2009: Number 10

5 From the Editors

I. Articles

7 Buddhist-Jewish Relations throughout the Ages and in the Future
By Nathan Katz

25 Feminizations of the Divine: Sakti and Shekhinah in Tantra and Kabbalah
By Braj M. Sinha

47 Oral Literary Forms in Jewish Malayalam
By Ophira Gamliel

61 The Sterilized Otherness: India in Israel, Israel in India
By Dalya Markovich and Ktzia Alon

69 The Prince, the Hermit, and the Kohen: Stories from a Buddha-Tradition in the First Printed Hasidic Book
By Aryeh Wineman

81 Eude and Eglon, Eleazar the Maccabee, and Two Early Modern Indian Narratives: Factors Explaining the Convergence of Phylogenetically Unconnected Tales
By Ephraim Nissan

Portraits, Travels, and Accounts
93 From Abraham to Abraham-and U Maung Maung: At Home in Bassein
By Ruth Fredman Cernea

II. Letters and Announcements

103 Letter to the Editor-Warning on Plagiarism
By Myer Samra

105 Jewish-Indian Collection NowAccessible to the Public
By Liesbeth Hugenholtz

III. Book Reviews

107 Sadia Shepard, The Girl from Foreign: A Search for Shipwrecked Ancestors, Forgotten Histories, and a Sense of Hope
Reviewed by Joan G. Roland

110 Havovi Anklesaria, ed., with Santan Rodrigues, Nissim Ezekiel Remembered
Reviewed by Liladhar R. Pendse

113 David Shulman and Shalva Weil, eds., Karmic Passages: Israeli Scholarship on India
Reviewed by Elizabeth Chalier-Visuvalingam

118 S. D. Goitein and Mordechai A. Friedman, India Traders of the Middle Ages: Documents from the Cairo Geniza
Reviewed by Nathan Katz

120 Esther David, Shalom India Housing Society
Reviewed by Nathan Katz

IV. News

121 Declaration of the Second Hindu-Jewish Leadership Summit, Jerusalem, February 2008

123 In Memoriam: Ruth Fredman Cernea