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The German Goldschmidts of the 17th and 18th Century
Dagmar Nick, a multiple literary prize-winner in her native Germany, has turned her considerable talents to researching her fascinating Jewish ancestry. She brings to life her family history through the letters, diaries and documents that they left behind, and...
A Journey with Judge Israel Finestein QC
The late Israel Finestein was an outstanding lawyer, historian and lay leader of the British Jewish community. This book of essays by his nephew, Colin Lang, in part an evocation, in part a continuation of his teachings, is a fitting tribute to a...
And Other Selected Works Volume 1
How to Love a Child and Other Selected Works is the first comprehensive collection of Korczak’s works translated into English. It contains his most important pedagogical writings, journal articles, as well as private texts.
Volume 1 comprises three pedagogical works, the first being...
And Other Selected Works Volume 2
How to Love a Child and Other Selected Works is the first comprehensive collection of Korczak’s works translated into English. It contains his most important pedagogical writings, journal articles, as well as private texts. Volume 2 starts with extensive excerpts from two pedagogical...
An Enduring Presence from the Fourth to the Twenty-First Century
In Jewish Germany, cultural anthropologist David Levinson draws out and explores for us the expanse of the Jewish experience in Germany from the fourth century CE to the present. With the extensive use of primary sources, among others, the carefully...
I would encourage anyone, of any religion (and indeed no religion) to read their stories of service and survival in some of the world's harshest seas.--Commander James Cohen QVRM RD VR RNR, formerly SO1 Maritime Trade Operations ***For those who served in the Merchant Navy in the World...
An Illustrated History
Cartoons uniting visual representation with cultural associations, can cause devastation. One picture may save a thousand words but we will never know how many hundreds of thousands of lives were not saved, how many millions of lives were not even lived, because of the climate...
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 Betty Jean...
The Hidden Identities of Polish Jews
Made up of contributions by the three generations of Polish Jews ... it gives a multi-sided and nuanced picture not only of Jewish identity in Poland but of the complex history of Poland and its Jews from the Second World War to...
'Now No-One Sings You Lullabies'
Lawson, David; Salomonovicova, Libuse; Sustkova, Hana
The story of Ostrava and its Jews encapsulates in a small space (85 square miles) and a short time (ca. 150 years) a miniaturized history of Central Europe. It covers industrialization and massive economic growth, immigration and emigration, intolerance and tolerance,...