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Jews outside of Palestine

  • 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...

  • 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$ 56.78

    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$ 67.10

    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...