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Jews outside of Palestine

  • Gone to Groundby Marie Jalowicz-Simon; Anthea Bell

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 11.98

    Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, forced labour and extermination. Marie takes off the yellow star and vanishes into the city. In the years that follow, Marie lives under an assumed identity, moving between almost... more...

  • Erasedby Omer Bartov

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In Erased , Omer Bartov uncovers the rapidly disappearing vestiges of the Jews of western Ukraine, who were rounded up and murdered by the Nazis during World War II with help from the local populace. What begins as a deeply personal chronicle of the Holocaust in his mother's hometown of Buchach--in former Eastern Galicia--carries him on a journey... more...

  • European Muslim Antisemitismby Günther Jikeli

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Antisemitism from Muslims has become a serious issue in Western Europe, although not often acknowledged as such. Looking for insights into the views and rationales of young Muslims toward Jews, Günther Jikeli and his colleagues interviewed 117 ordinary Muslim men in London (chiefly of South Asian background), Paris (chiefly North African), and Berlin... more...

  • The Greater German Reich and the Jewsby Wolf Gruner; Jorg Osterloh

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    Between 1935 and 1940, the Nazis incorporated large portions of Europe into the German Reich. The contributors to this volume analyze the evolving anti-Jewish policies in the annexed territories and their impact on the Jewish population, as well as the attitudes and actions of non-Jews, Germans, and indigenous populations. They demonstrate that... more...

  • The Lion and the Starby Jonathan Friedman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Lion and the Star not only offers an informed glimpse into the intricacies of daily German life but also confirms the continuing danger of making sweeping generalizations about German Jews and non-Jews. In the aftermath of World War II, many viewed the Third Reich as an aberration in German history and laid blame with Hitler and his followers.... more...

  • Literatur, Film, Theater und Kunstby Wolfgang Benz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    The Handbook of Anti-Semitism compiles the present state of knowledge on the phenomenon of Judaeophobia without limits of time or space. The seventh volume includes nearly 700 entries that survey cultural anti-Semitism in film, theater, literature, and the visual arts. It examines the trope of the ?Eternal Jew? as well as ?Jud Süß;?... more...

  • Nazi Crimes against Jews and German Post-War Justiceby Edith Raim

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    While the International Military Tribunal and the subsequent American Military Tribunals at Nuremberg dealt with a variety of Nazi crimes, these courts did not consider themselves cognizant in adjudicating wrongdoings against those who lost German citizenship based on the so-called ?Nuremberg laws,? such as Germany?s Jews. Until recently,... more...

  • Das Kulturerbe deutschsprachiger Judenby Elke-Vera Kotowski

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    As part of the German Jewish Cultural Heritage project, the expert contributors to this volume examine the cultural influence of the German-speaking Jewish intelligentsia around the world. This influence continues to be felt in many countries of origin and exile without being adequately reflected in collective consciousness. This volume... more...

  • Das Auswärtige Amt in der NS-Diktaturby Johannes Hürter; Michael Mayer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00

    This volume reviews research conducted surrounding the German Foreign Office and its past. What do we actually know about the function of the Foreign Office during the Nazi era, what gaps exist in the research, what is settled and what is under dispute? The authors seek to add additional context to the debate by discussing developments... more...

  • Turkey and the Rescue of European Jewsby I. Izzet Bahar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The Turkish approach to Jewish refugees who were in transit... more...