Jewish Life and Jewish Memories in Post-Fascist Italy
After Mussolini explores the genesis of the 'myth of the good Italian.' This myth was deliberately promoted by the Italian Foreign Ministry, which aimed to obtain a non-punitive peace treaty by distancing the nation from German guilt. Through in-depth research,...
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...
David, Miriam E. and Moos, Merilyn (Eds)
This book is not a study about the second generation but gives voice to the second generation themselves. It provides fascinating and unique insights as to how the ‘second generation’ feels about themselves and their place within...
Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart
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
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Essentials of Jewish History is a comprehensive compendium for ready reference. Both a typology of leadership roles (prophets; prophetesses; high priests; Judges; kings; queens; exilarchs; courtiers; Zionists; generals; sages) and a Who’s Who, its unique value...
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...
The Story of an Ordinary Egyptian Jewish Family in Extraordinary Times
[T]he time may soon be coming when the events that have taken place in the region will have to be considered as part of the great exchanges of population that have...
The Holocaust and the Courtroom in American Fictive Film
New in paperback August 2021From Nuremberg to Hollywood is a transformative book that explores the evolving relationship between the act of bearing witness to the Holocaust in...
Between Two Worlds
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
A Zionist before Theodor Herzl, the only Ashkenazi Haham the Sephardim ever appointed, the only senior British Jewish spiritual figure to be dismissed, a world expert on the Samaritans, a collector of 2,000 manuscripts, a scholar with a 45,000 book library...