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  • Rabbi Outcastby Jack Ross

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    Dramatic changes have taken place in the last decade with respect to the views of the American Jewish community toward Israel and Zionism. Since the beginning of the Second Intifada in 2000, the involvement of the Israel lobby in precipitating the Iraq War and promoting war on Iran, and Israel?s widely condemned wars in Lebanon and Gaza, large swaths... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Zionismby Rafael Medoff; Chaim I. Waxman

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 104.99

    Although 60 years have now passed since the establishment of Israel, many of the political and religious factions that made up the Zionist movement in the pre-state era remain active. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Zionism_through its chronology, maps, introductory essay, bibliography, and over two hundred cross-referenced dictionary... more...

  • North African Jewry in the Twentieth Centuryby Michael M. Laskier

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 45.00

    Before widescale emigration in the early 1960s, North Africa's Jewish communities were among the largest in the world. Without Jewish emigrants from North Africa, Israel's dynamic growth would simply not have occured. North African Jews, also called Maghribi, strengthed the new Israeli state through their settlements, often becoming the victims... more...

  • Russia's First Modern Jewsby David E. Fishman; Yoichi Funabashi

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 28.00

    Long before there were Jewish communities in the land of the tsars, Jews inhabited a region which they called medinat rusiya, the land of Russia. Prior to its annexation by Russia, the land of Russia was not a center of rabbinic culture. But in 1772, with its annexation by Tsarist Russia, this remote region was severed from the Polish-Lithuanian... more...

  • The Emergence of American Zionismby Mark A. Raider

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 27.00

    The images of Zionist pioneers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries--hard working, brawny, and living off the land--sprang from the ascendent socialist Zionist movement in Palestine known as "Labor Zionism." The building of the Yishuv, a new Jewish society in Palestine, was accompanied by the rapid growth of Zionism worldwide. How... more...

  • Lancashire's Historic Pubsby Peter Thomas

    The History Press 2006; US$ 11.99

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  • The German-Jewish Experience Revisitedby Steven E. Aschheim; Vivian Liska; Jerusalem Leo Baeck Institute

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.82

    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...

  • Kosmopoliten wider Willenby Friedemann Pestel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 59.83

    Using the example of the Monarchiens , a group of constitutional monarchists, Friedemann Pestel examines how émigrés moved from being on the defensive to political action in the 1790s. Their pan-European connections gave them extensive visibility. The study shows the interconnections between lands of origin and exile. It corrects the... more...

  • Female, Jewish, and Educatedby Harriet Pass Freidenreich

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 27.95

    Female, Jewish, and Educated presents a collective biography of Jewish women who attended universities in Germany or Austria before the Nazi era. To what extent could middle-class Jewish women in the early decades of the 20th century combine family and careers? What impact did anti-Semitism and gender... more...

  • Contemporary Jewriesby E. Ben-Rafael

    BRILL 2003; US$ 96.00

    This work aims to explore whether one can still speak, at the beginning of the 21st century, of one Jewish People encompassing all Jews in the world and based on shared principles of collective identity. It covers factors of convergence and divergence that characterize contemporary Jewries. more...