Afterlives Recovering the Lost Stories of Looted Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300250701, Yale University Press, August 2021
280 pp., 26.7x19.7 cm, 190 colour illus.
By the end of World War II an estimated one million artworks and 2.5 million books had been seized from their owners by Nazi forces; many were destroyed. The artworks and cultural artifacts that survived have traumatic, layered histories. This book t...
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House of Fragile Things Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233377, Yale University Press, May 2021
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 colour illus.
In the dramatic years between 1870 and the end of World War II, a number of prominent French Jews – pillars of an embattled community – invested their fortunes in France's cultural artifacts, sacrificed their sons to the country's army, and were ulti...
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 1 Ancient Israel, from Its Beginnings through 332 BCE
ISBN: HB: 9780300135503, Yale University Press, May 2021
600 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 140 colour illus., 149 black&white illus.
Volume 1 of The Posen Library covers the earliest period of Jewish civilization, from the second millennium BCE through 332 BCE. Organized by genre, this book presents a collection of some of the earliest products of Jewish culture, including extensi...
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Instant Pot Kosher Cookbook: 100 Recipes to Nourish Body and Soul
ISBN: PB: 9781454937531, GMC Group, Sterling, April 2021
224 pp., 22.9x20.3 cm, colour illus.
Welcome to the first Instant Pot cookbook to feature kosher food. Paula Shoyer has expertly developed a robust array of both traditional and contemporary kosher recipes for the king of all kitchen appliances: the Instant Pot! Jewish food and the Inst...
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Bugsy Siegel The Dark Side of the American Dream
ISBN: HB: 9780300226195, Yale University Press, March 2021
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In a brief life that led to a violent end, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (1906-1947) rose from desperate poverty to ill-gotten riches, from an early-twentieth-century family of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side to a kingdom of his own maki...
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Heinrich Heine Writing the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236545, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary humanist whose dynamic life story and strikingly original writing are ripe for rediscovery. In this vividly imagined exploration of Heine's life and work, George Prochni...
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Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, Volume 9 Catastrophe and Rebirth, 1939-1973
ISBN: HB: 9780300188530, Yale University Press, January 2021
1088 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 115 colour illus., 83 black&white illus.
Volume 9 of the Posen Library covers the years 1939 to 1973, a period that editors Kassow and Roskies call "one of the most tragic and dramatic in Jewish history". Organized geographically and then by genre, this book details Jewish cultural and inte...
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Wondering Jew Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity
ISBN: HB: 9780300252248, Yale University Press, January 2021
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Zionism began as a movement full of contradictions, between a pull to the past and a desire to forge a new future. Israel has become a place of fragmentation, between those who sanctify religious tradition and those who wish to escape its grasp. Now,...
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Judaism for the World Reflections on God, Life, and Love
ISBN: HB: 9780300249989, Yale University Press, October 2020
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Judaism, one of the world's great spiritual traditions, is not addressed to Jews alone. In this masterful book, Arthur Green calls out to seekers of all sorts, offering a universal response to the eternal human questions of who we are, why we exist,...
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Nahmanides Law and Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780300140910, Yale University Press, October 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Rabbi Moses b. Nahman (1194-1270), known in English as Nahmanides, was the greatest Talmudic scholar of the thirteenth century and one of the deepest and most original biblical interpreters. Beyond his monumental scholastic achievements, Nahmanides w...
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