Category: New Books

The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain

The Takeaway Men by Meryl Ain

With the cloud of the Holocaust still looming over them, twin sisters Bronka and Johanna Lubinski and their parents arrive in the US from a Displaced Persons Camp. In the years after World War...

Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime by Max Hir­sh­feld

Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime by Max Hir­sh­feld

With essays by Michael Beren­baum and Stu­art E. Eizenstat Raised by Polish Jewish parents in small-town Alabama in the ’50s and ’60s, American photographer Max Hirshfeld (born 1951) tells his parents’ Nazi-era love story...

Hip Set by Michael Fertik

Hip Set by Michael Fertik

Oscar Orleans is a Congolese refugee in Israel. He’s also the only Hebrew-speaking liaison to the African refugee community living in Tel Aviv’s worst slum. When his old friend Inspector Kobi Sambinsky of the...

European Genizah; Editor: Andreas Lehnardt

European Genizah; Editor: Andreas Lehnardt

Newly Discovered Hebrew Binding Fragments in Context. European Genizah Texts and Studies, Volume 5 This volume includes contributions presented at two conferences, in Mainz and Jerusalem, and presents new discoveries of binding fragments in...