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Jewish

  • A Fifty-Year Silenceby Miranda Richmond Mouillot

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    After surviving World War II by escaping the Nazi occupation, Miranda Richmond Mouillot's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone house in a remote, picturesque village in the south of France. Five years later, Anna packed her bags and walked out on Armand, taking the typewriter and their children. The two never saw or spoke to each other... more...

  • A Fifty-Year Silenceby Miranda Richmond Mouillot

    Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    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...

  • The Last Jews in Berlinby Leonard Gross

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II?and lived to tell the tale When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, approximately one hundred sixty thousand Jews called Berlin home. By 1943 less than five thousand remained in the nation?s capital, the epicenter of Nazism,... more...

  • Was war deutsches Judentum?by Christina von Braun

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 168.00

    German Judaism experienced an extraordinary phase of development and diversification between 1870 and 1933. Berlin became a hub for emigration and immigration, and important trends, such as Reform Judaism, were disseminated from there throughout the world. This volume assembles essays about this phenomenon by prominent authors, among them Atina Grossman,... more...

  • The Girl from Human Streetby Roger Cohen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    An intimate and profoundly moving Jewish family history?a story of displacement, prejudice, hope, despair, and love. In this luminous memoir, award-winning New York Times columnist Roger Cohen turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy of his own forebears. As he follows them across continents and decades, mapping individual lives... more...

  • Jüdische Klagen gegen Reichsadeligeby André Griemert

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 112.00

    During the early modern period, Jews were not just objects of authoritarian abuse and victims of repression by the general society. This is illustrated by the strategies of action and argumentation in legal proceedings initiated by Jews at the Imperial Chamber Court against members of the nobility, the elite of the Holy Roman Empire, which are examined... more...

  • Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich ? prägende Jahreby Hartmut Bomhoff

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The historian and religious scholar Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007) was among the most influential minds in the post-Shoah German-speaking Jewish world. In 1943, with the help of Christian friends, he escaped from Berlin to Switzerland, where as a student, he became a spokesman in Jewish-Christian dialogue. Hartmut Bomhoff narrates how... more...

  • Gustav Landauer: Anarchist and Jewby Paul Mendes-Flohr; Anya Mali; Hanna Delf von Wolzogen

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 126.00

    For Gustav Landauer, literary critic and anarchist, scholar of mysticism and participant of the Bavarian revolution, culture and politics occupied the same spiritual space. While identifying with ethical socialism, his Jewish sensibility increasingly gained over the years, not only, but in great measure due to Buber's influence. This volume assesses... more...

  • Literatur, Film, Theater und Kunstby

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 280.00

    The Handbook of Anti-Semitism compiles the present state of knowledge on the phenomenon of Judaeophobia without limits of time or space. The seventh volume includes nearly 700 entries that survey cultural anti-Semitism in film, theater, literature, and the visual arts. It examines the trope of the ?Eternal Jew? as well as ?Jud Süß;? it shows how novels,... more...

  • Mephisto in the Third Reichby Emanuela Barasch Rubinstein

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    The association of Nazism with the symbol of ultimate evil ? the devil ? can be found in the works of Klaus and Thomas Mann, Else Lasker-Schüler, and Rolf Hochhuth. He appears either as Satan of the Judeo-Christian tradition, or as Goethe?s Mephisto. Barasch-Rubinstein looks into this phenomenon and analyzes the premise that the image... more...