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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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£150,00
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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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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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£16,99
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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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Stanley Kubrick American Filmmaker
ISBN: HB: 9780300224405, Yale University Press, October 2020
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
Kubrick grew up in the Bronx, a doctor's son. From a young age he was consumed by photography, chess, and, above all else, movies. He was a self?taught filmmaker and self?proclaimed outsider, and his films exist in a unique world of their own outside...
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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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£25,00
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Lions' Den Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky
ISBN: PB: 9780300251845, ISBN: HB: 9780300222982, Yale University Press, September 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this lively intellectual history of the political Left, cultural critic Susie Linfield investigates how eight prominent twentieth-century intellectuals struggled with the philosophy of Zionism, and then with Israel and its conflicts with the Arab...
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Third Walpurgis Night The Complete Text
ISBN: HB: 9780300236002, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Now available in English for the first time, Austrian satirist and polemicist Karl Kraus's "Third Walpurgis Night" was written in immediate response to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 but withheld from publication for fear of reprisals against Jews...
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Survivors Children's Lives After the Holocaust
ISBN: HB: 9780300243321, Yale University Press, August 2020
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
How can we make sense of our lives when we do not know where we come from? This was a pressing question for the youngest survivors of the Holocaust, whose prewar memories were vague or nonexistent. In this beautifully written account, Rebecca Cliffor...
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£20,00
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Jewish Christianity The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide
ISBN: HB: 9780300180138, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
In this provocative work, Matt Jackson-McCabe argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity as a means of i...
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