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Essentials of the Land of Israel is an excellent resource for both the layman and scholar interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the geography and history of Israel.
Rabbi Ken Spiro, Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem
Brandon Marlon’s ready compendium of...
Religious Reform and the British Chief Rabbinate, 1840-1990
From the Reform secession of the 1840s and the founding of Liberal Judaism six decades later, to the 'Jacobs Affair' and the rise of Conservative (Masorti) theology towards the end of the twentieth century, the British Chief Rabbinate has faced challenges and...
Ostrava and its Jews Volume 2
Lawson, David and Salomonovičová, Libuše
In Volume I, Ostrava and its Jews, the authors present the story of the Ostrava Jewish Community from its beginning in the eighteenth century, through the Holocaust to the present. After the murder of almost all the Jewish population,...
British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War
This book is a response to the oft-perpetrated myths of Anglo-Jewry's lack of fighting spirit and its failure to participate in the Second World War. Anglo-Jewry has never formed more than about one half of one per cent of the population,...
British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War (Second Edition)
This newly updated book is a response to the oft-perpetrated myths of British Jewry's lack of fighting spirit and its failure to participate in the Second World War. British Jewry has never formed more than about one half of...
The Jewish Labour Bund in Poland 1939-1949
Before the Second World War the Jewish Labour party, the Bund, was one of the most important Jewish parties in Poland. As a socialist party, the Bund believed that the Jewish community could build on, and consolidate, its roots in Poland; develop its...
This book is an account of what happened to some of the best German writers and journalists after they fled the Nazi terror to find shelter in France. It is a tragic intellectual drama that unfolds over seven years, and features writers such as Thomas Mann, Lion Feuchtwanger, Stefan...
Between Two Worlds
Thornton provides a pithy family biography of the well-known Berlin Beer family that illuminates the paradoxical situation between enlightenment and antisemitism that Jews faced in the German territories in the 19th century.
Dr Susanne Korbel, University of Gratz
Wealth and Charity in the Modern World 1815-1945
Edited by: Cesarani, David; Mandler, Peter
What is a philanthropist? Why do they do what they do? What impact do they have? What makes them tick? What in their personal biographies, their communities, their backgrounds, and their moment in time drove them to devote...