Dispossessed Personal Stories of Dispossession and Restitution
ISBN: PB: 9789462088580, Idea Books, May 2025
288 pp., 15,0x21,0 cm, colour and black&white illus., language: English
The Jewish Cultural Quarter and the Rijksmuseum are organizing the exhibition Dispossessed, a major museum project on cultural property that was stolen by the Nazis from Jewish owners in the Netherlands, with a special focus on art, Jewish books and...
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Menachem Mendel Schneerson Becoming the Messiah
ISBN: HB: 9780300222623, Yale University Press, January 2025
320 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 13 black&white illus.
The life and thought of Menachem Mendel Schneerson, one of the most influential – and controversial – rabbis in modern Judaism. The Chabad-Lubavitch movement, one of the world's best-known Hasidic groups, is driven by the belief that we are on the...
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Draw Them In, Paint Them Out Trenton Doyle Hancock Confronts Philip Guston
ISBN: HB: 9780300278200, Yale University Press, November 2024
160 pp., 27,9x21,0 cm, 129 colour and black&white illus.
Contemporary Black artist Trenton Doyle Hancock responds to the provocative images of twentieth-century Jewish painter Philip Guston. A defining figure of the New York School, Philip Guston (1913-1980) frequently alluded to racism, antisemitism, an...
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Ayn Rand Writing a Gospel of Success
ISBN: HB: 9780300253214, Yale University Press, September 2024
264 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A deeply researched biography of the prominent and divisive writer Ayn Rand, whose pro-capitalist novels and nonfiction have influenced three generations of Americans. Biographer Alexandra Popoff traces the life and creative achievement of Ayn Rand...
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People on the Beach Journeys to Freedom After the Holocaust
ISBN: PB: 9781805261629, ISBN: HB: 9781787383777, Hurst Publishers, September 2024
384 pp., 19,8x12,9 cm, 31 illus.
For sale in CIS only! A vivid history tracing Holocaust survivors who risked everything again for a new life in Palestine. One summer's night in 1946, over 1,000 European Jews waited silently on an Italian beach to board a secret ship. They had sur...
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Jewish Languages and Book Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781851246328, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2024
256 pp., 25,9x23,7 cm, 86 colour illus.
From Cairo Genizah to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, the spread of books in Jewish vernacular languages and Hebrew characters offers us an extraordinary insight into the linguistic richness of Jewish life. For over two millennia, Jewish co...
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Herod the Great Jewish King in a Roman World
ISBN: HB: 9780300228410, Yale University Press, May 2024
248 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
A vivid account of the political triumphs and domestic tragedies of the Jewish king Herod the Great during the turmoil of the Roman revolution. Herod the Great (73-4 BCE) was a phenomenally energetic ruler who took advantage of the chaos of the Rom...
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Ruth Patir Motherland
ISBN: PB: 9781988689135, Idea Books, April 2024
236 pp., 19,0x25,0 cm, colour and black&white illus., language: English
Ruth Patir is a new media artist based in Tel Aviv who integrates documentary storytelling with computer-generated imagery. Her work is often grounded in her own biography, gradually opening up to address larger societal issues, such as the politics...
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Henrietta Szold Hadassah and the Zionist Dream
ISBN: HB: 9780300247787, Yale University Press, April 2024
256 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Award-winning author Francine Klagsbrun reveals the complex life and work of Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah and a Zionist trailblazer. Henrietta Szold (1860-1945) is renowned as the founder of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of Ame...
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Alfred Dreyfus The Man at the Center of the Affair
ISBN: HB: 9780300254006, Yale University Press, March 2024
224 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
An insightful new biography of the central figure in the Dreyfus Affair, focused on the man himself and based on newly accessible documents. On January 5, 1895, Captain Alfred Dreyfus's cries of innocence were drowned out by a mob shouting "Death t...
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