VCU Menorah Review
Current issue • Archive • Search
VCU Menorah Review Winter/Spring 2008
Number 68
For the Enrichment of Jewish Thought

Noteworthy books

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 by Wlodzimierz Borodziej. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.

111 Days in My Life Plus Four by Ephraim F. Sten. Takoma Park, MD: Dryad Press.

One Who Came Back: The Diary of a Jewish Survivor by Josef Katz. Takoma Park, MD: Dryad Press.

The New Tradition: Essays on Modern Hebrew Literature by Gershon Shaked. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press.

Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity by Rebecca Goldstein. New York: Nextbook/Schocken Books.

Law and Identity in Mandate Palestine by Assaf Likhovski. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Hitlers Gift: The True Story of the Scientists Expelled by the Nazi Regime by Jean Medawar & David Pyke. New York: Arcade Publishing.

Gender, Judaism, and Bourgeois Culture in Germany, 1800-1870 by Benjamin Maria Baader Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Never Despair: Sixty Years in the Service of the Jewish People and the Cause of Human Rights by Gerhart M. Regner. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee.

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocausts Long Reach into Arab Lands by Robert Satloff. New York: Public Affairs Books.

The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland by Nissim Rejwan. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Essential Torah: A Complete Guide to the Five Books of Moses by George Robinson. New York: Schocken Books.

A Plausible God: Secular Reflections on Liberal Jewish Theology by Mitchell Silver. New York: Fordham University Press.

Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice by Michael L. Satlow. New York: Columbia University Press.

The Mystical Origins of Hasidism by Rachel Elior. Portland, OR: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

The Cross and Other Jewish Stories, edited by Leah Garrett. New Haven: Yale University Press.

The Search for Major Plagge by Michael Good. Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press.
The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies, edited by Martin Goodman. NY: Oxford University Press.

My Holocaust by Tova Reich. New York: HarperCollins.

Christ Killers: The Jews and the Passion from the Bible to the Big Screen by Jeremy Cohen. New York: Oxford University Press.

Living Together, Living Apart: Rethinking Jewish-Christian Relations in the Middle Ages by Jonathan Elukin. Princeton University Press.

Holocaust Odysseys: The Jews of Saint-Martin-Vesubie and their Flight through France and Italy by Susan Zuccotti. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Jesus in the Talmud by Peter Schafer. Princeton University Press.

Churchills Promised Land by Michael Makovsky. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press
Walled: Israeli Society at an Impasse by Sylvain Cypel. New York: Other Press.

The Colors of Jews by Melanie Kaye-Kantrowitz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation by Naomi Seidman. The University of Chicago Press.

My Dear Daughter: Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education of Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland by Edward Fram. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Sabbatai Zevi: Testimonies to a Fallen Messiah by David J. Halperin. Portland, OR: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

Conscription and the Search for Modern Russian Jewry by Olga Litvak. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible by Karel van der Toorn. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Testimony, Tensions, and Tikkun: Teaching the Holocaust in Colleges and Universities, edited by Myrna Goldenberg and Rochelle L. Millen.

Creator, Are You Listening? Israeli Poets on God and Prayer by David C. Jacobson. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

A Stranger in the Land: Jewish Identity Beyond Nationalism by Daniel Cil Brecher. New York: Other Press.

Churchill and the Jews: A Lifelong Friendship by Martin Gilbert. New York: Henry Holt and Company.

|  Virginia Commonwealth University  |  College of Humanities and Sciences  |  School of World Studies  |
Center for Judiac Studies

Comments and manuscripts are welcome.
Address all correspondence to:
Center for Judaic Studies
Box 842021
312 North Shafer Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2021

Phone: (804) 827-0909  |  Email: jdspiro@vcu.edu

Updated: Jan. 24, 2013

Created by VCU University Relations