• Philosophy
      March 2019

      The Mathematical Imagination

      On the Origins and Promise of Critical Theory

      by Matthew Handelman

      This book gives us a more capacious version of critical theory, providing humanists with tools to confront the digital age.

    • Judaism
      May 2020

      At Wit's End

      by Louis Kaplan

    • Memoirs
      October 2017

      A GIRL CALLED RENEE

      by Ruth Uzrad

      This is the unbelievable autobiographical story of Ruth Uzrad, a Jewish teenager whose life was turned upside down by the Nazi regime. After her father was arrested one night from their Berlin apartment by the Gestapo, Ruth’s mother sends 13 year

    • Historical fiction
      July 2018

      Doña Gracia’s Gold Pendant

      by Michal Aharoni Regev

      Doña Gracia’s Gold Pendant is a story of love, jealousy, intrigue, mortal terror - about family secrets, courage and devotion. This fascinating historical novel takes place in the sixteenth century and depicts the wide-ranging journey of Doña Gracia Nasi,

    • Historical fiction
      October 2016

      My Name is Vittoria

      by Dafna Vitale Ben Bassat

      Vittoria Vitale was born to a noble Jewish family in the north of Italy at the very same year that Mussolini met his Jewish lover. With the onset of World War II, her life is carried by a swirl of atrocities, decisions, farewells and remorse that will sca

    • Memoirs
      September 2019

      Raking Light from Ashes

      by Relli Robinson

      When Relli was just a baby, the Nazis occupied Poland and she, together with her parents, were imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto, a way station before death. This is the amazing story of Relli Robinson, who, thanks to kindhearted, courageous people and a

    • Historical fiction
      January 2019

      The Fortress

      by Jonathan Hillinger

      Homeless children in Bucharest find themselves united in a forsaken Fortress when facing the Nazi threat. The orphans only barely survive famine, illness and the Nazi’s goal to obliterate them. Jonathan Hillinger is an up and coming Israeli author who has

    • Historical fiction
      November 2017

      The Woman in White: An Extraordinary Life

      by Ada Aharoni

      This is a book about the remarkable life of Thea Woolf, the Head Nurse of the Jewish Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt, during World War II. She depicts how Muslim Egyptians helped Egyptian Jews save Jewish refugees during World War II, instilling hope to co-

    • Historical fiction
      September 2017

      Two Princes and a Queen

      by Shmuel David

      The adolescent son of a well-off Jewish family living a comfortable, sheltered life in Yugoslavia faces persecution. The family endures a harrowing voyage down the Danube River, hoping to reach pre-State Israel.

    • Historical fiction
      February 2017

      From the Nile to the Jordan

      by Ada Aharoni

      From the Nile to the Jordan is a historical novel about mid-twentieth century Egypt and Israel. It relates the tragic events of the Second Exodus and the uprooting of the Jewish community from Egypt after the establishment of Israel in 1948.

    • Autobiography: historical, political & military
      January 2018

      White House in a Gray City

      by Itzchak Belfer

      Janusz Korczak was a pediatrician and teacher who established his unique orphanage in 1912. The children were given freedom to develop their talents. They were taught responsibility and how to create a righteous, humane society. Refusing to abandon the children, he was murdered by the Nazis.

    • Jewish studies
      June 2019

      A Reluctant Welcome for Jewish People

      Voices in Le Devoir's Editorials, 1910-1947

      by Pierre Anctil

      What place did Jews occupy in the editorials of Quebec’s daily Le Devoir in the first half of the 20th century? Historian Pierre Anctil takes a deep dive in the highly respected newspaper’s editorials published between 1910 and 1947.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      March 2016

      The Belzec Death Camp

      History, Biographies, Remembrance

      by Webb, Chris

      This book is a comprehensive account of the Belzec death camp in Poland which was the first death camp using static gas chambers as part of the Aktion Reinhardt mass murder program. This study covers the construction and the development of the mass mur

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      September 2012

      AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE

      The epic 4000-year story of the Jews, from the ancient patriarchs and kings through centuries-long persecution to the growth of a worldwide culture

      by Lawrence Joffe

      The history of the Jews is the tale of a wandering tribe that set down roots and became a nation. This is an indepth history of the Jewish faith and development of Jewish peoplehood. It opens in the time of Abraham and the 12 tribes, covers the destructio

    • Food & Drink
      January 2012

      RECIPES FROM MY JEWISH GRANDMOTHER

      Traditions

      by Marlena Spieler

      CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM

    • Food & Drink
      February 2015

      JEWISH FESTIVAL FOOD: EATING FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS

      75 delicious dishes for every holiday and celebration

      by Marlena Spieler

      The Jewish people have a special dish for every festival occasion, and this glorious mix of classic and contemporary dishes draws on the traditions of the global Jewish community. Celebrate this extraordinary worldwide heritage with Lamb and Globe Articho

    • Food & Drink
      March 2013

      JEWISH COOKING

      130 classic dishes shown in 220 evocative photographs

      by Marlena Spieler

      Jewish people are scattered all over the world, creating a vibrant culinary tradition that is as varied as the countries they live in. Fresh, bright and contemporary, this volume contains 130 authentic Jewish recipes. An eclectic mix of global culinary in

    • Jewish studies
      May 2015

      A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH FAITH

      The development of Judaism from ancient times to the modern day, shown in over 190 pictures

      by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

      Judaism is one of the world s oldest monotheistic religions. This book covers the history of the Jews from the biblical period to the fall of the Temple, as well as life in the medieval and modern world. It explores many different forms of Jewish existenc

    • Food & Drink
      January 2014

      THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL JEWISH COOKING

      An extraordinary culinary encyclopedia with 400 recipes and 1400 photographs celebrating Jewish cooking through the ages, including influential cuisines and dishes inspired by Jewish foods

      by Marlena Spieler

      The rich and varied history of the Jewish people is reflected in the glorious diversity of their food and cooking. This definitive illustrated guide includes recipes from the many European, Middle Eastern, North African and American countries rich in Jewi

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