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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.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344040
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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.).

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344026
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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.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344170
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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.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344088
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344071

On Jewish Folklore

Raphael Patai

Provides a rich harvest of Jewish customs and traditional beliefs, gathered from all over the world and from ancient to modern times.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344217
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344200

Jewish Immigrant Associations and American Identity in New York, 1880-1939

Jewish Landsmanshaftn in American Culture

Daniel Soyer

Study of a vital immigrant institution and the formation of American ethnic identity.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344507
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344514

Prayer & Community

The Havurah in American Judaism

Riv-Ellen Prell

Combining history and ethnography, Prell uses current theories about ritual and prayer to understand men's and women's struggles with their religious tradition and their desire to create community.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344460
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344477

Marketing Identities

The Invention of Jewish Ethnicity in Ost und West

David A. Brenner

A study of the first Jewish magazine to explore ethnic identity in early twentieth-century Germany.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345191
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814345184

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.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344064
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344057

The Israeli-American Connection

Its Roots in the Yishuv, 1914-1945

Michael Brown

An examination of the ways in which the American experience influenced some of the major Jewish leaders during and between the world wars.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344590
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344583

Jewish Moroccan Folk Narratives from Israel

Haya Bar-Itzhak and Aliza Shenhar

A unique selection of folk narratives of Moroccan Jews in Israel.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344521
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344538

Jewish Buenos Aires, 1890-1939

In Search of an Identity

Victor A. Mirelman

Examination of the changing facade of the Argentinean Jewish community from the beginning of mass Jewish immigration in 1890 to its decline in 1930.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344576
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344569

For Our Soul

Ethiopian Jews in Israel

Teshome G. Wagaw

For Our Soul describes the ongoing process of adjustment and absorption that the Ethiopian Jewish immigrants experienced in Israel.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344101
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344095

United States Jewry, 1776-1985

Volume 2, The Germanic Period

Jacob Rader Marcus

The second volume of this seminal work on American Jewry covers the period from 1841 to 1860.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344712
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344705

United States Jewry, 1776-1985

Volume 3, The Germanic Period, Part 2

Jacob Rader Marcus

The third volume covers the period from 1860 to 1920, beginning with the Jews, slavery, and the Civil War, and concluding with the rise of Reform Judaism.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344736
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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344729

Jewish Agricultural Utopias in America, 1880-1910

by Uri D. Herscher

The first comprehensive treatment of America’s Jewish farming utopias revealing the confluence of American and Jewish utopian traditions and measures the impact of the American experiments on the nascent kibbutz movement in Palestine.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344651
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344644

Shelter from the Holocaust

Rethinking Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union

Edited by Mark Edele, Sheila Fitzpatrick, and Atina Grossmann

The first book-length study of the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

Anti-Semitic Stereotypes without Jews

Images of the Jews in England 1290-1700

Bernard Glassman

A study of the persistence of anti-Semitic stereotypes for 400 years in a society almost completely devoid of a Jewish population.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343548
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343531

Constructing Modern Identities

Jewish University Students in Germany, 1815-1914

Keith H. Pickus

By examining the lives and social dynamics of Jewish university students, Pickus shows how German Jews rearranged their self-images and redefined what it meant to be Jewish.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343524
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343517

Without Bounds

The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana

Yoram Bilu

Without Bounds illuminates the life of the mysterious Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana.

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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343241
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Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343258

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