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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
Photographs documenting the Jewish community o f Miami
Beach.
S
c h w a r t z
,
I.J.; trans. from the Yiddish by Gertrude W. Dubrovsky.
Kentucky.
Tuscaloosa, AL: University o f Alabama Press. 1990. xvi,
238 p.
This poem gives a Jewish immigrant’s impression o f and reaction
to both the Southern American landscape and its historical pre­
dicament after the Civil War.
S
c h e c h n e r
, M
a r k
.
The Conversion o f theJews: and other essays.
New York:
St. Martin’s Press. 1990. ix, 204 p.
The essays in this book deal with the politics and literature that
engaged Jewish writers and intellectuals o f the post-war decades.
S
il k
, D
e n n i s
.
Catwalk and overpass.
New York: Viking Penguin. 1990.
xii, 100 p.
A collection o f poems in which the poet expresses the thoughts
and feelings o f the perpetual outsider. The longest sequence con­
tains satirical prose poems about the “situation” today in Israel,
where Silk has lived since 1955.
S
im c h o v i t c h
, S
a m
.
Selected poems.
Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press. 1990.
87 p.
A collection o f poems by the Canadian Jewish poet. Most have
Jewish themes.
S
t a r k m a n
, E
l a in e
and
L
e a h
S
c h w e i t z e r
,
eds.
Without a single answer:
poems o f contemporary Israel.
Berkeley,
C A :
Judah
L .
Magnes Mu­
seum. 1990. xvi, 181 p.
A collection o f poems on Israel by American, Israeli, and British
writers.
S
t e r n
, D
a v i d
and
M
ark
J
a y
M
ir s k y
,
eds.
Rabbinic fantasies: imaginative
narratives from classical Hebrew literature.
Philadelphia: Jewish Pub­
lication Society. 1990. ix, 364 p.
An anthology o f sixteen selections translated from ancient and
medieval Hebrew texts.
W
e i n r e i c h
, B
e a t r ic e
S
il v e r m a n
,
ed.; trans. from the Yiddish by Le­
onard Wolf.
Yiddish folktales.
New York: Pantheon Books. 1990.
xxxii, 413 p.
The stories in this collection are drawn from the archives o f
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
BIBLE STUDIES
D
e v e r
, W
il l ia m
G.
Recent archaeological discoveries and biblical research.
Seattle, WA: University o f Washington Press. 1990. x, 189 p.
F
a c k e n h e im
, E
m il
L .
The Jewish Bible after the Holocaust: a re-reading.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 1991. 134 p.