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Product Description: The final literary testament of “one of the most innovative, brilliant novelists in the Western World” (New York Times), Between Life and Death is a startlingly brave, funny, poetic, and moving autobiographical novel about the four months Yoram Kaniuk spent in a coma near the end of his life...read more
By Barbara Harshav (trans)

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9781632060921 | Restless Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The final literary testament of “one of the most innovative, brilliant novelists in the Western World” (New York Times), Between Life and Death is a startlingly brave, funny, poetic, and moving autobiographical novel about the four months Yoram Kaniuk spent in a coma near the end of his life.

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Product Description: Published in 1998 as Havalim, The Pure Element of Time is a rich and evocative autobiographical novel about a writer’s development. With his keen eye and opulent writing style, Haim Be’er turns the story of his childhood and maturity into a complex and gripping work of art...read more

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9781611684315 | Brandeis Univ, November 13, 2012, cover price $24.95 | also contains The Pure Element of Time | About this edition: Published in 1998 as Havalim, The Pure Element of Time is a rich and evocative autobiographical novel about a writer’s development.

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Product Description: A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: a universal story of passion and personal destiny by the award-winning author of A Pigeon and a Boy. When the mysterious Judith arrives in a small agricultural village in Palestine in the 1930s, she attracts attention of three men: Moshe, a widowed farmer; Globerman, a wealthy cattle dealer; and Jacob, who loses his wife—the most beautiful woman in the village—because of his obsession with Judith, who insists on living in a cowshed rather than settling down with any of her admirers...read more

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9780880016353 | Ecco Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Zayde Rabinovitch relates the story of his mother, Judith, the three men who loved her, and the mystery surrounding his paternity

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9780805242867 | Reprint edition (Schocken Books, August 28, 2012), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A woman with three loves and a son with three fathers: a universal story of passion and personal destiny by the award-winning author of A Pigeon and a Boy.

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The contemporary Israeli author shares his insights on S. Y. Agnon's groundbreaking novel Only Yesterday, dissecting the obvious and subtle movements of the book, parsing its ideological bent for lessons about the current Jewish experience in Palestine.

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9780691036922 | Princeton Univ Dept of Art &, April 10, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The contemporary Israeli author shares his insights on S.

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Product Description: In The Angel of History, Mosès looks at three Jewish philosophers—Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem—who formulated a new vision of history in 1920s Germany by moving away from the spirit of assimilation and the Enlightenment belief in humanity's inevitable progress...read more
By Barbara Harshav (trans)

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9780804741163 | Stanford Univ Pr, December 11, 2008, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In The Angel of History, Mosès looks at three Jewish philosophers—Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem—who formulated a new vision of history in 1920s Germany by moving away from the spirit of assimilation and the Enlightenment belief in humanity's inevitable progress.

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9780804741170 | Stanford Univ Pr, December 11, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In The Angel of History, Mosès looks at three Jewish philosophers—Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem—who formulated a new vision of history in 1920s Germany by moving away from the spirit of assimilation and the Enlightenment belief in humanity's inevitable progress.

Hardcover:

9780691049076 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 3, 2002, cover price $87.00

Miscellaneous:

9781400825448 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 2, 2008, cover price $64.00

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Product Description: Since it was first published in Hebrew in 2000, this provocative book has been garnering acclaim and stirring controversy for its bold reinterpretation of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity in the Middle Ages, especially in medieval Europe...read more

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9780520217669 | Univ of California Pr, July 1, 2006, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Offers a provocative look at the relationship between Judaism and Christianity, arguing that the inter-religous polemic between the two religions served as a substantial component in the formation of each and that the impact of Christianity on Talmudic and medieval Judaism was much stronger than previously assumed.
9780134776620, titled "Introduction to Management Accounting" | 9th edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1993), cover price $70.00 | also contains Introduction to Management Accounting | About this edition: Explains the basic principles of managerial accounting, discussing decision making, capital budgeting, costing, quantitative methods, financial statements, annual reports, and other topics

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9780520258181 | Univ of California Pr, August 19, 2008, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Since it was first published in Hebrew in 2000, this provocative book has been garnering acclaim and stirring controversy for its bold reinterpretation of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity in the Middle Ages, especially in medieval Europe.

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Product Description: “The tasks of world theater serve us as the tasks of our theater, and only language distinguishes us from others.”—A. Granovsky, first director, GOSET The Moscow Yiddish Theater (later called GOSET) was born in 1919 and almost immediately became one of the most remarkable avant-garde theaters in Europe...read more

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9780300115130 | Yale Univ Pr, January 9, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: “The tasks of world theater serve us as the tasks of our theater, and only language distinguishes us from others.

The rise and fall of the Jews is compressed into the enigmatic character of Ebenezer Schneerson, who has somehow become the final repository of all Jewish culture following the ravages of World War II. Reprint.

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9780802118110 | Grove Pr, February 9, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The rise and fall of the Jews is compressed into the enigmatic character of Ebenezer Schneerson, who has somehow become the final repository of all Jewish culture following the ravages of World War II.

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9780802142955 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, January 11, 2007), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The rise and fall of the Jews is compressed into the enigmatic character of Ebenezer Schneerson, who has somehow become the final repository of all Jewish culture following the ravages of World War II.

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Product Description: Sing, Stranger is a comprehensive historical anthology of a century of American poetry written in Yiddish and now translated into English for the first time. Here are the Proletarian or "sweat-shop" poets, sympathizing with Socialist Anarchists, who were highly popular with Yiddish audiences at the end of the nineteenth century; the lyrical moods and ironies of the "Young Generation" at the beginning of the twentieth century; the sophisticated poetry of the modern world seen through the individualistic prism of the "Introspectivists" after World War I; samples of epic poetry; and, finally, the poetry of the Holocaust and the decline of the Yiddish language...read more
By Barbara Harshav (editor) and Benjamin Harshav (editor)

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9780804751834 | 1 edition (Stanford Univ Pr, September 20, 2006), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Sing, Stranger is a comprehensive historical anthology of a century of American poetry written in Yiddish and now translated into English for the first time.

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Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) was a leading philosopher and Talmudic commentator. This book is a major collection of essays representing the culmination of Levinas's philosophy. It gathers his important work and reveals the development of his thought. It looks at issues of suffering, love, religion, culture, justice, human rights, and legal theory.

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9780826490797 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 13, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) was a leading philosopher and Talmudic commentator.

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9780299207304 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 19, 2006, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: On the basis of postcolonial theory, this study shows how Jewish scholars, in the controversies about the essence of Judaism and Christianity at the beginning of the 20th century, challenged the intellectual hegemony of Liberal Protestantism in Germany...read more

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9789004119628 | Brill Academic Pub, December 1, 2004, cover price $265.00 | About this edition: On the basis of postcolonial theory, this study shows how Jewish scholars, in the controversies about the essence of Judaism and Christianity at the beginning of the 20th century, challenged the intellectual hegemony of Liberal Protestantism in Germany.

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Product Description: Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind. Far from a monolithic theistic tradition, the religion comprises thousands of gods, a complex caste system, and hundreds of languages and dialects. Such internal plurality inspires vastly ranging rites and practices amongst Hinduism's hundreds of millions of adherents...read more

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9780691089522 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind.

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9780691089539 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 8, 2003, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Hinduism is currently followed by one-fifth of humankind.

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Product Description: This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogue with the events and ideologies of his time. It encompasses the 98 years of Chagall’s life (1887-1985) in Russia, France, the US, as well as Germany and Israel, his deep roots in folk culture, his personal relationships and loves, his involvement with the art of the Russian Revolution, with Surrealism, Communism, Zionism, Yiddish literature and the state of Israel...read more

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9780804742139 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 29, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogue with the events and ideologies of his time.

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9780804742146 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 25, 2003, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogue with the events and ideologies of his time.

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Product Description: "... vital to understanding this period of East European Jewish history. As Hyman promises, the memoir... read[s] like a novel." ―Russian ReviewIn this striking autobiography Puah Rakovsky (1865-1955) tells of her experiences as a Jewish woman in late 19th- and early 20th-century Poland who broke with her traditional upbringing to become a professional educator, Zionist activist, and feminist leader...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Barbara Harshav (trans), Paula Hyman (editor) and Puah Rakovsky

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9780253215642 | Indiana Univ Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: ".

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Product Description: Israeli playwright and director Hanoch Levin was one of the most original and innovative writers of his generation. Although Levin is familiar within the Israeli cultural context—and despite the steadily growing stream of literary and theatrical research of his oeuvre—there are few resources on his work available outside of Israel...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780804748582 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 11, 2003, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Israeli playwright and director Hanoch Levin was one of the most original and innovative writers of his generation.

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Product Description: Israeli playwright and director Hanoch Levin was one of the most original and innovative writers of his generation. Although Levin is familiar within the Israeli cultural context—and despite the steadily growing stream of literary and theatrical research of his oeuvre—there are few resources on his work available outside of Israel...read more
By Barbara Harshav (trans), Hanoch Levin and Freddie Rokem (introduced by)

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9780804737128 | Stanford Univ Pr, August 18, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Israeli playwright and director Hanoch Levin was one of the most original and innovative writers of his generation.

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In a haunting collection of short stories set in Israel, the author explores the land between life and death, introducing characters who struggle through difficult relationships and difficult situations. (Story Collections) (view table of contents)

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9781584652793 | Brandeis Univ, December 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In a haunting collection of short stories set in Israel, the author explores the land between life and death, introducing characters who struggle through difficult relationships and difficult situations.

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Product Description: For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called “The Jerusalem of Lithuania...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780300044942 | Yale Univ Pr, September 10, 2002, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called “The Jerusalem of Lithuania.

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Product Description: From the author of the critically acclaimed A Pigeon and a Boy, the extraordinary story of Zayde, his enigmatic mother Judith, and her three loversWhen Judith arrives in a small, rural village in Palestine in the early 1930s, three men compete for her attention: Globerman, the cunning, coarse cattle-dealer who loves women, money, and flesh; Jacob, owner of hundreds of canaries and host to the four meals which lend the book its narrative structure; and Moshe, a widowed farmer obsessed with his dead wife and his lost braid of hair which his mother cut off in childhood...read more

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9781841951140 | Canongate Books Ltd, July 2, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From the author of the critically acclaimed A Pigeon and a Boy, the extraordinary story of Zayde, his enigmatic mother Judith, and her three loversWhen Judith arrives in a small, rural village in Palestine in the early 1930s, three men compete for her attention: Globerman, the cunning, coarse cattle-dealer who loves women, money, and flesh; Jacob, owner of hundreds of canaries and host to the four meals which lend the book its narrative structure; and Moshe, a widowed farmer obsessed with his dead wife and his lost braid of hair which his mother cut off in childhood.

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Product Description: Immigration is even more hotly debated in Europe than in the United States. In this pivotal work of action and discourse analysis, Riva Kastoryano draws on extensive fieldwork--including interviews with politicians, immigrant leaders, and militants--to analyze interactions between states and immigrants in France and Germany...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691010144 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $67.50 | About this edition: Immigration is even more hotly debated in Europe than in the United States.

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9780691010151 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 21, 2002, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Immigration is even more hotly debated in Europe than in the United States.

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Product Description: This book makes an unparalleled attempt to analyze the rise of comparative religion as a particular response to modernization. In the mid-nineteenth century and continuing into the twentieth, Western scholars began to interpret religion's history, drawing on prehistorical evidence, recently deciphered texts, and ethnographical reports...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691009087 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $67.50

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9780691009094 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 11, 2002, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This book makes an unparalleled attempt to analyze the rise of comparative religion as a particular response to modernization.

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