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  • Chapters of Accidents

    Chapters of Accidents

    £16.95

    A Writer’s Memoir
    Baron, Alexander 
    Colin Holmes and Nick Baron (Eds)

    Alexander Baron ... was the greatest British novelist of [World War II] and among the finest, most underrated, of the postwar period.
    John Williams, The Guardian

    ‘We have...

  • Debating the Zeitgeist and being Second Generation

    Debating the Zeitgeist and being Second Generation

    £19.95

    David, Miriam E. and Moos, Merilyn (Eds)

    This book is not a study about the second generation but gives voice to the second generation themselves. It provides fascinating and unique insights as to how the ‘second generation’ feels about themselves and their place within...

  • Escape from Benghazi

    Escape from Benghazi

    £18.95

    Diary of an Imposter
    Meghnagi, Elia 

    Meghnagi takes us on a cultural and political tour of Benghazi and its Jewish community in the twentieth century under Italian, British and Arab regimes. In doing so he reveals with a masterful and at times funny...

  • Exodus Too

    Exodus Too

    £18.99

    The Story of an Ordinary Egyptian Jewish Family in Extraordinary Times

    Tamman, Gabriel

    [T]he time may soon be coming when the events that have taken place in the region will have to be considered as part of the great exchanges of population that have...

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer and his Family

    Giacomo Meyerbeer and his Family

    £29.95

    Between Two Worlds
    Elaine Thornton

    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

  • Haham Moses Gaster

    Haham Moses Gaster

    £40.00

    Wayward Genius
    Derek Taylor

    A Zionist before Theodor Herzl, the only Ashkenazi Haham the Sephardim ever appointed, the only senior British Jewish spiritual figure to be dismissed, a world expert on the Samaritans, a collector of 2,000 manuscripts, a scholar with a 45,000 book library...

  • Helping With Inquiries

    Helping With Inquiries

    £18.95

    An Autobiography

    Jacobs, Louis

    This autobiography of one of the world's leading Jewish religious thinkers and teachers, and the central participant in the dramatic 'Jacobs affair', begins with his early boyhood in a poor district of Manchester. The story covers his student life at Gateshead and London University, his trips...

  • Levi Eshkol

    Levi Eshkol

    £25.00

    From Pioneering Operator to Tragic Hero - A Doer

    Aronson, Shlomo

    Including research from newly opened domestic and foreign archives, this book provides an original description and analysis of a crucial period in Israel's history and the history of the Middle East through the lens of the charming, lesser known,...

  • Never Tell Anyone You’re Jewish

    Never Tell Anyone You’re Jewish

    £16.95

    My Family, the Holocaust and the Aftermath
    Chamberlain, Maria

    With a scientific mind and a profound personal dedication, Maria Chamberlain takes her reader on a journey into the family history. The book combines research and reflection, history and memory, and provides rare insights into...

  • Pani Stefa and the Orphans

    Pani Stefa and the Orphans

    £25.00

    Out of the Shadow of Korczak
    Kicinska, Magdalena 
    Translated by Sean Gasper Bye

    At a moment when communists were engineering a New Man, and Zionists a New Jew, a doctor and a teacher devoted themselves to a social experiment: raising a new child....