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Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: July 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.

Community Table
Imagining the Kibbutz
Polish Underground
Kabbalah and ecology

Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History by Marc B. Shapiro

Community Table: Recipes and Stories From the Jewish Community Center In Manhattan and Beyond by JCC Manhattan; with Katja Goldman

Exiles In Sepharad: the Jewish Millennium In Spain by Jeffrey Gorsky

Holocaust and the Germanization of Ukraine by Eric C. Steinhart (e-book available through Cambridge Books Online)

Human Nature & Jewish Thought: Judaism's Case For Why Persons Matter by Alan L. Mittleman

Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia In Literature and Film by Ranen Omer-Sherman

In Suffering and Fighting: the Jews of Brno In Fateful Moments of the 20th Century by Jiří Mitáček

Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis In Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1744-1914 by Yaron Harel

Kabbalah and Ecology: God's Image In the More-than-Human World by David Mevorach Seidenberg (e-book available through Cambridge Books Online)

Leaving the Jewish Fold: Conversion and Radical Assimilation In Modern Jewish History by Todd M. Endelman

Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion In Postwar Detroit by Lila Corwin Berman (e-book available through University Press Scholarship Online)

Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law In Jewish Tradition by Roberta Rosenthal Kwall (e-book available through Oxford Scholarship Online)

Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Joshua D. Zimmerman (e-book available through Cambridge Books Online)

Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955 edited by Seán Hand and Steven T. Katz (e-book available through Project Muse)

Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon's Translation of the Pentateuch: Critical Edition and Study of Ms London Bl OR7562 and Related MSS edited by Tamar Zewi

Survivors and Exiles: Yiddish Culture After the Holocaust by Jan Schwarz (e-book available through Project Muse)

Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life by Anita Shapira (e-book available through University Press Scholarship Online)

Zionism and Judaism: A New Theory by David Novak (e-book available through Cambridge Books Online)


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