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Jews outside of Palestine

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Defining Neighborsby Jonathan Marc Gribetz

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persists, aspiring peacemakers continue to search for the precise territorial dividing line that will satisfy both Israeli and Palestinian nationalist demands. The prevailing view assumes that this struggle is nothing more than a dispute over real estate. Defining Neighbors boldly challenges this view, shedding... more...

  • Moj?esz Schorr und Majer Ba?abanby Maria Gotzen-Dold

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.88

    Die Studie hat Leben und Werk der polnisch-jüdischen Historiker Mojżesz Schorr und Majer Bałaban zum Gegenstand. Beide wirkten vornehmlich in der Zeit der Zweiten Polnischen Republik in Lemberg und Warschau. Ihr Blick auf die jüdische Geschichte erfolgte vor dem Hintergrund der sich im Wandel befindlichen und letztendlich zerbrechenden... more...

  • Volk oder Religion?by Philipp Lenhard

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 68.40

    Als sich im ausgehenden 18. Jahrhundert in Europa das Prinzip des Nationalstaates durchzusetzen begann, geriet die traditionelle jüdische Gemeinschaft in eine Krise. Die Zentralisierung staatlicher Herrschaft und die mit dem Nationalismus verbundene Homogenisierung des Staatsvolkes hatten zur Folge, dass die jüdische Gemeindeautonomie sukzessive abgeschafft... more...

  • Otto von Bismarckby Eberhard Kolb

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 12.66

    Otto von Bismarck war der bedeutendste deutsche Staatsmann des 19. Jahrhunderts ? und er ist zugleich höchst umstritten. Von der Heldengestalt des Reichsgründers bis zum Wegbereiter der deutschen Katastrophe reichen die Urteile. Eberhard Kolb, einer der angesehensten Bismarckforscher, befreit den ?Eisernen Kanzler? in seiner eleganten kleinen Biographie... more...

  • The Zionist Ideaby Arthur Hertzberg

    JPS 2014; US$ 34.00

    A classic since its initial publication in 1959, The Zionist Idea is an anthology of writings by the leading thinkers of the Zionist movement, including Theodor Herzl, Ahad Ha-Am, Martin Buber, Louis Brandeis, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes, Max Nordau, Mordecai Kaplan, Vladimir Jabotinsky, Chaim Weizmann, and David Ben-Gurion. more...

  • Sephardi Livesby Julia Cohen; Sarah Stein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews?descendants of Jews who fled medieval Spain and Portugal settling in the western portions of the Ottoman Empire, including the Balkans, Anatolia, and Palestine. Reflecting Sephardi history in all its diversity, from... more...