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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
For more than eighty years the Jewish Daily Forward 's legendary advice column, "A Bintel Brief" ("a bundle of letters") dispensed shrewd, practical, and fair-minded advice to its readers. Created in 1906 to help bewildered Eastern European immigrants learn about their new country, the column also gave them a forum for seeking advice and support in... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99
Antisemitism has been a chillingly persistent presence throughout the last millennium, culminating in the dark apogee of the Holocaust. Steven Beller examines and untangles the history of the phenomenon: from medieval religious conflict, to its growth as a political and ideological movement in the 19th century, and 'new' antisemitism today.... more...
- Free Press 2002; US$ 17.00
In this groundbreaking work that sets apart fact and legend, authors Finkelstein and Silberman use significant archeological discoveries to provide historical information about biblical Israel and its neighbors. In this iconoclastic and provocative work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99
One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII. Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British Palestine. As the ringleader of the infamous Stern Gang, also known... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
The incredible but little-known true story of the Jews who went underground in Nazi Berlin at the height of World War II?and lived to tell the tale When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, approximately one hundred sixty thousand Jews called Berlin home. By 1943 less than five thousand remained in the nation?s capital, the epicenter of Nazism,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
Paul Kriwaczek begins this illuminating and immensely pleasurable chronicle of Yiddish civilization during the Roman empire, when Jewish culture first spread to Europe. We see the burgeoning exile population disperse, as its notable diplomats, artists and thinkers make their mark in far-flung cities and found a self-governing Yiddish world. By its... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.00
The distinguished historian of the Jewish people, Howard M. Sachar, gives us a comprehensive and enthralling chronicle of the achievements and traumas of the Jews over the last four hundred years. Tracking their fate from Western Europe?s age of mercantilism in the seventeenth century to the post-Soviet and post-imperialist Islamic upheavals of the... more...
- Orion 2012; US$ 14.67
The History of Ancient Israel covers the epis story of Jewish civilisation from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem, and the Temple in AD 70. It deals with Israel's relations with the grat empires which shaped its developmentand with the changing internal structure of the Jewish state, drawing both on excavation and the Hebrew Bilble. more...