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Jewish Buenos Aires, 1890-1939

In Search of an Identity

Victor A. Mirelman

Examination of the changing facade of the Argentinean Jewish community from the beginning of mass Jewish immigration in 1890 to its decline in 1930.

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Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344576
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344569

United States Jewry, 1776-1985

Volume 1

Jacob Rader Marcus

Comprehensive history of Jewish immigration, segregation, and integration; of Jewry’s cultural exclusiveness and assimilation; of its internal division and indivisible unity; and of its role in the making of America.

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Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344699
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344682

The Israeli-American Connection

Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914-1945

Michael Brown

An examination of the ways in which the American experience influenced some of the major Jewish leaders during and between the world wars.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344590
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344583

Prayer & Community

The Havurah in American Judaism

Riv-Ellen Prell

Combining history and ethnography, Prell uses current theories about ritual and prayer to understand men's and women's struggles with their religious tradition and their desire to create community.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344460
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344477

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
Hardback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343241
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343258

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343487
eBOOK
Published: 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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343463
eBOOK
Published: 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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343425
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343418

No Haven for the Oppressed

United States Policy Toward Jewish Refugees, 1938-1945

by Saul S. Friedman

A comprehensive analysis on the United States policy toward Jewish refugees during World War II.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343739
eBOOK
Published: 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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343500
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343494

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343548
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343531

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343524
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343517

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
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341667
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344378
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341674

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
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343852
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344385
eBOOK
Published: 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
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

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.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725

The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

Ellen G. Friedman

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

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344132
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344392
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344149

Between Exile and Exodus

Argentinian Jewish Immigration to Israel, 1948–1967

Sebastian Klor
Translated by Lenn Schramm

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

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343678
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343685

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
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343616
Hardback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344361
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343623

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