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  • Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel
    Five Chimneys (English, Paperback) Olga Lengyel

    Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

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  • Night by Elie Wiesel
    Night (English, Paperback) Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel

    Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This title presents an account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith.

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  • A Constant Heart by Emily Russell
    A Constant Heart (Paperback) Emily Russell $14.56
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  • A Specter Haunting Europe by Paul Hanebrink
    A Specter Haunting Europe (English, Hardback) Paul Hanebrink

    In the 20th century, Europe was haunted by a specter of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. Fear of a Jewish Bolshevik plot to destroy the nations of Europe took hold during the Russian Revolution and spread across the continent. Paul Hanebrink shows that the myth of ethno-religious threat is still alive today, in Westerners' fear of Muslims.

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  • Denying the Holocaust by Deborah E. Lipstadt
    Denying the Holocaust (English, Paperback) Deborah E. Lipstadt

    The powerful and deeply disturbing book that was at the heart of the David Irving libel case, now dramatized in the film Denial....

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  • The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand
    The Invention of the Jewish People (English, Paperback) Shlomo Sand

    Shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the 19th century, rather than in biblical times when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation. This book demonstrates the construction of a nationalist myth and the collective mystification that this requires.

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  • The Left's Jewish Problem - Updated Edition by Dave Rich
    The Left's Jewish Problem - Updated Edition (Paperback) Dave Rich

    Completely updated new edition. First edition sold 3,000 copies ISBN 9781785901201 - New, updated edition of an important and timely critique of Anti-Jewish sentiment on the left.

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  • The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden
    The Book of Jewish Food (English, Paperback) Claudia Roden

    A food book - a feast of the Jewish experience.

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  • The Wandering Who? by Gilad Atzmon
    The Wandering Who? (English, Paperback) Gilad Atzmon

    An explosive unique crucial book tackling the issues of Jewish Identity Politics and ideology and their global influence.

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  • The Formation of the Jewish Canon by Timothy H. Lim
    The Formation of the Jewish Canon (English, Hardback) Timothy H. Lim

    Examining the literary sources and historical circumstances that led to the emergence of authoritative scriptures in ancient Judaism, the author proposes a theory of the majority canon that posits that the Pharisaic canon became the canon of Rabbinic Judaism in the centuries after the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple.

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  • The Jews in the Caribbean by Jane S. Gerber
    The Jews in the Caribbean (English, Paperback) Jane S. Gerber

    "This volume emerged from an international conference, "The Jewish Diaspora of the Caribbean," convened in Kingston, Jamaica, from 12 to 14 January 2010"--Introduction.

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  • The Antisemitism Wars by Karl Sabbagh
    The Antisemitism Wars (English, Paperback) Karl Sabbagh

    This book shows how the accusations of antisemitism directed at the Labour Party during the spring and summer of 2018 pose a major threat to free speech, particularly about Israel, but also how they can be used to deny critics of Israel and Zionism a platform for their other activities.

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  • The Generation of Postmemory by Marianne Hirsch
    The Generation of Postmemory (English, Paperback) Marianne Hirsch

    Can we remember other people's memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit catastrophic histories not through direct recollection but through haunting postmemories?multiply mediated images, objects, stories, behaviors, and...

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  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism by David Hirsh
    Contemporary Left Antisemitism (English, Paperback) David Hirsh

    Today's antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions, churches, left-wing and liberal politics, social gatherings of the chattering classes and the seminars...

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  • Modern Jewish Cooking by Leah Koenig
    Modern Jewish Cooking (English, Hardback) Leah Koenig, Sang An

    From a leading voice of the new generation of young Jewish cooks who are reworking the food of their forebears, this take on the cuisine of the diaspora pays homage to tradition while reflecting the values of the modern-day food movement.

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  • Nazi Germany And the Jews: The Years Of Extermination by Saul Friedlander
    Nazi Germany And the Jews: The Years Of Extermination (English, Paperback) Saul Friedlander

    The second and concluding volume of the definitive two-volume account of the Holocaust

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  • Rooted Cosmopolitans by James Loeffler
    Rooted Cosmopolitans (English, Hardback) James Loeffler

    A stunningly original look at the forgotten Jewish political roots of contemporary international human rights, told through the moving stories of five key activists

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  • Maimonides in His World by Sarah Stroumsa
    Maimonides in His World (English, Paperback) Sarah Stroumsa

    While the great medieval philosopher, theologian, and physician Maimonides is acknowledged as a leading Jewish thinker, his intellectual contacts with his surrounding world are often described as related primarily to Islamic philosophy. This title demonstrates that he was deeply influenced not only by Islamic philosophy but by Islamic culture.

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  • Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction by Steven Beller
    Antisemitism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Steven Beller

    In this Very Short Introduction, Steven Beller explores the historical and political intricacies of Antisemitism, an issue which has been a worryingly persistent presence in the last millennium, and one that continues to provoke debate and discussion.

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  • Jewish Salonica by Devin E. Naar
    Jewish Salonica (English, Paperback) Devin E. Naar

    Touted as the "Jerusalem of the Balkans," the Mediterranean port city of Salonica (Thessaloniki) was once home to the largest Sephardic Jewish community in the world. The collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the city's incorporation into Greece in 1912 provoked a major upheaval that compelled Salonica's Jews to reimagine their community and status as citizens of a nation-state. Jewish Salonica is...

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