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- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 29.95
In 1944, members of the Sonderkommando -the "special squads," composed almost exclusively of Jewish prisoners, who ensured the smooth operation of the gas chambers and had firsthand knowledge of the extermination process-buried on the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau a series of remarkable eyewitness accounts of Nazi genocide. This careful and penetrating... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
When the Holocaust descended on Poland, two young Jews fought back?and fell in love Jack and Rochelle first met at a youth dance in Poland before the war. They shared one dance, and Jack stepped on Rochelle?s shoes. She was unimpressed. When the Nazis invaded eastern Poland in 1941, both Jack (in the town of Mir) and Rochelle (in the town of... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 24.00
Winner of the 2013 National Jewish Book Award, Women's Studies Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace explores the social andpolitical activism of American Jewish women from approximately1890 to the beginnings of World War II. Written in an engaging style, the book demonstrates that no historyof the birth control, suffrage, or peace... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 12.99
Architects of Annihilation follows the activities of the demographers, economists, geographers and planners in the period between the disorderly excesses of the November 1938 pogrom and the fully-effective operation of the gas chambers at Auschwitz in summer 1942. The authors, both journalists and historians, argue that this group of intellectuals,... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2012; US$ 9.99
This book explores the hundreds of years of history that led American Jewry into the middle of the Cold War. The book s primary focus is on the impact of the Second World War, the Holocaust, and the founding of Israel on American and Soviet Jewry. The changes in American and Soviet culture, and the Cold War are explored in depth. Along with original... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 95.10
The book is the first systematic and elaborate study of the role of the Jewish tradition in the avant-garde movement of lettrism. It rewrites the history of lettrism from the viewpoint of Judaism, and shows that the intellectual legacy of the Jewish tradition in the twentieth century is not confined to philosophy, literature, and literary... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2007; US$ 9.99
Perhaps no other city has been spoken of as often or as passionately as Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Book of Quotations brings together the kaleidoscopic impressions and perspectives of a representative group of those who have responded to the wonder of the Holy City from the biblical period to the present: Jews, Christians, and Muslims; pilgrims as well... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2014; US$ 9.99
From pre-Hitler Germany to Kristallnacht, a lastminute escape from the Holocaust, and on to a life on three continents, this book catalogs the experiences of one Jewish family as the events of the twentieth century overturned its settled existence and scattered the family across the globe. Enhanced by excerpts from several historical diaries, and... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2014; US$ 9.99
Twenty-seven centuries ago, ten Hebrew tribes were exiled by the Assyrians and vanished somewhere beyond the mist-shrouded mountains of the East. To this day, no one knows what became of them. Seven or eight centuries after that exile, unknown tribes of obscure origin left their abode on the Asian continent and traveled to the islands of Japan. Those... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 13.99
In the tradition of Elie Wiesel?s Night and Primo Levi?s Survival in Auschwitz comes a new memoir by Canadian survivor More than 70 years after the Nazi camps were liberated by the Allies, a new Canadian Holocaust memoir details the rural Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz-Birkenau, back-breaking slave labour in Auschwitz I, the infamous ?death... more...