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  • Stolen Legacyby Dina Gold; Stuart E. Eizenstat

    American Bar Association 2016; US$ 9.99

    This updated edition includes new evidence from archives in the US, Germany and Britain about the Victoria's wartime chairman who, post-war, received national and academic honors. more...

  • Handbook of Israel: Major Debatesby Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Julius H. Schoeps; Yitzhak Sternberg; Olaf Glöckner; Anne Weberling

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 174.14

    This pioneering handbook is presenting Israel in its intellectual controversies regarding Zionism, the making of the State of Israel and contemporary Israeli society. In more than a dozen of thematic sections, a wide range of perspectives is covered. Among the debated key topics are ?Israel and Democracy,? ?Religion and State,? and ?Zionism... more...

  • Edgar and Brigitteby Rosemarie Bodenheimer; Rosemarie Bodenheimer

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Edgar and Brigitte: A German Jewish Passage to America is the fruit of an extraordinary archive of personal journals, letters, speeches, and published writings left by Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer, who emigrated from Nazi Germany in 1933 and became American law professors. More German than Jewish, highly educated, and saturated to the core in... more...

  • Israelby Daniel Gordis

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99

    The first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, "one of the most respected Israel analysts" ( The Forward ) living and writing in Jerusalem. Israel is a tiny state, and yet it has captured the world?s attention, aroused its imagination, and lately, been the object of its... more...

  • Die Münchner Schriftstellerin Carry Brachvogelby Judith Ritter

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 43.49

    Als kulturelle Größe Münchens führte die einst berühmte Autorin Carry Brachvogel (1864?1942) in Zeiten großer Umbrüche emanzipiert und erfolgreich das Leben einer Vorreiterin: berufstätig, alleinerziehend, jüdisch. Die Historikerin Judith Ritter widmet sich Leben, Werk und Identität dieser modernen Schriftstellerin, die die Frauen schon 1911 zur Selbstbestimmung... more...

  • What are the Blind Men Dreaming?by Noemi Jaffe; Julia Sanches; Ellen Elias-Bursac

    Deep Vellum Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Three generations of women reflect, in their own words, on the Holocaust and bearing witness in Jewish and Brazilian identity. more...

  • Yiddishby S.A. Birnbaum; Eleazar Birnbaum; David Birnbaum; Kalman Weiser; Jean Baumgarten

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; Not Available

    The second edition of Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar makes this classic text available again to students, teachers, and Yiddish-speakers alike. more...

  • Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuaniaby Adam Teller

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 70.00

    It has often been claimed that Jews have a penchant for capitalism and capitalist economic activity. With this book, Adam Teller challenges that assumption. Examining how Jews achieved their extraordinary success within the late feudal economy of the eighteenth-century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, he shows that economic success did not necessarily... more...

  • Jacob Neusnerby Aaron W. Hughes

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 34.00

    Jacob Neusner (born 1932) is one of the most important figures in the shaping of modern American Judaism. He was pivotal in transforming the study of Judaism from an insular project only conducted by?and of interest to?religious adherents to one which now flourishes in the secular setting of the university. He is also one of the most colorful, creative,... more...

  • Landscape and Ideologyby Doron Bar

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 76.16

    The book deals with the stories of a few dozen Jews, Zionists, politicians, writers, poets, and public activists who passed away in the Diaspora, far and detached from the national homeland that they fought for before their death. Only later, in an act of repair, their remains were sent to be buried in the ?sacred? Zionist soil. Their graves became... more...