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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
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344569

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
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344200

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
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344583

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
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344477

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

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.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344101
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344095

The Life and Work of Ludwig Lewisohn

Volume 1: "A Touch of Wildness"

Ralph Melnick

Biography of Ludwig Lewisohn’s life until 1934, an imposing literary figure in America and Europe during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344675
eBOOK
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344668

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342671
Hardback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814344408
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814342688

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343524
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343517

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343548
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343531

No Haven for the Oppressed

United States Policy Toward Jewish Refugees, 1938-1945

by Saul S. Friedman

A comprehensive analysis on the United States policy toward Jewish refugees during World War II.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343739
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343746

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.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343241
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343258

American Aliya

Portrait of an Innovative Migration Movement

Chaim I. Waxman

A broad analysis of the phenomenon of American migration to Israel.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343425
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343418

From East to West

The Westward Migration of Jews from Eastern Europe During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Moses A. Shulvass

Covers the period of the Chmielnicki Massacre and the Thirty Years War, and the movement of impoverished Jewish refugees into Western Europe.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343463
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343456

American Jewry and the Holocaust

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945

Yehuda Bauer

Focus on the efforts made to aid European victims of World War II by the New York-based American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343487
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343470

A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States

Compiled and Edited by Norman Drachler

Entries from thousands of publications whether in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, and German on all aspects of Jewish education from pre-school through secondary education.

Paperback
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343500
eBOOK
Published: December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343494

Reconstructing the Old Country

American Jewry in the Post-Holocaust Decades

Edited by Eliyana R. Adler and Sheila E. Jelen

Interdisciplinary overview of American Jewish life post-Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341667
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344378
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814341674

The Genocidal Gaze

From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich

Elizabeth R. Baer

Examines literature and art to reveal the German genocidal gaze in Africa and the Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343852
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344385
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343869

Tales in Context

Sefer ha-ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

Rella Kushelevsky
With a historical epilogue by Elisheva Baumgarten

A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma’asim.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725

The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story

Ellen G. Friedman

A literary memoir of exile and survival in Soviet prison camps during the Holocaust.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344132
Hardback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344392
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344149

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