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Jews outside of Palestine

  • Sites of European Antisemitism in the Age of Mass Politics, 1880?1918by Robert Nemes; Daniel Unowsky

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Explores local incidents of antisemitism and antisemitic violence across Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries more...

  • A Jewish Kapo in Auschwitzby Tuvia Friling

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Intriguing biography of Eliezer Grynbaum, the communist Jewish Kapo whose controversy-ridden story spans Europe and Israel more...

  • The Early Jews and Muslims of England and Walesby Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman; Donald N. Yates

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book proposes that Jews were present in England in substantial numbers from the Roman Conquest forward. Indeed, there has never been a time during which a large Jewish-descended, and later Muslim-descended, population has been absent from England. Contrary to popular history, the Jewish population was not expelled from England in 1290, but rather... more...

  • Für die Juden, gegen den Osten?by Paula Giersch

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 68.04

    Karl Emil Franzos? Nachleben in der Literaturwissenschaft liest sich ? im Gegensatz zu seinen Erfolgen zu Lebzeiten ? vielfach als Scheitern. Wo der in Galizien geborene, jüdische Autor nicht vergessen wurde, rügte man seine angebliche Widersprüchlichkeit und Germanisierungstendenz, wo man ihn mit einem missverstandenen Aufklärungsimpetus entschuldigte,... more...

  • Mediterranean Enlightenmentby Francesca Bregoli

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00

    The Mediterranean port of Livorno was home to one of the most prominent and privileged Jewish enclaves of early modern Europe. Focusing on Livornese Jewry, this book offers an alternative perspective on Jewish acculturation during the eighteenth century, and reassesses common assumptions about the interactions of Jews with outside culture and the... more...

  • Trapped in Hitler's Hellby Anita Dittman; Jan Markell; Ray Comfort

    WND Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge until these calamities be overpast."" (Psalm 57:1)Anita Dittman was just a little girl when the winds of Nazism and Hitler's coming Holocaust began to blow through Germany.Raised by her Jewish mother, she... more...

  • Jewish Spainby Tabea Linhard

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    What is meant by "Jewish Spain"? The term itself encompasses a series of historical contradictions. No single part of Spain has ever been entirely Jewish. Yet discourses about Jews informed debates on Spanish identity formation long after their 1492 expulsion. The Mediterranean world witnessed a renewed interest in Spanish-speaking Jews in the twentieth... more...

  • David Kalisch ? drei jüdische Possenby Georg-Michael Schulz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    During the first half of the 19th century, light theater typically portrayed Jews as objects of mockery or morally questionable minor characters. This was also true of Kalisch?s farces. Yet it is thanks to his farce, ?One of our people,? which enjoyed success well into the 20th century, that we see a Jewish main character portrayed in an entirely positive... more...

  • Vanished Historyby Tomas Sniegon

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Bohemia and Moravia, today part of the Czech Republic, was the first territory with a majority of non-German speakers occupied by Hitler?s Third Reich on the eve of the World War II. Tens of thousands of Jewish inhabitants in the so called Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia soon felt the tragic consequences of Nazi racial politics. Not all Czechs,... more...

  • A Semiteby Denis Guenoun; Judith Butler; Ann Smock; William Smock

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Denis Guénoun's father was an Algerian Jew who inherited French citizenship and revered the principles of the French Revolution. He taught science in a French lycée in Oran and belonged to the French Communist Party. He rarely fought on a winning side, but his belief in the common interests of Arabs and Jews, Europe and a liberated North Africa, call... more...