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Our Lives Are But Stories

Narratives of Tunisian-Israeli Women

Esther Schely-Newman

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.

Hardback
Published: August 2002
ISBN: 9780814328767
$38.99

New Beginnings

Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950

Hagit Lavsky

A sociohistorical analysis of the construction of Jewish life and national identity in post-Holocaust Germany.

Hardback
Published: June 2002
ISBN: 9780814330098
$44.99

The Nazis' Last Victims

The Holocaust in Hungary

Edited by Randolph L. Braham and Scott Miller

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.

Paperback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814330951
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814338834

Communings of the Spirit, Volume 1

The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 1913-1934

Edited by Mel Scult

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.

Paperback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814331163
$29.99
Hardback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814325759
$44.99

Next Year I Will Know More

Literacy and Identity among Young Orthodox Women in Israel

By Tamar El-Or
Translated by Haim Watzman

An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.

Hardback
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814327722
$44.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2002
ISBN: 9780814337783

Other Things Being Equal

By Emma Wolf
Edited with an Introduction by Barbara Cantalupo

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.

Paperback
Published: March 2002
ISBN: 9780814330227
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2002
ISBN: 9780814337752

Reclaiming Heimat

Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reémigrés

Jacqueline Vansant

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.

Hardback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814329511
$42.99

Judaism within Modernity

Essays on Jewish History and Religion

Michael A. Meyer

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.

Hardback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814328743
$38.99

Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe

David B. Ruderman
Foreword by Moshe Idel

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.

Paperback
Published: August 2001
ISBN: 9780814329313
$24.99

The Blessed Abyss

Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women

Nanda Herbermann
Translated by Hester Baer
Edited by Hester Baer and Elizabeth R. Baer

One woman’s memories of her deportation to Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women in July 1941.

Paperback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329207
$25.99
Hardback
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814329047
$44.95
eBOOK
Published: September 2000
ISBN: 9780814337684

A Global Community

The Jews from Aleppo, Syria

Walter P. Zenner

An interpretation of the historical experience of the Jewish community in Syria and in the other places to which Aleppan Jewry have immigrated.

Hardback
Published: May 2000
ISBN: 9780814327913
$46.99

"Peering Through the Lattices"

Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period

Ephraim Kanarfogel

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. "

Hardback
Published: May 2000
ISBN: 9780814325315
$42.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2000
ISBN: 9780814339947

The Politics of Genocide

The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition

Randolph L. Braham

An abbreviated version of the definitive work on the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.

Paperback
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814326916
$23.99
Hardback
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814326909
$44.95
eBOOK
Published: April 2000
ISBN: 9780814338896

The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840

David Sorkin

This study analyzes the transformation of German Jewry in the period from 1780-1840.

Paperback
Published: August 1999
ISBN: 9780814328286
$27.99

Appel Is Forever

A Child’s Memoir

Suzanne Mehler Whiteley

A courageous memoir describing the life of a young girl and her experiences living in Holland during World War II.

Paperback
Published: July 1999
ISBN: 9780814328224
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: July 1999
ISBN: 9780814338841

Paper Bridges

Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky

Translated, introduced, and edited by Kathryn Hellerstein

A collection of poems by an accomplished modern Yiddish poet.

Paperback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814327180
$32.99
Hardback
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814328460
$54.99
eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814338292

Profiles of a Lost World

Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II

Hirsz Abramowicz
Translated by Eva Zeitlin Dobkin
Edited by Dina Abramowicz and Jeffrey Shandler
Introductions by David E. Fishman and Dina Abramowicz

Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II.

Hardback
Published: April 1999
ISBN: 9780814327845
$46.99

Jewish Women in Historical Perspective, Second Edition

Edited by Judith R. Baskin

A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.

Paperback
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327135
$27.99

Woman at the Window

Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

Nehama Aschkenasy

In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.

Paperback
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814326275
$23.99
eBOOK
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814340882

Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel

Introduction, Translation, and Annotation by Raphael Patai

Arab Folktales from Palestine and Israel is a collection of twenty-eight tales with insight into the Arab culture by Raphael Patai.

Paperback
Published: May 1998
ISBN: 9780814327104
$32.99

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