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  • A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    A Hero of Jewish Freedom


    A Modern Joseph's Journey from Hijacker to Rabbi

    Mendelevich, Rabbi

    Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich was born in the small Baltic state of Latvia after the Second World War, which was under Soviet occupation. Yosef received a Soviet education, far removed from his Jewish faith and culture. His father, Moshe, was arrested by the...

  • A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium

    A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium


    Survival, Scars and Healing

    Lazarus, Francine

    Francine Lazarus survived WWII in Belgium hidden with strangers, isolated from her family, and moved from place to place. She witnessed murder and was often injured herself. With her father murdered in Auschwitz, her story continues post-war with the young Francine, neglected and abused by her...

  • A National Home for the Jewish People

    A National Home for the Jewish People


    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,...

  • Africa and Israel

    Africa and Israel


    A Unique Case in Israeli Foreign Relations

    Oded, Arye

    This meticulously researched new book from author Arye Oded analyzes Israel's complex relationship with African countries from the time period of the 1950s to the present day. There are three broad phases. The first, from the 1950s-the 'honeymoon' period-began as African countries started...

  • Challenge and Continuity

    Challenge and Continuity

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    Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy

    Birnbaum, Yoni

    Rabbi Birnbaum's well-organised treatment of the relationship between Torah and science provides insightful guidance. ~--Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis ***[A]n enlightening and inspiring account of how Orthodox rabbis responded to some of the unprecedented stresses of modernity.--Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ***A clear discussion of...

  • Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler

    Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler


    The Forgotten Founder

    Taylor, Derek

    Derek Taylor has written a comprehensive and highly readable biography which will restore Adler to his true place in history.--Elkan D Levy ***Nathan Marcus Adler remains the longest serving Chief Rabbi in the history of Anglo-Jewry. Yet today he is a shadowy figure. During his ministry the...

  • Divided We Stand

    Divided We Stand


    A Journey with Judge Israel Finestein QC

    Lang, Colin

    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...

  • Echoes of a Lost Voice

    Echoes of a Lost Voice


    Encounters with Primo Levi

    Calcagno, Giorgio; Poli, Gabriella

    Edited by: Angier, Carole

    Primo Levi-chemist, Italian, Jew, survivor of Auschwitz-was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. His masterpiece, If This Is a Man, is still one of the most widely read books on the Holocaust today. Echoes of a Lost Voice...

  • Fighting Back

    Fighting Back


    British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War (Second Edition)

    Sugarman, Martin

    This newly updated book is a response to the oft-perpetrated myths of British Jewry's lack of fighting spirit and its failure to participate in the Second World War. British Jewry has never formed more than about one half of...

  • Is it OK to Laugh About it?

    Is it OK to Laugh About it?


    Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture

    Steir-Livny, Liat

    For many years, Israeli culture recoiled from dealing with the Holocaust from a humorous or satirical perspective. The perception was that a humorous approach might threaten the sanctity of its memory, or evoke feelings of disrespect towards the subject and hurt Holocaust...