Vol 7, No 1 (2010)

Table of Contents


Deidre Butler
Anton Karl Kozlovic
David J. Zucker
Shai Rudin

Biographical Essays

Shira Koren
Arnold Reisman
Arnold Reisman

Book Reviews

Living Legacies: A Collection of Inspirational Contemporary Canadian Jewish Women. Volume II. Edited by Liz Pearl. Toronto: PK Press, 2010.
Marilyn Herbert
Where We Find Ourselves: Jewish Women around the World Write About Home. Edited by Miriam Ben-Yoseph and Deborah Nodler Rosen. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009.
Diane Lichtenstein
Ruth Kark, Margalit Shilo and Galit Hasan-Rokem (eds.). Jewish Women in Pre-State Israel: Life History, Politics and Culture. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2008.
Rachel Simon
Michelle Cameron. The Fruit of Her Hands: The Story of Shira of Ashkenaz. New York: Pocket Books, 2009.
Judith Laura
Four Centuries of Jewish Women’s Spirituality: A Sourcebook. Edited and with introductions by Ellen M. Umansky and Dianne Ashton. Rev. ed. Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press; Hanover: University Press of New England, 2009.
Roger S. Kohn
Naftali Rothenberg. The Wisdom of Love: Man, Woman and God in Jewish Canonical Literature. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2009.
Richard C. Taylor
Justin Jaron Lewis. Imagining Holiness: Classical Hasidic Tales in Modern Times. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009.
Israel Drazin
Tova Hartman Halbertal. Appropriately Subversive: Modern Mothers in Traditional Religions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.
Nicola Foote
Ophelia Benson and Jeremy Stangrom. Does God Hate Women? London and New York: Continuum, 2009.
Susan Sorek
Hava Ben-Zvi. The Bride Who Argued with God: Tales from the Treasury of Jewish Folklore. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. 2006.
Laura Dreuth Zeman
Abigail Pogrebin. Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish. New York: Broadway, 2005.
Keren R, McGinity
Martin Samuel Cohen. The Boy on the Door on the Ox: An Unusual Spiritual Journey Through the Strangest Jewish Texts. New York: Aviv Press, 2008.
Mitchell Schroeder
Tamar El-Or. Next Year I Will Know More: Literacy and Identity Among Young Women in Israel. Translated by Haim Watzman. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2002
Ilan Fuchs
Siegmar Döpp. Eva und die Schlange. Die Sundenfallschilderung des Epikers Avitus im Rahmen der bibelexegetischen Tradition. Kartoffeldruck-Verlag: Speyer, 2009.
Shoshana Borocin-Knol

Film Reviews

Praying in Her Own Voice. Directed by Yael Katzir. 
Produced by Dan Katzir, Yael Katzir and Ravit Markus. Color. Video. 60 minutes. In English and Hebrew with English subtitles.
Lauren W. Deutsch

Fiction - Short Stories

Shared Dreams, Shared Eternity
Beth Kissileff
A Discreet Cake
Carol Schwalberg

Fiction - Poetry

Sacred City of Chalk
Jess Silver
Solomon the Soothsayer and Gloaming of the Gods
Barbara Hantman
The Hora
Leslie Contreras Schwartz
Alice Liberman
Kensington and a flurry of motherhood remembered
Sophie Soil