Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women
A rich analysis of how four Tunisian-Israeli women tell the stories of their lives, and a look at the implications for our own understanding of stories and the behavior of communication.
Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950
A sociohistorical analysis of the construction of Jewish life and national identity in post-Holocaust Germany.
The Holocaust in Hungary
The Nazis' Last Victims articulates and historically scrutinizes both the uniqueness and the universality of the Holocaust in Hungary, a topic often minimized in general works on the Holocaust.
The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1913-1934
Selections from the diary of the founder of Reconstructionism in America, covering Kaplan’s early years as a rabbi, teacher of rabbis, and community leader.
Literacy and Identity among Young Orthodox Women in Israel
An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.
A timely reissue of Emma Wolf’s 1892 novel, which boldly interrogates the implications of Jewish-Christian marriage and examines the role of the "new woman" within the traditions of the Jewish home.
Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reémigrés
In Reclaiming Heimat, Jacqueline Vansant focuses on nine memoirs by seven Austrian reéimigrés who provide moving accounts of the profound loss of Heimat (home/homeland) and self and the desire to recover the loss in part by returning home.
Essays on Jewish History and Religion
Judaism within Modernity explores Jewish historiography and the problems of periodization in modern Jewish history, with a focus on Jews of Germany and the United States.
Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe is a major contribution in understanding the cultural processes involved in the emergence and development of the consumer phase of science.
Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women
One woman’s memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.
The Jews from Aleppo, Syria
An interpretation of the historical experience of the Jewish community in Syria and in the other places to which Aleppan Jewry have immigrated.
Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period
Kanarfogel makes available for the first time many passages produced by lesser known tosafists and rabbinic figures and integrates the findings of earlier and contemporary scholarship, much of it published only in Hebrew. "
The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition
An abbreviated version of the definitive work on the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.
This study analyzes the transformation of German Jewry in the period from 1780-1840.
A Child’s Memoir
A courageous memoir describing the life of a young girl and her experiences living in Holland during World War II.
Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky
A collection of poems by an accomplished modern Yiddish poet.
Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II
Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II.
A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.
Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape
In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.
Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel is a collection of twenty-eight tales with insight into the Arab culture by Raphael Patai.