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  • The Patron: A Life of Salman Schocken, 1877-1959by Anthony David

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    The rags-to-riches story of one of Europe's great entrepreneurs and a founding father of modern Jewish secular culture The name "Schocken"--now primarily associated with the prestigious publishing house--was once emblazoned over a vast commercial empire; across Europe, it stood for quality consumer goods and uplifting culture made available for... more...

  • A Fifty-Year Silenceby Miranda Richmond Mouillot

    Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 15.00

    A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences   In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone... more...

  • Five Seasonsby A. B. Yehoshua; Hillel Halkin

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 12.91

    In the autumn, Molkho's wife dies and his years of loving attention are ended. But his newfound freedom is filled with the erotic fantasies of a man who must fall in love. Winter sees him away to the operas of Berlin and a comic tryst with a legal advisor who has a sprained ankle. Spring takes him to Galilee and an underage Indian girl. Jerusalem... more...

  • Lincoln and the Jewsby Jonathan D. Sarna; Benjamin Shapell

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 40.99

    One hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln's death, the full story of his extraordinary relationship with Jews is told here for the first time. Lincoln and the Jews: A History provides readers both with a captivating narrative of his interactions with Jews, and with the opportunity to immerse themselves in rare manuscripts and images, many... more...

  • Emissaries from the Holy Landby Matthias Lehmann

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    For Jews in every corner of the world, the Holy Land has always been central. But that conviction was put to the test in the eighteenth century when Jewish leaders in Palestine and their allies in Istanbul sent rabbinic emissaries on global fundraising missions. From the shores of the Mediterranean to the port cities of the Atlantic seaboard, from... more...

  • Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentinaby Raanan Rein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    If you attend a soccer match in Buenos Aires of the local Atlanta Athletic Club, you will likely hear the rival teams chanting anti-Semitic slogans. This is because the neighborhood of Villa Crespo has long been considered a Jewish district, and its soccer team, Club Atlético Atlanta , has served as an avenue of integration into Argentine culture.... more...

  • Jüdischer Widerstand in Europa (1933-1945)by Julius H. Schoeps; Dieter Bingen; Gideon Botsch

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.27

    Mit dem Mut der Verzweiflung begannen jüdische Kämpfer im April 1943 ihren Aufstand im Warschauer Ghetto. Es war die bekannteste, aber nur eine von vielen jüdischen Widerstandsaktivitäten gegen die Vernichtungspolitik der Nationalsozialisten. Der vorliegende Band widmet sich den unterschiedlichen Formen und Facetten des jüdischen Widerstandes,... more...

  • Underground to Palestineby Mark Crispin Miller; I. F. Stone; D. D. Guttenplan

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    A moving and unforgettable eyewitness account of the courageous exodus of Holocaust survivors from post?World War II Europe to the Promised Land, now expanded with Stone?s frontline reporting on the Arab-Israeli crises of 1948?49 and the Suez War of 1956, and with a new foreword by D. D. Guttenplan In the spring of 1946, American journalist I.... more...

  • The Lower East Sideby Ronald Sanders; Edmund V. Gillon

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.00

    Collection of evocative photographs chronicles evolution of immigrant neighborhood from 1870s to 1920 as waves of Jewish immigrants arrived from Eastern Europe. 99 black-and-white photographs. Introduction. Bibliography. more...

  • Ethical Writings of Maimonidesby Maimonides

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    Here are the most significant ethical writings of the 12th-century philosopher, physician, and master of rabbinical literature ? translated from the original sources by noted Maimonides scholars. more...