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  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 149.99

    Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this acclaimed series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. This brilliant collection of essays examines the dialogue between Jewish history and historiography... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewry, Volume XIIIby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99

    This volume of the annual 'Studies in Contemporary Jewry' series presents essays on the origins of the Holocaust. 'The Fate of the European Jews', 1933-1945 provides multiple perspectives on the question of whether the Holocaust can best be explained as an inevitable result of Europe's anti-Semitic history, or as a tragic historical mutation. more...

  • Dark Times, Dire Decisionsby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 74.99

    Part of the "Studies in Contemporary Jewry" series, this title features essays on the varied and often controversial ways Communism and Jewish history interacted during the 20th century. It examines the relationship between Jews and the Communist movement in Poland, Russia, America, Britain, France, the Islamic world, and Germany. more...

  • Jews and Genderby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 144.99

    The 16th volume in the studies in contemporary Jewry series features a symposium on the theme of Jews and gender. The articles show how a varied and controversial feminist approach can be applied to the field of Jewish studies. more...

  • Crisis, Revolution, and Russian Jewsby Jonathan Frankel

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    This collection of essays examines the politicization and the politics of the Jewish people in the Russian empire during the late tsarist period. more...

  • Jews and Messianism in the Modern Eraby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 124.99

    The seventh volume of the acclaimed annual publication of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jews and Messianism in the Modern Era: Metaphor and Meaning examines the significance and meaning of messianic metaphors, themes, and ideals in modern Jewish history and culture. In addition to the standard symposia,... more...

  • Prophecy and Politicsby Jonathan Frankel

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 75.00

    In the period from 1881 to 1917 socialist movements flourished in every major centre of Russian Jewish life, but, despite common foundations, there was often profound and bitter disagreement between them. This book describes the formation and evolution of these movements, which were at once united by a powerful vision and sundered by the contradictions... more...

  • Vladimir Akimov on the Dilemmas of Russian Marxism 1895?1903by Jonathan Frankel

    Cambridge University Press 1969; US$ 52.00

    The two major works of Akimov included in this edition have not been republished since 1969. more...

  • The Protestant-Jewish Conundrumby Jonathan Frankel; Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 54.99

    Volume XXIV of the distinguished annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry explores relations between Jews and Protestants in modern times. Far from monolithic, Protestantism has innumerable groupings within it, from the loosely organized Religious Society of Friends to the conservative Evangelicals of the Bible Belt, all of which hold a range of views... more...

  • Restructuring Post-Communist Russiaby Yitzhak Brudny; Jonathan Frankel; Stefani Hoffman

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 34.00

    Since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the question of 'whither Russia?' has been the source of ceaseless speculation both at home and abroad. more...