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  • The Merchants of Oranby Joshua Schreier

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 50.00

    The Merchants of Oran weaves together the history of a Mediterranean port city with the lives of Oran's Jewish mercantile elite during the transition to French colonial rule. Through the life of Jacob Lasry and other influential Jewish merchants, Joshua Schreier tells the story of how this diverse and fiercely divided group both responded to, and... more...

  • Holocaust Memory in the Digital Ageby Jeffrey Shandler

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age examines the nexus of new media and memory practices through an in-depth study of the Shoah Visual History Archive, the world's largest and most widely available collection of video interviews with Holocaust survivors, to understand how advances in digital technologies impact the practice of Holocaust remembrance. more...

  • Bad Rabbiby Eddy Portnoy

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 19.95

    Stories abound of immigrant Jews on the outside looking in, clambering up the ladder of social mobility, successfully assimilating and integrating into their new worlds. But this book is not about the success stories. It's a paean to the bunglers, the blockheads, and the just plain weird—Jews who were flung from small, impoverished eastern European... more...

  • Bending Toward the Sunby Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    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...

  • Meid – Philby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 213.00

    Das Lexikon deutsch-jüdischer Autoren erschließt den jüdischen Beitrag zur deutschsprachigen Kulturgeschichte in ca. 1.300 biographisch-bibliographischen Artikeln. Der biographische Teil der Artikel enthält Personenangaben, Auskünfte zum politischen und zionistischen Engagement, zum Freundeskreis sowie zur Stellung zum Judentum. Im bibliographischen... more...

  • The Kissinger Sagaby Evi Kurz

    Orion 2009; US$ 15.99

    An unrivalled insight into the early life of Henry Kissinger 'No interviews about my private life' has always been Henry Kissinger's response to curious journalists. But journalist Evi Kurz from Furth, the Kissingers' home town in southern Germany, proposed a family portrait and eventually won the trust of both brothers. This is the story of two... more...

  • Antisemitism in Canadaby Alan Davies

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    This book is the first collection of scholarly essays to treat the topic of antisemitism in Canada, a complete history of which has yet to be written. Eleven leading thinkers in the field examine antisemitism in Canada, from the colonial era to the present day, in essays which reflect the saga of the nation itself. The history of the Jewish community,... more...

  • Jewish Identity in the Reconstruction Southby Anton Hieke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    The peer-reviewed series seeks to provide an international platform for new approaches to the study of modern Jewish history. Covering the period from the Enlightenment to the 21st century, the series focuses on cutting-edge work in social, cultural, economic, and political history. It seeks to explore new avenues in the understanding... more...

  • Susm – Zweiby Archiv Bibliographia Judaica e.V.

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 225.00

    The Lexikon deutsch-jüdischer Autoren covers the Jewish contribution to German-speaking cultural history in some 1,300 biographical-bibliographic articles. Besides authors of literature in the broadest sense, representatives of the humanities can be found and other individuals from public life who, through their work, were influential... more...

  • Souls on Fireby Elie Wiesel

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 17.99

    In Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters , Elie Wiesel re-enters, like an impassioned pilgrim, the universe of Hasidism. Souls on Fire is not a simple chronological history of Hasidism, nor is it a comprehensive book on its subject. Rather, Elie Wiesel has captured the essence of Hasidism through tales, legends, parables, sayings,... more...