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- 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...
- Fremantle Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist Alice Nelson provides the introductory essay for After This, a powerful collection of narratives by fourteen Holocaust survivors. Alice worked closely with local survivors and their families to present each individual?s record of those terrible years – stories like that of Rosa Levy, whose tale of... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 22.99
A fascinating exploration of early to mid-twentieth-century politics as seen through the eyes of a Roosevelt technocrat. History seems to repeat itself. With ongoing wars abroad and the collapse of financial institutions at home, Americans rely on President Barack Obama and Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew to bring about positive change. When... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.00
He destroys in order to create. In a sweeping critique of the field, Benjamin Schreier resituates Jewish Studies in order to make room for a critical study of identity and identification. Displacing the assumption that Jewish Studies is necessarily the study of Jews, this book aims to break down the walls of the academic ghetto in which the study... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 36.00
Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe?s Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant post?war Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Post-Holocaust... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 24.95
The dramatic one-thousand-year history of Jews in Spain comes to life in Exiles in Sepharad . Jeffrey Gorsky vividly relates this colorful period of Jewish history, from the era when Jewish culture was at its height in Muslim Spain to the horrors of the Inquisition and the Expulsion. Twenty percent of Jews today are descended from Sephardic Jews,... more...
- Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99
In an introduction to The War Against the Jew , Dagobert D. Runes describes the war on the Jews, the history of Jewish hatred and prejudice. After that he gives a glossary of names, places, beings, writings, and words that describe this hatred. more...
- Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99
An eye-opening classic volume on the enduring cultural impact of the Jewish people This authoritative work considers the creative and cultural influence of the Jews throughout our time. At more than 800 pages, D. D. Runes has complied a mid-twentieth century account of the various contributions in many spheres in which the Jews have had an impact... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
Fictional representations of horrific events run the risk of undercutting efforts to verify historical knowledge and may heighten our ability to respond intellectually and ethically to human experiences of devastation. In this captivating study of the epistemological, psychological, and ethical issues underlying Holocaust fiction, Emily Miller Budick... more...