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Modern Jewish Identity and the Catholic Other

Modern Jewish Identity and the Catholic Other

Robert E. Alvis | 01.11.2015

Ari Joskowicz:
The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France.

Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013.
392 pp. $65.00 (cloth) … [more]

Crossovers: The Hasidic Master and the Jewish Jesus

Crossovers: The Hasidic Master and the Jewish Jesus

Adi Mahalel | 01.10.2015

Shaul Magid:
Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism.

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014.
288 pp. $65.00 (cloth) … [more]

The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators

The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators

Franklin Sherman* | 01.09.2015

Katharina von Kellenbach
The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators

New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
287 pp. $35.00 (cloth) … [more]

According to the Flesh: Sexual Slander as a Tool of Early Christian Anti-Jewish Rhetoric

According to the Flesh: Sexual Slander as a Tool of Early Christian Anti-Jewish Rhetoric

Gail Labovitz | 01.07.2015

Susanna Drake:
Slandering the Jew: Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts.

University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2013
184 pp. $55.00 (cloth) … [more]

Spain’s Jewish Absence

Spain’s Jewish Absence

Soledad C. Fox | 01.06.2015

Tabea Alexa Linhard:
Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory.

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014.
248 pp. $60.00 (cloth) … [more]

The Experiential Development of Theodor Herzl's Vision

 The Experiential Development of Theodor Herzl's Vision

Mark Blum | 01.05.2015

Shlomo Avineri:
Herzl's Vision: Theodor Herzl and the Foundation of the Jewish State.

Translated by Haim Walztman.
Katonah, NY: BlueBridge, 2013.
304 pp. $22.95 (cloth) … [more]

A New Edition of the Works of Eva Jospe: Student and Scholar of Modern Jewish Thought

A New Edition of the Works of Eva Jospe: Student and Scholar of Modern Jewish Thought

Sam Brody | 01.04.2015

Raphael Jospe, Dov Schwartz, eds.
Encounters in Modern Jewish Thought: The Works of Eva Jospe. Volume One: Martin Buber.
Brighton: Academic Studies Press, 2013. lxiii + 151 pp. $69.00 (cloth) … [more]

Disputation and Desecration: The Talmud Trial of 1240

Disputation and Desecration: The Talmud Trial of 1240

Piero Capelli | 01.03.2015

Jean Connell Hoff, John Friedman, and Robert Chazan:
The Trial of the Talmud: Paris, 1240.

Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2012.
ix + 182 pp. $19.95 (paper) … [more]

Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror

Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror

Kevin Hall | 01.02.2015

Nechama Tec:
Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
256 pp. $27.95 (cloth) … [more]

American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War

American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War

Jessica M. Parr | 01.01.2015

Eran Shalev:
American Zion: The Old Testament as a Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.
x + 239 pp. $28.00 (paper). … [more]