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Volume 39, Issue 2

Articles

"An Ottoman Holy Land: Two Early Modern Travel Accounts and Imperial Subjectivity" by Orit Bashkin and
Sooyong Kim

"Revisiting the 'Cosel Period'. A Fresh Perspective on the Stopping of Western Deportation Trains En Route to Auschwitz, 1942-43" by Susanne Barth

"Jews, Germans, and Comedy: Re-viewing Ernst Lubitsch's To Be or Not to Be" by R.J. Cardullo

"'Pursuing Universalism through the Particular: Zionism and Transnational Modernism in Arieli's "In the Light of Venus"" by Philip Hollander

"The Sabba of Kretchnef: The Life and Death of a Minor Tzaddik" by Pinchas Giller

"Shoah Selfies, Shoah Selfie Shaming, and Social Photography in Sergei Loznitsa's Austerlitz (2016)"
by Daniel Magilow

"The Dog's Passion: Tmol Shilshom's Scripture of Violence" by Omri Ben-Yehuda
"The Invisible Jew in Jamaica Kincaid's 'Mr Potter'" by Kathleen Gyssels

Creative Work

"Timewound"

"Solitude of Night"

"Low Mass"

"Befindlichkeit"

"Convalescing"

"Ne Ilah"

all poetry by Eliot Wolfson

Book Forum: Jacques Semelin, The Survival of the Jews (2019)

Contributors: Jan Burzlaff, Shannon Fogg, Robert Gildea, Aliza Luft, Sandra Ott, Jacques Semelin

Reviews

Edward Berenson, The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town, reviewed by Joel Streicker

Zina Gimpelevich, The Portrayal of Jews in Modern Bielarusian Literature, reviewed by Anika Walke

Peter Schäfer, Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity, reviewed by Zev Garber

Roberta G. Sands, The Spiritual Transformation of Jews, reviewed by Donald Weber