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- Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2014; US$ 4.99
Like a Bundle of Reeds explains why unity and mutual responsibility can heal our society and mitigate anti-Semitism. Using numerous quotes and references from Jewish sages and historians, the author sheds light on some of the Jews? most daunting and mystifying questions: What is our role on this planet? Are we truly ?the chosen people?? If we are,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
Hungarian Jewish scholarship had a lasting impact on the Wissenschaft des Judentums (?Science of Judaism?). Its unique profile was shaped by Ashkenazi Yeshiva traditions, Jewish modernization movements, and Magyar politics that boosted academic Orientalism in the context of patriotic historiography. This volume presents an overview of a century of... more...
- Algonquin Books 2009; US$ 14.95
In a remote corner of the world, forgotten for nearly three thousand years, lived an enclave of Kurdish Jews so isolated that they still spoke Aramaic, the language of Jesus. Mostly illiterate, they were self-made mystics and gifted storytellers and humble peddlers who dwelt in harmony with their Muslim and Christian neighbors in the mountains of northern... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
Daniel Greene traces the emergence of the idea of cultural pluralism to the lived experiences of a group of Jewish college students and public intellectuals, including the philosopher Horace M. Kallen. These young Jews faced particular challenges as they sought to integrate themselves into the American ... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
With only a small remnant of Jews still living in the Maghrib at the beginning of the 21st century, the vast majority of today's inhabitants of North Africa have never met a Jew. Yet as this volume reveals, Jews were an integral part of the North African landscape from antiquity. Scholars from Morocco,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 34.99
"At the age of thirty-five, the fashionable Viennese playwright and journalist Theodor Herzl fantasized about the collective conversion of the Jews in a mass ceremony at the cathedral of St. Stephen. By the time he died, a mere nine years later, he had redefined Jewish identity in terms of a modern secular faith and created a national movement which,... more...
- Alpha Books 1998; US$ 18.95
The "Complete Idiot's Guide" contains easy-to-follow coverage of all of Jewish history, including profiles of Biblical, religious, and political leaders, such as Abraham, Moses, King David, and Golda Meir. more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
"... vital to understanding this period of East European Jewish history. As Hyman promises, the memoir... read[s] like a novel." -- Russian Review In this striking autobiography Puah Rakovsky (1865-1955) tells of her experiences as a Jewish woman in late 19th- and early 20th-century ... more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 27.95
Female, Jewish, and Educated presents a collective biography of Jewish women who attended universities in Germany or Austria before the Nazi era. To what extent could middle-class Jewish women in the early decades of the 20th century combine family and careers? What impact did anti-Semitism and gender... more...
- Routledge 2000; US$ 31.95
The book provides a fascinating overview of Israel's wars with the Palestinians and the Arabs. It is an exciting and informative history which analyses the effects of fifty years of constant conflict on the lives of the Israeli people. more...