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In the shadow of the Acropolis : Discover the Untold Story of the Holocaust in Geece

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2008
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Minneapolis MN: Token Media, 2008 Reveals an ancient Jewish culture through the eyes of one family that survived the Holocaust in Greece. The Greek Jews in this documentary represent a branch of Judaism that most people have never heard of, the Romaniotes. Through testimony by the Ackos family this memoir tells the compelling story of how this culture was… Read more
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Blond China Doll: A Shanghai Interlude, 1939-1953

by Headley, Hannelore Heinemann

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2004
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9780973580303
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St.Catherines. ON: Blond China Doll Enterprises, 2004 "Hannelore 's story begins in Berlin on the night of November 9, 1938 .. Kristallnacht ... ..her German-Jewish family fled for a safe haven from the terrot of the Nazis and the impendign Holocaust. Their destination : the port city of Shanghai ... by 1951 Shanghai had become politically dangerous under the Communists… Read more
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A Shout in the Sunshine

by Ioannides, Mara W. Cohen

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2007
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Jewish Publication Society, 2007 "A Shout in the Sunshine" brings to life the little known story of the Greek Jewish community. In 1492, "King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expelled the Jewish community of Spain. Sultan Beyazit invited these refugees to Thessaloniki, a community already home to a diverse Jewish population with deep roots in Greece. "A Shout in the Sunshine,"… Read more
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Passover Haggdah

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1990
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New York: Israel Tradung Company, 1990 Haggadah in English and Hebrew 105p.. illus. Laid in is a card with Passover greetings from the families of the Montreal B'nai Brith. Stapled Softcover. Near Fine.
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Even Higher! A Rosh Hashanah Story

by Peretz, I.L. & Kimmel, Eric A

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2009
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9780823420209
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New York: Holiday House, 2009 Adapted by Eric A Kimmel this charming picture book illustrated by Jill Weber solves the mystery of the missing Rabbi of Nemirov. Unpaginated Crisp coy, looks unread.. 1st US Edition. Hard Cover. New/New.
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Brooklyn NY: Mesorah Publications Ltd., 1976 Translated and editted by Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz,, Inlcudes " An Overrview/ The Period and the Miracle" by Rabbi Nosson Scherman. 158p.The Art ScrollTanach series. First Thus. Softcver. As New.
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The Journal of Hélène Berr

by Berr, Helene

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2008
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9780771013133
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2008 Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has there been such a book as this: The joyful but ultimately heartbreaking journal of a young Jewish woman in occupied Paris, now being published for the first time, 63 years after her death in a Nazi concentration camp. Translated from the French by David Bellos with an… Read more
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You tai ren zai shang hai =The Jews in Shanghai

by Guang, Pan [ed]

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2000
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9787805301778
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Shanghai: Shanghai Pictorial Press, 2000 Text in Chinese and English Copiously illustrated introduction to the history of the Jewish community of Shanghai. Of particuler note is the presence of the thousands of Jews who found refuge in Shanghai from the persecutions in Nazi Germany. 90p. illus bibliography.. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine.
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Sin Destino = Sortalansag = Fateless

by Kertész, Imre

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1996
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9788401385445
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Barcelona, Spain: Plaza & Janés Editories., 1996 Spanish edition of " Sortalansag" a novel by the Hungarian novelist Imre Kertész written between 1969 and 1973 and first published in 1975. The novel is a semi-autobiographical story about a 14-year-old Hungarian Jew's experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. Kertész won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2002, "for… Read more
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Greece- A Jewish History

by Fleming, K. E.

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2010
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9780691146126
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010 For centuries, Jews lived in areas that are now part of Greece. But Greek Jews as a nationalized group existed in substantial number only for a few short decades - from the Balkan Wars (1912-13) until the Holocaust, in which more than 80 percent were killed. This book offers a comprehensive English-language history of… Read more
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Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews

by Tcherikover,Victor [Avigdor]

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1959
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Philadelphia / Jerusalem: Jewish Publication Society of America / Magnes Press. Hebrew University, 1959 The encounter between Jews and Greeks marked one of the most revolutionary meetings in the ancient world, for in that encounter politics, economics, culture, and religion changed dramatically. Victor Tcherikover, who devoted his entire scholarly life to the study of the Hellenistic period, offers here a… Read more
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Kehilat Kaifeng. = The Jews of Kaifeng : Chinese Jews on the Banks of the Yellow River

by Ram, Uri [ed]

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1984
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Tel Aviv: Bet Hatefutsoth, 1984 This illustrated account of an unsual community, "a lost Jewish tribe" in central China was published in connection with an exhibition at the Nahum Goldman Museum of the Jewish Diaspora. Introduction by Michael Pollak Text in Hebrew and English.60 p illus.map Errata slip laid in.. First Edition. Softcover. As New.
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Jewish Canadian Writing

by Prairie Fire.

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1996
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Winnipeg MB: Prairie Fore , 1996 A collection of works, commentary and reviews of Jewish Canadain writers 272p. illu.. 1st Canadian Edition.. Softcver. As New.
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Prazske´ synagogy = Prague synagogues = Prager Synagogen

by Parik, Arno

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2000
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1st CZECH EDITION
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9788086889092
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Prague: Zidovske Muzeum = the Jewish Museum In Prague, 2000 Kniha Pražské synagogy si všímá historie i nové podoby sedmi nejvýznamnejších pražských synagog. Prináší podrobný umelecko-historický popis techto unikátních památkových objektu židovské Prahy doplnený bohatou fotografickou dokumentací.Autorem textu je Arno Parík, autory fotografií Dana Cabanová a Petr Kliment.The fascinating history of the Synagogues of Prague, illustrated with gorgeous photographs by… Read more
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The Spanish Jews

by Bernaldo De Quiros. Felipe Torroba

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1954
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Madrid, Spain: Rivadeneyra, 1954 116p. illus. 2nd.ed... Original Wraps. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Jewish Prague Guide to the Monuments : Jewish Prague: Gloses on History and Kultur a Guidebook

by Rybar, Ctibor

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1991
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9788085334067
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Prague: TV Spektrum / Akropolis Publishers,, 1991 A comprehensive survey of the Jewish Cimmunity of Prague and its surviving Monuments, Translated by Joy Turner-Kadeckova and Slavos Kadecka. 305p. illus. bibliography. First Thus.. Laminated Hardcover. As New.
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The Book of Jewish Food: An Odyssey from Samarkand to New York

by Roden, Claudia

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1996
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9780394532585
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New York: A.A. Knopf, 1996 A monumental work. The story of the Jewish people told through the story of Jewish cooking . traces the development of both Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jewish communities and their cuisine over the centuries. The 800 magnificent recipes, many never before documented, represent treasures garnered by Roden through nearly 15 years of traveling around the world.… Read more
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The Rothschilds - A Family Of Fortune

by Cowles, Virginia

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1975
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9780860072065
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London: Futura, 1975 founded by Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a tall, gentle Jew from the ghetto at Frankfurt, a second-hand dealwer with an interest in old coins, five talented sons and a dynastic dream. By the early 1820s his dream had become reality and his name was on its way to becoming a household word, synonymous with immense wealth, shrewdness and… Read more
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He Israelitiki Koinotita Volou

by Phrezes, Raphael [Frizis, Rafail]

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1994
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1st Greek Edition.
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9789607175489
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Volos (Greece): Ekdoseis Ores, 1994 Many records of the community were destroyed in 1943 during the Nazi occupation - so this is a valuable reconstrution of the history. 327p. Illus. index of names. Bibliography. [Only 10 copies in Worldcat]. 1st Greek Edition.. Softcover. As New.
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The House of Nasi : The Duke of Naxos

by Roth Cecil

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1948
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Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society Of America, 1948 Dom Joseph Nasi 1524-1579 (or Nassi; also known as João Miques/Micas and Dom João Migas Mendes in a Portuguese variant, Giuseppe Nasi in Italian, and as Yasef Nassi in Ottoman Turkish) , was a Jewish diplomat and administrator, member of the House of Mendes/Benveniste, and a nephew of Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, and… Read more
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