Books in category Social Science – Jewish Studies

  • A Mask for Privilege

    A Mask for Privilege

    Until it determined not only where a man might stay the night, but where he got his education and how he earned his living? This book answers such questions by exposing the myths with which the anti-Semite surrounds his position.

  • The Pain Of Knowledge

    The Pain Of Knowledge
    Yaʾir Oron

    This book asks how the moral messages of the Holocaust can best be transmitted.

  • Anti Semitism in America

    Anti-Semitism in America
    Harold Earl Quinley, Charles Young Glock

    Periodic outbreaks of anti-Jewish hostility testify to the continuing presence of anti-Semitism in America.

  • Dialogic Moments

    Dialogic Moments
    Tamar Katriel

    In another sense, however, it seeks to offer a more general statement about the culturally constructed nature of the quest for authenticity as a project of modernity by focusing on conceptions of communication and language as its …

  • Shtetl

    Eva Hoffman

    In Shtetl (Yiddish for "small town"), critically-acclaimed author Eva Hoffman brings the lost world of Eastern European Jews back to vivid life, depicting its complex institutions and vibrant culture, its beliefs, social distinctions, and …

  • Jewish Citizenship in France

    Jewish Citizenship in France
    Dominique Schnapper, Chantal Bordes-Benayoun, Freddy Raphael

    The Jews of France have been liberated for over two centuries; they have been considered free citizens and equal to their compatriots.

  • Shadow Girl

    Shadow Girl
    Deb Abramson

    In this psychological portrait of a devout Jewish family bound together by the uneasy permutations of love, Deb Abramson relies not on sensationalist narrative but on a collection of the many small moments that glitter along the bumpy path …

  • Anti Semitism in Germany

    Anti-Semitism in Germany
    Werner Bergmann, Rainer Erb

    Based on all empirical survey data available up to now, this volume offers a thorough comparative analysis of anti-Semitism in Germany, and in particular its resurgence with the rise of right-wing extremism since unification.

  • Homer Simpson Ponders Politics

    Homer Simpson Ponders Politics
    Joseph J. Foy, Timothy M. Dale

    The stories of ten women's experiences as immigrants or the children of immigrants join around common themes of public service to their communities, intergenerational relationships, running small businesses, and the difficulties of juggling …

  • With All Thine Heart

    With All Thine Heart
    Ilan Stavans, Mordecai Drache

    And what does this love story have to do with the modern world? In With All Thine Heart distinguished cultural critic Ilan Stavans engages in a conversation with freelance writer Mordecai Drache about love in the Bible.

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