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Jews outside of Palestine

  • 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...

  • Herzl's Visionby Shlomo Avineri; Haim Watzman

    BlueBridge 2014; US$ 15.99

    Theodor Herzl had been a successful Viennese journalist and a less successful playwright with no political ambitions. That changed in 1896, when he published The Jewish State. In response to the wide resonance that the book received, Herzl convened the first Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland, in 1897, which founded the Zionist Organization... more...

  • Leipziger Juden und die DDRby Hendrik Niether

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 39.46

    Am Beispiel Leipzigs, der zweitgrößten Stadt in der DDR, zeichnet die Studie die politische Erfahrungsgeschichte von Juden unter den Bedingungen von Sozialismus und Kaltem Krieg nach. Dabei wird deutlich, das sich jüdisches Leben dort nicht allein über die Gemeindeorganisation bestimmte, sondern auch über die Zugehörigkeit zu religiösen und politischen... more...

  • Eichmann's Jewsby Doron Rabinovici; Nick Somers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    The question of the collaboration of Jews with the Nazi regime during the persecution and extermination of European Jewry is one of the most difficult and sensitive issues surrounding the Holocaust. How could people be forced to cooperate in their own destruction? Why would they help the Nazi authorities round up their own people for deportation, managing... more...

  • Meine Krone in der Ascheby Hanna Zack Miley

    'fontis 2014; US$ 17.99

    Als Hannelore (Hanna) Zack am 24. Juli 1939 - als siebenjähriges Mädchen - Köln in einem Zug Richtung London verließ, wusste sie das noch nicht: Sie war Teil des legendären "Kindertransports", dem kühnen Unterfangen, das 10.000 jüdische Kinder vor Hitlers Nazi-Regime rettete, indem es ihnen die sichere Fahrt nach England ermöglichte. In den folgenden... more...

  • Jewish Rights, National Ritesby Simon Rabinovitch

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    In its full-color poster for elections to the All-Russian Jewish Congress in 1917, the Jewish People's Party depicted a variety of Jews in seeking to enlist the support of the broadest possible segment of Russia's Jewish population. It forsook neither traditional religious and economic life like the Jewish socialist parties, nor life in Europe like... more...

  • Antisemitism and Anti-Zionismby Rusi Jaspal

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Drawing upon media and visual sources and rich interview data from Iran, Britain and Israel, Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism examines the concepts of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, tracing their evolution and inter-relations, and considering the distinct ways in which they are manifested, and responded to, by Muslim and Jewish communities in Iran, Britain... more...

  • Kerry's Childrenby Ellen Davis

    Seren 2014; US$ 11.65

    Ellen Davis was born in 1929 in the small German village of Hoof. Her Jewish family had lived there since 1760 but its peaceful existence was shattered when Hitler came to power and German Jews were persecuted. Ellen?s autobiography tells the harrowing story of her childhood struggle to protect her younger brothers and sisters from the terrors of... more...

  • Violence, Memory, and Historyby Colin McCullough; Nathan Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This edited collection delves into the horrors of November 1938 and to what degree they portended the Holocaust, demonstrating the varied reactions of Western audiences to news about the pogrom against the Jews. A pattern of stubborn governmental refusal to help German Jews to any large degree emerges throughout the book. Much of this was in response... more...

  • The Devil and the Jewsby Joshua Trachtenberg; Marc Saperstein

    JPS 2014; US$ 26.00

    A JPS bestseller, this is the definitive work of scholarship on the medieval conception of the Jew as devil?literally and figuratively. Through documents, analysis, and illustrations, the book exposes the full spectrum of the Jew?s demonization as devil, sorcerer, and ritual murderer. The author reveals how these myths, many with origins traced to... more...