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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 October 2019
ISBN: 9780814342084
eBOOK
Available October 2019
ISBN: 9780814342091

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
Available July 2019
ISBN: 9780814345962
Paperback
Available July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342695
eBOOK
Available July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342701

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
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342343
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814342350

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
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346761
Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346778
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346785

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
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341100
Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346846
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341117

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
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
Paperback
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
eBOOK
Available May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343586

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
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345757
Paperback
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345764
eBOOK
Available March 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
Available March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345573
eBOOK
Available 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
Available November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345825
eBOOK
Available 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.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814344927
Hardback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341087
eBOOK
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341094

Doctor Levitin

A Novel by David Shrayer-Petrov
Translated by Arna B. Bronstein, Aleksandra I. Fleszar, and Maxim D. Shrayer

The story of a doctor’s family torn apart by Soviet politics, persecution, and the Jewish struggle for freedom during the Cold War.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9780814345726
Paperback
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9780814345733
eBOOK
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9780814345740

Concrete Boxes

Mizrahi Women on Israel's Periphery

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

Evocative feminist ethnography focused on the rarely documented lives of Mizrahi women in a marginalized Israeli community.

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

Eli's Story

A Twentieth-Century Jewish Life

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Biography of a Jewish doctor who survived and triumphed over the horrors of the Holocaust.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344941
Paperback
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340219
eBOOK
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340226
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 0814340210

Whitechapel Noise

Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914

Vivi Lachs

New perspectives on Anglo-Jewish history via the poetry and song of Yiddish-speaking immigrants in London from 1884 to 1914.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814344880
Paperback
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814343555
eBOOK
Published: May 2018
ISBN: 9780814343562

Ambiguous Relations

The American Jewish Community and Germany Since 1945

Shlomo Shafir

Addresses the complex relationships between American Jews and Germany over the fifty years following the end of World War II.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345085
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345078

From Sofia to Jaffa

The Jews of Bulgaria and Israel

Guy H. Haskell
Foreword by Raphael Patai

From Sophia to Jaffa chronicles the fascinating saga of a population relocated.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344064
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344057

Nazism, The Jews and American Zionism, 1933-1948

Aaron Berman

A sophisticated analysis of how the Zionist understanding of the Holocaust shaped the development of American Jewish policies and political activism.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344040
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344033

Rabbinic Judaism in the Making

The Halakhah from Ezra to Judah I

Alexander Guttmann

The study of the evolution of normative Judaism from the time of Ezra (ca. 400 B.C.) to Judah I, the Prince (ca. 200 A.D.).

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344026
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344019

The Forerunners

Dutch Jewry in the North American Diaspora

Robert P. Swierenga

A detailed history of the immigration of Dutch Jews to the United States and to the whole American diaspora.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344170
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344163

The Shaping of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth–Century France

Jay R. Berkovitz

Focusing on the ideology of regeneration, Jay Berkovitz traces the social, economic, and religious struggles of nineteenth-century French Jews.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344088
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344071

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