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Scott Ury and Guy Miron, editors

A critical resource for studying antisemitism.

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Cedric Cohen-Skalli

One of the greatest leaders and thinkers of Iberian Jewry in the aftermath of the expulsion of 1492.

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Charles Dellheim

Tells the story of the fortunes and misfortunes of a small number of eminent art dealers and collectors who, against the odds, played a pivotal role in the migration of works of art from Europe to the United States and in the triumph of modern art.

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Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi and Sylvie Anne Goldberg, Foreword by Alexander Kaye and translation by Benjamin Ivry

Series of interviews that paint a revealing portrait of history and bring together exceptional material on Yerushalmi’s personal and intellectual journeys.

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Annotated with an introduction by Chava Turniansky; English translation by Sara Friedman

An authoritative new translation, fully annotated to explicate Glikl’s life and times.

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ChaeRan Y. Freeze; translated by Gregory L. Freeze

Rare documents reveal how Jews successfully integrated into Russian aristocratic society.

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Dan Rabinowitz

The story of the greatest prewar Jewish library in Europe.

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Jehuda Reinharz, Yaacov Shavit

How the Zionist movement and the Yishuv actively sought to help Polish and other European Jews in the 1930s.

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Monika Schwarz-Friesel, Jehuda Reinharz

Exploring expressions of antisemitism in Germany today.

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Robert Nemes and Daniel Unowsky, editors;  afterword by Hillel J. Kieval

A Sarnat Library Book

Explores local incidents of antisemitism and antisemitic violence across Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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ChaeRan Y. Freeze and Jay M. Harris, editors

An astounding compilation of primary source documents dealing with all aspects of Jewish daily life in the Russian empire.

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David N. Myers and Alexander Kaye, editors

Brings together key writings by one of the most distinguished and renowned Jewish historians of our time.

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Ulrich Sieg; translated by Linda Marianiello

A Sarnat Library Book

A provocative and disquieting portrait of Bible scholar and founder of modern German antisemitism Paul de Lagarde.

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Mordechai Altshuler

A Sarnat Library Book

Unearths the roots of a national awakening among Soviet Jews during World War II and its aftermath.

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Nils Roemer

A remarkable, in-depth study of Jewish history, culture and memory in a historic and contemporary German city.

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Jehuda Reinharz and Yaacov Shavit

An exhaustive study of how Jews imagined the idea of Europe and how it existed in their collective memory from the Enlightenment to the present.

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Rose-Carol Washton Long, Matthew Baigell, and Milly Heyd, editors

A Sarnat Library Book

A fascinating look at key aspects of visual culture in modern Jewish history.

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Samuel Moyn

How has the world come to focus on the Holocaust and why has it invariably done so in the heat of controversy, scandal, and polemics about the past?These questions are at the heart of this unique investigation of the Treblinka affair that occurred in France in 1966 when Jean-François Steiner, a young Jewish journalist, published "Treblinka: The Revolt of an Extermination Camp."

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Walter Laqueur

Some half a million Jews lived in Germany when Hitler came to power in 1933. Over the next decade, thousands would flee.

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Renée Poznanski; Nathan Bracher, translator

Now available in English, the authoritative work on ordinary Jews in France during World War II.

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Janos Nyiri

A major Holocaust novel, hailed internationally as "vast and magnificent" and named Book of the Year by the Financial Times. The story of Jozsef Sondor, a tough, irreverently witty Jewish boy growing up in World War II Hungary, carries readers into the whirl of everyday life in war-torn Budapest, from the eve of the Holocaust in Hungary to Russian liberation in 1945. Through his eyes, we witness history, or, as he sees it, the adult world gone mad. What is this "Jewish problem," he asks. And what can God be thinking of? Jozsef soon finds that his questions have no simple answers, but they do lead him on a journey to understanding the war, politics, religion, and, in the end, the complexity of human nature

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Magdalena Opalski and Israel Bartal

Examines Polish and Jewish perceptions of the rapprochement culminating in Polish national insurrection against Czarist Russia in 1863.

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Yisrael Gutman, Ezra Mendelsohn, Jehuda Reinharz and Chone Shmeruk, eds.

Original essays by distinguished scholars on all aspects of Jewish life in Poland from 1918 to 1939.

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Jewish Book Club. Choice Outstanding Academic Book

Jacob Katz