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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 37.99
Between 1391 and the end of the 15th century, many Spanish Jews were forced to convert to Christianity, though many maintained clandestine ties to Judaism. This study demonstrates the role played by the crypto-Jewish women of Castile in the perpetuation of crypto-Jewish traditions and culture. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99
"Operation Solomon" was one of the most remarkable rescue efforts in modern history, in which more than 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in little more than a day. This volume offers an account of this incredible story, based on over 200 interviews and exclusive access to confidential documents. It is an account of a heroic rescue. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 84.99
This volume traces the history of the development of the Jewish State from the early idea of Jewish nationalism and the Zionist movements in the late-19th century to the establishment of Israel in 1948. The author demonstrates the continuity of the principles and practices of the early movements. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 35.00
In recent years, Holocaust scholarship has begun to uncover many little-known tragedies, such as the persecutions of homosexuals and Gypsies under German national socialism. Crane (an assistant professor of English at Raymond Waters College in Ohio) focuses on the persecution of "mischlings," children of mixed Jewish and Christian marriagesAspecifically,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 39.00
Like many European Jews, Sam Iwry began his life in Poland, but at the age of ten fled with his family to Russia before World War I. At age 29, Iwry was forced to flee again - this time from the Soviets - and ended up in Shanghai, China, joining 20,000 Jewish refugees who were there. The story of the Diaspora caused by the Holocaust is well-known,... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Annes family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
In the 1990s, Vienna's Jews and queers abandoned their clandestine existence and emerged into the city's public sphere in unprecedented numbers. Symptoms of Modernity traces this development in the context of Central European history. Jews and homosexuals are signposts of an exclusionary process of nation-building. Cast in their modern roles in... more...