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  • Pogrom by Steven J. Zipperstein
    Pogrom (English, Hardback) Steven J. Zipperstein

    Separating historical fact from fantasy, the story of Kishinev, a riot that transformed the course of twentieth-century Jewish history, is retold.

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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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  • Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust by Diana Diamond
    Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust (English, Paperback) Diana Diamond

    An international group of psychoanalysts and film scholars address the enduring emotional legacy of the Holocaust in Cinematic Reflections on the Legacy of the Holocaust: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Particular focus is given to how second and third generation survivors have explored and confronted the psychic reverberations of Holocaust trauma in cinema....

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  • Jewish History, Jewish Religion by Israel Shahak
    Jewish History, Jewish Religion (English, Paperback) Israel Shahak

    New edition of Shahak's controversial critique of Israel.

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  • Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews by Javier Castano
    Regional Identities and Cultures of Medieval Jews (English, Hardback) Javier Castano

    The origins of Judaism's regional `subcultures' are poorly understood, as are Jewish identities other than `Ashkenaz' and `Sepharad'. Through case studies and close textual readings, this volume illuminates the role of geopolitical boundaries, cross-cultural influences, and migration in the medieval formation of Jewish regional identities.

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  • A Constant Heart by Emily Russell
    A Constant Heart (Paperback) Emily Russell $14.59
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  • Feeling Jewish by Devorah Baum
    Feeling Jewish (English, Hardback) Devorah Baum

    In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish-even when you're not.

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

    Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the death camps.

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  • Denying the Holocaust by Deborah E. Lipstadt
    Denying the Holocaust (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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  • Hasidism by David Biale
    Hasidism (English, Hardback) David Biale, David Assaf

    The first comprehensive history of the pietistic movement that shaped modern Judaism...

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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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  • Lilith's Cave by Howard Schwartz
    Lilith's Cave (English, Paperback) Howard Schwartz

    Once upon a time in the city of Tunis, a flirtatious young girl was drawn into Lilith's dangerous web by glancing repeatedly at herself in the mirror. It seems that a demon daughter of the legendary Lilith had made her home in the mirror and would soon completely possess the unsuspecting girl. Such tales of terror and the supernatural occupy an honored position in the Jewish folkloric tradition....

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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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  • Stanley Kubrick by Nathan Abrams
    Stanley Kubrick (English, Hardback) Nathan Abrams

    Reexamines Stanley Kubrick 's work in the context of his ethnic and cultural origins. Focusing on several of Kubrick's key themes - including masculinity, ethical responsibility, and the nature of evil - it demonstrates how his films were in conversation with contemporary New York Jewish intellectuals who grappled with the same concerns.

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  • Gershom Scholem by David Biale
    Gershom Scholem (English, Hardback) David Biale

    A new biography of the seminal twentieth-century historian and thinker who pioneered the study of Jewish mysticism and profoundly influenced the Zionist movement

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  • The Joys of Jewish Preserving by Emily Paster
    The Joys of Jewish Preserving (English, Hardback) Emily Paster

    With color photos and detailed information about Jewish food traditions, and terrific recipes both sweet and savory, this book is a celebration of delicious foods from Jewish cooks.

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  • The Story of the Jews by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.

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  • A Social History of Hebrew by William M. Schniedewind
    A Social History of Hebrew (English, Hardback) William M. Schniedewind

    Examines classical Hebrew from its origins in the second millennium BCE until the Rabbinic period, when the principles of Judaism as we know it today were formulated, to view the story of the Israelites through the lens of their language.

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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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  • The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe by Bracha Yaniv
    The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe (English, Hardback) Bracha Yaniv

    The carved wooden Torah arks found in eastern Europe from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries were magnificent structures, unparalleled in their beauty and mystical significance. The work of Jewish artisans, they dominated the synagogues of numerous towns both large and small throughout the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, inspiring worshippers with their monumental scale and intricate...

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