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Association of Jewish Studies Annual Meeting

The Association for Jewish Studies 49th Annual Conference will be held on December 17-19, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.

Visit the WSU Press table in the exhibit hall to view all of our newest titles!

Date
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Venue
Marriott Marquis Washington

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

Concrete Boxes

Mizrahi Women on Israel's Periphery

Pnina Motzafi-Haller
With a Foreword by Virginia R. Dominguez

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

Printed Paper Cased
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344422
Paperback
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340592
eBOOK
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340608

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

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

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

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 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

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

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

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

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

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
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343012
eBOOK
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343029