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ISBN: 9780300205848 - Jews and Words Jews and Words
Amos Oz, Fania Oz-Salzberger

ISBN10: 0300205848  ISBN13: 9780300205848
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Mar 2014
Why are words so important to Jews? The authors roams the gamut of Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words. Framing the discussion within such topics as continuity, women, timelessness and individualism... More

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ISBN: 9780300093186 - Diasporas of the Mind Diasporas of the Mind
Bryan Cheyette

ISBN10: 0300093187  ISBN13: 9780300093186
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 03 Jan 2014
Focuses on a range of modern and contemporary writers - some at the heart of the canon, others more marginal - to explore the power and limitations of the diasporic imagination after the Second World War. This title illuminates the ways in which... More

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ISBN: 9780300137231 - Primo Levi Primo Levi
Berel Lang

ISBN10: 0300137230  ISBN13: 9780300137231
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 03 Jan 2014
In 1943, twenty-four-year-old Primo Levi had just begun a career in chemistry when, after joining a partisan group, he was captured by the Italian Fascist Militia and deported to Auschwitz. Of the 650 Italian Jews in his transport, he was one of... More

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ISBN: 9781906764418 - The Hasidic Tale The Hasidic Tale
Gedalyah Nigal

ISBN10: 1906764417  ISBN13: 9781906764418
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 31 Aug 2012
This thematically arranged compendium with accompanying historical analysis makes a fascinating contribution to the history of hasidism, of Hebrew literature, and of Jewish popular culture. Story-telling has been an integral part of the hasidic... More

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ISBN: 9781905559237 - Yasmine Yasmine
Eli Amir

ISBN10: 1905559232  ISBN13: 9781905559237
Publisher: Halban Publishers
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 08 Mar 2012
A love story set in Jerusalem across the political divide. "I'm an Arab Jew. I listen to classical music in the morning and Arabic music in the evening." Surprisingly for someone so young, Nuri Imari (whose family we encountered in The Dove... More

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ISBN: 9780199571475 - Bernard Malamud Bernard Malamud
Philip Davis, Philip Davis

ISBN10: 0199571473  ISBN13: 9780199571475
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 25 Feb 2010
Philip Davis's acclaimed full-scale biography of Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), the self-made son of poor Jewish immigrants who went on to become one of the foremost novelists and short-story writers of the post-war period. Philip Davis tells the... More

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ISBN: 9780099450030 - A Tale of Love and Darkness A Tale of Love and Darkness
Amos Oz

ISBN10: 0099450038  ISBN13: 9780099450030
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Aug 2005
Takes us on a seductive journey through author's childhood and adolescence, along Jerusalem's war-torn streets in the 1940s and '50s, and into the infernal marriage of two kind, well-meaning people: his fussy, logical father, and his dreamy... More