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  • 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 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...

  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 90.60

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... 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$ 18.14

    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...

  • ISS 13 Making Australian Foreign Policy on Israel-Palestineby Eulalia Han; Halim Rane

    Melbourne University Press 2013; Not Available

    Based on extensive research of Australian media coverage, public opinion, interest groups as well as in-depth interviews with current and former diplomats and politicians, this book provides a unique insight into the policy making process in regards to one of the world’s most enduring and volatile dilemmas. Making Australian Foreign Policy on... more...

  • After Zionismby Antony Loewenstein; Ahmed Moor

    Saqi 2013; US$ 13.11

    After Zionism brings together some of the world?s leading thinkers on the Middle East question to dissect the century-long conflict between Zionism and the Palestinians, and to explore possible forms of a one-state solution. Time has run out for the two-state solution because of the unending and permanent Jewish colonisation of Palestinian land. Although... more...