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.

According to historians Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman, FDR “was neither a hero of the Jews nor a bystander to the Nazis’ persecution and then annihilation of the Jews.”

According to historians Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman, FDR “was neither a hero of the Jews nor a bystander to the Nazis’ persecution and then annihilation of the Jews.

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.

In 1961, Phyllis Chesler arrived in Kabul with her Afghan bridegroom and authorities took away her American passport, making her the property of her husband's family, with no rights of citizenship.

Fishpond Australia, An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir by Phyllis Chesler. Buy Books online: An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir, ISBN Phyllis Chesler

Misha, almost a teenager, lives with his close-knit family in Warsaw and has taken for granted the joys of swimming in a public pool, the freedom of shopping in any store or the pleasure of meeting up with his friends.

The War within These Walls by Aline Sax,Misha and his family do their best to survive in the appalling conditions of the Warsaw ghetto during World War II, and ultimately make a final, desperate stand against the Nazis.

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

Death and Mourning list - the Jewish Book Council

Although recent scholarship has examined gender issues in Judaism with regard to texts, rituals, and the rabbinate, there has been no full-length examination of the education of Jewish children in day schools.

Although recent scholarship has examined gender issues in Judaism with regard to texts, rituals, and the rabbinate, there has been no full-length examination of the education of Jewish children in day.

In Between Friends, Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late 1950s, the time and place where his writing began.

In "Between Friends", Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late the time and place where his writing began.

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

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, by Ari Shavit. "Shavit, a columnist for Haaretz, expresses both solidarity with and criticism of his countrymen in this important and powerful book.

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


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