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  • A National Home for the Jewish People

    A National Home for the Jewish People

    £50.00

    The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923

    Barzilay-Yegar, Dvorah

    What was the concept of 'A National Home for the Jewish People,' where did it come from, and how was it defined? Barzilay-Yegar traces the shifting meanings of the phrase from its first coining in the Balfour Declaration of 1917,...

  • A Train to Palestine

    A Train to Palestine

    £18.95

    The Tehran Children, Anders' Army and their Escape from Stalin's Siberia, 1939–1943
    Grigsby, Randy

    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,...

  • Baffy

    Baffy

    £25.00

    The Diaries of Blanche Dugdale, 1936–1947
    Norman Rose (Ed)

    Granddaughter of a duke and niece of a prime minister, Blanche ‘Baffy’ Dugdale was in an ideal position to observe British political and social life, before, during and immediately after the Second World War. She...

  • Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    £50.00

    Changing Strategic Imperatives

    Cohen, Michael

    From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...

  • Essentials of Jewish History

    Essentials of Jewish History

    £45.00

    Marlon, Brandon

    An extremely well-researched and comprehensive overview of the  significant personalities in Jewish history from Abraham to the present. An excellent resource for both the scholar and layman of Jewish history.
    Rabbi Ken Spiro, Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem

    Brandon Marlon has compiled an indispensable ‘Who’s Who’ of Jewish...

  • Essentials of the Land of Israel

    Essentials of the Land of Israel

    £45.00

    Marlon, Brandon

    Essentials of the Land of Israel is an excellent resource for both the layman and scholar interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the geography and history of Israel. 

    Rabbi Ken Spiro, Senior Lecturer & Researcher, Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem 

    Brandon Marlon’s ready compendium of...

  • Hebrew Women Join the Forces

    Hebrew Women Join the Forces

    £22.00

    Jewish Women from Palestine in the British Forces During the Second World War

    Granit-Hacohen, Anat

    During WWII, some 3,600 Jewish women from Palestine volunteered to serve in the British armed forces in the Middle East. For the first time ever Jewish women joined the army, wore uniform, left home to defend their...

  • Mandate

    Mandate

    £25.00

    The Palestine Crucible, 1919-1939
    Turnberg, Leslie 

    (A)n astonishing feat of scholarship and analysis that sits at the nexus of history, foreign policy and most importantly, a timely assessment of where Britain is heading based on the prison and prism of the past. It is...

  • Medicine

    Medicine

    £50.00

    From Biblical Canaan to Modern Israel
    Stanton, Stuart and Collins, Kenneth (Eds)

    In chapters that range from Babylonian and Biblical medicine to health and medicine under Ottoman and British Mandate authority to mainstream and complementary medical services in Israel today, this excellent collaborative volume by a...

  • Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    £50.00

    Collective Memories and Private Memorials
    Barromi-Perlman, Edna

    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...