Focusing on the ideology of regeneration, Jay Berkovitz traces the social, economic, and religious struggles of nineteenth-century French Jews.
Romance and Reform in Victorian England
Analyses the development of Jewish women's writing in relation to Victorian literary history, women's cultural history, and Jewish cultural history.
Ethnopoetics and Legendary Chronicles
Examination the legends of origin of the Jews of Poland and discloses how the community is created.
Rethinking Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union
The first book-length study of the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Soviet Union.
A historical account of World War I literature.
Printed Paper Cased
Holocaust Representation and the Origins of Memory
Voices of the Holocaust and the act of memory.
Jewish Bureaucracy and Policymaking in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1917
A focus on Jewish officials of the Russian state who assumed a central role in the bureaucratic procedures of Jewish policymaking and were a driving force behind the transformation of Russian Jewry.
The Jewish Territorial Organization and Its Conflict with the Zionist Organization
Examines an alternative ideology to Zionism that attempted to build a Jewish State outside of Palestine.
A Tale of Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland
A vivid novelistic account that details a crucial period in the evolution of Polish Hasidism, translated from Yiddish.
Anarchist Networks and the Later Avant-Gardes
Oft-neglected Personalist writers of 1930s–40s comprise a missing link between modernist and postmodernist literatures.
Jewish Students of Postwar Germany
Investigates the Jewish Displaced Persons who studied in German universities in the U.S. Occupied Zone of Germany immediately following World War II.
Leprosy, Madness, and Disability among the Jews of Medieval Europe
Explores social additudes towards individuals on the margins of medieval European Jewish society.
Explores the Romanian government's role in the initial killing operations of the Holocaust in 1941.
Jewish History, Memory, and the Rise of Fascism in Germany, France, and Hungary
Explores the role of public memory and images of the past in the Jewish communities of Germany, France, and Hungary as they faced changing political and social conditions.
Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe
Brings together highly regarded scholars of Jewish and Christian mysticism in Eastern Europe to analyze the overlap of mysticism in the two religions.
Letters from Jewish Migrants in the Early Twentieth Century
Collects and analyzes letters from Jewish men and women in the early stages of migrating from Eastern Europe.
The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia
Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.
New Approaches to Jewish Displaced Persons in Postwar Germany
Collects groundbreaking research on displaced persons (DPs) in Europe in the period after World War II and before the establishment of Israel.
Jewish Youth and Zionism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust
An inspiring examination of young survivors of the Holocaust and their role in the creation of the state of Israel.
Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France
Explores the relationship between Judaism, state, and education in France from the establishment of the Jewish Consistory in 1808 until the separation of church and state in 1905.