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  • The Holocaust in American Lifeby Peter Novick

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 14.99

    Prize-winning historian Peter Novick illuminates the reasons Americans ignored the Holocaust for so long -- how dwelling on German crimes interfered with Cold War mobilization; how American Jews, not wanting to be thought of as victims, avoided the subject. He explores in absorbing detail the decisions that later moved the Holocaust to the center... more...

  • The Slopes of Lebanonby Amos Oz; Maurie Goldberg-Bartura

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 14.99

    From one of Israel's preeminent writers comes a superb collection of essays offering Oz's cogent views on Israel's offensive into Lebanon in 1982; fanaticism of all stripes; the PLO; Israeli terrorism; the new militarism and the growing intolerance toward the Arab population in Israel; the dream of Zionism, and its failures; and much more. more...

  • Refuge in Hellby Daniel B. Silver

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 19.95

    How did Berlin's Jewish Hospital, in the middle of the Nazi capital, survive as an institution where Jewish doctors and nurses cared for Jewish patients throughout World War II? How could it happen that when Soviet troops liberated the hospital in April 1945, they found some eight hundred Jews still on the premises? Daniel Silver carefully uncovers... more...

  • History of the Jewsby Paul Johnson

    Orion Publishing Group 2013; Not Available

    A classic study of the Jews by a best selling author. In this critically acclaimed book, Paul Johnson delves deep into the 4,000-year history of the Jews: a race of awe-inspiring endurance, steadfast homogeneity and loyalty and, above all, the belief that history has a purpose and humanity a destiny. With exacting precision and enthusiasm,... more...

  • Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914?1938by Brian E. Crim

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Antisemitism in the German Military Community and the Jewish Response, 1914?1938 explores how German World War I veterans from different social and political backgrounds contributed to antisemitic politics during the Weimar Republic. The book compares how the military, right-wing veterans, and Jewish veterans chose to remember their war experiences... more...

  • Politik der Erinnerungby Lou Bohlen

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    Israel erlebte zwischen 1989 und 2000 seine vorerst letzte große jüdische Einwanderungswelle: Mehr als eine Million russischsprachiger Menschen kamen, um als Staatsbürger zu bleiben. Ihre alte Heimat, die Sowjetunion, war im Untergang begriffen, die Nachfolgestaaten unsicher. Aus dieser Masseneinwanderung erwuchs eine Bevölkerungsrevolution, die sich... more...

  • The Venetian Ghettoby Riccardo Calimani

    The Mondadori Group 2013; US$ 9.99

    The creation of the Venice Ghetto and the consequent confinement of the Jewish population within a restricted area of the city dates back to the beginning of the sixteenth century. It was the scene of many events closely linked to the city?s history, and it flourished between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. This book recounts the incredible... more...

  • The History of Ancient Israelby Michael Grant

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; Not Available

    The definitve guide to the history of ancient Israel. The History of Ancient Israel covers the epic story of Jewish civilisation from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem, and the Temple in AD 70. It deals with Israel's relations with the great empires which shaped its development and with the changing internal structure of the Jewish... more...

  • Transkulturelle Kommunikation und Verflechtungby Jürgen Heyde

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 51.91

    Jürgen Heyde untersucht in seiner Studie die Kommunikation und die Verflechtung von Juden und Nichtjuden in Polen vom 14. bis zum 16. Jahrhundert. Dabei beschreitet er einen neuen Weg, denn statt diese Verhältnisse als Beziehungen zwischen deutlich abgegrenzten Gruppen zu sehen, rückt er die jüdischen wie die nichtjüdischen Akteure ins Zentrum und... more...

  • The King of Schnorrersby Israel Zangwill

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 5.99

    Written with great satirical perception, the book relates the adventures of a proud, resourceful Sephardic schnorrer (or beggar) who lords it over his fellow mendicants in London in the late 1790s. A literary gem, the book pokes fun at the prejudices dividing London's Jewish community in the late 18th century. more...