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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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Available December 2020
ISBN: 9780814340288
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Available December 2020
ISBN: 9780814348246
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Available 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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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814345597
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814348239
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Available 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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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346129
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814348413
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Available 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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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344804
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814344811
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Available 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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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346679
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Available November 2020
ISBN: 9780814346686
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Available 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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Available October 2020
ISBN: 9780814347676
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Available October 2020
ISBN: 9780814348253
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Available 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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Available September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347652
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Available 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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Available August 2020
ISBN: 9780814348031
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Available August 2020
ISBN: 9780814336366
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Available August 2020
ISBN: 9780814336373

Invisible Ink

A Memoir by Guy Stern

The incredible autobiography of an exiled child during WWII.

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Available August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347591
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Available August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347607

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
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814347348
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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
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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
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Published: April 2020
ISBN: 9780814344781
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Published: 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.

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Published: March 2020
ISBN: 9780814345108
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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
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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
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814344866
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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.

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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814345962
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342695
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Published: July 2019
ISBN: 9780814342701

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.

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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341100
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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346846
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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.

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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.

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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346082
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Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814343579
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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.

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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346761
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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346778
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Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346785

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