlantic University)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 1997)

VIEWS OF JEWS

Author: 
Zachary Lockman
Reviewer: 
Alon Rachamimov

Rachamimov on Lockman, 'Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine 1906-1948'


Zachary Lockman. Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine 1906-1948. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1996. xvii + 440 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20419-5; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-20259-7.

Reviewed by Alon Rachamimov (Columbia University)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 1997)

Author: 
Melvin I. Urofsky
Reviewer: 
Peter S. Margolis

Margolis on Urofsky, 'American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust'


Melvin I. Urofsky. American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xv + 538 pp. ISBN 978-0-585-33995-5.

Reviewed by Peter S. Margolis (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Published on H-Judaic (August, 1997)

Symbiosis and Synthesis

Author: 
Shmuel Katz
Reviewer: 
Paul Radensky

Radensky on Katz, 'Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky'


Shmuel Katz. Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky. New York: Barricade Books, 1996. 1855 pp. $100 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56980-042-3.

Reviewed by Paul Radensky (Jewish Theological Seminary of America)
Published on H-Judaic (July, 1997)

Zionismm's Other Voice

Author: 
Jeffrey S. Gurock, Jacob J. Schachter
Reviewer: 
Theodore Weinberger

Weinberger on Gurock and Schachter, 'A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy and American Judaism'


Jeffrey S. Gurock, Jacob J. Schachter. A Modern Heretic and a Traditional Community: Mordecai M. Kaplan, Orthodoxy and American Judaism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997. x + 161 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10626-9.

Reviewed by Theodore Weinberger (Florida International University)
Published on H-Judaic (July, 1997)

Owning Up To Heresy

Author: 
Alan Mintz
Reviewer: 
Theodore Weinberger

Weinberger on Mintz, 'Hurban: Responses to Catastrophe in Hebrew Literature'


Alan Mintz. Hurban: Responses to Catastrophe in Hebrew Literature. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996. xiv + 283 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-0424-2; $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-05634-2.

Reviewed by Theodore Weinberger (Florida International University)
Published on H-Judaic (July, 1997)

Meaningful Catastrophe

Author: 
Marc-Alain Ouaknin
Reviewer: 
Joseph Kanofsky

Kanofsky on Ouaknin, 'The Burnt Book: Reading the Talmud Translated by Llewellyn Brown'


Marc-Alain Ouaknin. The Burnt Book: Reading the Talmud Translated by Llewellyn Brown. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995. xxii + 336pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-03729-5.

Reviewed by Joseph Kanofsky (Boston University)
Published on H-Judaic (June, 1997)

Burnt Books, Dead Hasidim, and Living Texts

Author: 
Harvey E. Goldberg, ed.
Reviewer: 
Daphne Tsimhoni

Tsimhoni on Goldberg, 'Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era'


Harvey E. Goldberg, ed. Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewries: History and Culture in the Modern Era. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. xv + 346 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21041-8; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33013-0.

Reviewed by Daphne Tsimhoni (Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Published on H-Judaic (May, 1997)

Author: 
Ken Frieden, Harold Bloom, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stefan Gunther

Gunther on Frieden and Bloom, 'The Stories of David Bergelson: Yiddish Short Fiction from Russia'


Ken Frieden, Harold Bloom, eds. The Stories of David Bergelson: Yiddish Short Fiction from Russia. New York: Syracuse University Press, 1996. xxxii + 157 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-0402-0; $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-2712-8.

Reviewed by Stefan Gunther (Brandeis University)
Published on H-Judaic (May, 1997)

Dissolving Worlds

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