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New and Published Books

  1. The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The last decade has marked the growing visibility and worldwide interest in Israeli cinema. Films such as Walk on Water, Or, My Treasure, Beaufort and Waltz with Bashir have been commercially and critically successful both in Europe and the United States and have won a number of prestigious...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture

    Edited by Heidi A Campbell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Jewishness and Masculinity from the Modern to the Postmodern

    By Neil R. Davison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study examines the impact of racial, gender, and religious constructs of Jewish masculinity on a select group of male writers including George Du Maurier, Theodor Herzl, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and Philip Roth during the Modernist and Postmodern eras. In reading the work of these...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Visualizing Jews Through the Ages

    Literary and Material Representations of Jewishness and Judaism

    Edited by Hannah Ewence, Helen Spurling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume explores literary and material representations of Jews, Jewishness and Judaism from antiquity to the twenty-first century. Gathering leading scholars from within the field of Jewish Studies, it investigates how the debates surrounding literary and material images within Judaism and in...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Documents on Soviet Jewish Emigration

    Edited by Boris Mozorov

    This is a collection of Soviet documents relating to the struggle for Jewish emigration. They reveal those aspects of the problem which most preoccupied the leadership and the factors which had the greatest impact on the decision-making process....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews

    By I. Izzet Bahar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power, 2. The fate of Jews of Turkish origin in German-controlled France during WWII, 3. The...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Jewish-Christian Encounter in Medieval Preaching

    Edited by Jonathan Adams, Jussi Hanska

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    This book explores the complexity of preaching as a phenomenon in the medieval Jewish-Christian encounter. This was not only an "encounter" as physical meeting or confrontation (such as the forced attendance of Jews at Christian sermons that took place across Europe), but also an "imaginary"...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Anti-Semitism and Anti-Zionism in Historical Perspective

    Convergence and Divergence

    Edited by Jeffrey Herf

    Previously published as a special issue of The Journal of Israeli History, this book presents the reflections of historians from Israel, Europe, Canada and the United States concerning the similarities and differences between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism primarily in Europe and the Middle East....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and the Jews of East Central Europe

    Edited by Michael L. Miller, Scott Ury

    Since ancient times, Jews have had a long and tangled relationship to cosmopolitanism. Torn between a longstanding commitment to other Jews and the pressure to integrate into various host societies, many Jews have sought a third, seemingly neutral option, that of becoming citizens of the world:...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. German Reparations and the Jewish World

    A History of the Claims Conference

    By Ronald W. Zweig

    German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world whether it was possible to reach a material settlement with Germany so soon after...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge