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  • 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,...

  • Baffy

    Baffy

    £25.00

    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...

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

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

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    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...

  • East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

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    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...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

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    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser, Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

    £18.99

    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser,

    Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • Jewish Labour Movement

    £15.00

    Taylor, Derek

    The Jewish Labour Movement helped found the Labour Party, and has always been at the heart of the British Labour movement.
    This book, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of its affiliation to the Labour Party in 1920, tells the story of this remarkable organisation from...

  • Mandate

    Mandate

    £25.00

    The Palestine Crucible, 1919-1939
    Turnberg, Leslie 

    (A)n astonishing feat of scholarship and analysis that sits at the nexus of history, foreign policy and most importantly, a timely assessment of where Britain is heading based on the prison and prism of the past. It is...

  • Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    £50.00

    Collective Memories and Private Memorials
    Barromi-Perlman, Edna

    What is it that we wish to see in our photo albums? Reality as it was, or a selected, upgraded version of our past? Can we control the memories we pass on? These are some of the thought-provoking questions that Edna Barromi-Perlman raises...

  • The Champagne Spy

    The Champagne Spy

    £17.95

    Israel’s Man in Egypt
    Lotz, Wolfgang 

    The true story of Wolfgang Lotz, nicknamed The Champagne Spy by his handler. His story bears a striking similarity to that of Eli Cohen, portrayed by Sasha Baron Cohen in Netflix’s The Spy.

    As a top...