Distant Visions of Israel in Contemporary Hebrew Fiction
Selected Poems, Plays and Prose
Edited by: Sivan, Gabriel
Izak Goller (1891-1939) was a gifted and inspiring teacher, poet, playwright, novelist, and thinker. Now, more than 70 years after his death, readers can better appreciate Goller's artistry, his fearless hard-hitting style, and his uncompromising Zionism. Goller had three parallel careers -...
There is an old Jewish saying that when disasters occur this too is for the best. Robert Rietti has brought together a selection of tales that are either true incidents that he has gleaned from others or events that he has experienced. They express his hope and trust and...
Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust
Debs, Howard and Silverman, Matthew (Eds)
This remarkable volume at once offers snapshots from history and captivating, and at times inspiring, lyrical responses to an event we are still seeking to understand — and one we're trying not to repeat.
Jewish Book Council...
Edited by: Domb, Risa
The Jews of Poland: An Anthology
Edited by: Bromberg Ben-Zvi, Hava
Finalist in Anthologies and Collections, National Jewish Book Awards - Of the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, three million were from Poland. Their literary heritage is a treasure to be preserved, and this lavish anthology gathers together the rich...
Menashe Levin, Yitzhak Oren and Yitzhak Orpaz
This book challenges the popular notion that there is no Modern Hebrew Surrealist literature. It focuses upon the writings of three lesser-known Hebrew authors - Menashe Levin, Yitzhak Oren, and Yitzhak Orpaz - and considers the nature and function of their particular strands...
Fifty Years of The Jewish Quarterly
Edited by: Lehrer, Natasha
The Golden Chain recalls a great Yiddish idea - die goldene keyt- the handling on the enormous cultural wealth of Jewish tradition from generation to generation. This was the mission of the founding editor of The Jewish Quarterly, Jacob Sonnag, who, as...
An Enemy Alien in Prison in 1940
Ruth Borchardt's Interned: An Enemy Alien in Holloway Prison, reproduced here with an introduction by Charmian Brinson, was written but not completed in 1943, and only came to light after the author's recent death. The novel vividly describes the plight of a young...