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Volume 38, Issue 1

Essays

“Childhood Memories from the Giado Detention and Forced Labor Camp in Libya: Fragments from the Oeuvre of the Artist Nava T. Barazani”, Yvonne Golan

“Confronting the Shadow of the Holocaust through Transcultural Memory Networks: Martin Lemelman’s Mendel’s Daughter (2006) and Two Cents Plain (2010)”, Dana Mihailescu

“Redefining Kabbalah: Combinative American Religion at the Kabbalah Centre”, Jessica Carr

“’Washing Away the Shame’: A Forgotten Arab-Jewish Author as a Pioneer against Honor Killing”, Reaven Snir

“Fantastical Autofiction in Asaf Hanuka’s The Realist”, Matt Reingold

“Monuments of Poetry: On the Publication History of Avrom Sutzkever’s Sibir”, Sunny S. Yudkoff

“Israel Cinema Studies: Mapping Out a Field”, Dan Chyutin and Yael Mazor

Book Forum

A discussion of Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition (Littman, 2019) by Naomi Seidman, with forum participants Natalia Aleksiun, Eliyana Adler, Marc Shapiro, Joanna Lisek, and Ellie Stern.

Book Reviews

The Scholems: A Story of the German-Jewish Bourgeoisie from Emancipation to Destruction by Jay Howard Geller, Reviewed by Chris Schilling

Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy by Debra Caplan, Reviewed by Sonia Gollance

The Life of Saul Bellow by Zachary Leader, Reviewed by Donald Weber

Monsters and Modernity in Jewish History by Iris Idelson-Shein and Christian Wiese [eds.], Reviewed by David B. Levy

A Hundred Acres of America: The Geography of Jewish American Literary History by Michael Hoberman, Reviewed by Benjamin Schreier