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  1. Jewish Studies as Counterlife
    This book seeks to harness the possibilities offered by the evolving collection of forces by which Jewish Studies is constituted and practiced in order to open, refashion, and exemplify possibilities for a humanities to come.... Learn More
    Published: 4th June 2019
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. In This Hour
    In This Hour offers the first English translations of selected German writings by Abraham Joshua Heschel from his tumultuous years in Nazi-ruled Germany and months in London exile, before he found refuge in the United States.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2019
    Hardback | £22.99
  3. Unlikely Heroes
    Classes and books on the Holocaust often center on the experiences of victims, perpetrators, and bystanders, but rescuers also occupy a prominent space in Holocaust courses and literature even though incidents of rescue were relatively... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. A Year with the Sages
    A Year with the Sages uniquely relates the Sages’ understanding of each Torah portion to everyday life. The importance of these teachings cannot be overestimated. The Sages, who lived during the period from the fifth century... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Nine Talmudic Readings

    Nine Talmudic Readings

    Written by Emmanuel Levinas, Introduced by and Translated by Annette Aronowicz

    Indiana University Press

    Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays

    Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays

    Written by Chava Rosenfarb, Edited by Goldie Morgentaler

    McGill-Queen's University Press

    Chava Rosenfarb (1923–2011) was one of the most prominent Yiddish novelists of the second half of the twentieth century. Born in Poland in 1923, she survived the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen, immigrating to... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Connecting Histories
    Hardback | £54.00
  8. A Jewish Refugee in New York
    By depicting one woman as a Jewish refugee in the US during WWII, A Jewish Refugee in New York provides keen insight into the social, political, and cultural tensions of that time and place and reveals the day-to-day activities... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  9. A Year with Mordecai Kaplan
    You are invited to spend a year with the inspirational words, ideas, and counsel of the great twentieth-century thinker Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, through his meditations on the fifty-four weekly Torah portions and eleven Jewish holidays.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Paperback | £17.99
  10. Hermann Cohen and the Crisis of Liberalism
    A bold, contemporary assessment of Hermann Cohen’s philosophical and religious commitments as a way to challenge today’s political and social disenchantment with liberalism.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £44.00
  11. Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany
    Today many Germans remain nostalgic about "classic" film comedies created during the 1930s, viewing them as a part of the Nazi era that was not tainted with antisemitism. In Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany, Valerie... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  12. The Mathematical Imagination
    During the Weimar Republic, mathematics provided Gershom Scholem, Franz Rosenzweig, and Siegfried Kracauer – friends and forerunners of the Frankfurt School – with tools to navigate the crises of modernity. This study explores... Learn More
    Published: 5th March 2019
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  13. Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine
    When did the Arab-Israeli conflict begin? Some discussions focus on the 1967 war, some go back to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, and others look to the beginning of the British Mandate in 1929. Alan Dowty, however,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £52.00
  14. Typically Jewish

    Typically Jewish

    By Nancy Kalikow Maxwell

    The Jewish Publication Society

    Is laughter essential to Jewish identity? Do Jews possess special radar for recognizing members of the tribe? Since Jews live longer and make love more often, why don’t more people join the tribe? “More deli than deity”... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Paperback | £17.99
  15. The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
    Alyssa Quint explores the early years of the modern Yiddish theater, from roughly 1876 to 1883, through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £48.00
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