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Maven in blue jeans
a festschrift in honor of Zev Garber
Steven Leonard Jacobs, Editor.

Published 2008 by Purdue University Press in West Lafayette, IN .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A scholar's creation / Susan Garber
Introduction: maven in blue jeans / Steven Leonard Jacobs
The domestication of a radical Jew: Paul of Tarsus / S. Scott Bartchy
A "seminal" study of the Jesus drasha in the Gospel of Matthew / Herb Basser
The messy realities of life: a rereading of Numbers 19 and 20 / Joseph A. Edelheit
A cosmopolitan "student of the sages:" Jacob of Kefar Nevoraia in rabbinic literature / Steven Fine
Floating letters / Mayer I. Gruber
Dialogue as praxis: a midrashic reading of Numbers 19-20 and Hebrews 9 / James F. Moore
Testing the result of Richard Kalmin: a null hypothesis examined in the setting of Mishnah and Bavli tractate Moed Qatan / Jacob Neusner
Creation and mortalization: a religio-literary perspective / Sara R. Mandell
Jeremiah, the Shoah, and the restoration of Israel / Marvin Sweeney
Jewish-Christian relations: a dialogue with Zev Garber / Eugene Fisher
Who owns the truth?: the question of the "other" in post-denominational Judaism and Christianity (and Islam) in the next fifty years / Steven Leonard Jacobs
The backward man and the Jewish giant: traumatic memory and the late photography of Diane Arbus / Daniel Morris
Developments in Catholic-Jewish relations: 1990 and beyond / John T. Pawlikowski
Philo and the dangers of philosophizing / Louis H. Feldman
Exegetical theology and divine suffering Jewish thought / Michael Fishbane
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel's paths to God / Harold Kasimow
The reception of early German Haskalah in 19th century Haskalah / Moshe Pelli
Traveling in Ga(r)berdine / G. Jan Colijn
Jewish studies without Jews: the growth of an academic field in Austria and Germany / Klaus Hodl
The story of Shofar: an editor's personal account / Joseph Haberer
"But it isn't on the test!" Holocaust education in the age of No Child Left Behind / Louanne Clayton Jacobs
Spelling and Kabbalah: a review essay of Myla Goldberg's Bee season / Nancy Shiffrin
What do Americans read when they read about the Holocaust? / Lawrence Baron
The evolution and devolution of a world apart: the Nazi concentration camps and the Holocaust / Paul R. Bartrop
Soft core Holocaust denial: trivialization and sanitation in the early 21st century / Michael Berenbaum
The scroll of the Shoah: the case for the writing of Yizhak Katznelson as the basis for a future Jewish post-Shoah Jewish liturgy / Samuel M. Edelman
Thou shalt teach it to thy children: what American Jewish children's literature teaches about the Holocaust / Peter Haas
Once more to the Jabbok: the place of midrashic dialogue in post-Shoah hermeneutics / Henry F. Knight
Portraits of two Jewries: experiencing the Shoah through fiction / Richard Libowitz
No vindication to venomous verdict: the poem "Mr. Auschwitz" by Ronny Someck / Yair Mazor
Holocaust or Shoah: the Greek category vs. Jewish thought / David Patterson
What have we learned from the Holocaust? / John K. Roth
On oil and anti-Semitism / Richard L. Rubenstein
Disraeli's boomerang efforts to combat anti-Semitism: the interplay of ideas of race, religion, and conspiracy / Frederick M. Schweitzer
The language of memory / Ann Weiss
Hebrew literature, academic politics and feminist criticism: a confessional essay / Esther Fuchs
The folktales of Rabbi Yosef Hayyim / Lev Hakak
The Sha'ar ha-shamayim synagogue (Keniset Isma'iliyah) in Cairo, Egypt / Rivka Kern-Ulmer
Early incidences of Hebrew script in western art / Harris Lenowitz
The literary quest for national revival: from Hazaz's "The sermon" (1949) to Yehoshua's Mr. Mani (1990) / Gilead Morahg
The two-bodied people: their cosmos, and the origin of the soul / Ziony Zevit
A Garber bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Shofar supplements in Jewish studies


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D804.3 .M385 2008

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p. cm.

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