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  1. Ancestral Tales
    Written in pieces over the last fifteen years of his life and published posthumously, S. Y. Agnon's A City in Its Fullness is an ambitious, historically rich sequence of stories memorializing Buczacz, the city of his birth. This... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 2017
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  2. The Merchants of Oran
    The Merchants of Oran weaves together the history of a Mediterranean port city with the lives of Oran's Jewish mercantile elite during the transition to French colonial rule. Through the life of Jacob Lasry and other influential... Learn More
    Published: 10th May 2017
    Hardback / £43.00
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  3. Confessions of the Shtetl
    Over the course of the nineteenth century, some 84,500 Jews in imperial Russia converted to Christianity. Confessions of the Shtetl explores the day-to-day world of these people, including the social, geographic, religious, and... Learn More
    Published: 16th November 2016
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  4. Jewish Salonica
    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... Learn More
    Published: 7th September 2016
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  5. The Marriage Plot
    For nineteenth-century Eastern European Jews, modernization entailed the abandonment of arranged marriage in favor of the "love match." Romantic novels taught Jewish readers the rules of romance and the choreography... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 2016
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  6. A History of the Grandparents I Never Had
    Ivan Jablonka's grandparents' lives ended long before his began: although Matès and Idesa Jablonka were his family, they were perfect strangers. When he set out to uncover their story, Jablonka had little to work with.... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2016
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  7. Clepsydra
    The clepsydra is an ancient water clock and serves as the primary metaphor for this examination of Jewish conceptions of time from antiquity to the present. Just as the flow of water is subject to a number of variables such as... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2016
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  8. Suddenly, the Sight of War
    Suddenly, the Sight of War is a genealogy of Hebrew poetry written in pre-state Israel between the beginning of World War II and the War of Independence in 1948. In it, renowned literary scholar Hannan Hever sheds light on how... Learn More
    Published: 24th February 2016
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  9. The Full Severity of Compassion
    Yehuda Amichai (1924–2000) was the foremost Israeli poet of the twentieth century and an internationally influential literary figure whose poetry has been translated into some 40 languages. Hitherto, no comprehensive literary... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2015
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  10. Yosef Haim Brenner

    Yosef Haim Brenner

    A Life

    Written by Anita Shapira, Translated by Anthony Berris

    Series Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C

    Stanford University Press

    Based on previously unexploited primary sources, this is the first comprehensive biography of Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the pioneers of Modern Hebrew literature. Born in 1881 to a poor Jewish family in Russia, Brenner published... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2014
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  11. The Jews and the Bible
    Despite its deceptively simple title, this book ponders the thorny issue of the place of the Bible in Jewish religion and culture. By thoroughly examining the complex link that the Jews have formed with the Bible, Jewish scholar... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2014
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  12. An Early Self
    What role has Jewish intellectual culture played in the development of modern Romance literature? Susanne Zepp seeks to answer this question through an examination of five influential early modern texts written between 1499 and... Learn More
    Published: 19th November 2014
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  13. Jewish Rights, National Rites
    In its full-color poster for elections to the All-Russian Jewish Congress in 1917, the Jewish People's Party depicted a variety of Jews in seeking to enlist the support of the broadest possible segment of Russia's Jewish population.... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2014
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  14. Emissaries from the Holy Land
    For Jews in every corner of the world, the Holy Land has always been central. But that conviction was put to the test in the eighteenth century when Jewish leaders in Palestine and their allies in Istanbul sent rabbinic emissaries... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2014
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  15. Memoirs of a Grandmother
    Pauline Wengeroff's Memoirs of a Grandmother offers a unique first-person window into traditionalism, modernity, and the tensions linking the two in nineteenth-century Russia. Wengeroff (1833–1916), a perceptive, highly... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2014
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  16. Sephardi Lives
    This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews—descendants of Jews who fled medieval Spain and Portugal settling in the western portions... Learn More
    Published: 27th August 2014
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