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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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Jerome Robbins A Life in Dance
ISBN: HB: 9780300197594, Yale University Press, October 2018
216 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Jerome Robbins (1918-1998) was born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz and grew up in Weehawken, New Jersey, where his Russian-Jewish immigrant parents owned the Comfort Corset Company. Robbins, who was drawn to dance at a young age, resisted the idea of joini...
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Menasseh ben Israel Rabbi of Amsterdam
ISBN: HB: 9780300224108, Yale University Press, August 2018
312 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Menasseh ben Israel (1604-1657) was among the most accomplished and cosmopolitan rabbis of his time, and a pivotal intellectual figure in early modern Jewish history. He was one of the three rabbis of the "Portuguese Nation" in Amsterdam, a community...
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Gershom Scholem Master of the Kabbalah
ISBN: HB: 9780300215908, Yale University Press, June 2018
256 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) was perhaps the foremost Jewish intellectual of the twentieth century. Pioneering the study of Jewish mysticism as a legitimate academic discipline, he overturned the rationalist bias of his predecessors and revealed an ex...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, May 2018
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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Yitzhak Rabin Soldier, Leader, Statesman
ISBN: PB: 9780300234633, ISBN: HB: 9780300212297, Yale University Press, April 2018
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination. More than two decades have passed since prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in 1995,...
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Steven Spielberg A Life in Films
ISBN: PB: 9780300234473, ISBN: HB: 9780300186932, Yale University Press, March 2018
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades – long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented. "Everything about me is in my films", Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding t...
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Julius Rosenwald Repairing the World
ISBN: HB: 9780300203219, Yale University Press, February 2018
256 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932) rose from modest means as the son of a peddler to meteoric wealth at the helm of Sears, Roebuck. Yet his most important legacy stands not upon his business acumen but on the pioneering changes he introduced to the practic...
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Louis D. Brandeis American Prophet
ISBN: PB: 9780300230710, ISBN: HB: 9780300158670, Yale University Press, November 2017
224 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was "the Jewish Jefferson", the greatest critic of what he called "the curse of bigness", in business and government, since the author of the Declaration of Independence. Published to commemorate the hund...
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David The Divided Heart
ISBN: PB: 9780300230741, ISBN: HB: 9780300188783, Yale University Press, November 2017
184 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Of all the figures in the Bible, David arguably stands out as the most perplexing and enigmatic. He was many things: a warrior who subdued Goliath and the Philistines; a king who united a nation; a poet who created beautiful, sensitive verse; a loyal...
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