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- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 32.95
The New Jewish Diaspora is the first English-language study of nearly two million Jews who emigrated from the former Soviet Union and examines the marks they have made on the social and political terrain of the United States, Israel, and Germany. An international array of experts on the Russian-speaking Jewish diaspora from a variety of disciplines... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 34.95
Drawing the Iron Curtain tells the story of the golden age of Soviet animation and the Jewish artists who enabled it to thrive. Maya Balakirsky Katz reveals how the state-run animation studio Soyuzmultfilm served as an unlikely haven for political dissidents and brought together Jewish creative personnel from across the land. These artists used... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
For nineteenth-century Eastern European Jews, modernization entailed the abandonment of arranged marriage in favor of the "love match." Romantic novels taught Jewish readers the rules of romance and the choreography of courtship. But because these new conceptions of romance were rooted in the Christian and chivalric traditions, the Jewish embrace... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 28.99
From serving as the Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker to penning articles for the New York Times, Milton Viorst has dedicated his career to studying the Middle East. Now, in this new book, Viorst examines the evolution of Zionism, from its roots by serving as a cultural refuge for Europe's Jews, to the cover it provides today for Israel's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
In an innovative approach, Holocaust Angst explores how Germans perceived and reacted to how Americans publicly commemorated the Holocaust. It argues that a network of mostly conservative West German officials and their associates in private organizations and foundations, with Chancellor Kohl located at its center, perceived themselves as the "victims"... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 29.99
Three New York Times bestsellers chronicle the rise of America?s most influential Jewish families as they transition from poor immigrants to household names. In his acclaimed trilogy, author Stephen Birmingham paints an engrossing portrait of Jewish American life from the colonial era through the twentieth century with fascinating narrative... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
With courage born of desperation, Jewish fighters began their resistance in April 1943 in the Warsaw ghetto. This was the best known but only one of many Jewish resistance activities against the National Socialist policy of annihilation. This volume addresses the different forms and facets of Jewish resistance, such as the partisan war,... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00
The rich history of the German rabbinate came to an abrupt halt with the November Pogrom of 1938. Many rabbis obtained visas and came to Britain and participated in the re-shaping of the Anglo-Jewish landscape. They supported their fellow refugees with spiritual and pastoral care and founded institutions and organizations, such as the Leo Baeck College... more...