Challenges and Trends in the Jewish Encounter with the Modern World
A landmark collection of essays by prominent academics in modern Jewish and German-Jewish history, honoring Michael A. Meyer, a pioneer in those fields.
The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik
The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.
Paperback edition of a favorite text on the literary creativity and communal involvement in the production of the Tosafist corpus.
The Letters of Krystyna Wituska, 1942-1944
A compelling firsthand account of life behind bars in Nazi Germany, from the point of view of a young member of the Polish Underground.
Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers
Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust.
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U.S. Media Testimony
This compilation of articles offers unprecedented insight into the 1894–1896 Armenian massacres in the Ottoman Empire, while exploring American perceptions of the massacres at the time and what influence this genocide had on U.S. foreign policy.
The Political History of a Minority, 1848-1933
Now available in paperback, this book delivers a comprehensive one-volume account of the political history of Jews as a significant minority within Imperial Germany.
Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950
A sociohistorical analysis of the construction of Jewish life and national identity in post-Holocaust Germany.
The Holocaust in Hungary
The Nazis' Last Victims articulates and historically scrutinizes both the uniqueness and the universality of the Holocaust in Hungary, a topic often minimized in general works on the Holocaust.
Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reémigrés
In Reclaiming Heimat, Jacqueline Vansant focuses on nine memoirs by seven Austrian reéimigrés who provide moving accounts of the profound loss of Heimat (home/homeland) and self and the desire to recover the loss in part by returning home.
Essays on Jewish History and Religion
Judaism within Modernity explores Jewish historiography and the problems of periodization in modern Jewish history, with a focus on Jews of Germany and the United States.
Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women
One woman’s memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.
Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period
Kanarfogel makes available for the first time many passages produced by lesser known tosafists and rabbinic figures and integrates the findings of earlier and contemporary scholarship, much of it published only in Hebrew. "
The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition
An abbreviated version of the definitive work on the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.
This study analyzes the transformation of German Jewry in the period from 1780-1840.
Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II
Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II.
The Case of the Armenian Genocide
A fresh look at the forgotten genocide of world history.
History, Culture, Psychology
The Jews of Hungary is the first comprehensive history in any language of the unique Jewish community that has lived in the Carpathian Basin for eighteen centuries, from Roman times to the present.
Jews of Poland between the Two World Wars
On the Edge of Destruction, focusing on the Jews of Poland between the two World Wars, illuminates a critical time in the recent Jewish past that has received surprisingly little attention.
Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824
An excellent overview of the intellectual history of important figures in German Jewry.