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...
European Roots of a Jewish Family: Gelles-Griffel-Wahl-Chajes-Safier-Loew-Taube
This work contains a detailed account of the methods used by the author in delving into his family background. The enquiry encompasses the entire continent of Europe over a period of many centuries. Gelles, Griffel, Wahl, Chajes, Safier, Loew, and Taube are part...
The Life of Lt-Colonel Eliazar Margolin
An acclaimed figure in Israeli historiography, but little known in Australia, this book asks the question why. Margolin served in two armies in the First World War, the Australian and British, and was buried twice with full military honors, first in Australia, then Israel....
New and Expanded Edition
This memoir, written as fiction, but based on fact, describes the fear-filled efforts of a pair of Polish adolescents, brother and sister, to survive in secrecy and constant anxiety in Lvov at a time when Jews were being rounded up and sent to the Ghetto -...
This is the first book-length study to survey the phenomenon of twentieth-century Anglo-Jewish poetry. It proceeds by reading established Anglo-Jewish poets against the grain of conventional thinking about English verse. For example, rather than understanding Isaac Rosenberg and Siegfried Sassoon as simply First World War poets, it approaches them...
Studies in Diversity, 1840-1914
Essays in Memory of Simon Wiesenthal
Edited by: Fineberg, Michael; Samuels, Shimon; Weitzman, Mark
Dedicated to the memory of the 'conscience of the Holocaust', Simon Wiesenthal - to whom it offers a number of personal tributes - this book brings together essays by a wide variety of authors on antisemitism and related...
Texts and Contexts
This is a unique book, comprising seven essays designed to make the reader think more critically about the Holocaust. It combines the author's familiarity with the history, research, bibliography and teaching of the Holocaust, to present clear examples of the importance of approaching the subject critically. It...