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  • 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 Manasseh Hill Country Survey, 2by Adam Zertal

    BRILL 2007; US$ 284.00

    The book presents the results of a complete and detailed archaeological survey in the area of ancient Shechem and Samaria. This survey is being conducted since 1978, and it relates to some 400 square kilometers of the heartland of the central hill country of Israel/Palestine. It is a detailed and thorough archaeological and historical work, which deals... more...

  • The Palestinian Liberation Organisationby Helena Cobban

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 51.00

    A comprehensive political analysis of the PLO. 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 Wilhelm Hemecker; Hans Wagener

    De Gruyter 2011; 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 life of Franz... 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$ 27.99

    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$ 133.00

    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 either accompanies... more...

  • Verdrängte Nachbarnby Yfaat Weiss; Barbara Linner

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 21.04

    In Wadi Salib, einem Stadtteil Haifas, kam es 1959 zu gewalttätigen Auseinandersetzungen zwischen den dort wohnhaften jüdisch-marokkanischen Einwanderern und den israelischen Behörden. Das Viertel wurde damals geräumt und ist bis heute als Ruinenstätte inmitten Haifas zu erkennen. Hinter diesem bekannten Teil der Geschichte verbirgt sich ein weiterer,... more...

  • Young Tel Avivby Anat Helman; Haim Watzman

    Brandeis University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    Fascinating revisionist history of Jewish life in Tel Aviv in the Mandate era more...