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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Since independence, Israel has lived with a paradox, needing and seeking legitimacy, understanding, and empathy from the world community while simultaneously also discounting the world. This volume reflects upon Israel?s troubled attempts to balance its desire to be different from a world that it simultaneously genuinely needs and that it also wants... more...
- 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...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 29.95
The Middle East is now in the eye of a storm. But as this storm abates, an opportunity for peace and progress has emerged. In Imperfect Compromise , Michael Karpin, an Israeli broadcast journalist, presents a new thesis about the Middle East peace settlement. He lays out an optimistic forecast: The violent conflict between Arabs and Jews that has had... more...
- 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...