A Train to Palestine
The Tehran Children, Anders' Army and their Escape from Stalin's Siberia, 1939–1943
In October 1938 eight-year-old Josef Rosenbaum, his mother and younger sister, set out from Germany on a cruel odyssey fleeing into eastern Europe along with thousands of other refugees.
Sent to Siberian slave labor camps in the wildernesses,...
A Very British Subject
A Village Named Dowgalishok
The Massacre at Radun and Eishishok
This unique and true story of a young boy, skillfully describes the small Jewish agricultural village of Dowgalishok in eastern Poland (modern-day Belarus) and its neighboring towns of Radun and Eishishok. With a loving eye for detail the Jewish atmosphere is brought to life...
A Warsaw Diary
A story of one of the few survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and of an underground existence in the non-Jewish part of the city during the Second World War. Based entirely on the author's original diary, rediscovered twenty years after the war, Michael Zylberberg tells of the ghetto uprising...
A World Apart
The History of Chasidism in England
Africa and Israel
A Unique Case in Israeli Foreign Relations
This meticulously researched new book from author Arye Oded analyzes Israel's complex relationship with African countries from the time period of the 1950s to the present day. There are three broad phases. The first, from the 1950s-the 'honeymoon' period-began as African countries started...
Jewish Life and Jewish Memories in Post-Fascist Italy
After Mussolini explores the genesis of the 'myth of the good Italian.' This myth was deliberately promoted by the Italian Foreign Ministry, which aimed to obtain a non-punitive peace treaty by distancing the nation from German guilt. Through in-depth research,...
Alfred Wiener and the Making of the Holocaust Library
A catalogue of the suffering inflicted upon the the Jewish people was already in its 10th year of compilation by the time the Nazis held the Wannsee conference in 1942. This book tells how the Holocaust Library began.
The Story of Lady Jakobovits
A child in war-torn Europe, Amelie Munk fled for her life with her mother, grandmother, and younger siblings on a packed train from Paris bound for the south of France. Eking out a tough daily existence, Amelie quickly matured into a young woman whose spirited...
American and British Jews in the Age of Great Migration
The massive migration of more than two million Jews to Western Europe and the United States between the 1880s and the enactment of restrictive laws after the First World War fundamentally changed the worldwide distribution of the Jewish people. Lloyd Gartner has made many seminal insights into this...