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Richard Cohen

denying a source, created by Jews and non-Jews, that inevitably enriches our insight into the modern Jewish experience. Methodologically, I am neither driven by a par- ticular theoretical model nor propose one, assuming that di ff erent categories of material lend themselves to alternative methodological

Diane Wolfthal

pediment, Egyptian obelisk, and Jewish seven-branched candelabra. Brief conclusions summarize the contents of the book. Rodov’s methodology is multifaceted. He is able to draw on a deep knowledge of Jewish history, art, and religion from books written in at least five languages. Only someone with this

Zsófia Buda

Decoding the Visual: A New Approach to Medieval Jewish Book Illumination Like his previous work, Dreams of Subversion in Medieval Jewish Art and Literature (1997), Marc Michael Epstein’s recent book is an attempt to lay the foundations of a new methodology for studying Jewish visual culture

Nick Underwood

/Capa, and it is clear that the ways in which he identified as a Jew and was identified as a Jew by others affected how he approached certain assignments and his subjects. In This is War!: Robert Capa at Work , Richard Whelan does an excellent job of highlighting Friedmann/Capa’s methodology and

Ilia Rodov

congregation in the Worms synagogue (37, 187). The methodological turnabout proves to be efficacious. Kogman-Appel investigates the Leipzig Mahzor as a “ritual object, an object that helps the congregation perform a public ritual” (36) and notes that medieval Jews revered communal prayer books as sacred and

Maya Balakirsky Katz

contributions—both historical and methodological—were to pass from our consciousness. In order to put my finger on the groundbreaking nature of Bergstein’s foray into this historicizing triad of French intellectualism, photography and Jewishness, I feel compelled to contextualize what Bergstein says with what

Laura Lieber

field (Sukenik, Albright) by enriching their grasp of text and material culture with methodological insights from outside it (e.g. Brown and Matthews). Fine may not have perfected or even completed this new, hybrid approach, but he has initiated the process with vigor. The reflective historiographic

Diana Popescu

intersecting Israeli issues. The face of the country is depicted in its many different guises, disguises and incarnations. Its identity remains unsettled. While this methodology is sophisticated, the result can be at times disjointed. One of the catalogue’s main assets is its reliance on numerous images

Matthew Williams

resuscitate the very perspectives of said communities. And addressing these methodological dispositions more fully might have made for a more complementary work of scholarship, humming along on all possible cylinders. In the end, Katz’s study serves as a model for scholarship of the best kind—the sort

Andrea Pappas

conflated with “religious art”), from Jewish art as a tradition grounded in Judaism as a religio-cultural heritage. This, along with her well-stocked methodological toolbox, allows her to attend to the multifaceted dimensions of the works of art. The author addresses both the production side of the art (the