American Jewish women have long been respected for the meaningful contributions they have made to progressive causes, and now history scholar Melissa Klapper tells the colorful story of their social and political activism spanning the decades from 1890 to 1940.

American Jewish women have long been respected for the meaningful contributions they have made to progressive causes, and now history scholar Melissa Klapper tells the colorful story of their social and political activism spanning the decades from 1890 to

For centuries, Jews have turned to the Mourner’s Kaddish prayer upon experiencing a loss.

Death and Mourning list - the Jewish Book Council

Few books about Israel have received the praise that reviewers have given Ari Shavit’s My Promised Land.

Encore -- My promised land : the triumph and tragedy of Israel / Ari Shavit.

The illustrated three-volume Geographical Encyclopedia of the Holocaust in Hungary is a magisterial resource, thorough and exhaustive, chronicling the wartime fate of the Jewish communities in that country where virulent antisemitism is anything but dead, even today.

The Geographical Encyclopedia of the Holocaust in Hungary / University Library / Reference / DS 135 2013

This powerful novel tells how a hard-driving mother toughens her son up to fight his way out of poverty in South Africa. A third-generation South African Jew, the author has produced an absorbing first novel.

This round of the Riot Recommendation is sponsored by The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert. In the tradition of the great immigrant sagas, The Lion Seeker bri

For years, Yossi Klein Halevi has distin­guished himself as one of the most eloquent and insightful journalists writing from Israel; his new book, Like Dreamers, is, in many respects, the brilliant culmination of his life’s work thus far.

The winner of the 2014 Sophie Brody Medal is “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation” by Yossi Klein Halevi, published by HarperCollins.

The year 1929 represents a major turning point in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place around the world, as the crises endured by other Jews became part of the transnational Jewish consciousness.

A National Jewish Book Award-winning collection of essays establishes 1929 as a watershed in modern Jewish history.

Minsk, the present capital of Belarus, was a heavily Jewish city in the decades between the world wars.

Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk (The Modern Jewish Experience) Used Book in Good Condition

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