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A Grain of Truth

by Zygmunt Miloszewski

<div>"<I>A Grain of Truth</I>, like every great crime novel, digs up more unsettling questions than it does answers; it also demonstrates the seemingly endless possibilities of the form itself to serve as smart social criticism." --Maureen ...

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A Passover Haggadah

Go Forth and Learn

by Rabbi David Silber

<P><I>Hebrew and English text with new commentary and essays. </I><P>Rabbi Silber has given us two books in one: the Haggadah itself, in English and Hebrew, with his seder commentary and a collection of essays that provide close readings of the ...

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A Season of Singing

Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States

by Sarah M. Ross

In the 1960s, Jewish music in America began to evolve. Traditional liturgical tunes developed into a blend of secular and sacred sound that became known in the 1980s as “American Nusach.” Chief among these developments was the growth of feminist

ISBN: 9781611689617

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A Shadow over Palestine

The Imperial Life of Race in America

by Keith P. Feldman

<DIV><P>Upon signing the first U.S. arms agreement with Israel in 1962, John F. Kennedy assured Golda Meir that the United States had “a special relationship with Israel in the Middle East,” comparable only to that of the United States with ...

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Above the Death Pits, Beneath the Flag: Youth Voyages to Poland and the Performance of Israeli National Identity

by Feldman, Jackie

<p> Israeli youth voyages to Poland are one of the most popular and influential forms of transmission of Holocaust memory in Israeli society. Through intensive participant observation, group discussions, student diaries, and questionnaires, the

ISBN: 9780857450074

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Alice in Shandehland

Scandal and Scorn in the Edelson/Horwitz Murder Case

by Monda Halpern

By 1931, Ben and Alice Edelson had been married for two decades and had seven children, but for years Alice had been having an affair with the married Jack Horwitz. On the night of 24 November, Ben, Alice, and Jack met at Edelson Jewellers to ...

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American Jewish History

A Primary Source Reader

by Gary Phillip Zola & Marc Dollinger

Presenting the American Jewish historical experience from its communal beginnings to the present through documents, photographs, and other illustrations, many of which have never before been published, this entirely new collection of source ...

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Anglo-Jewry since 1066

Place, locality and memory

by Tony Kushner

Anglo-Jewry since 1066: Place, locality and memory' is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and is the first to explore the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the

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Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

by Silverstein, Jordana

<p> Over the last seventy years, memories and narratives of the Holocaust have played a significant role in constructing Jewish communities. The author explores one field where these narratives are disseminated: Holocaust pedagogy in Jewish ...

ISBN: 9781782386537

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Are We of Israel?

by George Reynolds

The belief that the Latter day Saints hold that the great majority of their number are of the house of Israel, and heirs to the promises made to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob, like many other portions of their faith, has received the ridicule ...

ISBN: 9786050416206

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Balancing on the Mechitza

Transgender in Jewish Community

by Noach Dzmura

***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction<br><br>While the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality, transgender and gender-variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of ...

ISBN: 9781583949719

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Bearing Witness

A Personal Perspective on Sixty Years of Polish History

by Maria Jarosz

Bearing Witness offers personal insight into the collective experience of Poles over the last sixty years. One of Poland’s leading social scientists combines objective, academic rigor with autobiographical, eyewitness accounts of historic ...

ISBN: 9781412855624

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Before All Memory is Lost

Women's Voices from the Holocaust

by Myrna Goldberg

In this first Azrieli Foundation anthology, twenty-five women reflect on their experiences of survival – from the heart-stopping fears of hiding to the extreme risks of “passing” as non-Jews, and from the terrors of the Nazi camps to the ...

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Behind the Red Curtain

by Maya Rakitova

Swept up in the Bolshevik revolution, Joseph Stalin’s Communist Party purges and World War II, the Rakitova family faces innumerable obstacles to survival. But young Maya knows only that her father is gone and that she must hide her Jewish ...

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Between Two Worlds: The Jewish Presence in German and Austrian Film, 1910-1933

by Prawer, S. S.

<p> Jews have been well represented in the cinema industry from the beginning of the film era: behind the screen, as producers, distributors, directors, script-writers, composers, set designers; and on the screen, as Jewish actors and as named ...

ISBN: 9781782387916

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Beyond Sectarianism

The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism

by Adam S. Ferziger

In 1965 social scientist Charles S. Liebman published a study that boldly declared the vitality of American Jewish Orthodoxy and went on to guide scholarly investigations of the group for the next four decades. As American Orthodoxy continues to

ISBN: 9780814339541

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Beyond Stereotypes

American Jews and Sports

by Ari F. Sclar

<P>In the decades after the Civil War, sports slowly gained a prominent position within American culture. This development provided Jews with opportunities to participate in one of the few American cultures not closed off to them. Jewish ...

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Borrowed Voices

Writing and Racial Ventriloquism in the Jewish American Imagination

by Jennifer Glaser

<DIV>In the decades following World War II, many American Jews sought to downplay their difference, as a means of assimilating into Middle America. Yet a significant minority, including many prominent Jewish writers and intellectuals, clung to ...

ISBN: 9780813577418

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Change within Tradition among Jewish Women in Libya

by Simon, Rachel

ISBN: 9780295998855

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Copia

by Erika Meitner

<div><p>"The poems in <i>Copia</i> are about what is and what is almost-gone, what is in limbo and what won't give way, what is almost at rock bottom but still and always brimming with the possibility of miracle."—Rachel Zucker</P><p>Erika ...

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