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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis by Michael Haas
    Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis - by Michael Haas

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205350 | ISBN 10: 030020535x

    Winner in the 2014 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence for the best historical Research in Classical Music category.   With National Socialism's arrival in Germany in 1933, Jews dominated music more than virtually ... more

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  • Cover image of book How I Stopped Being a Jew by Shlomo Sand
    How I Stopped Being a Jew - by Shlomo Sand

    £9.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781686140 | ISBN 10: 1781686149

    An autobiographical essay on Jewish identity from the acclaimed author of The Invention of the Jewish People.  Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Müller
    Anne Frank: The Biography - by Melissa Müller

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408842102 | ISBN 10: 1408842106

    Tracing Anne Frank’s life from an early childhood in an assimilated family to her adolescence in German-occupied Amsterdam, Melissa Müller’s biography, originally published in 1998, follows her life right up until her desperate end in Bergen Belsen. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Does Your Rabbi Know You
    Does Your Rabbi Know You're Here? - by Anthony Clavane

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857388148 | ISBN 10: 0857388142

    Ever since the children of penniless immigrants caught the train from Whitechapel to White Hart Lane – to be greeted with the refrain: ‘Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here?’ – this forgotten tribe have helped to shape the Beautiful Game.   In tel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer by Caroline Stoessinger
    A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer - by Caroline Stoessinger

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781444737622 | ISBN 10: 1444737627

    An inspiring story of resilience and the power of optimism - the true story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor.   At 108 years old, the pianist Alice Herz-Sommer is an eyewitness to history. She has seen it all, ... more

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  • Cover image of book If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew by Mike Marqusee
    If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew - by Mike Marqusee

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844674350 | ISBN 10: 1844674355

    This is an eloquent and deeply felt memoir exploring the author's complex relationship with his Jewish identity.   If I Am Not For Myself is a passionate, thought-provoking exploration of what it means to be Jewish in the twenty-first century. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Jews of Kerala by Edna Fernandes
    The Last Jews of Kerala - by Edna Fernandes

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846270994 | ISBN 10: 1846270995

    Separated by a narrow stretch of swamp-like waters, and distinguished by the color of their skin, the Black Jews and the White Jews have been locked in a rancorous feud for centuries. Only now, when their combined number has diminished to less than 5 ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Father
    My Father's Roses - by Nancy Kohner

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340960264 | ISBN 10: 0340960264

    Some families save and others throw away. The Kohners, a Jewish family living in Bohemia at the end of the nineteenth century, threw very little away. A hundred years later their casually assembled archive of over a thousand family letters, hundreds ... more

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  • Cover image of book 163256: A Memoir of Resistance by Michael Englishman
    163256: A Memoir of Resistance - by Michael Englishman

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781554580095 | ISBN 10: 1554580099

    163256: A Memoir of Resistance is Michael Englishman’s astonishing story of courage, resourcefulness, and moral fibre as a Dutch Jew during World War II and its aftermath, from the Nazi occupation of Holland in 1940, through his incarceration in nume ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Wounded Heart: The Life of Lilli Jahn 1900-1944 by Martin Doerry
    My Wounded Heart: The Life of Lilli Jahn 1900-1944 - by Martin Doerry

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747570509 | ISBN 10: 0747570507

    From her idealistic young womanhood in Cologne to the end of her life, Lilli Jahn was a prolific letter writer. After studying medicine and marrying her Protestant sweetheart, Ernst Jahn, she set up home and a medical practice. Then, in 1933, Hitler ... more

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  • Cover image of book If This Is a Man/The Truce by Primo Levi
    If This Is a Man/The Truce - by Primo Levi

    £9.99   paperback   (1987) - ISBN 13: 9780349100135 | ISBN 10: 0349100136

    "With the moral stamina and intellectual poise of a twentieth century Titan, this slightly built, dutiful, unassuming chemist set out systematically to remember the German hell on earth, steadfastly to think it through, and then to render it comprehe ... more

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