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,...
Wanderers, Nomads and the Walking Dead
Zanger, Anat Y.
This is an original book which proposes innovative assumptions on the theme of its research – the city of Jerusalem in cinema – and is based on a rich theoretical background and on a sensitive and skilled textual analysis. Accordingly, I highly...
The Jewish Labour Movement helped found the Labour Party, and has always been at the heart of the British Labour movement.
This book, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of its affiliation to the Labour Party in 1920, tells the story of this remarkable organisation from...
Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust
Debs, Howard and Silverman, Matthew (Eds)
New Voices is ground-breaking. The editors selected 58 distinct images from noted collections consisting of vintage photography, propaganda posters, newsreel stills and the like, matching each to a poet, short story or flash fiction writer, plus features by...
Collective Memories and Private Memorials
What is it that we wish to see in our photo albums? Reality as it was, or a selected, upgraded version of our past? Can we control the memories we pass on? These are some of the thought-provoking questions that Edna Barromi-Perlman raises...
How Refugees from Nazism Revitalised the British Fashion Trade
Jews had long been active in the clothing trade in Europe, developing new production and retail methods and excelling as designers. However, in the UK clothes production was mostly conservative and design was not a concept. What happened to...