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  • National Policy, Global Memoryby Sarah Gensburger

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Since 1963, the state of Israel has awarded the title of "Righteous among the Nations" to individuals who risked their lives sheltering Jews during the Holocaust. This distinction remained solely an Israeli initiative until the late 1990s, when European governments began developing their own national categories, the most prominent of which was the... more...

  • Holocaustby Deborah E. Lipstadt

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    In Holocaust: An American Understanding , Deborah E. Lipstadt reveals how since the end of the war a broad array of Americans have tried to make sense of an inexplicable disaster, and how they came to use the Holocaust as a lens to interpret their own history. Drawing upon extensive research on politics, popular culture, student protests, religious... more...

  • The Holocaustby Jeremy M. Black

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Brilliant and wrenching, The Holocaust: History and Memory tells the story of the brutal mass slaughter of Jews during World War II and how that genocide has been remembered and misremembered ever since. Taking issue with generations of scholars who separate the Holocaust from Germany?s military ambitions, historian Jeremy M. Black demonstrates persuasively... more...

  • Holocaust Angstby Jacob S. Eder

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    In an innovative approach, Holocaust Angst explores how Germans perceived and reacted to how Americans publicly commemorated the Holocaust. It argues that a network of mostly conservative West German officials and their associates in private organizations and foundations, with Chancellor Kohl located at its center, perceived themselves as the "victims"... more...

  • Jüdischer Widerstand in Europa (1933-1945)by Julius H. Schoeps; Dieter Bingen; Gideon Botsch

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    With courage born of desperation, Jewish fighters began their resistance in April 1943 in the Warsaw ghetto. This was the best known but only one of many Jewish resistance activities against the National Socialist policy of annihilation. This volume addresses the different forms and facets of Jewish resistance, such as the partisan war,... more...

  • German Rabbis in British Exileby Astrid Zajdband

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The rich history of the German rabbinate came to an abrupt halt with the November Pogrom of 1938. Many rabbis obtained visas and came to Britain and participated in the re-shaping of the Anglo-Jewish landscape. They supported their fellow refugees with spiritual and pastoral care and founded institutions and organizations, such as the Leo Baeck College... more...

  • Fragments of Isabellaby Isabella Leitner

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The deeply moving true account of a young Jewish woman?s imprisonment by the Nazis at the Auschwitz death camp.   On May 29, 1944, the day after Isabella Katz?s twenty-third birthday, she, her family, and all the Jews in the ghetto in Kisvárda, Hungary, were rounded up by Nazi storm troopers, packed into cattle cars, and deported to Auschwitz.... more...

  • The Unspeakable Crimes of Dr. Petiotby Thomas Maeder

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The chilling true story of a serial killer who preyed on men, women, and children desperate to escape Nazi-occupied Paris.   On March 11, 1944, police were called to investigate foul-smelling smoke pouring from the chimney of an elegant private house near the Arc de Triomphe. In the basement of 21 rue Le Sueur, they made the first of many gruesome... more...

  • The Jewish Emergence from Powerlessnessby Yehuda Bauer

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 12.95

    This is a brief but absorbing study by one of the world's great experts on the Holocaust, who has drawn on a huge body of material to depict one of the unforgettable events in recent history from an arresting and unfamiliar point of view. more...

  • Canada and the Birth of Israelby David Jay Bercuson

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 29.95

    David Bercuson's study reveals Canada as having established a middle east policy during the 1930s, not on moral or ideological grounds, but on the basis of the politicians’ view of its own national interests.  more...