Across Legal Lines

Author: Jessica M. Marglin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300225083
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Drawing on a broad range of archival documents, Marglin expands our understanding of contemporary relations between Jews and Muslims and changes the way we think about Jewish history, the Middle East, and the nature of legal pluralism.


Author: Maya Barzilai
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479889652
Size: 46.46 MB
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Introduction: The Golem condition -- 1. The face of destruction: Paul Wegener's World War I Golem films -- 2. The Golem cult of 1921 New York: between redemption and expulsion -- 3. Our enemies, ourselves: Israel's monsters of 1948 -- 4.

Memories Of Absence

Author: Aomar Boum
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804788510
Size: 12.31 MB
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Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the lost Jewish community.

Jews And Words

Author: Amos Oz
ISBN: 9780300205848
Size: 27.50 MB
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A novelist father and his historian daughter describe the intricate relationship between Jews and words, backing up their theory that the Jewish experience is not dependent on historical heroes or rituals, but on the written word passed ...

Hitler S Professors

Author: Max Weinreich
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300144093
Size: 41.51 MB
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This classic book examines the role of leading scholars, philosophers, historians, and scientists—in Hitler’s rise to power and eventual war of extermination against the Jews.

The Music Libel Against The Jews

Author: Ruth HaCohen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300177992
Size: 20.41 MB
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Ruth HaCohen focuses her study on a "musical libel"--a variation on the Passion story that recurs in various forms and cultures in which an innocent Christian boy is killed by a Jew in order to silence his "harmonious musicality.

Children With A Star

Author: Deborah Dwork
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300054477
Size: 25.72 MB
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Drawing on oral histories, diaries, letters, photographs, and archival records, the author presents a look at the lives of the children who lived and died during the Holocaust

Blood And Faith

Author: Matthew Carr
Publisher: Hurst Publishers
ISBN: 1849040273
Size: 49.57 MB
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By 1614 Muslim Spain had effectively ceased to exist. Blood and Faith is Matthew Carrs riveting chronicle of this virtually unknown episode, set against the vivid historical backdrop of the history of Muslim Spain.