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The Compromise of Return

Viennese Jews after the Holocaust

Elizabeth Anthony

Explores the realities that Viennese Jews faced while reestablishing their lives upon returning home after the Holocaust.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348383
$34.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348130

The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw

The Afterlife of the Revolt

Avinoam J. Patt

Analyzes how the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was interpreted and commemorated following the revolt.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814345160
$94.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348352
$46.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814345177

Jewish Cultural Studies

Simon J. Bronner

Defines the distinctive field of Jewish cultural studies and its basis in folkloristic, psychological, and ethnological approaches.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348284
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338759
$39.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338766

The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Nonfiction

Erin McGlothlin

Examines textual representations of the consciousness of men responsible for committing Holocaust crimes.

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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346143
$92.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348345
$39.99
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Available May 2021
ISBN: 9780814346150

Rescue, Relief, and Resistance

The Jewish Labor Committee's Anti-Nazi Operations, 1934–1945

Catherine Collomp
Translated by Susan Emanuel

How American labor leaders came to the rescue of political and Jewish victims of Nazi persecution.

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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346198
$94.99
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Available April 2021
ISBN: 9780814346204
$36.99
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ISBN: 9780814346211

Brothers from Afar

Rabbinic Approaches to Apostasy and Reversion in Medieval Europe

Ephraim Kanarfogel

Revisionist approach to a status of apostates in medieval European rabbinic thought.

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Published: December 2020
ISBN: 9780814340288
$89.99
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Published: December 2020
ISBN: 9780814348246
$34.99
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Published: December 2020
ISBN: 9780814340295

Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe

Ephraim Shoham-Steiner

Explores Jewish criminals—alleged and actual—in Medieval Europe and how they’ve been shaped by society.

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814345597
$89.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814348239
$44.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814345603
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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.

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346129
$89.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814348413
$34.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346136

Authentically Orthodox

A Tradition-Bound Faith in American Life

Zev Eleff

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

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344804
$89.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344811
$34.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344828

Heirs of Yesterday

Emma Wolf
Edited with an Introduction by Barbara Cantalupo and Lori Harrison-Kahan

A reissue of the controversial novel about middle-class Jewish life in Old San Francisco.

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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346679
$84.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346686
$29.99
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Published: November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346693

Communings of the Spirit, Volume III

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1942-1951

Edited by Mel Scult

Mordecai Kaplan’s personal reactions to the events of the 1940s.

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Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347676
$99.99
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Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814348253
$39.99
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Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347683

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.

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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347652
$64.99
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Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347669
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Embodying Hebrew Culture

Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine

Nina S. Spiegel

Details the creation of a Hebrew cultural aesthetic that was intentionally and distinctly physical.

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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814348031
$29.99
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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814336366
$42.99
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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814336373

Invisible Ink

A Memoir by Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347591
$27.99
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Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347607
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 0814347592

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.

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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347331
$84.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347348
$36.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347355

Salvage Poetics

Post-Holocaust American Jewish Folk Ethnographies

Sheila E. Jelen

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

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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814343180
$69.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814343197

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.

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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347386
$86.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344781
$34.99
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344798
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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.

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Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345108
$34.99
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Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345115

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.

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Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342084
$64.99
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Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342091

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.

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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814347218
$82.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344866
$27.99
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344873

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