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  • A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    £14.95

    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

    £17.95

    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

    £50.00

    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,...

  • Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    £50.00

    Changing Strategic Imperatives

    Cohen, Michael

    From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...

  • Challenge and Continuity

    Challenge and Continuity

    from £12.95

    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...

  • Defenders of the Faith

    Defenders of the Faith

    from £18.95

    The History of Jews' College and the London School of Jewish Studies

    Taylor, Derek

    Although Jews were readmitted to England in 1661, nearly 200 years later there was an election for Chief Rabbi where the short list of candidates were all German. Today the community takes its British spiritual leadership for granted,...

  • Divided We Stand

    Divided We Stand

    £40.00

    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

    £50.00

    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

    £26.95

    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...

  • Great Philanthropists

    Great Philanthropists

    £50.00

    Wealth and Charity in the Modern World 1815-1945

    Edited by: Cesarani, David; Mandler, Peter

    What is a philanthropist? Why do they do what they do? What impact do they have? What makes them tick? What in their personal biographies, their communities, their backgrounds, and their moment in time drove them to devote...