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Product Description: Titles have always been conferred on persons both to identify their functions in society and to assign honorary status. In Egypt even more than in Mesopotamia, function-related and honorary titles were so valued that officials and functionaries of varying stations collected the titles accrued in their lifetime and preserved them in a titulary, the ancient equivalent of a resume...read more

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9780878204229 | Hebrew Union College Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Titles have always been conferred on persons both to identify their functions in society and to assign honorary status.

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9780822963929 | Hebrew Union College Pr, July 27, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Titles have always been conferred on persons both to identify their functions in society and to assign honorary status.

By Shaul Stampfer (corporate author)

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9781906764586 | Littman Library of Jewish, June 28, 2018, cover price $64.50

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9780318043388, titled "People's Money Pages: Fundraising Edition" | Prosperity & Profit Unltd, November 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | also contains People''s Money Pages: Fundraising Edition

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Product Description: An emphasis on education has long been a salient feature of the Jewish experience. The pervasive presence of schools and teachers, books and libraries, and youth movements, even in an environment as tumultuous as that of nineteenth- and twentieth-century eastern Europe, is clear from the historical records...read more
By Eliyana Adler (editor) and Antony Polonsky (editor)

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9781906764500 | Littman Library of Jewish, November 30, 2017, cover price $64.50 | About this edition: An emphasis on education has long been a salient feature of the Jewish experience.

Paperback:

9781906764517 | Littman Library of Jewish, November 30, 2017, cover price $34.50

By Achad Haam and Christian Wiese (editor)

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9783110270730, titled "Am Scheidewege: Gesammelte Aufsätze" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 15, 2017, cover price $224.00

Hardcover:

9780415738224 | Routledge, April 1, 2017, cover price $145.00

Paperback:

9780415738231 | Routledge, April 1, 2017, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp’s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre. Two months later, the boy was killed in Auschwitz. In Hell’s Traces, Ripp examines this act through the prism of family history...read more

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9780865478336 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 21, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In July 1942, the French police in Paris, acting for the German military government, arrested Victor Ripp’s three-year-old cousin, Alexandre.

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Product Description: "An engrossing saga, profusely illustrated and fully documented, the stuff that makes an intriguing feature film. I heartedly endorse it."— Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, Director, The Frank Lloyd Wright Archives"One of the more uplifting accounts of European émigré life that I have read in a long time...read more
By Paul Anderson (editor)

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9780997003468 | Doppelhouse Pr, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "An engrossing saga, profusely illustrated and fully documented, the stuff that makes an intriguing feature film.

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Product Description: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies. The essays in this volume present the most cutting-edge methods and topics shaping Holocaust studies today, from a variety of disciplines: forensics, environmental history, cultural studies, religious studies, labor history, film studies, history of medicine, sociology, pedagogy, and public history...read more

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9780810134492 | Northwestern Univ Pr, February 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies.

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9780810134485 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, February 15, 2017), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies.

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Product Description: The urban origins of American Judaism began with daily experiences of Jews, their responses to opportunities for social and physical mobility as well as constraints of discrimination and prejudice. Deborah Dash Moore explores Jewish participation in American cities and considers the implications of urban living for American Jews across three centuries...read more
By Mitchell Reddish (editor)

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9780820350578 | Reprint edition (Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The urban origins of American Judaism began with daily experiences of Jews, their responses to opportunities for social and physical mobility as well as constraints of discrimination and prejudice.

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Product Description: Orientalizing the Jew shows how French travelers depicted Jews in the Orient and then brought these ideas home to orientalize Jews living in their homeland during the 19th century. Julie Kalman draws on narratives, personal and diplomatic correspondence, novels, and plays to show how the "Jews of the East" featured prominently in the minds of the French and how they challenged ideas of the familiar and the exotic...read more

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9780253024220 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 30, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Orientalizing the Jew shows how French travelers depicted Jews in the Orient and then brought these ideas home to orientalize Jews living in their homeland during the 19th century.

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9780253024275 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 30, 2017, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Orientalizing the Jew shows how French travelers depicted Jews in the Orient and then brought these ideas home to orientalize Jews living in their homeland during the 19th century.

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9781409429166 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 20, 2017, cover price $215.00

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Product Description: A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma’s account of his grandparents’ enduring love through the terror and separation of two world warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma’s grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each other...read more

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9781410488602 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 6, 2016), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: "The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged"--Title page verso.
9781594204388 | Penguin Pr, January 19, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma’s account of his grandparents’ enduring love through the terror and separation of two world warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma’s grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each other.

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9780143109952 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 17, 2017), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma’s account of his grandparents’ enduring love through the terror and separation of two world warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma’s grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each other.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504642125 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 19, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Ian Buruma] A family history of surpassing beauty and power, Their Promised Land is Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars.
9781504642118 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 19, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Ian Buruma] A family history of surpassing beauty and power, Their Promised Land is Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars.

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Product Description: This book is the first comprehensive study of postwar antisemitism in the Netherlands. It focuses on the way stereotypes are passed on from one decade to the next, as reflected in public debates, the mass media, protests and commemorations, and everyday interactions...read more
By Willem Wagenaar (editor)

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9789089648488, titled "The Holocaust, Israel and the "Jew": Histories of Antisemitism in Postwar Dutch Society" | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $124.00 | About this edition: This book is the first comprehensive study of postwar antisemitism in the Netherlands.

Product Description: Rabbi J. Soloveitchik zahlt zu den herausragenden zeitgenossischen Talmudisten und Denkern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Mit dem erstmals auf Deutsch vorliegenden Essay erschafft Soloveitchik aus den Quellen der Halacha den Halachischen Menschen und etabliert mit ihm den Inbegriff des vollkommenen Menschen...read more
By Ruth Przybyla (trans)

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9783110403688 | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, January 15, 2017, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Rabbi J.

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Product Description: Victoria Aarons and Alan L. Berger show that Holocaust literary representation has continued to flourish well into the twenty-first century—gaining increased momentum even as its perspective shifts, as a third generation adds its voice to the chorus of post-Holocaust writers...read more

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9780810134102 | Northwestern Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Victoria Aarons and Alan L.

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9780810134096 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Victoria Aarons and Alan L.

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Product Description: “Powerful inquiries spurred by photos―history made flesh, the untold lives of the mostly forgotten.” ―Kirkus Reviews“A missionary voice of human dignity.”―World Literature TodayErich Hackl, 2017 recipient of the internationally-recognized Human Rights Award of Upper Austria and winner of multiple literature prizes, brings three little-known and inspiring biographies to light: Gisela Tschofenig’s hidden life in the Austrian resistance; a fragmented interview with Wilhelm Brasse, who photographed Auschwitz inmates and saved evidence of Mengele’s horrific crimes; and “the multi-generational story of the Klagsbrunns, who fled Nazism in Vienna only to find another kind of terror in fascist Brazil...read more
By Mike Mitchell (trans)

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9780997003437 | Doppelhouse Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: “Powerful inquiries spurred by photos―history made flesh, the untold lives of the mostly forgotten.

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Product Description: In September 1979, at age fifty-six, writer and artist Arturo Benvenuti fueled up his motor home and set forth on what he knew would be an emotional journey. His plan—his own Viae Crucis—was to meet with as many former prisoners of Nazi-fascist concentration camps as he could...read more
By Primo Levi (foreword by)

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9781510706668 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 3, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In September 1979, at age fifty-six, writer and artist Arturo Benvenuti fueled up his motor home and set forth on what he knew would be an emotional journey.

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Product Description: The story of a young boy who escaped Hitler and the Holocaust—and lived happily ever after.Escaping Hitler is the true story, covering ninety years, of Günter Stern who, at fourteen, when Adolf Hitler threatened his family, education, and future, resolved to escape from his rural village of Nickenich in the German Rhineland...read more

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9781510708655 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 3, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The story of a young boy who escaped Hitler and the Holocaust—and lived happily ever after.

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Product Description: First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s The Jews in The Medieval World has remained an indispensable resource for its comprehensive view of Jewish historical experience from late antiquity through the early modern period, viewed through primary source documents in English translation...read more

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9780822963936 | Hebrew Union College Pr, December 23, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s The Jews in The Medieval World has remained an indispensable resource for its comprehensive view of Jewish historical experience from late antiquity through the early modern period, viewed through primary source documents in English translation.

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Product Description: From Halakhic innovation to blood libels, from the establishment of new mendicant orders to the institutionalization of Islamicate bureaucracy, and from the development of the inquisitorial process to the rise of yeshivas, universities, and madrasas, the long thirteenth century saw a profusion of political, cultural, and intellectual changes in Europe and the Mediterranean basin...read more
By Katelyn Mesler (editor)

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9780812248685 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: From Halakhic innovation to blood libels, from the establishment of new mendicant orders to the institutionalization of Islamicate bureaucracy, and from the development of the inquisitorial process to the rise of yeshivas, universities, and madrasas, the long thirteenth century saw a profusion of political, cultural, and intellectual changes in Europe and the Mediterranean basin.

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Product Description: Theodor Herzl had been a successful Viennese journalist and a less successful playwright with no political ambitions. That changed in 1896, when he published The Jewish State. The following year he convened a Zionist Congress in Basel, Switzerland...read more
By Haim Watzman (trans)

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9781933346984 | Italian edition edition (Bluebridge, November 11, 2014), cover price $22.95

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9781629190129 | Reprint edition (Bluebridge, December 13, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Theodor Herzl had been a successful Viennese journalist and a less successful playwright with no political ambitions.

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Product Description: "Magic culture is certainly fascinating. But what is it? What, in fact, are magic writings, magic artifacts?" Originally published in Hebrew in 2010, Jewish Magic Before the Rise of Kabbalah is a comprehensive study of early Jewish magic focusing on three major topics: Jewish magic inventiveness, the conflict with the culture it reflects, and the scientific study of both...read more
By T. G. Design (creator)

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9780814336304 | Wayne State Univ Pr, February 6, 2017, cover price $64.99 | About this edition: "Magic culture is certainly fascinating.

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Product Description: Zionism is the nationalist movement affirming Jewish people's right to self-determination through the establishment of a Jewish national state in its ancient homeland. It is one of the most controversial ideologies in the world. Its supporters laud its success at liberating the Jewish people after millennia of persecution and at securing the creation of Israel...read more

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9780199766048 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Zionism is the nationalist movement affirming Jewish people's right to self-determination through the establishment of a Jewish national state in its ancient homeland.

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Product Description: This volume presents a wide range of articles dealing with the various aspects of Jewish ­architecture throughout the centuries and its interaction with literature, politics, etc. Scholars from Europe, Israel and America presented their current research on Jewish ­architecture at the international conference “Jewish Architecture – New Sources and ­Approaches” at the Technische Universität Braunschweig in April 2014...read more

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9783731903222 | Michael Imhof Verlag, December 1, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: This volume presents a wide range of articles dealing with the various aspects of Jewish ­architecture throughout the centuries and its interaction with literature, politics, etc.

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