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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2016; US$ 168.00
In the last decades, previously secret documents on Jewish issues emerged from the newly opened Communist archives. Even though current scholarship treats the Shoa frequently as the end of Jewish history in the region, these documents make clear that the communist parties never stopped to be preoccupied with the ?Jewish question.? A selection of these... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 30.99
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award in the Holocaust category A monumental work of nonfiction on a wartime atrocity, its sixty-year denial, and the impact of its truth Jan Gross's hugely controversial Neighbors was a historian's disclosure of the events in the small Polish town of Jedwabne on July 10, 1941, when the citizens... more...
- Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95
A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today Although an estimated 80 percent of American Jews are of Polish descent, many in the postwar generation and those born later know little about their families? connection to their... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99
A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, The Devil?s Diary investigates the disappearance of a private diary penned by one of Adolf Hitler?s top aides?Alfred Rosenberg, his ?chief philosopher??and mines its long-hidden pages to deliver a fresh, eye-opening account of the Nazi rise to power and the genesis of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
The year 1492 has long divided the study of Sephardic culture into two distinct periods, before and after the expulsion of Jews from Spain. David A. Wacks examines the works of Sephardic writers from the 13th to the 16th centuries and shows that this literature was shaped by two interwoven experiences of diaspora: first from the Biblical homeland... more...
- Delphinium Books 2012; US$ 14.99
Richard Rashke is the author of nonfiction books including The Killing of Karen Silkwood (2000) and Useful Enemies (2013). His books have been translated into eleven languages and have been adapted for screen and television. Rashke is also a produced screenwriter and playwright; his work has appeared on network television and in New York. ... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.95
An intimate and profoundly moving Jewish family history?a story of displacement, prejudice, hope, despair, and love. In this luminous memoir, award-winning New York Times columnist Roger Cohen turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy of his own forebears. As he follows them across continents and decades, mapping individual lives... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99
True story from the major motion picture "In Darkness," official 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. In 1943, with Lvov's 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing extermination, a group of Polish Jews daringly sought refuge in the city's sewer system. The last surviving member this group, Krystyna... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
For Gustav Landauer, literary critic and anarchist, scholar of mysticism and participant of the Bavarian revolution, culture and politics occupied the same spiritual space. While identifying with ethical socialism, his Jewish sensibility increasingly gained over the years, not only, but in great measure due to Buber?s influence. This volume... more...