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  • A National Home for the Jewish People

    A National Home for the Jewish People

    £50.00

    The Concept in British Political Thinking and Policy Making 1917-1923

    Barzilay-Yegar, Dvorah

    What was the concept of 'A National Home for the Jewish People,' where did it come from, and how was it defined? Barzilay-Yegar traces the shifting meanings of the phrase from its first coining in the Balfour Declaration of 1917,...

  • Baffy

    Baffy

    £25.00

    The Diaries of Blanche Dugdale, 1936–1947
    Norman Rose (Ed)

    Granddaughter of a duke and niece of a prime minister, Blanche ‘Baffy’ Dugdale was in an ideal position to observe British political and social life, before, during and immediately after the Second World War. She...

  • Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    Britain's Hegemony in Palestine and the Middle East, 1917-56

    £55.00

    Changing Strategic Imperatives

    Cohen, Michael

    From the Balfour Declaration of 1917 to the Suez Crisis of 1956, Britain's strategic interests in Palestine and in the Middle East underwent radical changes. A leading authority on the British Mandate in Palestine and the rise of the state of Israel, Professor Michael J. Cohen focuses...

  • East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

    East End Jews and Left-Wing Theatre

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    Alfie Bass, David Kossoff, Warren Mitchell and Lionel Bart

    Seddon, Isabelle

    This is a wonderful book that places these Jewish artists in a historical-cultural context. This is not only a British story, but a much wider Jewish one for which Isabelle Seddon provides many interesting insights.
    Colin Shindler, The Jerusalem Post

    This...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

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    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser, Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • Internment in Britain in 1940

    Internment in Britain in 1940

    £18.99

    Life and Art Behind the Wire

    Newman, Ines with Brinson, Charmian and Dickson, Rachel

    This remarkable book gives a unique insight into the press-inspired panic which propelled the forced internment of so many anti-Nazis refugees.
    David Glasser,

    Chair, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum

    When the artist Hugo Dachinger...

  • Mandate

    Mandate

    £25.00

    The Palestine Crucible, 1919-1939
    Turnberg, Leslie 

    (A)n astonishing feat of scholarship and analysis that sits at the nexus of history, foreign policy and most importantly, a timely assessment of where Britain is heading based on the prison and prism of the past. It is...

  • Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    Photographs of Childhood and Parenting on Kibbutz

    £50.00

    Collective Memories and Private Memorials
    Barromi-Perlman, Edna

    What is it that we wish to see in our photo albums? Reality as it was, or a selected, upgraded version of our past? Can we control the memories we pass on? These are some of the thought-provoking questions that Edna Barromi-Perlman raises...

  • Taming the Middle Eastern Elephant

    Taming the Middle Eastern Elephant

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    Confronting Antisemitism in the Arab–Israeli Conflict

    Stone, David H.

    David Stone’s masterful account exposes how the root cause of the Arab-Israeli conflict lies in a continuing and virulent antisemitism cloaked in anti-Zionism. A depressing but essential message that deserves to be widely read,...

  • The Champagne Spy

    The Champagne Spy

    £17.95

    Israel’s Man in Egypt
    Lotz, Wolfgang 

    The true story of Wolfgang Lotz, nicknamed The Champagne Spy by his handler. His story bears a striking similarity to that of Eli Cohen, portrayed by Sasha Baron Cohen in Netflix’s The Spy.

    As a top...