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  • Jews in the Merchant Navy in the Second World War

    Jews in the Merchant Navy in the Second World War


    Last Voices

    Sugarman, Martin

    I would encourage anyone, of any religion (and indeed no religion) to read their stories of service and survival in some of the world's harshest seas.--Commander James Cohen QVRM RD VR RNR, formerly SO1 Maritime Trade Operations ***For those who served in the Merchant Navy in the World...

  • Jews, Horns and the Devil

    Jews, Horns and the Devil


    An Illustrated History

    Felton, Anton

    Cartoons uniting visual representation with cultural associations, can cause devastation. One picture may save a thousand words but we will never know how many hundreds of thousands of lives were not saved, how many millions of lives were not even lived, because of the climate...

  • King of Children

    King of Children


    The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak

    Lifton, Betty

    This is the tragic story of Janusz Korczak (as featured in the major motion picture The Zookeeper's Wife) who chose to perish in Treblinka rather than abandon the Jewish orphans in his care. Korczak comes alive in this acclaimed biography by Betty Jean...

  • Opening the Drawer

    Opening the Drawer


    The Hidden Identities of Polish Jews

    Cohen, Barry

    Made up of contributions by the three generations of Polish Jews ... it gives a multi-sided and nuanced picture not only of Jewish identity in Poland but of the complex history of Poland and its Jews from the Second World War to...

  • Ostrava and its Jews

    Ostrava and its Jews

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    'Now No-One Sings You Lullabies'

    Lawson, David; Salomonovicova, Libuse; Sustkova, Hana

    The story of Ostrava and its Jews encapsulates in a small space (85 square miles) and a short time (ca. 150 years) a miniaturized history of Central Europe. It covers industrialization and massive economic growth, immigration and emigration, intolerance...

  • Perlzweig



    Pioneer of British Zionism

    Perlzweig, Maurice

    Edited by: Caute, David

    Maurice L. Perlzweig (1895-1985) was the eldest son of an immigrant Jewish cantor and musical composer. The young Maurice gained degrees at UCL and Christ's College, Cambridge. Having abandoned Orthodox Judaism, he became second minister at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue...

  • The Impact of Zionism and Israel on Anglo-Jewry's Identity, 1948-1982

    The Impact of Zionism and Israel on Anglo-Jewry's Identity, 1948-1982


    Caught Somewhere Between Zion and Galut

    Omer-Jackaman, Jack

    'Thanks to the might of Israel, even Diaspora Jews can hold their heads up high'; so remarks Tomer in Amos Oz's 1966 novel Elsewhere, Perhaps. This quotation speaks to the profound impact which Zionism's successful campaign for Jewish statehood had on the...

  • The Women of Obernheide

    The Women of Obernheide


    Jewish Women as Forced Laborers in Bremen, 1944-45

    Müller, Hartmut

    In August 1944, 800 Jewish women from Hungary and Poland were moved from Auschwitz to Bremen to undertake forced labour. This important book presents unique research on a forgotten camp and its forgotten forced workers. Hartmut Müller writes from...

  • United States-Iraq Bilateral Relations

    United States-Iraq Bilateral Relations


    Confusion and Misperception from 1967 to 1979

    Binah, Shulamit

    How did United States-Iraq relations deteriorate into a double-feature war that destroyed Iraq's Ba'th regime, a secular sovereign government, and dragged the United States into an unforeseen chaos that has limited its willingness and ability to take part in other world affairs? The...

  • Uprooted


    from $19.95

    How 3000 Years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight

    Julius, Lyn

    Who are the Jews from Arab countries? What were relations with Muslims like? What made Jews leave countries where they had been settled for thousands of years? What lessons can we learn from the mass exodus of minorities...