Selected Poems of Rukhl Fishman, A Bilingual Edition
Selected poems from Rukhl Fishman.
This volume provides new insights into the role of U.S. consuls in the Ottoman Middle East in the special context of the Holy Land.
Jews of Poland between the Two World Wars
On the Edge of Destruction, focusing on the Jews of Poland between the two World Wars, illuminates a critical time in the recent Jewish past that has received surprisingly little attention.
The Jews of Kurdistan is a unique historical document in that it presents a picture of Kurdish Jewish life and culture prior to World War II.
An innovative and adventurous book, this collection of poems is in the form of a conversation with Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh in ancient Egypt.
Essays on Jewish Humor
Jewish Wry examines the development of Jewish humor in a series of essays on topics that range from Sholom Aleichem's humor to Jewish comediennes through to the humor of Philip Roth.
The German Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 1933-1983, Its Structure and Culture
Using organizational bulletins, surveys, interviews, and personal observations and anecdotes, Lowenstein paints a picture of a unique lifestyle now in the process of merging into American Jewry and disappearing.
Jewish Legends of Three Thousand Years
The Messiah Texts traces the progress of the messianic legend from its biblical beginnings to contemporary expressions.
Acquaints the reader with both the universal and the particular challenges inherent in the writing of Jewish history.
All share a common setting—the Eastern European Jewish town or shtetl, and all deal in different ways with a single topic—the Jewish confrontation with modernity.
Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824
An excellent overview of the intellectual history of important figures in German Jewry.