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  • A Century of Palestinian Rejectionism and Jew Hatredby Sol Stern

    Encounter Books 2011; US$ 5.99

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has launched an international campaign to achieve recognition by the United Nations for an independent Palestinian state. Abbas and his international supporters claim that only Israel (with the United States) stands in the way of this act of historical justice, which would finally bring about peace in the Middle... 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...

  • Yom Kippur Party Goodsby Philip Gold

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    Philip Gold, an accomplished writer, journalist, scholar, wandered forty years before returning to the Judaism he'd left behind. But he didn't return so much as bring back the seeds of a new kind of Judaism with him. YOM KIPPUR PARTY GOODS is much more than a personal tale, am memoir of pain and seeking told with humor and grace. It's also for... more...

  • Not Reckoned among Nationsby Avi Avidov

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 74.34

    Hauptbeschreibung As in the modern era, in Roman antiquity too the so-called "Jewish question" was essentially that of the integration of diaspora Jews into their host societies. Social integration varies, however, in accordance with the organizational principles upon which various societies are established. The thrust of the present study is that... more...

  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 93.15

    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...

  • Nine Lives of Israelby Jack L. Schwartzwald

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    This study offers a concise yet comprehensive account of Israel's history as told through the lives of nine of its leading citizens and founders. Each chapter chronicles a critical epoch in the Israeli saga and catalogs the impact made on that epoch by one of nine leading protagonists--Theodor Herzl, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, Abba Eban,... more...

  • What Does a Jew Want?by Udi Aloni; Slavoj Zizek; Alain Badiou; Judith Butler

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 21.99

    "In this book Udi Aloni, causing a power fault in the ruling liberal attitude by way of short-circuiting different levels of ideology, art, and thought; rewrites the Oedipus myth and rejects liberal Zionism. Who but Aloni can combine the tremendous poetic power of creating new myths with the perspicuous mind of a cold theoretician? Who but Aloni can... more...

  • A Brief History of Israel,by Bernard Reich

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 49.50

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  • 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...

  • Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israelby Mark LeVine; Gershon Shafir

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    Too often, the study of Israel/Palestine has focused on elite actors and major events. Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel takes advantage of new sources about everyday life and the texture of changes on the ground to put more than two dozen human faces on the past and present of the region. With contributions from a leading cast of scholars... more...