Jewish Studies

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Film, Trauma, and the Holocaust

Joshua Hirsch

How films on the Holocaust gave birth to a new cinematic genre

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 23 halftones


America's Jews in Transition

Chaim Waxman

A social history and sociology of American Jewry

290 pages | 1 map


Borscht Belt Bungalows

Memories of Catskill Summers

Irwin Richman

A history memoir and photo album of Jewish summers in the Catskills

256 pages | 7 x 10 | 7 figures 70 halftones


Catskill Culture

A Mountain Rat's Memories of the Great Jewish Resort Area

Phil Brown

A search for one's roots in the resort hotels of the Jewish Catskills

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 map, 1 figure, 91 halftones


Commentary in American Life

Murray Friedman

232 pages | 6 x 9


Consider and Hear Me

Voices from Palestine and Israel

Saul A. Slapikoff

Interviews with Palestinian and Israeli peace activists reveal the tragedy of the Occupation and the meaning of "intifada"

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 maps


Degrees of Separation

Identity Formation While Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism

Schneur Zalman Newfield

How exiting ultra-Orthodox Judaism is not a single act of defiance, but an interactive process that extends for years after leaving

228 pages | 6 x 9


Echoes from the Holocaust

Philosophical Reflections on a Dark Time

Edited by Alan Rosenberg, and Gerald E Myers

The first book to focus comprehensively on the profound issues and philosophical significance of the Holocaust

472 pages | 6 x 9


Elaine Black Yoneda

Jewish Immigration, Labor Activism, and Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration

Rachel Schreiber

The remarkable story of a Jewish activist who joined her incarcerated Japanese American husband and son in an American concentration camp

230 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones


Elie Wiesel and the Politics of Moral Leadership

Mark Chmiel

A sobering critique of the renowned Jewish writer and philosopher Wiesel

248 pages | 6 x 9



A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pages | 7 x 10 | 24 halftones


The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age

Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider

How collective memory of the Holocaust advances human rights in the Global Age

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25



The True Story of the Best Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of

Larry Needle

How a small kid in South Philly embarked on a journey that would take him around the world with the Harlem Globetrotters

72 pages | 5.5 x 8.5


Jewish Self-Determination beyond Zionism

Lessons from Hannah Arendt and Other Pariahs

Jonathan Graubart

A compelling diagnosis of the long-reigning pathologies and practices of Zionism and a prescription for reforming Jewish self-determination

218 pages | 6 x 9


Jews Against Zionism

The American Council for Judaism, 1942-1948

Thomas A. Kolsky

288 pages | 6 x 9