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The impact of emancipation on a traditional Jewish population
largely untouched by secular culture.
K
a u fm a n
, M
e n a h em
.
Ambiguous partnership: non-Zionists and Zionists in
America, 1939-1948 .
Detroit: Wayne State University Press/Magnes
Press, 1991. 418 p.
How non-Zionist organizations were influenced by changing at­
titudes in American government and society toward Zionism.
L
a n g m u ir
, G
av in
I.
Toward a definition of antisemitism.
Berkeley, CA:
University of California Press, 1991. 417 p.
L
e v in e
, H
i l l e l
.
Economic origins of anti-semitism: Poland and its Jews in
the early modern period.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press,
1991. 271 p.
Levine traces the position of Jews in Poland from the end of
the 16th century to the demise of the Polish state in 1795.
L
in d em a n
, A
l b e r t
S.
The Jew accused: three anti-semitic affairs
Dreyfus,
Beilis, Frank, 1894-1915 .
New York: Cambridge University Press,
1991. 350 p.
Author explores the nature of modern anti-Semitism and the
ways politicians have used Jew-hatred as a political device.
M
a c c o b y
, H
ya m
.
Judas Iscariot and the myth of Jewish evil.
New York:
Free Press, 1992. 213 p.
Maccoby shows how Judas was invented by gospel writers there­
by ingraining in the mind of Christian Europe a perverted image
of the Jew.
M
a r m u r
, D
o v
.
The star of return: Judaism after the Holocaust.
New York:
Greenwood Press, 1991. 156 p.
Author notes a shift from an emphasis on halakhah to an em­
phasis on mitzvah as the cohesive force in contemporary Jewish
life.
M
e n d e s
- F
l o h r
, P
a u l
Dividend passions: Jewish intellectuals and the expe­
rience of modernity.
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.
449 p.
A collection of essays and articles, some previously unpublished,
written by Mendes-Flohr over the past decade.
N
e u s n e r
, J
a c o b
.
Studying classical Judaism: a primer.
Louisville, KY:
Westminster/John Knox, 1991. 208 p.
A study of what we know about the history, literature, and re­
ligion of Judaism in its formative age.
P
a u l e y
, B
r u c e
F .
From prejudice to persecution: a history of Austrian anti­
semitism.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.
460 p.
P
o lo n s k y
, A
n t o n y
,
ed.
Jews in Old Poland: Jewish communities in the
Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth, 1000-1795.
New York: St. Martin’s
Press, 1991. 300 p.