This crazy thing a life : Australian Jewish autobiography by Richard Freadman

By Richard Freadman

"The autobiographies variety from humble self-published monographs to acclaimed narratives via expert writers like Lily Brett, Jacob Rosenberg and Arnold Zable. Freadman bargains fantastically nuanced readings of significant works. He additionally surveys the sector as a complete, tracing demographic developments, recurrent issues, the impression of the Holocaust, and problems with gender, style, testimony, truth-telling and literary price. There are  Read more...

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The Karaites of Galicia: An Ethnoreligious Minority Among by Mikhail Kizilov

By Mikhail Kizilov

The e-book makes a speciality of the heritage, ethnography, and convoluted ethnic identification of the Karaites, an ethnoreligious workforce in japanese Galicia (modern Ukraine). The small group of the Karaite Jews, a non-Talmudic Turkic-speaking minority, who were dwelling in japanese Europe because the overdue center a long time, built a distinct ethnographic tradition and non secular culture. The booklet bargains the 1st entire research of the Galician Karaite group from its earliest days till this day with the most emphasis put on the interval from 1772 till 1945. specifically vital is the research of the twentieth-century dejudaization (or Turkicization) of the neighborhood, which stored the Karaites from the horrors of the Holocaust.

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The First Holocaust: Jewish Fund Raising Campaigns with by Don Heddesheimer

By Don Heddesheimer

Six million Jews in Poland and Russia threatened with drawing close holocaust: this allegation used to be showing in such assets because the manhattan instances – however the 12 months was once 1919! Don Heddesheimer’s compact yet considerable First Holocaust records post-WWI propaganda that claimed East eu Jewry was once on the point of annihilation, on a regular basis invoking the talismanic six million determine. It info how that propaganda used to be used to agitate for minority rights for Jews in Poland, and for Zionism and Bolshevism in Poland and Russia. It additionally demonstrates how Jewish fundraising operations in the USA raised great sums within the identify of feeding Polish and Russian Jews, then funneled a lot of the money to Zionist and Communist ''constructive undertakings'' – together with banks, unions, and kibbutzes – instead of to ravenous Jews. the 1st Holocaust is a important learn of yankee Jewish institutional operations at a fateful juncture in Jewish and ecu background, an incisive exam of a cunningly contrived crusade of atrocity and extermination propaganda, twenty years earlier than the alleged WWII Holocaust – and an imperative addition to each revisionist’s library

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Encounters in Modern Jewish Thought: The Works of Eva Jospe. by Eva Jospe

By Eva Jospe

The 1st of a three-volume sequence, this publication comprises Eva Jospe's formerly unpublished examine, ""The proposal of come upon within the Philosophy of Martin Buber,"" including a number of of her released articles on Buber and on glossy Jewish concept, in addition to a relocating sermon she introduced in 1988, at the fiftieth anniversary of Kristallnacht. As Ephraim Meir notes in his creation to the quantity, her transparent presentation and research of Buber's dialogical philosophy displays a favorable appreciation, but in addition pointed feedback of her one-time teacher's proposal. quantity of this sequence includes her translations of Moses Mendelssohn, and quantity 3 her cause and wish: decisions from the Jewish Writings of Hermann Cohen.

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Orthodox by Design: Judaism, Print Politics, and the by Jeremy Stolow

By Jeremy Stolow

Orthodox via Design, a groundbreaking exploration of faith and media, examines ArtScroll, the world’s greatest Orthodox Jewish publishing condo, purveyor of handsomely designed versions of sacred texts and an incredible cultural strength in modern Jewish public existence. within the first in-depth examine of the ArtScroll revolution, Jeremy Stolow strains the ubiquity of ArtScroll books in neighborhood retail markets, synagogues, libraries, and the lives of standard clients. Synthesizing box study performed in 3 neighborhood Jewish scenes the place ArtScroll books have had an impact—Toronto, London, and New York—along with shut readings of key ArtScroll texts, promotional fabrics, and the Jewish blogosphere, he exhibits how using those books displays a broader cultural shift within the authority and public impression of Orthodox Judaism. fiddling with the concept that of layout, Stolow’s examine additionally outlines a clean theoretical method of print tradition and illuminates how evolving applied sciences, fabric types, and sorts of mediated verbal exchange give a contribution to new styles of spiritual identity, perform, and power.

Finalist for the nationwide Jewish publication Award within the scholarship class, Jewish publication Council

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Turning Up The Flame: Philip Roth's Later Novels by Jay L. Halio, Ben Siegel

By Jay L. Halio, Ben Siegel

Philip Roth is that literary rarity_an American novelist who will get greater with age. in recent times he has astounded critics with either the standard and the amount of his literary output. Roth has been publishing fiction for over 4 a long time. He hasn't ever been chuffed purely to copy himself, to maintain mining an identical issues and fabric. a few critics did think that he used to be doing simply that during his Zuckerman novels. it seems that stung by way of such feedback, Roth got down to discover new territory, to make each one new novel an experimental, difficult, even outrageous attempt. He has succeeded past all severe expectancies. The time would seem ripe then to take a better examine Roth's more moderen or 'later' fiction. that's the rationale of this well timed amassing of fourteen severe essays via a number of the top Roth experts during this kingdom and out of the country.

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Sects and Sectarianism in Jewish History by Sacha Stern

By Sacha Stern

Sects and sectarianism are renowned issues in Jewish historical past, however the that means of those phrases is elusive, usually elevating extra difficulties than recommendations. This quantity, drawing at the services of a variety of students, examines a number of Jewish teams from Antiquity to the current day which were typically pointed out as sects or as sectarian, together with such a lot famously the Qumran group and the Qaraites. It questions even if sect and sectarianism are applicable or potent as historic different types for the translation of social and non secular hobbies in Jewish historical past

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Pouvoirs etranges d’un clairvoyant by R Reant

By R Reant

Cet ouvrage en partie autobiographique, pierre angulaire d'une assortment écrite par le célèbre parapsychologue Raymond Réant, se révèle être un véritable manuel d'initiation à l'étude de nos perceptions extrasensorielles. Complété par les notes du psychologue et neuropédagogue Alain Sotto, il présente d'un aspect de vue scientifique les diverses manifestations de nos états supérieurs de sense of right and wrong. A partir de son expérience personnelle, Raymond Réant isole, détaille et répertorie méthodiquement chacune des facultés parapsychiques connues que chacun possède à l'état latent. Sachant qu'elles procèdent d'un ensemble de facteurs propices à leur émergence, il nous explique remark les stimuler, les développer ; les contrôler de manière uncomplicated et détaillée, pour en saisir toute los angeles subtilité.1

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Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction by Sara R. Horowitz

By Sara R. Horowitz

Via new shut readings of Holocaust fiction, this e-book takes the sector of Holocaust stories in a major new course. examining quite a lot of narratives representing diversified nationalities, types, genders, and techniques, Horowitz demonstrates that muteness not just expresses the trouble in asserting whatever significant in regards to the Holocaust-it additionally represents whatever crucial in regards to the nature of the development itself. the unconventional negativity of the Holocaust ruptures the cloth of heritage and reminiscence, emptying either narrative and lifetime of that means. on the center of Holocaust fiction lies a pressure among the silence that speaks the rupture, and the narrative kinds that try and symbolize, to bridge it. This ebook argues that the critical matters in Holocaust historiography and literary feedback aren't easily caused through the fictionality of innovative literature-they are already embedded as self-critique within the fictional narratives. whereas the present severe discourse argues both for or opposed to the unrepresentability of those occasions (and therefore the appropriateness of ingenious literature) this ebook develops the topic of muteness because the crucial method during which literary texts discover and provisionally get to the bottom of those crucial matters. concentrating on the matter of muteness is helping spread the ambivalences and ambiguities that form the way in which we learn Holocaust fiction, and how we expect in regards to the Holocaust itself.

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