SELECTED BOOK REVIEWS

 

Abrahamov, B. Divine Love in Islamic Mysticism: The Teachings of Al-Ghazali and Al-Dabbag

Adler, R. Engendering Judaism

Bar-Zohar M., Bitter Scent: The Case of L'Oréal, Nazis, and the Arab Boycott

Siddur B'Chol L'vav'cha: With All Your Heart and Siddur Sha'ar Zahav

Boyarin D., Intertextuality and the Reading of Midrash

Broyde, M. Marriage, Divorce, and the Abandoned Wife in Jewish Law

Buergenthal, T. A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy

Cohen, B. My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith

Dan. J. The Heart and the Fountain: An Anthology of Jewish Mystical Experiences

Davis, M. Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Even Chen, A. The Binding of Isaac: Mystical and Philosophical Interpretation of the Bible

Faur, J., Homo Mysticus: A Guide to Maimonides's Guide for the Perplexed

Fishbane, E., As Light Before Dawn: The Inner World of a Medieval Kabbalist

Fishkoff, Sue, The Rebbe's Army: Inside the World of Chabad

Flueckiger, J., In Amma's Healing Room: Gender and Vernacular Islam in South India

Fogelman, E, Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust

Gibbs, R. and E. Wolfson, Suffering Religion

Green A., Seek My Face, Speak My Name

Harbin, T. Waking Up Blind: Lawsuits Over Eye Surgery

Heschel, A.J., Heavenly Torah as Reflected Through the Generations, ed. & transl., G. Tucker

Hoffman, A. and P. Cole, Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza

Kasimow, H. and J. and L. Keenan. Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha

Kahn, S., Reproducing Jews: A Cultural Account of Assisted Conception in Israel

Kellner, M., Maimonides’ Confrontation with Mysticism

Klein Halevi, Yossi, At the Entrance to the Garden of Eden

Konner, M. Unsettled: An Anthropology of the Jews

Kuschel, K.-J. , "Ich schaffe Finsternis und Unheil": Ist Gott verantwortlich für das Übel and Laughter: A Theological Reflection

Lavett, D. A Still, Small Voice: Healing from Abuse

Levenson, J., The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son

Levitt, L., Jews and Feminism: The Ambivalent Search for Home and R. Adler, Engendering Judaism

Linafelt, T., Strange Fire: Reading the Bible after the Holocaust

Linafeld, T. et al., The Fate of King David: The Past and Present of a Biblical Icon

Linn, R., Conscience at War: The Israeli Soldier as a Moral Critic

Madsen, C. The Bones Reassemble: Reconstituting Liturgical Speech

Matt, D. The Zohar, Pritzker Edition, vols. 1 and 2

Merkur, D. Maimonides' Cure of Souls: Medieval Precursor of Psychoanalysis

Merkur, D. Maimonides' Cure of Souls: Medieval Precursor of Psychoanalysis (short form)

Müller, I., Hitler's Justice: The Courts of the Third Reich

Nakashima Brock, R. and R. A. Parker, Proverbs of Ashes: Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us

Oliner, P., Embracing the Other

Peskowitz, M. and L. Levitt, Judaism Since Gender web version

L. Purdue, et al., Families in Ancient Israel

Skibell, J., A Curable Romantic

Tishby, I., The Wisdom of the Zohar

Umansky, E. and D. Ashton, Four Centuries of Jewish Women's Spirituality

Wiesenthal, S., The Sunflower [first edition]

Wiesenthal, S., The Sunflower [second edition]

 

 

 

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