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- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
What does it mean to be Jewish? What is an anti-Semite? Why does the enigmatic identity of the men who founded the first monotheistic religion arouse such passions? We need to return to the Jewish question. We need, first, to distinguish between the anti-Judaism of medieval times, which persecuted the Jews, and the anti-Judaism of the Enlightenment,... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2014; US$ 18.00
Rose Zar was 19 years old when the Nazis invaded her native Poland. Her father urged her to save herself by hiding ?in the mouth of the wolf??or within the enemy itself. She managed to obtain false papers, secretly changing her identity and surviving the Holocaust as maid and nanny for a Nazi SS colonel. more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
The Mediterranean port of Livorno was home to one of the most prominent and privileged Jewish enclaves of early modern Europe. Focusing on Livornese Jewry, this book offers an alternative perspective on Jewish acculturation during the eighteenth century, and reassesses common assumptions about the interactions of Jews with outside culture and the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.19
This volume includes both historical treatments of differing German-Jewish understandings of their experience ? their relations to their Judaism, general culture and to other Jews ? and contemporary reflections and competing interpretations as to how to understand the overall experience of German Jewry. more...
- Pitchstone Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
By the early 1990s, four thousand Jews remained in Poland, a startling figure considering 3.25 million Jews lived there at the start of World War II. Indeed, of all the horrors of the Holocaust, Polish Jewry suffered the worst fate. But miraculously, the Jewish community in Poland has been experiencing a rebirth over the past decade. The Jewish population... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99
In this powerful and absorbing sequel to Mother and Me: Escape from Warsaw 1939 ( ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Autobiography 2006), the author recalls his flight from the Nazis in Hungary as an 8-year-old boy with his resourceful and determined mother, Barbara. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 15.99
A detailed and moving account of the indignities and cruelties Jews have undergone at the hands of Christians and others in the West, from St John Chrysostom in the 4th century to Hitler in the 20th. Using Hitler's concentration camps as a point of departure, Hay leads us on a tour of the devilish scenes and spectacles which have been produced by... more...