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  • "Dearest Georg": Love, Literature, and Power in Dark Timesby Vesa & Elias Canetti; Karen Lauer; David Dollenmayer

    Other Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti were married in Vienna. Elias describes the arrangement to his brother Georges as a ?functional? marriage. Meanwhile, an intense intellectual love affair develops between Veza and Georges, a young doctor suffering fromtuberculosis. Four years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, where... more...

  • "Geschenke an Aufmerksame"by Irene Fußl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    Dieses Buch ermöglicht den Zugang zur jüdisch-mystischen Seite ausgewählter Gedichte Paul Celans. Der Leser wird im Gedicht an einen Kreuzungspunkt mit dem bewusst oder unbewusst eingeflossenen kulturellen Wissen des Autors herangeführt. Damit wird eine Auslegung vorgeschlagen, die mit dem kulturellen Wissen und der Lektüreerfahrung des Autors... more...

  • "Our Crowd"by Stephen Birmingham

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The New York Times ?bestselling history of the rise of the most powerful and privileged Jewish families in America They immigrated to America from Germany in the nineteenth century with names like Loeb, Sachs, Seligman, Lehman, Guggenheim, and Goldman. From tenements on the Lower East Side to Park Avenue mansions, this handful of Jewish families... more...

  • "That Time Cannot Be Forgotten"by Emil Georg Sold; Ivan Fehrenbach; Paul Friedhoff

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95

    In a gripping exchange of letters written in the closing years of the 20th century, two men struggle to come to terms with the signal event of their time, the Holocaust. Born in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany in the early part of the 20th century, both bore witness to the turbulent years... more...

  • "The Rest of Us"by Stephen Birmingham

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The New York Times ?bestselling history of the Jewish immigrants from Russia and Poland who altered the American landscape from New York to Hollywood. The wave of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who swept into New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by way of Ellis Island were not welcomed by the Jews who had arrived... more...

  • "Und ich lebe wieder an der Isar"by Andrea Sinn; Charlotte Knobloch

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 42.00

    Hans Lamm (1913-1985), von 1970 bis zu seinem Tod Präsident der Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde in München, hatte seine Geburtsstadt im Jahr 1938 verlassen müssen. Schon 1945 kam er wieder nach Deutschland, ging aber nach seinem Einsatz als Dolmetscher bei den Nürnberger Prozessen und am Wiedergutmachungsgerichtshof zunächst wieder in die USA. Erst 1955... more...

  • 'You Should See Yourself'by Vincent Brook

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 28.95

      Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...

  • (God) After Auschwitzby Zachary Braiterman

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 99.95 US$ 90.95

    The impact of technology-enhanced mass death in the twentieth century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the future shape of religious thought. In his provocative book, the author shows how key Jewish theologians faced the memory of Auschwitz by rejecting traditional theodicy, abandoning any attempt to justify and vindicate the relationship... more...

  • (Re)Visualizing National Historyby Robin Ostow

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    (Re)Visualizing National History is a unique and interdisciplinary volume that offers insights on the dilemmas of present-day European culture, manifestations of nationalism in Europe, and the debates surrounding museums as sites for the representation of politics and history. more...

  • 100 Most Influential Jews of All Timesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99

    Learn more about 100 Most Influential Jews of all times - from Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud to Albert Einstein and Woody Allen. Their life, views, and careers illustrated with drawings and photographs. Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Written in clear and concise English.... more...