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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.

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

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

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

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

Feminist reading of women’s representation and activism in Israeli cinema.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

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

Between Exile and Exodus

Argentinian Jewish Immigration to Israel, 1948–1967

Sebastian Klor
Translated by Lenn Schramm

A primary source analysis of the migration of Jews from Argentina to Israel.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343678
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814343685

Hell on Earth

Avigdor Hameiri
Translated by Peter C. Appelbaum
With an Introduction by Avner Holtzman

A historical account of World War I literature.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343616
Hardback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814344361
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343623

Witnessing Unbound

Holocaust Representation and the Origins of Memory

Edited by Henri Lustiger Thaler and Habbo Knoch

Voices of the Holocaust and the act of memory.

Paperback
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343012
eBOOK
Published: September 2017
ISBN: 9780814343029

From Things Lost

Forgotten Letters and the Legacy of the Holocaust

Shirli Gilbert

An intimate history of the Holocaust that casts new light on our understanding of victimhood and survival.

Paperback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342657
Hardback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814343982
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342664

Jewish Magic before the Rise of Kabbalah

Yuval Harari

A comprehensive study of Jewish magic in the late antiquity and the early Islamic period—the phenomenon, the sources, and method for its research, and the history of scholarly investigation into its nature and origin.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: February 2017
ISBN: 9780814336304
eBOOK
Published: February 2017
ISBN: 9780814336311

Jewish Souls, Bureaucratic Minds

Jewish Bureaucracy and Policymaking in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1917

Vassili Schedrin

A focus on Jewish officials of the Russian state who assumed a central role in the bureaucratic procedures of Jewish policymaking and were a driving force behind the transformation of Russian Jewry.

Hardback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340424
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814340431

Yudisher Theriak

An Early Modern Yiddish Defense of Judaism

Edited and translated by Morris M. Faierstein

An annotated translation of the Yudisher Theriak, along with a comprehensive introduction that places the original work in its historical context.

Hardback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342480
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342497
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Transnational Identities

Women, Art, and Migration in Contemporary Israel

Tal Dekel

A polyphonic collection of voices of migrant women artists in Israel that reflects their individual and collective experiences of migration and in particular, the gendered aspects of uprooting and re-grounding in a steadily expanding transnational reality of the ethno-national state.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342503
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342510

Communings of the Spirit

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Volume 2: 1934–1941

Edited by Mel Scult

Selections from the diary of Mordecai Kaplan, founder of Reconstructionism in America, detailing a provocative firsthand account of Jewish life in America and of the mind of a very challenging thinker.

Hardback
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814341612
eBOOK
Published: October 2016
ISBN: 9780814341629

Bernard Malamud

A Centennial Tribute

Edited by Victoria Aarons and Gustavo Sánchez Canales

A fresh and engaging international tribute to Bernard Malamud, a major American Jewish novelist in the postwar era of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814341148
eBOOK
Published: September 2016
ISBN: 9780814341155

Zionism without Zion

The Jewish Territorial Organization and Its Conflict with the Zionist Organization

Gur Alroey

Examines an alternative ideology to Zionism that attempted to build a Jewish State outside of Palestine.

Hardback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814342060
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814342077

Women's Hebrew Poetry on American Shores

Poems by Anne Kleiman and Annabelle Farmelant

Translated by Adriana X. Jacobs and Yosefa Raz
Edited by Shachar Pinsker

Presents the work of two American­-born women who wrote and published a substantial body of Hebrew poetry between the 1930s and 1960s.

Paperback
Published: January 2016
ISBN: 9780814341360
eBOOK
Published: January 2016
ISBN: 9780814341377

Vladimir Jabotinsky's Story of My Life

Edited by Brian Horowitz and Leonid Katsis

Vladimir Jabotinsky’s famous autobiography, published in English for the first time.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341384
eBOOK
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9780814341391

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