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.
Being Israeli: The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenship. By Gershon
Shafir and Yoav Peled. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Sticking Together: The Israeli Experiment in Pluralism. By Yaakov
Kop and Robert E. Litan. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution
Leo Strauss: The Early Writings (1921-1932). Translated and edited
by Michael Zank. Albany: State University of New York Press.
The Nazi Germany Sourcebook: An Anthology of Texts. By Roderick
Stackelberg and Sally A. Winkle. New York: Routledgeg.
"Our Place in Al-Andalus"—Kabbalah,
Philosophy, Literature in
Arab-Jewish Letters. By Gil Anidjar. California: Stanford
Rescuing the Children: A Holocaust Memoir. By Vivette Samuel.
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.
The Chosen People in an Almost Chosen Nation: Jews and
Judaism in American. Edited by Richard John Neuhaus. Grand Rapids,
MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Female, Jewish, Educated: The Lives of Central European
University Women. By Harriet Pass Freidenreich. Bloomington: Indiana
The Chosen People: Wales and the Jews. Edited by Grahame Davies.
Chester Spring, PA: Seren Books/Dufour Editions Inc.
The Family Guide to Preparing For and Celebrating the
Sabbath (2nd Edition). By Ron Wolfson. Woodstock, VT:
Jewish Lights Publishing.
Fortress of My Youth: Memoir of a Terezin Survivor. By Jana
Friesova. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
Essential Essays on Judaism. By Eliezer Berkovits, edited by David
Hazony. Jerusalem: Shalem Press Books.
New Beginnings: Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen
and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950. By Hagit Lavsky. Detroit,
MI: Wayne State University Press.
Storm in the Community: Yiddish Polemical Pamphlets of
Amsterdam Jewry, 1797-1798. Edited by Jozeph Michman and
Marion Aptroot. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College Press.
The Regal Way: The Life and Times of Rabbi Israel of
David Assaf. California: Stanford University Press.
Who Will Say Yiddish? A Search for Jewish Identity in
Contemporary Poland. By Larry N. Mayer, photographs by Gary Gelb.
New York: Syracuse University Press.
One People, Two Worlds: A Reform Rabbi and an Orthodox
Rabbi Explore the Issues That Divide Them. By Amiel Hirsch and
Yosef Reinman. New York: Schocken Boods.
Holocaust and Rescue: Impotent or Indifferent?
Anglo-Jewry 1938-1945. By Pamela Shatzkes. London: Palgrave Publishers Ltd.
American Klezmer: Its Roots and Offshoots. Edited by Mark Slobin.
Berkeley: University of California Press.
Jewish Life in the American West. Edited by Ava F. Kahn. Seattle:
University of Washington Press.
Beautiful Death: Jewish Poetry and Martyrdom in Medieval
France. By Susan L. Einbinder. New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
A Book of Life: Embracing Judaism as a Spiritual Practice. By
Michael Strassfeld. New York: Shocken Books.
The Sultan's Jew: Morocco and the Sephardi World. By Daniel J.
Schroeter. California: Stanford University Press.
A Double Thread: Growing Up English and Jewish in London. By
John Gross. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher.
Sacrificing Truth: Archaeology and the Myth of Masada. By
Nachman Ben-Yehuda. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books.
The Journey Home: Discovering the Deep Spiritual Wisdom
of the Jewish Tradition. By Lawrence A. Hoffman. Boston: Beacon
Storm of Terror: A Hebron Mother's Diary. By June Leavitt.
Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Publisher.
A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths. By Bruce Feiler.
New York: William Morrow.
Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement. By
Debra L. Schultz. New York University Press.
Mazel. By Rebecca Goldstein. Madison: University of Wisconsin
Stories of an Imaginary Childhood. By Melvin Jules Bukiet. Madison:
University of Wisconsin Press.
Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War
Ruth Gay. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
The 23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir. By George Lucius Salton.
Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson, America and the
Holocaust. By David S. Wyman and Rafael Medoff. New York: The New
Taking Root: Narratives of Jewish Women in Latin America. Edited
by Marjorie Agosin. Athens: Ohio University.
Rebuilding the House of Israel: Architectures of Gender
in Jewish Antiquity. By Cynthia M. Baker. California: Stanford University
A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in
the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair. By Daniel Jonah
Goldhagen. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Judaism, Mathematics an the Hebrew Calendar. By Hyman Gabai.
Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.
The Fourth Commandment: Remember the Sabbath Day. By
Francine Klagsbrun. New York: Harmony Books.
Hidden: A Sister and Brother in Nazi Poland. By Fay Walker and
Leo Rosen. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
The Martin Buber Reader: Essential Writings. Edited by Asher D.
Biemann. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
The Chosen Body: The Politics of the Body in Israel Society. By
Meira Weiss. California: Stanford University Press.
Jews and the American Public Square: Debating Religion
and Republic. Edited by Alan Mittleman, Jonathan D. Sarna and
Robert Licht. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Jewish Polity and American Civil Society: Communal Agencies
and Religious Movements in the American Public Square. Edited by
Alan Mittleman, Jonathan D. Sarna and Robert Licht. Lanham,
MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Hidden Heritage: The Legacy of the Crypto-Jews. By Janet Liebman
Jacobs. Berkeley: University of California Press.
A Jew in America: My Life
and a People's Struggle for Identity. By
Arthur Hertzberg. HarperSanFrancisco.
A Prophet for Our Time: An Anthology of the Writings
of Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum. Edited by Judith H. Banki and Eugene J.
Fisher. New York: Fordham University Press.
The Israeli Diaspora. By Steven J. Gold. Seattle: University of
Peace in the Home: Tales from a Yiddish Kitchen. By Faye
Moskowitz.Boston: David R. Godine Publishers.
The Haunted Smile: The Story of Jewish Comedians in America. By
Lawrence J. Epstein. New York: Public Affairs.
Etty: The Letters and Diaries of Etty Hillesum 1941-1943. Edited
by Klass A.D. Smelik. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans
From Ideology to Liturgy: Reconstructionist Worship and
American Liberal Judaism. By Eric Caplan. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew
Union College Press.
The Committed Marriage: A Guide to Finding a Soulmate
and Building a Relationship Through Timeless Biblical Wisdom. By Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis. HarperSanFrancisco.
The New Rabbi: A Congregation for Its Leaader. By Stephen
Fried. New York: The Bantam Dell Publishing Group.