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Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: May 2016


The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division.

Israeli Feminist Scholarship
 Jewish anxiety and the novels of Philip Roth
Skies of parchment, seas of ink

Anglo-American Diplomacy and the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1948-51 by Simon A. Waldman

Bringing Zion Home: Israel in American Jewish Culture, 1948-1967 by Emily Alice Katz.

Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism by Andrei A. Orlov.

Holocaust Versus Wehrmacht: How Hitler's "Final Solution" Undermined The German War Effort by Yaron Pasher (e-book available through Project MUSE)

In the Shadow of Zion: Promised Lands Before Israel by Adam Rovner (e-book available through OverDrive and Project MUSE)

Israeli Feminist Scholarship: Gender, Zionism, and Difference by Esther Fuchs (ed.).

Jewish Anxiety and The Novels of Philip Roth by Brett Ashley Kaplan.

Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis Edited by Patrick Henry (e-book available through Project MUSE)

Le-vashel Be-ṭaʻam Ladino by Matilda Koén-sarano

Memorials in Berlin and Buenos Aires: Balancing Memory, Architecture, and Tourism by Brigitte Sion.

Patronage, Production, and Transmission of Texts in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish Cultures Edited by Esperanza Alfonso (e-book available through Brepols Miscellanea Online)

Reading Maimonides' Mishneh Torah by David Gillis.

Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash by Azzan Yadin-israel (e-book available through Project MUSE)

Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts Edited by Marc Michael Epstein

Splintered Divine: A Study of Ishtar, Baal, and Yahweh Divine Names and Divine Multiplicity in The Ancient Near East by by Spencer L. Allen.

Wine and Thorns in Tokay Valley: Jewish Life in Hungary: The History of Abaújszántó by Zahava Szász Stessel.

With my Many Chariots I Have Gone up The Heights of Mountains: Historical and Literary Studies on Ancient Mesopotamia and Israel by Hayim Tadmor

Zionism in Damascus: Ideology and Activity in the Jewish Community at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century by Yaron Harel


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