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  • East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    from £25.00

    Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart

    Seddon, Isabelle

    This is a wonderful book that places these Jewish artists in a historical-cultural context. This is not only a British story, but a much wider Jewish one for which Isabelle Seddon provides many interesting insights.
    Colin Shindler, The Jerusalem Post

    This...

  • 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...

  • Family Albums

    Family Albums

    £25.00

    Ostrava and its Jews Volume 2
    Lawson, David and Salomonovičová, Libuše

    In Volume I, Ostrava and its Jews, the authors present the story of the Ostrava Jewish Community from its beginning in the eighteenth century, through the Holocaust to the present. After the murder of almost all the Jewish population,...

  • 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

  • Jews by the Seaside

    Jews by the Seaside

    £35.00

    The Jewish Hotels and Guesthouses of Bournemouth
    Fox, Pam 

    A visit to a Jewish hotel in Bournemouth in post-war Britain was greatly anticipated - for many, it was both a regular family and communal event. Pam Fox’s incisive investigation  has reclaimed the underlying meaning...

  • Jews by the Seaside

    Jews by the Seaside

    £19.95

    The Jewish Hotels and Guesthouses of Bournemouth
    Fox, Pam 

    A visit to a Jewish hotel in Bournemouth in post-war Britain was greatly anticipated - for many, it was both a regular family and communal event. Pam Fox’s incisive investigation  has reclaimed the underlying meaning...

  • The Clothes on our Backs

    The Clothes on our Backs

    £25.00

    How Refugees from Nazism Revitalised the British Fashion Trade

    Nyburg, Anna

    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...

  • Zev’s Children

    Zev’s Children

    £17.95

    An International Jewish Family

    Collins, Kenneth 

    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,...