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  • The Wild in Youby Lorna Crozier; Ian McAllister

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    A testament to the miraculous beings that share our planet and the places that they live, The Wild in You is a deeply-felt creative collaboration between one of our time?s best nature photographers and a very talented and creative poet. Inspired by the majestic and savage beauty of Ian McAllister?s photographs, Lorna Crozier translates the wild... more...

  • Chuzpe, Schmus & Tachelesby Hans Peter Althaus

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Wussten Sie, dass taff kein englisches, sondern ein jiddisches Wort ist und gut bedeutet? Hier hat sich stikum eine falsche Verbindung mit tough eingeschlichen, wobei stikum wiederum kein lateinisches, sondern ebenfalls ein jiddisches Wort ist. Schmus ist dagegen die Meinung, der Neujahrswunsch ?Guten Rutsch!? komme aus dem Jiddischen. Hans Peter Althaus... more...

  • Roots in the Airby Nade?da Rumjanceva

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr Nade?da Rumjanceva has recently completed her doctoral thesis on contmeporary Anglophone writing from Israel.   Reihe Representations & Reflections Studies in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures - Band 010 more...

  • Biblical Lexicology: Hebrew and Greekby Eberhard Bons; Jan Joosten; Regine Hunziker-Rodewald; Romina Vergari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Lexicography, together with grammatical studies and textual criticism, forms the basis of biblical exegesis. Recent decades have seen much progress in this field, yet increasing specialization also tends to have the paradoxical effect of turning exegesis into an independent discipline, while leaving lexicography to the experts. The present... more...

  • The Seven Good Yearsby Etgar Keret

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 19.99

    A brilliant, hilarious memoir from a master storyteller Over the last seven years, Etgar Keret has had plenty of reasons to worry. His son, Lev, was born during a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. His father became sick. And he has been constantly tormented by nightmarish visions of former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, anti-Semitic remarks... more...

  • Women Writers of Yiddish Literatureby Rosemary Horowitz

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Taking stock of Yiddish literature in 1939, critic Shmuel Niger highlighted the increasing number and importance of women writers. However, awareness of women Yiddish writers diminished over the years. Today, a modest body of novels, short stories, poems and essays by Yiddish women may be found in English translation online and in print, and little... more...

  • Yiddish and Powerby Dovid Katz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Yiddish and Power surveys the social, linguistic and intellectual history of the Yiddish language within the traditional civilisation of Jewish Ashkenaz in central, and then in eastern Europe, and its interaction with the surrounding non-Jewish culture. It explores the various ways in which Yiddish has empowered masses and served political agendas.... more...

  • Yosef Haim Brennerby Anita Shapira; Anthony Berris

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    Based on previously unexploited primary sources, this is the first comprehensive biography of Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the pioneers of Modern Hebrew literature. Born in 1881 to a poor Jewish family in Russia, Brenner published his first story, "A Loaf of Bread," in 1900. After being drafted into the Russian army, he deserted to England and later... more...

  • Jewish Rhetoricsby Michael Bernard-Donals; Janice W. Fernheimer

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day more...

  • Poetic Trespassby Lital Levy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    A Palestinian-Israeli poet declares a new state whose language, ?Homelandic,? is a combination of Arabic and Hebrew. A Jewish-Israeli author imagines a ?language plague? that infects young Hebrew speakers with old world accents, and sends the narrator in search of his Arabic heritage. In Poetic Trespass , Lital Levy brings together such startling... more...