Edited by: Caspi, Dan; Elias, Nelly
Numerous studies have noted the dual role that the media plays in the lives of minorities: portraying and influencing their assimilation into the majority society, as well as isolation there from, while also adopting new identities and preserving original ones. In this context, Israeli society provides a rare test case, as nearly half of its...
Jewish Chaplains in the German Army During the First World War
Around 30 Jewish chaplains served with honor and distinction in the German army during World War I, providing spiritual care for about 100,000 Jewish, as well as non-Jewish, soldiers, and also Jewish refugees made homeless by the Tsarist army. This is the first book in English detailing the writings...
Mayor Solomon Levy and the Jews of Gibraltar
This is the story of perhaps the world's most unusual Jewish community, told through the eyes of the oldest member of one of its most unusual families. Solomon 'Momy' Levy is one of the best known figures in Gibraltar. Levy was the Rock's first civic mayor, and he is a prominent and...
Edited by: Levy, Elkan; Taylor, Derek
For over 115 years, readers have been referring to The Jewish Year Book for information regarding Britain's Jewish community - the institutions, the organizations, the charities, contact details, and a who's who of personalities. The Jewish Year Book 2014 also provides details on: dates that matter in the Jewish calendar, award winners, anniversaries, obituaries, an...
The Ideological Roots of the Middle East Upheaval in Arab Liberal Thought
This book analyzes the roots of the ideological discourse among distinguished Arab intellectuals and liberals regarding political reforms and democratization processes in the Arab states during the three decades that preceded the 'Arab Spring.' It fills a void in the literature that examines the impact of the New...
Last Voices of the Jewish POWs of the Japanese in the Second World War
This book contains dozens of accounts - both horrific and inspiring, amusing and sad - of the experiences of Jewish prisoners of war and internees from Commonwealth and Dutch forces imprisoned by the Japanese during World War II. Along with dozens of photographs from private collections,...