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  • Nobody will tell you this but meNobody will tell you this but me : a true (as told to me) story

    Kalb, Bess, 1987-, author.

    "A funny, warm, original memoir in which a grandmother speaks to her granddaughter from beyond the grave, telling, with candor and humor, stories from both their lives--of kinship, loyalty, tenacity, and love"--

  • The book of VThe book of V. : a novel

    Solomon, Anna, author.

    "This propulsive historical novel intertwines the lives of the Bible's Queen Esther, a senator's wife in the 1970s, and a Brooklyn mother in 2016, whose stories trace surprising and moving parallels across centuries"--

  • Apropos of nothingApropos of nothing

    Allen, Woody, 1935-, author.

  • Maimonides, Spinoza and usMaimonides, Spinoza and us : toward an intellectually vibrant Judaism

    Angel, Marc.

  • Europe against the JewsEurope against the Jews : 1880-1945

    Aly, Götz, 1947-, author.

    "From the award-winning historian of the Holocaust, the first book to move beyond Germany's singular crime to the collaboration of Europe as a whole. The Holocaust was perpetrated by the Germans, but it would not have been possible without the assistance of thousands of helpers in other countries: state officials, police, and civilians who eagerly supported the genocide. If we are to fully understand how and why the Holocaust happened, Götz Aly argues in this groundbreaking study, we must examine its prehistory throughout Europe. We must look at countries as far-flung as Romania and France, Russia and Greece, where, decades before the Nazis came to power, a deadly combination of envy, competition, nationalism, and social upheaval fueled a surge of anti-Semitism, creating the preconditions for the deportations and murder to come. In the late nineteenth century, new opportunities for education and social advancement were opening up, and Jewish minorities took particular advantage of them, leading to widespread resentment. At the same time, newly created nation-states, especially in the east, were striving for ethnic homogeneity and national renewal, goals which they saw as inextricably linked. Drawing upon a wide range of previously unpublished sources, Aly traces the sequence of events that made persecution of Jews an increasingly acceptable European practice. Ultimately, the German architects of genocide found support for the Final Solution in nearly all the countries they occupied or were allied with. Without diminishing the guilt of German perpetrators, Aly documents the involvement of all of Europe in the destruction of the Jews, once again deepening our understanding of this most tormented history"--

  • The Seventh HeavenThe Seventh Heaven : Travls through Jewish Latin America

    Stavans, Illan.

  • Three Jewish philosophersThree Jewish philosophers. : Philo: Selections

    Lewy, Hans.

  • The Nazis next doorThe Nazis next door : how America became a safe haven for Hitler's men

    Lichtblau, Eric.

    "The shocking story of how America became one of the world's safest postwar havens for Nazis. Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed to sneak in and who eventually were exposed by Nazi hunters. But the truth is much worse, and has been covered up for decades: the CIA and FBI brought thousands of perpetrators to America as possible assets against their new Cold War enemies. When the Justice Department finally investigated and learned the truth, the results were classified and buried. Using the dramatic story of one former perpetrator who settled in New Jersey, conned the CIA into hiring him, and begged for the agency's support when his wartime identity emerged, Eric Lichtblau tells the full, shocking story of how America became a refuge for hundreds of postwar Nazis"--

  • Rachel's rosesRachel's roses

    Wolff, Ferida, 1946-, author.

    In the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the early 1900s, third-grader Rachel's mother boldly starts her own dressmaking business and Rachel discovers the perfect way to set herself apart from tagalong little sister Hannah on Rosh Hashanah.

  • From Left to RightFrom Left to Right : Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History

    Sinkoff, Nancy.

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