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The Jewish Reception of the Apostle Paul

The Jewish Reception of the Apostle Paul

Michael Kok | 01.04.2016

John G. Gager:
Who Made Early Christianity? The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul.

New York: Columbia University Press, 2015.
208 pp. $30.00 (cloth). … [more]

Adloyada: Drunk on the History of Yishuv Purim Celebrations

Adloyada: Drunk on the History of Yishuv Purim Celebrations

Rachel S. Harris | 01.03.2016

Hizky Shoham:
Carnival in Tel Aviv: Purim and the Celebration of Urban Zionism.

Brighton: Academic Studies Press, 2014.
275 pp. $59.00 (cloth) … [more]

Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945–1955

Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945–1955

Rebecca Clifford | 01.02.2016

Séan Hand, Steven T. Katz:
Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945–1955.

New York: NYU Press, 2015.
256 S. $45.00 (cloth) … [more]

A Thousand and One Sasanian Nights

A Thousand and One Sasanian Nights

Dvora E. Weisberg | 01.12.2015

Richard Kalmin:
Migrating Tales: The Talmud's Narratives and Their Historical Context.

Oakland: University of California Press, 2014.
312 pp. $65.00 (cloth). … [more]

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]