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VCU Menorah Review Summer/Fall 2007
Number 67
For the Enrichment of Jewish Thought

Noteworthy books

The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy by Stephanie Guttman. San Francisco: Encounter Books.

Living through Pain: Psalms and the Search for Wholeness by Kristin M. Swenson. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.

Israeli Women’s Studies: A Reader, edited by Esther Fuchs. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

The Myth of Hitler's Pope: How Pope Pius XII Rescued Jews from the Nazis by Rabbi David G. Dalin. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc.

Criminal Case 40/61, The Trial of Adolf Eichmann: An Eyewitness Account by Harry Mulisch. Philadelphia: University Pennsylvania Press.

Exile & Return: Predicaments of Palestinians & Jews, edited by Ann M. Lesch & Ian S. Lustick. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Biblical Interpretation and Middle East Policy: The Promised Land, America, and Israel, 1917-2002 by Irivine H. Anderson. Tallahasee: University Press of Florida.

The Judaic Other In Dante, the Gawain Poet, and Chaucer by Catherine S. Cox.Tallahassee: University Press of Florida.

Talking with Christians: Musings of a Jewish Theologian by David Novak. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.

The Tree of Life: A Trilogy of Life in the Lodz Ghetto (Book Two: From the Depths I Call You, 1940-1942) by Chava Rosenfarb. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.

Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced into Prostitution in the Americas by Isabel Vincent. New York: William Morrow.

Voices of the Diaspora: Jewish Women Writing in Contemporary Europe, edited by Thomas Nolden and Frances Malino. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Tattoo for a Slave by Hortense Calisher. New York: Harcourt Inc.

God's Mountain: The Temple Mount in Time, Place, and Memory by Yaron Z. Eliav. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Unchosen: The Hidden Lives of Hasidic Rebels by Hella Winston. Boston: Beacon Press.

The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud by Jeffrey L. Rubenstein. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

The Warriors: My Life as a Jewish Soviet Partisan by Harold Zissman. Syracuse University Press.

The "Bergson Boys" and the Origins of Contemporary Zionist Militancy by Judith Tydor Baumel. Syracuse University Press.

The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture by David E. Fishman. University of Pittsburgh Press.
A Concise History of American Anti-Semitism by Robert Michael. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Israeli Folk Narratives: Settlement, Immigration, Ethnicity by Haya Bar-Itzhak. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press.

Judaism’s Encounter with Sports by Jeffrey S. Gurock. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

The Jews of Bohemia & Moravia: Facing the Holocaust by Livia Rothkirchen.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Jewish Writing and the Deep Places of the Imagination by Mark Krupnick. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age by Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures by Michael D. Coogan. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pilgrimage and the Jews by David M. Gitlitz and Linda Kay Davidson. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Moriz Rosenthal in Word and Music: A Legacy of the Nineteenth Century, edited by Mark Mitchell and Allan Evans. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing in the Making of Modern Europe by Benjamin Lieberman. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher.

Being Jewish in the New Germany by Jeffrey M. Peck. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

How to Cure a Fanatic by Amos Oz. Princeton University Press.

The Rabbi's Wife: The Rebbetzin in American Jewish Life by Shuly Rubin Schwartz. New York University Press.

Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination by Yaron Peleg. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Egyptian Jewry: A Guide to Egyptian Jewry in the Mid-Twentieth Century by Victor D. Sanua. Brooklyn, NY: International Association of Jews from Egypt.

In Every Tongue: The Racial & Ethnic Diversity of the Jewish People by Diane Tobin, Gary A. Tobin, & Scott Rubin. San Francisco: Institute for Jewish & Community Research.

Fire in the Ashes: God, Evil, and the Holoaust, edited by David Patterson and John K. Roth. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Modigliani by Jeffrey Meyers. New York: Harcourt, Inc.

Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writing since the 1980s. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.

The Talmud's Theological Language Game: A Philosophical Discourse Analysis by Eugene B. Borowitz. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Being for Myself Alone: Origins of Jewish Autobiography by Marcus Moseley. Stanford University Press.

Diamond Stories: Enduring Change on 47th Street by Renee Rose Sheield.  Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Abraham: The First Historical Biography by David Rosenberg. New York: Basic Books.

Barney Ross by Douglas Century. New York: Schocken Books

 

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