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"What! Still Alive?!"

Jewish Survivors in Poland and Israel Remember Homecoming

by Monika Rice

<p>&quot;What! Still Alive?!&quot; offers a powerful and deeply affecting examination of the complex memories of Jewish survivors returning to their homes in Poland after the Holocaust. These survivors left unparalleled testimonies of their ...

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13 Stradomska Street

A Memoir of Exile and Return

by Andrew Potok

<p>&quot;Potok is blind but he makes us see not only the pre-World War Two landscape from which he and his family fled, but also how and why and at what price.&quot; -Jay Neugeboren, author of &quot;Max Baer and the Star of David&quot; and ...

ISBN: 9781942134299

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A Bibliography of Jewish Education in the United States

by Norman Drachler

<p>This book contains entries from thousands of publications whether in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, and German—books, research reports, educational and general periodicals, synagogue histories, conference proceedings, bibliographies, and ...

ISBN: 9780814343494

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781908524034

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A History of Jewish Youngstown and the Steel Valley

by Thomas Welsh, Joshua Foster, Gordon F. Morgan & others

<p>Founded in the Mahoning Valley during 1837, a tiny settlement of secular German immigrants grew into one of the most influential centers of Jewish life in the Midwest. Home to nationally renowned rabbis and Zionist firebrands alike, the ...

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A Nobel Affair

The Correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess

by Erika Rummel

<p>Alfred Nobel made his name as an inventor and successful entrepreneur and left a legacy as a philanthropist and promoter of learning and social progress.</p> <p>The correspondence between Nobel and his Viennese mistress, Sofie Hess, shines a

ISBN: 9781487513931

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A Portrait of Pacifists: Le Chambon, the Holocaust, and the Lives of André and Magda Trocm

by Unsworth, Richard

Explores the lives of heralded Holocaust rescuers Andre and Magda Trocme, and the people of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon France who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis ...

ISBN: 9780815651826

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A Season of Singing

Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States

by Sarah M. Ross

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781611689617

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A Shadow over Palestine

The Imperial Life of Race in America

by Keith P. Feldman

<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 Britain. ...

ISBN: 9781452944876

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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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Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

by Margaret Tali

<p>This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and ...

ISBN: 9781351626347

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Alice in Shandehland

Scandal and Scorn in the Edelson/Horwitz Murder Case

by Monda Halpern

<p>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

ISBN: 9780773583405

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American Jews and America's Game

Voices of a Growing Legacy in Baseball

by Larry Ruttman

<p>Most fans don’t know how far the Jewish presence in baseball extends beyond a few famous players such as Greenberg, Rosen, Koufax, Holtzman, Green, Ausmus, Youkilis, Braun, and Kinsler. In fact, that presence extends to the baseball ...

ISBN: 9781496209924

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Anglo-Jewry since 1066

Place, locality and memory

by Tony Kushner

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781847796974

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Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

by Rusi Jaspal

<p>Antisemitism and anti-Zionism are complex, delineable, yet inter-related social-psychological phenomena. While antisemitism has been described as an irrational, age-old prejudice, anti-Zionism is often represented as a legitimate response to ...

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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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Balancing on the Mechitza

Transgender in Jewish Community

by Noach Dzmura

<p>***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction</p> <p>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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Battering States

The Politics of Domestic Violence in Israel

by Madelaine Adelman

<p><em>Battering States</em> explores the most personal part of people's lives as they intersect with a uniquely complex state system. The book examines how statecraft shapes domestic violence: how a state defines itself and determines what ...

ISBN: 9780826521323

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Before All Memory is Lost

Women's Voices from the Holocaust

by Myrna Goldberg

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781988065236

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781988065229

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