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Shelter from the Holocaust

Rethinking Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union

Edited by Mark Edele, Sheila Fitzpatrick, and Atina Grossmann

The first book-length study of the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

American Jewry and the Holocaust

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945

Yehuda Bauer

Focus on the efforts made to aid European victims of World War II by the New York-based American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343487
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343470

From East to West

The Westward Migration of Jews from Eastern Europe During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Moses A. Shulvass

Covers the period of the Chmielnicki Massacre and the Thirty Years War, and the movement of impoverished Jewish refugees into Western Europe.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343463
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343456

American Aliya

Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movement

Chaim I. Waxman

A broad analysis of the phenomenon of American migration to Israel - aliya.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343425
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343418

The Power of a Tale

Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

Edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

A collection of over fifty folktales from the Israel Folktale Archives, translated into English with commentaries by thirty- eight prominent contemporary scholars of Jewish folklore.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342084
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342091

No Haven for the Oppressed

United States Policy Toward Jewish Refugees, 1938-1945

by Saul S. Friedman

No Haven for the Oppressed wa the most thorough and the most comprehensive analysis to be written to date on the United States policy toward Jewish refugees during World War II.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343739
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343746

A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States

Compiled and Edited by Norman Drachler

Entries from thousands of publications whether in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, and German on all aspects of Jewish education from pre-school through secondary education.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343500
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343494

Constructing Modern Identities

Jewish University Students in Germany, 1815-1914

Keith H. Pickus

By examining the lives and social dynamics of Jewish university students, Pickus shows how German Jews rearranged their self-images and redefined what it meant to be Jewish.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343524
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343517

Anti-Semitic Stereotypes without Jews

Images of the Jews in England 1290-1700

Bernard Glassman

A study of the persistence of anti-Semitic stereotypes for 400 years in a society almost completely devoid of a Jewish population.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343548
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343531

Without Bounds

The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana

Yoram Bilu

Without Bounds illuminates the life of the mysterious Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana.

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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343241
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Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343258

Reconstructing the Old Country

American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades

Edited by Eliyana R. Adler and Sheila E. Jelen

Interdisciplinary overview of American Jewish life post-Holocaust.

Paperback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341667
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344378
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341674

The Seven, a Family Holocaust Story

Ellen G. Friedman

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust.

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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344132
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344392
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344149

Between Exile and Exodus

Argentinian Jewish Immigration to Israel, 1948–1967

Sebastian Klor

A primary source analysis of the migration of Jews from Argentinia to Israel.

Hardback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343678
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343685

Concrete Boxes

Mizrahi Women on Israel's Periphery

Pnina Motzafi-Haller

An evocative feminist ethnography focused on the rarely documented lives of women at the Israeli periphery.

Paperback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814340592
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344422
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814340608

The Genocidal Gaze

From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich

Elizabeth R. Baer

Examines literature and art to reveal the German genocidal gaze in Africa and the Holocaust.

Paperback
Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343852
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344385
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Available November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343869

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

Feminist reading of women’s representation and activism in Israeli cinema.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
eBOOK
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

Hell on Earth

Avigdor Hameiri
Translated by Peter C. Appelbaum
With an Introduction by Avner Holtzman

A historical account of World War I literature.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343616
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Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344361
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Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343623

Witnessing Unbound

Holocaust Representation and the Origins of Memory

Edited by Henri Lustiger Thaler and Habbo Knoch

Voices of the Holocaust and the act of memory.

Paperback
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343012
eBOOK
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343029

Tales in Context

Sefer ha-ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

Rella Kushelevsky
With a historical epilogue by Elisheva Baumgarten

A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma’asim.

Hardback
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
eBOOK
Available September 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725

From Things Lost

Forgotten Letters and the Legacy of the Holocaust

Shirli Gilbert

An intimate history of the Holocaust that casts new light on our understanding of victimhood and survival.

Paperback
Available May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342657
Hardback
Available May 2017
ISBN: 9780814343982
eBOOK
Available May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342664

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