The German Goldschmidt's of the 17th and 18th Century
Dagmar Nick, a multiple literary prize-winner in her native Germany, has turned her considerable talents to researching her fascinating Jewish ancestry. She brings to life her family history through the letters, diaries and documents that they left behind, and shows how...
An Illustrated History
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 of fear...
Champion of British Zionism
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 in St John's...
Caught Somewhere Between Zion and Galut
'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 identity of...
Edited by: Abramson, Glenda; Jacobs, Adrianna
The New Anthology of Hebrew Short Stories celebrates the astonishing richness and diversity of Hebrew short fiction by including established and internationally acclaimed authors, as well as younger, contemporary writers, some of whom appear here in English translation for the first time. The editors' introduction...