Edited by: Ewence, Hannah; Kushner, Tony
This wide-ranging collection of essays investigates the current position and purpose of British Jewish studies in the modern age. Taking the post-1880 period as its focal point, the book adopts an innovative approach that brings together trans-disciplinary, historical, and cultural perspectives viewed through the prism...
Why Evolution Matters examines the concept of evolution in relation to Judaism, showing that far from something to be avoided within the religion, evolutionary thought deepens an understanding of classic areas of Jewish concern, including free will, moral behavior, suffering, and death. The book presents a novel interpretation of...
The Story of Rae Landy, Pioneer Nurse of Hadassah
Winds Over Jerusalem provides a rare, eyewitness account of Jerusalem 1913-15, a critical period in history, through the lens of two American Jewish women. It adds insight and understanding to the complex relationship that still exists between American Jews, Israel and...
A Doctor in the Lodz Ghetto
Described by the book's Polish publisher as a literary take on the author's experience in the Lodz ghetto and the Nazi concentration camps. Arnold Mostowicz, a Polish Jew was a doctor in the Lodz ghetto and intermittently in the camps. He was a witness...
German-Speaking Refugees in British Propaganda during the Second World War
Brinson, Charmian and Dove, Richard
This book explores a facet of British propaganda during the Second World War that has previously hardly been addressed or considered: the apparent anomaly that much of Britain’s wartime propaganda was prepared and delivered...
An International Jewish Family
This is the history of one family but it is also, in microcosm, the story of the Jewish people over the past two centuries. Kenneth Collins, the premier chronicler of Scottish Jewry ... encounters Communists and Zionists,...