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  • Bouncing Back – and Forward

    Bouncing Back – and Forward

    £35.00

    From Immigrant Household to Cambridge Fellowship
    Reif, Stefan C.

    Awarded an OBE in the 2020 October Queen’s Honours List

    Alternately gritty, funny, and deeply touching, but always honest and insightful, this is a revealing account of a life, with yet more to give, dedicated triumphantly to the highest standards of scholarly...

  • Bouncing Back – and Forward

    Bouncing Back – and Forward

    £18.95

    From Immigrant Household to Cambridge Fellowship
    Reif, Stefan C.

    Awarded an OBE in the 2020 October Queen’s Honours List

    Alternately gritty, funny, and deeply touching, but always honest and insightful, this is a revealing account of a life, with yet more to give, dedicated triumphantly to the highest standards of scholarly...

  • Debating the Zeitgeist and being Second Generation

    Debating the Zeitgeist and being Second Generation

    £19.95

    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...

  • East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    from £25.00

    Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart

    Seddon, Isabelle

    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

    This...

  • Exodus Too

    Exodus Too

    £18.99

    The Story of an Ordinary Egyptian Jewish Family in Extraordinary Times

    Tamman, Gabriel

    [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...

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer and his Family

    Giacomo Meyerbeer and his Family

    £29.95

    Between Two Worlds
    Elaine Thornton

    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

  • Hermann Adler

    Hermann Adler

    £40.00

    The King's Chief Rabbi
    Taylor, Derek 
    With a foreword by Lord Jacob Rothschild, OM

    Hermann Adler contributed enormously as Chief Rabbi to the Jewish community in the UK and beyond.
    From the Foreword by Lord Jacob Rothschild, OM

    When Chief Rabbi Adler died in 1911, his friend, Sir Adolph Tuck wrote: ‘The fame of...

  • Pani Stefa and the Orphans

    Pani Stefa and the Orphans

    £25.00

    Out of the Shadow of Korczak
    Kicinska, Magdalena 
    Translated by Sean Gasper Bye

    At a moment when communists were engineering a New Man, and Zionists a New Jew, a doctor and a teacher devoted themselves to a social experiment: raising a new child....

  • The Remnant

    The Remnant

    £15.00

    On Burning Wings: To a Displaced Persons Camp and Beyond
    Kesler, Michael G. 

    Throughout the ordeal, Michael Kesler seems to have made all the right choices. Yet as his compelling memoir shows, even the best choices were often accompanied by a deep sense of shame...