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  • A Fairy Tale Unmasked

    A Fairy Tale Unmasked

    £18.95

    The Teacher and the Nazi Slaves
    Vaupel, Dieter with Stone, D.Z.

    A Fairy Tale Unmasked is two books in one, each building on the other. Part I is the effort of a German High School teacher and his indefatigable students to uncover the true history of their town, once the site...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • Hermann Adler

    Hermann Adler

    £40.00

    The King's Chief Rabbi
    Taylor, Derek 
    With a foreword by Lord Jacob Rothschild, OM

    Hermann Adler contributed enormously as Chief Rabbi to the Jewish community in the UK and beyond.
    From the Foreword by Lord Jacob Rothschild, OM

    When Chief Rabbi Adler died in 1911, his friend, Sir Adolph Tuck wrote: ‘The fame of...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

    £50.00

    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser, Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

    £18.99

    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser,

    Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • 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...