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  • Fresh Woundsby Donald L. Niewyk

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    Every student of the Holocaust knows the crucial importance of survivors' testimonies in reconstructing the crime. Most such accounts, however, were recorded years or even decades after the end of World War II. The survivor narratives that make up this volume, in contrast, were gathered immediately after the war. In 1946, Russian-born American psychologist... more...

  • Jacob Neusnerby Aaron W. Hughes

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 34.00

    Biography: Neusner is a social commentator, a post-Holocaust theologian, and an outspoken political figure.     Jacob Neusner (born 1932) is one of the most important figures in the shaping of modern American Judaism. He was pivotal in transforming the study of Judaism from an insular project only conducted by—and of interest to—religious adherents... more...

  • Fragments of Isabellaby Isabella Leitner

    Open Road Media 2016; US$ 9.99

    The deeply moving true account of a young Jewish woman’s imprisonment by the Nazis at the Auschwitz death camp.   In 1944, on the morning of Isabella’s birthday, she and her family were deported to Auschwitz, the Nazi extermination camp. There, Isabella and her siblings relied on one another’s love and support to remain hopeful in the midst of... more...

  • Extraterritorial Dreamsby Sarah Abrevaya Stein

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    We tend to think of citizenship as something that is either offered or denied by a state. Modern history teaches otherwise. Reimagining citizenship as a legal spectrum along which individuals can travel, Extraterritorial Dreams explores the history of Ottoman Jews who sought, acquired, were denied or stripped of citizenship in Europe in the late... more...

  • The Marriage Plotby Naomi Seidman

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    For nineteenth-century Eastern European Jews, modernization entailed the abandonment of arranged marriage in favor of the "love match." Romantic novels taught Jewish readers the rules of romance and the choreography of courtship. But because these new conceptions of romance were rooted in the Christian and chivalric traditions, the Jewish embrace... more...

  • Jewish People, Yiddish Nationby Kalman Weiser

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    Using hitherto unexplored archival sources, memoirs, interviews, and materials from the vibrant interwar Jewish and Polish presses, Kalman Weiser investigates the rise and fall of Yiddishism and of Prylucki's political party in the post-World War I era. more...

  • None is Too Manyby Irving Abella; Harold Troper

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    None Is Too Many will undoubtedly continue to serve as a potent reminder of the fragility of tolerance, even in a country where it is held as one of our highest values. more...

  • Judeans and Jewsby Daniel R. Schwartz

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; Not Available

    Presenting the Second Temple era as an age of transition between a territorial past and an exilic and religious future,  Judeans and Jews  sharpens our understanding of this important era. more...

  • Canada's Jewsby Gerald Tulchinsky

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Canada's Jews covers the 240-year period from the beginnings of the Jewish community in the 1760s to the present day, illuminating the golden chain of Jewish tradition, religion, language, economy, and history as established and renewed in the northern lands. more...

  • (Re)Visualizing National Historyby Robin Ostow

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    (Re)Visualizing National History is a unique and interdisciplinary volume that offers insights on the dilemmas of present-day European culture, manifestations of nationalism in Europe, and the debates surrounding museums as sites for the representation of politics and history. more...