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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
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h e r e s
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Dinah’s Rebellion: a biblical parable fo r our time.
New York:
Crossroad Publishing. 1990. vii, 148 p.
Sheres sees the story o f Dinah’s rape and the revenge taken
by her brothers (Genesis 34) as an expression o f a rigidly tribal
ideology that emphasized male Jewish “chosenness” and exclusiv­
ity.
T
e u b a l
, S
a v i n a
J .
Hagar the Egyptian: the lost tradition o f the Matriarchs.
New York: Harper & Row. 1990. xliv, 226 p.
Teubal says that Hebrew women had their own matriarchal cults,
but they were usurped by the establishment o f patriarchal mon­
archies based on militaristic conquest and power.
H ISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY
B
a c o n
, J
o s e p h i n e
;
ed. by Martin Gilbert.
The illustrated atlas o f Jewish
civilization: 4 ,000 years ofJewish history.
New York: Macmillan Pub­
lishing. 1990. 224 p.
A visual survey o f Jewish history.
B
e i z e r
, M
i k h a i l
;
trans. from the Russian by Michael Sherbourne.
The
Jews of St. Petersburg: Excursions through a noble past.
Philadelphia:
Jewish Publication Society. 1990. xxxv, 328 p.
Essays about aspects o f Jewish history in the city o f St. Petersburg
between 1880 and 1930.
B
e r g m a n n
, M
a r t in
S. and
M
il t o n
E.
J
u c o v y
,
eds.
Generations of the
Holocaust.
New York: Columbia University Press. 1990. xix, 356
P-
A study o f the psychological effects o f the Holocaust on the
children o f survivors.
B
e r m a n
, A
a r o n
.
Nazism, the Jews, and American Zionism: 1933-1948 .
De­
troit, MI: Wayne State University Press. 1990. 238 p.
According to Berman, the insistence o f American Zionists on
including a demand for Jewish statehood in any proposal to aid
European Jewry during the Holocaust politicized the rescue issue.
B
o c h n e r
, M
o r d e c h a i
;
trans. from the Yiddish by Jonathan Boyarin.
Chrzanow: the life and destruction o f a Jewish shtetl.
Solomon Gross,
35 Loraine Court, Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576. 1990. xv, 457 p.
This book, originally published in 1948, describes life in
Chrzanow, a small Polish Jewish village a few miles from
Auschwitz, and its destruction during WWII.
B
u t m a n
, H
il l e l
;
trans. from the Russian by Stefani Hoffman.
From
Leningrad toJerusalem: The gulag way.
Berkeley, CA: Benmir Books.
1990. 353 p.
Butman was part o f a group o f young Soviet Jews who tried