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  • Deutschland und Israel 1945?1965by Yeshayahu Jelinek

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2004; US$ 133.00

    Deutsche und Juden haben nach dem Holocaust einen langen steinigen Weg zurücklegen müssen, um eine Annäherung zu erreichen. Besonders schwierig war der Dialog zwischen der Bundesrepublik und Israel. Erst 1965 kam es zur Aufnahme diplomatischer Beziehungen zwischen den beiden Staaten. Detailliert weist der Autor nach, wie bis zu diesem Zeitpunkt Vorurteile,... 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...

  • Israeli Peacemaking Since 1967by Galia Golan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making efforts, possibly accounting for breakthroughs or failures to reach agreement. From King Hussein's little known overtures immediately... more...

  • Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Essential Reference Guideby Alice Butler-Smith; Priscilla Roberts

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    Truly an essential reference for today's world, this detailed introduction to the origins, events, and impact of the adversarial relationship between Arabs and Israelis illuminates the complexities and the consequences of this long-lasting conflict. more...

  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 105.51

    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...

  • The Dynasty of the Jewish Patriarchsby Alan Appelbaum

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 94.07

    Hauptbeschreibung The Patriarchs of the Jews were remarkable not only because they governed much of Palestine in late antiquity, collected taxes from and sent emissaries to Jews across the Roman Empire, acted as the representative of both Palestinian and diaspora Jewry to the Roman imperial government, and achieved great prominence in Roman society.... more...

  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestineby Ilan Pappe

    Oneworld Publications 2007; US$ 18.95

    The renowned Israeli historian revisits the formative period of the State of Israel. Between 1947 and 1949, over 400 Palestinian villages were deliberately destroyed, civilians were massacred, and around a million men, women, and children were expelled from their homes at gunpoint. Denied for almost six decades, had it happened today it could only... more...

  • The Palestine-Israeli Conflictby Dan Cohn-Sherbok; Dawoud El-Alami

    Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 14.95

    With coverage of all the recent events, the new edition of this best-selling book gives a thorough and accessible account of the history behind the Palestine-Israeli conflict, its roots, and the possibilities for the future. The book is divided into two parts — the first by an American rabbi and Professor of Judaism, and the second by a Palestinian... more...

  • Scars of War, Wounds of Peaceby Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    An insightful and thorough account of the Arab-Israeli conflict ranges from the birth of Israel to the present day, told from firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events, written by a former high-ranking Israeli official. more...

  • The City in Roman Palestineby Daniel Sperber

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 109.99

    This work uses rabbinic texts, classical sources, and archaeological evidence to describe what a typical Palestinian city looked like, and how it operated. It provides a background for understanding everyday life in the urban environment of the New Testament. more...