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  • Die jüdische Geschichte der Stadt Sternberg (Mecklenburg)by Jürgen Gramenz; Sylvia Ulmer

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Die Mecklenburger Stadt Sternberg wird noch immer nur mit dem angeblichen Hostienfrevel der hiesigen Juden im Jahr 1492 in Verbindung gebracht. Das Ziel dieses Buch ist es, diese einseitige Sichtweise auf die jüdische Geschichte Sternbergs zurechtzurücken. Neben der Legendenbildung, Beweislage und späteren Rezeption des Hostienschändungsprozesses,... more...

  • The Life of Flavius Josephusby Flavius Josephus; William Whiston

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95

    The autobiographical text The Life of Josephus is a text written by Flavius Josephus around 94 to 99 BC. The commander of a Jewish insurgency who was captured by the Roman in 67 BC he won his liberty by ingratiating himself with the Roman victors. The Life of Josephus is both a retelling of the events of this War and a justification by Josephus of... more...

  • The Palestinian Liberation Organisationby Helena Cobban

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 56.00

    A comprehensive political analysis of the PLO. more...

  • Sicily's Aeolian Islandsby Joanne Lane

    Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99

    These seven delightful islands lie off the north coast of Milazzo between Italy and Sicily. Each is different, featuring steaming volcanoes, luxurious mud baths to wallow in, crystal-clear waters full of fish and caves to explore, beaches to relax on, pleasant island walks and some serious trekking to reach the volcanic craters. However, they also... more...

  • Three Wishesby Deborah Ellis

    Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95

    Deborah Ellis's enormously popular Breadwinner trilogy recounted the experiences of children living in Afghanistan; now Ellis turns her attention to the young people of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After visiting the region to conduct interviews, she presents their stories here ? in their own words. Twelve-year-old Nora, eleven-year-old Mohammad,... more...

  • Judentum in Leben und Werk von Franz Werfelby Hans Wagener; Wilhelm Hemecker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The articles in this volume examine the various aspects of Judaism and facets of Jewish figures in the work of Franz Werfel. The topics covered range from Jewish assimilation through to Werfel?s attempt to define the relationship between Judaism and Christianity. The compilation begins with a biographical examination of Judaism in the... more...

  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 94.47

    This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extraordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up in St. Petersburg. He arrived in Berlin in 1922, where he pursued an academic career (Doctorate,... more...

  • One People, One Bloodby Don Seeman

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    The Feres Mura, Ethiopian Jews whose families converted to Christianity during the nineteenth century and then reasserted their Jewish identity in the late twentieth century, still await acceptance by Israel. Since the 1980s, they have sought homecoming through the state's right of return law. Instead of a welcoming embrace, Israel's government... more...

  • Acreby Thomas Philipp

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Thomas Philipp's study of Acre combines the most extensive use to date of local Arabic sources with commercial records in Europe to shed light on a region and power center many identify as the beginning of modern Palestinian history. The third largest city in eighteenth-century Syria—after Aleppo and Damascus—Acre was the capital of a politically... more...

  • Zeitgenössische jüdische Autobiographieby Christoph Miething

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 140.00

    The proceedings of the conference of the same name assemble papers concentrating largely on Franco-Jewish autobiography in the last few decades. Relevant literature in English and German is also discussed. In addition, three Italian authors of autobiographies comment on their own works. The theoretical reflection undertaken in the volume... more...