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VCU Menorah Review Fall 2003
Number 59
For the Enrichment of Jewish Thought

Noteworthy Books

Editor's Note: The following is a list of books received from publishers but, as of this printing, have not been reviewed for Menorah Review.

A Short Story About Mr. Silberstein. (A novel) by Erland Josephson. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

His Majesty's Enemies: Great Britain's War Against Holocaust Victims and Survivors. By Itamar Levin. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

One Step Ahead: A Jewish Fugitive in Hitler's Europe. By Alfred Feldman. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Yentl's Revenge: The Next Wave of Jewish Feminism. Edited by Danya Ruttenberg. Seattle, WA: Seal Press.

New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity, 1950-1970. By Eli Lederhendler. Syracuse University Press.

Bound to Sin: Abuse, Holocaust and the Christian Doctrine of Sin. By Alistair McFadyen. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate. By Neil Baldwin. New York: Public Affairs.

Yiddish Fiction and the Crisis of Modernity, 1905-1914. By Mikhail Krutikov. Stanford University Press.

The Jews of New Jersey: A Pictorial History. By Patricial M. Ard and Michael Aaron Rockland. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

The Lost Bible: Forgotten Scriptures Revealed. By J.R. Porter. University of Chicago Press.

Hebrew Scholarship and the Medieval World. Edited by Nicholas de Lange. New York: Cambridge University Press.

The Haunted Smile: The Story of Jewish Comedians in America. By Lawrence J. Epstein. New York: Public Affairs.

Greek Jewry in the Twentieth Century, 1913-1983: Patterns of Jewish Survival in the Greek Provinces Before and After the Holocaust. By Joshua Eli Plaut. Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Autonomy in Jewish Philosophy. By Kenneth Seeskin. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Practicing Exile: The Religious Odyssey of an American Jew. By Marc H. Ellis. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine. By Raja Shehadeh. South Royalton, VT: Steerforth Press.

Class, Networks and Identity: Replanting Lives From Nazi Germany to Rural New York. By Rhonda F. Levine. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc.

Justification and Variegated Nomism: A Fresh Appraisal of Paul and Second Temple Judaism. Edited by C.A. Carson et al. New York: Baker Book House.

An Ethnic at Large: A Memoir of America in the Thirties and Forties. By Jerre Mangione. Syracuse University Press.

Spinoza and the Irrelevance of Biblical Authority. By J. Samuel Preus. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Judaism and Environmental Ethics: A Reader. Edited by Martin D. Yafee. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

By a Twist of History: The Three Lives of a Polish Jew. By Mietek Sieradzki. London: Vallentine Mitchell.

Christian Attitudes Toward the State of Israel. By Paul Charles Merkley. Toronto: McGill-Queen's University Press.

The Expulsion of the Jews From Spain. By Haim Beinart. Portland, OR: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

Abraham Miguel Cardozo: Selected Writings. Translated and introduced by David J. Halperin. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Jewish Marriage and Divorce in Imperial Russia. By ChaeRan Freeze. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.

Crossing the Green Line: Between the West Bank and Israel. By Avram S. Bornstein. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Principles of Spiritual Activism. By Avi Weiss. Hoboken, NJ: Ktav Publishing House Inc.

Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness. By Shmuel Feiner. Portland, OR: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

Understanding Fundamentalism: Christian, Islamic and Jewish Movements. By Richard T. Antoun. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc.

Jews and Medicine: An Epic Saga. By Frank Heynick. Hoboken, NJ: Ktav Publishing House Inc.

Heidegger's Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl Lowith, Hans Jonas and Herbert Marcuse. By Richard Wolin. Princeton University Press.

The Case for Auschwitz: Evidence from the Irving Trial. By Robert Jan van Pelt. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Politics and the Limits of Law: Secularizing the Political in Medieval Jewish Thought. By Menachem Lorberbaum. Stanford University Press.

The Invention and Decline of Israeliness: State, Society and the Military. By Baruch Kimmerling. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Passover Revisited: Philadelphia's Efforts to Aid Soviet Jews, 1963-1998. By Andrew Harrison. Cranbury, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

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