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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rediscovering Traces of Memory by Jonathan Webber
    Rediscovering Traces of Memory (English, Paperback) Jonathan Webber, Chris Schwarz

    Since the Holocaust, traces of memory are virtually all that remain of more than 800 years of Jewish life in Poland. Yet some of that past can still be found if one knows how and where to look. In this remarkable album, 74 stunning color photographs bear witness to the great Jewish civilization that once flourished here. The images record the sites of Jewish life and death, and the ways in which...

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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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  • A Constant Heart by Emily Russell
    A Constant Heart (Paperback) Emily Russell $15.02
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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, the social gatherings of the chattering classes and the...

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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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  • The Book Smugglers by David E. Fishman
    The Book Smugglers (English, Hardback) David E. Fishman

    The Monuments Men for book lovers

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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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  • In the Children's Best Interests by Lynne Taylor
    In the Children's Best Interests (English, Paperback) Lynne Taylor

    Taylor's exploration and insight into the debates around national identity and the privilege of citizenship challenges our understanding of nationality in the postwar period.

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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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  • Parting Ways by Judith Butler
    Parting Ways (English, Paperback) Judith Butler

    Judith Butler follows Edward Said's late suggestion that through a consideration of Palestinian dispossession in relation to Jewish diasporic traditions a new ethos can be forged for a one-state solution. Butler engages Jewish philosophical positions to articulate a critique of political Zionism and its practices of illegitimate state violence, nationalism, and state-sponsored racism. At the same...

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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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  • Unorthodox Kin by Naomi Leite
    Unorthodox Kin (English, Paperback) Naomi Leite

    An exploration of identity, relatedness, and belonging in the context of profound global interconnection. It paints a poignant and graceful portrait of Portugal's urban Marranos, who trace their ancestry to fifteenth-century Jews forcibly converted to Catholicism and now seek connection with the Jewish people at large.

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  • The Non-Jewish Jew by Isaac Deutscher
    The Non-Jewish Jew (English, Paperback) Isaac Deutscher

    Essays on judaism in the modern world, from philosophy and history to art and politics. Part of Radical Thinkers set 14.

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  • The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History by Martin Gilbert
    The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History (English, Paperback) Martin Gilbert

    Tracing the world-wide migrations of the Jews from ancient Mesopotamia to modern Israel, this title covers over four thousand years of history in 154 maps and presents a picture of the fascinating people.

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  • The Jewish Journey by Rebecca Abrams
    The Jewish Journey (English, Paperback) Rebecca Abrams

    A short, accessible and affordable history of the Jewish people. The objects featured can be seen in the Ashmolean Museum, and many of their stories have not been told before.

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  • Margaret Thatcher by Robert Philpot
    Margaret Thatcher (English, Hardback) Robert Philpot

    The Honorary Jew sheds new light on significant events, influences and people hitherto unexplored in the career of Margaret Thatcher.

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