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Jews outside of Palestine

  • 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$ 12.02

    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

    Born in Basel in 1949, Rita Goldberg was brought up in the United States and spent time in Germany, where her father was an army psychiatrist. She teaches comparative literature at Harvard and is married to Oliver Hart, a British-born professor of economics at Harvard. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. more...

  • Der jüdische Mai ?68by Sebastian Voigt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 55.53

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

  • »Wer bin ich, dass ich über Leben und Tod entscheide?«by Mathias Middelberg

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 14.80

    Hans Calmeyer sollte als »Rassereferent« über Fälle unklarer Abstammung entscheiden: War er Mittäter oder Widerständler? Der Anwalt Hans Calmeyer (1903-1972) entschied als Beamter der deutschen Besatzungsverwaltung in den Niederlanden täglich über Leben und Tod: Nach der NS-Rassenpolitik sollte er »rassische Zweifelsfälle« klären. »Arier« oder Jude?... more...

  • Histories of the Jews of Egyptby Dario Miccoli

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt ? mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "an imagined bourgeoisie". It demonstrates how,... more...