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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.95
Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations. Gives the English phrase, the foreign equivalent, and a transliteration that can be read right off. Also includes many supplementary lists, signs, and aids. All words are indexed. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 18.95
A noted scholar elucidates the distinguishing characteristics of the works of several Jewish thinkers of the Middle Ages. In addition to summaries of the main arguments and teachings of Moses Maimonides, Isaac Israeli, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daud, Hillel ben Samuel, Levi ben Gerson, and others, the author offers insightful analyses. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
An eyewitness account of a historical turning point in Judaism, Christianity, and all of Western civilization, The Great Roman-Jewish War chronicles the Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire from A.D. 66?70. Its author was a leader among the Jewish resistance in Roman occupied Judea during the first century ? until he switched sides and collaborated... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95
Acclaimed by literary critic Carl Van Doren as "the most important of all immigrant novels," The Rise of David Levinsky takes place amid America's biggest and most diverse Yiddish-speaking community during the early 20th century. David Levinsky, a young Hasidic Jew struggling to master the Talmud, seeks his fortune amid the teeming streets of New... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Nine tales from antiquity will enthrall children with the exploits of kings and beggars in a spellbinding world of demons, angels, and other supernatural creatures. Drawn from authentic sources, the captivating stories are enlivened by numerous imaginative illustrations. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
During the early modern period, Jews were not just objects of authoritarian abuse and victims of repression by the general society. This is illustrated by the strategies of action and argumentation in legal proceedings initiated by Jews at the Imperial Chamber Court against members of the nobility, the elite of the Holy Roman Empire, which... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
How far can Jewish life in the South during Reconstruction (1863?1877) indeed be described as German in a period of American Jewry traditionally referred to as ?German Jewish? in historiography? To what extent were Jewish immigrants in the South acculturated to Southern identity and customs? Anton Hieke discusses the experience of Jewish... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
France, 1940. The once glittering boulevards of Paris teem with spies, collaborators, and the Gestapo now that France has fallen to Hitler's Wermacht. For André Breton, Max Ernst, Victor Serge, Marc Chagall, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Remedios Varo, Benjamin Péret, and scores of other cultural elite denounced as enemies of the Third Reich, fear and... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 21.50
" Pastrami on Rye is both a celebration of the deli and an elegy for it. This lively book traces the deli?s evolution from dynamic gathering place to kitschy tourist site, peppered with hefty doses of popular culture. Merwin tells a fascinating story of cultural and culinary assimilation as he explores what it means to be modern and American. This... more...