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- 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...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Scholarly yet highly readable survey covers Old World origins; profiles of New World cultures of German and Eastern European Jews; the effects of changing political and economic climates; the rise of labor movement; and immigrant settlement on the Lower East Side settlement. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.99
Seven childrens' tales, from one of the world's greatest writers of Yiddish stories. Centering around the Jewish holidays, stories include "Benny's Luck," about the amazing good fortune of a young boy and his dreydl, and "Really a Sukkah!" a glimpse of a busy holiday celebration that ends less happily than it began. more...
- Exergue 2014; Not Available
Pouvoirs étranges d'un clairvoyant est un ouvrage en partie autobiographique, pierre angulaire d'une collection écrite par le célèbre parapsychologue Raymond RÉANT, se révèle être un véritable manuel d'initiation à l'étude de nos perceptions extrasensorielles. Complété par les notes du psychologue et neuropédagogue Alain SOTTO , il présente d'un point... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.00
He destroys in order to create. In a sweeping critique of the field, Benjamin Schreier resituates Jewish Studies in order to make room for a critical study of identity and identification. Displacing the assumption that Jewish Studies is necessarily the study of Jews, this book aims to break down the walls of the academic ghetto in which the study... more...
- NYU Press 1992; US$ 22.95
Drawing heavily on the reminiscences of the Brownsville boys themselves, and skillfully integrating these with material from newspapers, books, and commentary of the time, Sorin creates an original and compelling picture of the communal and individual vitality that allowed an unusual and heartening social achievement. more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99
Israel Abrahams (1858 - 1925) was an eminent Anglo-Jewish scholar of Judaism. He was a well-educated man who lectured on secular as well as Jewish topics. A passionate scholar, community man and lay preacher, he wrote on Literature, Jewish life and prayer. He became reader of Talmudics at Cambridge in 1902. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
A beautifully written family memoir, Bending Toward the Sun explores an emotional legacy?forged in the terror of the Holocaust?that has shaped three generations of lives. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie tells the story of her mother, Rita, who like Anne Frank spent years hiding from the Nazis, and whose long-hidden pain shaped both her daughter and granddaughter?s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 21.00
A rich and significant collection of more than one hundred poems, drawn from a lifetime of ?wild gratitude? in poetry. In poems chronicling insomnia (?the blue-rimmed edge / of outer dark, those crossroads / where we meet the dead?), art and culture (poems on Edward Hopper and Paul Celan, love poems in the voices of Baudelaire and Gertrude Stein,... more...