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  • The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiakby Dawid Sierakowiak; Alan Adelson; Kamil Turowski; Lawrence L. Langer

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 17.95

    This diary is a remarkable legacy left to humanity by its teenage author. It is one of the most fastidiously detailed accounts ever rendered of modern life in human bondage. When Lodz is occupied by the Nazis, the Sierakowiak family is among the city's 200,000 Jews who are forced into a sealed ghetto, completely cut off from the outside world. In intimate,... more...

  • Zionism and the Creation of a New Societyby the late Ben Halpern; Jehuda Reinharz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 99.99

    Zionism and the Creation of a New Society is an analysis of the development of the Jewish State. Tracing the history of Zionism from the late nineteenth century to World War II, the authors demonstrate the continuity between the principles and practices of the Zionist movement and the social and political structure of Israel today. The idea of Jewish... more...

  • Divided Livesby Cynthia A. Crane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 35.00

    In recent years, Holocaust scholarship has begun to uncover many little-known tragedies, such as the persecutions of homosexuals and Gypsies under German national socialism. Crane (an assistant professor of English at Raymond Waters College in Ohio) focuses on the persecution of "mischlings," children of mixed Jewish and Christian marriagesAspecifically,... more...

  • Inheriting the Holocaustby Paula S. Fass

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In Inheriting the Holocaust , Paula S. Fass explores her own past as the daughter of Holocaust survivors to reflect on the nature of history and memory. Her journey through time and relationships begins when she travels to Poland and locates birth certificates of the murdered siblings she never knew. Recovering her family’s story provides Fass with... more...

  • On Modern Jewish Politicsby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 49.99

    This book is a concise guide to and analysis of the complexities of modern Jewish politics in the interwar European and American diaspora. "Jewish politics" refers to the different and opposing visions of the Jewish future as formulated by various Jewish political parties and organizations and their efforts to implement their programs and... more...

  • Anne Frankby David Colbert

    Aladdin 2009; US$ 7.99

    Bestselling author David Colbert creates a new form of biography as he examines the life of Anne Frank by looking at the ten most important days of her life. You're about to be an eyewitness to ten crucial days in Anne Frank's life, including: A wrenching decision to flee Germany A chilling letter that sent her family into hiding The gift of... more...

  • The Lure of Anti-Semitismby Michel Wieviorka

    BRILL 2007; US$ 70.00

    This book is the first scientific study of present-day French anti-Semitism. As from the beginning of the 21st century France has been witness to a renewal of anti-Semitism which owes as much to internal developments in French society as to global factors and in particular to the conflict in the Middle East. more...

  • The Origin of the Indo-Iraniansby Elena E. Kuz'mina; J.P. Mallory

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    Here then is the fruit of Elena Kuz'mina's life-long quest for the Indo-Iranians. Already its predecessor (Otkuda prishli indoarii, published in 1994) was considered the most comprehensive analysis of the origins of the Indo-Iranians ever published, but in this new, significantly expanded edition (edited by J.P. Mallory) we find an encyclopaedic account... more...

  • Jewish Identity in the Greco-Roman Worldby Jörg Frey; Daniel R. Schwartz

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    The book addresses critical issues of the formation and development of Jewish identity in the late Second Temple period. How could Jewish identity be defined? What about the status of women and the image of ‘others’? And what about its ongoing influence in early Christianity? more...

  • The A to Z of Zionismby Rafael Medoff; Chaim I. Waxman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.50

    Although 60 years have now passed since the establishment of Israel, many of the political and religious factions that made up the Zionist movement in the pre-state era remain active. The A to Z of Zionism_through its chronology, maps, introductory essay, bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on crucial persons, organizations,... more...