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  • The War of 1948by Avraham Sela; Alon Kadish

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    The 1948 War is remembered in this special volume, including aspects of Israeli-Jewish memory and historical narratives of 1948 and representations of Israeli-Palestinian memory of that cataclysmic event and its consequences. The contributors map and analyze a range of perspectives of the 1948 War as represented in literature, historical museums,... more...

  • De Sarah à Deniseby Annie Dhainaut-Mintz

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Quand changer d'identité devient la seule chance d'être épargné. De Sarah à Denise, deux prénoms pour une seule personne. Dans ce témoignage émouvant, l?auteur nous plonge dans l?Histoire. Et c?est avant tout l?histoire de Sarah, petite fille que la vie et l?atrocité vont transformer en Denise. Comment en est-on arrivé là ? Effroi, solidarité,... more...

  • Confessions of the Shtetlby Ellie Schainker

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, some 84,500 Jews in imperial Russia converted to Christianity. Confessions of the Shtetl explores the day-to-day world of these people, including the social, geographic, religious, and economic links among converts, Christians, and Jews. The book narrates converts' tales of love, desperation, and fear,... more...

  • Le Boléroby Alain Szwiranski

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 7.99

    Voyage dans les souvenirs d?un homme juif de son enfance à nos jours ?Je me réveille à l?hôpital en pleurs et en sueur, complètement affolé, assailli par des visages oubliés. A présent, les portes du passé entre-ouvertes, des ténèbres de mon enfance, un besoin d?écriture s?enclenche ; des scènes vécues jaillissent de mon stylo? Toute ma vie a... more...

  • The Jewsby John Efron

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 95.00

    The Jews: A History,  second edition, explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. The latest edition incorporates new research and includes a broader spectrum of people - mothers, children, workers, students, artists, and radicals - whose perspectives greatly expand the story of Jewish life.... more...

  • Zionism: A Very Short Introductionby Michael Stanislawski

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    This Very Short Introduction discloses a history of Zionism from the origins of modern Jewish nationalism in the 1870's to the present. more...

  • 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...

  • Sephardi, Jewish, Argentineby Adriana M. Brodsky

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 31.99

    At the turn of the 20th century, Jews from North Africa and the Middle East were called Turcos ("Turks"), and they were seen as distinct from Ashkenazim, not even identified as Jews. Adriana M. Brodsky follows the history of Sephardim as they arrived in Argentina, created immigrant organizations, founded synagogues and cemeteries, and built strong... more...

  • The Flight and Fall of the Eagleby John R. Sommerfeldt

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 32.99

    In addition to tracing the political, cultural and religious history of medieval Germany, this volume examines the thought of outstanding German men and women, and includes an extensive account of the changing status of German Jews. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 169.12

    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...