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...
The Forgotten Founder
Nathan Marcus Adler remains the longest serving Chief Rabbi in the history of Anglo-Jewry. Yet today he is a shadowy figure. During his ministry the forerunners of Jewish Care were created, the synagogue service was regularised, Jews' College opened its doors and the United Synagogue came into...
An Enduring Presence from the Fourth to the Twenty-first Century
The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak
This is the tragic story of Janusz Korczak (as featured in the major motion picture The Zookeeper's Wife) who chose to perish in Treblinka rather than abandon the Jewish orphans in his care. Korczak comes alive in this acclaimed biography by...
A Temporary Title
Born in 1931 to a secular Jewish family in Poland, Irit Amiel grew up in the city of Czestochowa with its significant Jewish community of 30,000. She survived the Second World War having escaped from the ghetto and living under false Aryan papers, in various places. In...
The Story of Ben Helfgott
This is not just the story of another Holocaust survivor. There is nothing about Ben Helfgott that is usual. After all, very few survivors would, just a few years after liberation, become Olympic athletes. He did exactly that. He was a boy growing up in...
Edited by: Abramson, Glenda; Jacobs, Adrianna
Jewish Women as Forced Laborers in Bremen, 1944-45
In August 1944, 800 Jewish women from Hungary and Poland were moved from Auschwitz to Bremen to undertake forced labour. This important book presents unique research on a forgotten camp and its forgotten forced workers. Helmut Mueller writes from the point of...
How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight
Who are the Jews from Arab countries? What were relations with Muslims like? What made Jews leave countries where they had been settled for thousands of years? What lessons can we learn from the mass exodus of minorities...