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Jewish

  • The King of Chicagoby Daniel Friedman

    Carrel Books 2017; US$ 29.99

    The King of Chicago is the story of a father-son relationship as real and hugely loving as that in Philip Roth?s Patrimony . At its heart is a young son who tries furiously to heal his father from a violent childhood inside a Chicago orphanage. The orphanage, the Marks Nathan Home, still stands today on the West Side of Chicago, marked by a tarnished,... more...

  • The Many Deaths of Jew Sussby Yair Mintzker

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    A groundbreaking historical reexamination of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of anti-Semitism Joseph Süss Oppenheimer?"Jew Süss"?is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. In 1733, Oppenheimer became the "court Jew" of Carl Alexander, the duke of the small German state of Württemberg. When Carl Alexander... more...

  • I Must Belong Somewhereby Jonathan Dean

    Orion 2017; US$ 21.99

    Jonathan Dean's great-grandfather, David Schapira, lived a life of epic achievement and epic suffering. Forced to flee Ukraine at the outbreak of World War I, he was blinded fighting for his adopted country then survived - just - the concentration camp that country later sent him to. In between he found love and laughter in Vienna, and became the... more...

  • The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide To Football Gloryby David Bolchover

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Before Pep Guardiola and before José Mourinho, there was Béla Guttmann: the first superstar football coach, and the man who paved the way for the celebrated coaches of the modern age. More extraordinarily still, Guttmann was a Holocaust survivor. Having narrowly dodged death by hiding for months in an attic near Budapest as thousands of... more...

  • The Merchants of Oranby Joshua Schreier

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 50.00

    The Merchants of Oran weaves together the history of a Mediterranean port city with the lives of Oran's Jewish mercantile elite during the transition to French colonial rule. Through the life of Jacob Lasry and other influential Jewish merchants, Joshua Schreier tells the story of how this diverse and fiercely divided group both responded to, and... more...

  • Jüdisches Schulwesen zwischen Tradition und Moderneby Beate Reupke

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    European-Jewish Studies reflect the interdisciplinary network and competence of the new ? Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin and Brandenburg ?. The Centre gathers together the most important institutions working on Jewish studies in the region ? including the relevant universities and establishments in Berlin and Potsdam. The interdisciplinary... more...

  • Beyond the Balfour Declarationby Leslie Turnberg

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Preface By The 5th Earl Of Balfour 2017 marks one hundred years since the Balfour Declaration, the landmark letter that expressed the British government's support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. A century later, the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians rages on, without prospect of a peace agreement any time soon. This timely book explores... more...

  • Judentum und Konfession in der Geschichte der deutschsprachigen Ägyptologieby Thomas L. Gertzen

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 91.99

    European-Jewish Studies reflect the interdisciplinary network and competence of the new ? Centre for Jewish Studies Berlin and Brandenburg ?. The Centre gathers together the most important institutions working on Jewish studies in the region ? including the relevant universities and establishments in Berlin and Potsdam. The interdisciplinary... more...

  • Jewish History: A Very Short Introductionby David N. Myers

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 7.99

    How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. This book charts the long journey of the Jews through history. At the same time, it points to two unlikely factors to explain the survival of the Jews: antisemitism and assimilation. more...

  • German Reunificationby Joyce E. Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In 1945, German families with more than 100 hectares (247 acres) of land were forced from their homes in the eastern sector by the Soviets, now in control of that area. These families were brutally evicted from their property and had their land expropriated. In the next 45 years, the GDR government would come to control all of the agricultural land.... more...