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Stories of Jewish Life

Casale Monferrato-Rome-Jerusalem, 1876–1985

Augusto Segre
Translated and with an Introduction by Steve Siporin

Segre’s stories of Jewish life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italy.

Printed Paper Cased
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814347652
eBOOK
Available May 2020
ISBN: 9780814347669

The Construction of Testimony

Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah and Its Outtakes

Edited by Erin McGlothlin, Brad Prager, and Markus Zisselsberger

Groundbreaking analyses of the vast archive of newly digitized and released outtakes from Lanzmann’s masterwork.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347331
Paperback
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347348
eBOOK
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347355

Invisible Ink

A Memoir by Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

Hardback
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347591
eBOOK
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347607

Laughter After

Humor and the Holocaust

Edited by David Slucki, Gabriel N. Finder, and Avinoam Patt

A global tour of Jewish humor about the Holocaust.

Printed Paper Cased
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347386
Paperback
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344781
eBOOK
Available April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344798

From Left to Right

Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History

Nancy Sinkoff

Intellectual biography of Holocaust historian Lucy S. Dawidowicz.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345108
eBOOK
Available March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345115

Salvage Poetics

Post-Holocaust American Jewish Folk Ethnographies

Sheila E. Jelen

An interdisciplinary approach to American Jewish ethnic identity in post-Holocaust America.

Printed Paper Cased
Available March 2020
ISBN: 9780814343180
eBOOK
Available March 2020
ISBN: 9780814343197

Authentically Orthodox

A Tradition-Bound Faith in American Life

Zev Eleff

Explores religious change in Orthodox Judaism, specifically the indigenous American religious culture.

Printed Paper Cased
Available January 2020
ISBN: 9780814344804
eBOOK
Available January 2020
ISBN: 9780814344828

The Power of a Tale

Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

Edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

English translations of over fifty stories from the Israel Folktale Archives.

Printed Paper Cased
Available November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342084
eBOOK
Available November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342091

The Yiddish Historians and the Struggle for a Jewish History of the Holocaust

Mark L. Smith

Holocaust history written and researched by the Yiddish scholars who lived it.

Printed Paper Cased
Available October 2019
ISBN: 9780814346129
eBOOK
Available October 2019
ISBN: 9780814346136

Sing This at My Funeral

A Memoir of Fathers and Sons

David Slucki

A global journey of four generations of fathers and sons as they cope with grief and loss.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814347218
Paperback
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344866
eBOOK
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344873

Holocaust Memory and Racism in the Postwar World

Edited by Shirli Gilbert and Avril Alba

Traces the history of connections between Holocaust memory and the discourse of anti-racism.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814345962
Paperback
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342695
eBOOK
Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342701

Tiny Lights for Travellers

Naomi K. Lewis

Vulnerable and funny, this memoir explores Jewish identity, family, the Holocaust, and belonging.

Paperback
Published: June 2019
ISBN: 9781772124484

The Legend of Safed

Life and Fantasy in the City of Kabbalah

Eli Yassif
Translated by Haim Watzman

Jewish life through the legends created and narrated in Safed in the sixteenth century.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341100
Paperback
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346846
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341117

The JDC at 100

A Century of Humanitarianism

Edited by Avinoam Patt, Atina Grossmann, Linda G. Levi, and Maud S. Mandel

The history of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee from its origins in 1914 through its first century.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342343
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342350

The Superwoman and Other Writings by Miriam Michelson

Edited with an Introduction by Lori Harrison-Kahan

Collection of articles and fiction by pioneering journalist and turn-of-the-twentieth-century feminist, Miriam Michelson.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
Paperback
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343586

Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Edited by Rachel S. Harris

Pedagogical resource to help faculty prepare courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict in any discipline.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346761
Paperback
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346778
eBOOK
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346785

Kugel and Frijoles

Latino Jews in the United States

Laura Limonic

Exploration of ethnic identity and community building through stories of contemporary Latino Jews.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345757
Paperback
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345764
eBOOK
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814345771

Welcome to Replica Dodge

A Memoir by Natalie Ruth Joynton

A story about place, interfaith, and what it means to come home.

Paperback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345573
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345580

No Place in Time

The Hebraic Myth in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Sharon B. Oster

An exploration of the temporal function that "the Jew" plays in literature.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345825
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345832

Overlooking the Border

Narratives of Divided Jerusalem

Dana Hercbergs

An ethnographic tapestry of personal and institutional narratives about Jerusalem’s social history.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341087
Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814344927
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341094

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