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At the Edge of the Millennium: Taking Stock – An Essay Review

Marcus Braybrooke, The Explorer's Guide to Christianity, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1998, pb., 287 pp., £8.99, ISBN 0 340 71005 5

Jonathan Magonet, The Explorer's Guide to Judaism, London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1 998, pb., 329 pp., £8.99, ISBN 0340 70984 7

Studies in Polish Jewry: Polin; Volume Nine 'Jews, Poles, Socialists: The Failure of an Ideal' London and Portland Oregon, published for Institute of Polish Jewish Studies (an associate centre of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies) by The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1996, £39.50, 346 pp. ISBN 1 874774 21 8

Studies in Polish Jewry: Polin; Volume Ten: 'Jews in Early Modern Poland', ed. Gershon David Hundert, London and Portland Oregon, for the Institute of Polish Jewish Studies by The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1997, £19.95, 457 pp. ISBN 1 87474 31 5

Studies in Polish Jewry: Polin; Volume Eleven: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion', London and Portland Oregon, published for the Institute of Polish-Jewish Studies, The American Association for Polish Jewish Studies by Hie Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1998, 443 pp. ISBN 1 874774 34 X (pb.)

John D. Rayner, Jewish Religious Law: A Progressive Perspective, Berghahn Books, New York and Oxford, 1998, 224 pp. ISBN 1 57181 975 4, pb. ISBN 1 57181 976 2

John D. Rayner, A Jewish Understanding of the World, Berghahn Books, Providence and Oxford, 1998, 224 pp., ISBN 1 57181 973 8, pb. ISBN 1 57181 974 6

John D. Rayner, An Understanding of Judaism, Berghahn Books, Providence and Oxford, 1997, 272 pp. ISBN 1 57181 971 1, pb. ISBN 1 57181 972 X

The Goldapple Guide to Jewish Berlin, Andrew Roth/Michael Frajman, Goldapple Publishing, 1998, 181 pp., ISBN3-9806356-0-0

Alfred Wiener and the Making of the Holocaust Library, Ben Barkow, Vallen- tine Mitchell, 1997, 21 1 pp., Cloth £35.00/Paper £17.50, ISBN 0 85303 329 3

God Made Blind, Isaac Rosenberg: His Life and Poetry, Deborah Maccoby, Symposium Press, EJPS. ISBN 1-900814020-X

A Moon at the Door, Wanda Barford, Flambard Press in association with the European Jewish Publication Society, £5.95, ISBN 1 873226 33 0.