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Jewish

  • In the Shadow of Zionby Adam Rovner

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    From the late nineteenth century through the post-Holocaust era, the world was divided between countries that tried to expel their Jewish populations and those that refused to let them in. The plight of these traumatized refugees inspired numerous proposals for Jewish states. Jews and Christians, authors and adventurers, politicians and playwrights,... more...

  • West- und Nordeuropa Juni 1942 ? 1945by Katja Happe; Barbara Lambauer; Clemens Maier-Wolthausen

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 84.00

    Volume 12 is devoted to the situation of the Jews of Northern and Western Europe between the summer of 1942 and the Allied liberation. During this period the Germans deported the majority of the Jews from Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France to the concentration camps in the East. Only in Denmark did a large proportion of Jews succeed... more...

  • Das Kulturerbe deutschsprachiger Judenby Elke-Vera Kotowski

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 126.00

    As part of the German Jewish Cultural Heritage project, the expert contributors to this volume examine the cultural influence of the German-speaking Jewish intelligentsia around the world. This influence continues to be felt in many countries of origin and exile without being adequately reflected in collective consciousness. This volume makes a substantive... more...

  • Beschreibungsversuche der Judenfeindschaftby Hans-Joachim Hahn; Olaf Kistenmacher

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    150 years before Sartre and the ?Dialectics of the Enlightenment,? academically sophisticated journals had already begun their attempts to record and explain modern anti-Semitism. For the first time, this volume reconstructs many of these explanatory approaches and uncovers important previously forgotten texts. They reveal a diverse literature that... more...

  • Orientalism, Gender, and the Jewsby Axel Stähler; Anna-Dorothea Ludewig; Ulrike Brunotte

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00

    This collection of essays originates in the collaboration of the international Research Network ?Gender in Antisemitism, Orientalism and Occidentalism.? The interdisciplinary volume proposes to intervene in current debates about historical constructions of Jewish identity in relation to colonialism and Orientalism. more...

  • The Assembled Partiesby Richard Greenberg

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 14.95

    A funny, heartwarming play about the way time changes those we love. more...

  • Turkey and the Rescue of European Jewsby I. Izzet Bahar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The Turkish approach to Jewish refugees who were in transit... more...

  • The Reckoningby Patrick Bishop

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known... more...

  • The Reckoningby Patrick Bishop

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known... more...

  • Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadyby Immanuel Etkes; Jeffrey M. Green

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    The only biography in English of the founder of the Chabad movement in Hasidism more...