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Jews outside of Palestine

  • Burning Beethovenby Erik Kirschbaum; Herbert W. Stupp

    Berlinica Publishing LLC 2015; US$ 7.99

    This illuminating exposé on a dark chapter of American history tells how the flourishing German culture in the United States was wiped out by a fury of anti-German hysteria during World War I. American patriots eradicated the German language from schools, churches, and newspapers. Germans, once America?s biggest, proudest, and most successful ethnic... more...

  • Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955by Steven T. Katz; Seán Hand

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe?s Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant post?war Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Post-Holocaust... more...

  • Exiles in Sepharadby Jeffrey Gorsky

    The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 24.95

    The dramatic one-thousand-year history of Jews in Spain comes to life in Exiles in Sepharad . Jeffrey Gorsky vividly relates this colorful period of Jewish history, from the era when Jewish culture was at its height in Muslim Spain to the horrors of the Inquisition and the Expulsion. Twenty percent of Jews today are descended from Sephardic Jews,... more...

  • Dancing with the Enemyby Paul Glaser

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 18.99

    When Paul Glaser discovered his Aunt Rosie?s remarkable wartime diaries, photographs and letters he was shocked: he had been raised as a Catholic, and had no knowledge of his Jewish heritage. But the story he was to uncover and reconstruct was one far larger and more dramatic than he could have ever imagined. Rosie Glaser was a magnetic force – hopeful,... more...

  • Jewish Space in Contemporary Polandby Erica T. Lehrer; Michael Meng

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In a time of national introspection regarding the country?s involvement in the persecution of Jews, Poland has begun to reimagine spaces of and for Jewishness in the Polish landscape, not as a form of nostalgia but as a way to encourage the pluralization of contemporary society. The essays in this book explore issues of the restoration, restitution,... more...

  • Fear and Loathing in the Northby Cordelia Heß; Jonathan Adams

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Due to the scarcity of sources regarding actual Jewish and Muslim communities and settlements, there has until now been little work on either the perception of or encounters with Muslims and Jews in medieval Scandinavia and the Baltic Region. The volume provides the reader with the possibility to appreciate and understand the complexity... more...

  • Kirche ohne Judenby Oliver Arnhold; Hartmut Lenhard

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 12.40

    Die Rolle der Kirche zur Zeit des Nationalsozialismus ist Thema in der Sekundarstufe II, in einigen Bundesländern auch schon ab Jahrgangsstufe 9. Die Annäherung erfolgt wirksam und eingängig über konkrete Lebensgeschichten einzelner Personen. Damit geht biographisches Lernen über in ein tieferes Verständnis der historischen Sachverhalte. 1. Welche... more...

  • Motherlandby Rita Goldberg

    The New Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    “I am the child of a woman who survived the Holocaust not by the skin of her teeth but heroically,? writes Rita Goldberg. In a deeply moving second-generation Holocaust memoir, Goldberg introduces the extraordinary story of Hilde Jacobsthal, a close friend of Anne Frank?s family who was fifteen when the Nazis invaded Holland. After the arrest of her... more...

  • Der jüdische Mai ?68by Sebastian Voigt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 57.25

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Sebastian Voigt ist Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Zeitgeschichte in München. ?   Reihe Schriften des Simon-Dubnow-Instituts - Band 022 more...