Category: Jewish Literature

Huérfana # 8 (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By van Alkemade Kim

Una fascinante novela debut de ficción histórico del mundo olvidado de los orfanatos judíos de los angeles ciudad de Nueva York.En 1919, Rachel Rabinowitz, de cuatro años de edad, es colocada en el Hogar Infantil Hebreo donde el health care professional Mildred Solomon está llevando a cabo una investigación médica en niños. El healthcare professional Solomon somete a Rachel a un proceso experimental con rayos X que establece l. a. reputación del physician mientras pone en peligro los angeles salud de l. a. niña. Ahora es 1954, y Rachel es enfermera en el hospicio del Hogar Infantil Hebreo para ancianos donde el medical professional Solomon se convierte en su paciente. Se da cuenta del poder que tiene sobre el physician indefenso, Rachel se embarca en un experimento peligroso de su propio diseño. Antes que termine el turno de los angeles noche, Rachel estará obligada a elegir entre el perdón y los angeles venganza.Inspirada en hechos reales, este libro es una poderosa novela sobre los angeles capacidad humana para lastimar y amar.

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Susanne Zepp's An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, PDF

By Susanne Zepp

What function has Jewish highbrow tradition performed within the improvement of contemporary Romance literature? Susanne Zepp seeks to reply to this question via an exam of 5 influential early sleek texts written among 1499 and 1627: Fernando de Rojas's La Celestina, Leone Ebreo's Dialoghi d'amore, the nameless story Lazarillo de Tormes (the first picaresque novel), Montaigne's Essais, and the poetical renditions of the Bible through João Pinto Delgado. compelled to straddle cultures and religions, those Iberian conversos (Jews who switched over to Catholicism) prefigured the subjectivity which might come to represent modernity.
As "New Christians" in an illiberal global, those thinkers labored in the tensions in their ancient context to query norms and dogmas. some time past, students have enthusiastic about the Jewish origins of such significant figures in literature and philosophy. via shut readings of those texts, Zepp strikes the controversy clear of the slim query of the authors' origins to target the leading edge methods those authors subverted and transcended conventional genres. She translates the alterations that came about in a number of literary genres and works of the interval in the broader historic context of the 16th and 17th centuries, demonstrating the level to which the improvement of early smooth subjective attention and its expression in literary works should be defined partially as a universalization of initially Jewish experiences.

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New PDF release: Hanukkah 1945: The story of a Courageous Soldier, Love, and

By Hans Spear,J. Levy

Ross received up and commenced to stroll towards the disabled tank, his acquaintances had stopped firing - not more than 10 yards from the tank he referred to as out in German on the best of his voice "Come from your tank, give up, you're encircled, when you do not you are going to all be killed!"

There used to be a second of silence that lasted an eternity - then the turret disguise of the tank used to be lifted and a German soldier climbed out through his crew.

"Nicht schiessen! do not shoot!" the chief referred to as out. After that every thing became black as Ross fell to the floor not more than 15 ft in entrance of the German soldiers.

Hans Spear used to be born in 1918 in a small German city. In 1938 he left Germany whilst Jews have been nonetheless allowed to to migrate from Nazi Germany; his vacation spot the us. Accompanying Hans was once his youth sweetheart, Bea, who he married sooner than becoming a member of the military in the summertime of 1943.

Shortly after becoming a member of the military Hans used to be transferred to Camp Ritchie the place he grew to become one of many recognized Ritchie Boys, who have been for the main half Jewish boys and younger males that had fled the Nazis within the past due thirties. They have been expert in intelligence paintings and mental struggle, to struggle opposed to Hitler and his Nazi regime.
Hans Spear again to the us after the warfare, based a portray corporation in Chicago, and finally retiring along with his spouse in Tucson, AZ
Hanukkah, 1945, follows a tender German Jew as he flees Nazi Germany to the United States succeeding e as a valedictorian ahead of becoming a member of the military in simple terms to be despatched again to Europe, this time as a hero within the brutal conflict of the Bulge and a lover within the land of his birth.

Hanukkah, 1945, is a story bounding with choice, emotion and pursuit of self-awareness. it's a clean and special examine a time in a People’s and our country’s past.

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Hans Otto / Mittelmann, Hanni Horch's Exilerfahrung und Konstruktionen von Identität 1933 bis 1945 PDF

By Hans Otto / Mittelmann, Hanni Horch

The Jewish event of expulsion from a well-recognized cultural, linguistic, and social milieu through the interval of the 3rd Reich and Jewish makes an attempt to accommodate the conditions of exile might be considered as paradigmatic in lots of methods for the reports of refugees and migrants in the course of our occasions. This quantity is predicated on a convention offered through the German division of the Hebrew collage of Jerusalem in April 2011.

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Get The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a PDF

By Susan Rubin Suleiman

A interesting look at the existence and paintings of debatable French novelist Irène Némirovsky

Irène Némirovsky succeeded in making a great profession as a novelist within the Thirties, in basic terms to have her existence minimize brief: a “foreign Jew” in France, she was once deported in 1942 and died in Auschwitz. yet her younger daughters survived, and as adults they introduced their mom again to existence. In 2004, Suite française, Némirovsky’s posthumous novel, turned a world top vendor; a few critics, in spite of the fact that, condemned her as a “self-hating Jew” whose previous works have been rife with anti-Semitic stereotypes. knowledgeable through own interviews with Némirovsky’s descendants and others, in addition to through large archival examine, this wide-ranging highbrow biography situates Némirovsky within the literary and political weather of interwar France and recounts, for the 1st time, the postwar lives of her daughters. Némirovsky's Jewish works, Suleiman argues, can be learn as explorations of the conflicted identities that formed the lives of secular Jews in twentieth-century Europe and beyond.

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Download PDF by Anita Mishook: Helen

By Anita Mishook

whilst Helen left long island on a teach sure for California in 1936, she was once trying to find a transformation of scene, making plans to stick with her sister in Glendale and babysit her niece and nephew. but if she arrived, she stumbled on herself steeped in an international of bookies, mobsters, and a Nazi underworld that she needs to infiltrate on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League.

Anita Mishook’s well-researched and brilliantly written debut novel transports you to 1936 and the under-told historical past of the yank Bund, the pro-Nazi Silver Shirts, and their efforts to construct a summer time retreat for Hitler close to the l. a. coast.

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Download e-book for kindle: Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning by Peninnah Schram,Cherie Karo Schwartz,Goldie Milgram,Ellen

By Peninnah Schram,Cherie Karo Schwartz,Goldie Milgram,Ellen Frankel,Arthur Strimling

Winner, nationwide Jewish ebook Award

"Exceptional, brilliant anthology"
--Jewish booklet World.

Sixty inspiring and provocative adult-level mitzvah tales crafted via prime Jewish storytellers, rabbis and authors from around the complete spectrum of Jewish lifestyles. those juried, newly-minted stories display how every one mitzvah, while conducted with knowing and creativity, turns into a wealthy resource of spirituality and that means. For studying and retelling around the generations.

Contributing authors: Yossi Alfi, Noa Baum, Joel Ben Izzy, Yisroel Bernath, Renee Brachfeld, Rosyln Bresnick-Perry, Barry Bub, Phil Cohen, Anita Diamant, Helen Engelhardt, Ed Feinstein, Ellen Frankel, Mark S. Golub, James Stone Goodman, Dan Gordon, Janie Grackin, Eva Grayzel, Bonnie Greenberg, Tina Grimberg, Dan Grossman, Miriam Grossman, Fred Guttman, Sharona Halickman, Jill Hammer, Richard Joel, Amichai Lau-Lavie, Benji Levene, Herb Levine, Syd Lieberman, Doug Lipman, Cindy Rivka Marshall, Melvin Metelits, Goldie Milgram, Lynnie Mirvis, Nadia Grosser Nagarajan, Steve Nathan, Caren Neile, Leon Olenick, Yoel Perez, Peter Pitzele, Jack Riemer, Carol and Neal Rose, Gail Rosen, Barbara Rush, Sandy Sasso, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Peninnah Schram, Rebecca Schram-Zafrany, Howard Schwartz, Cherie Karo Schwartz, Rami Shapiro, Danny Siegel, Laura Simms,Corinne Stavish, Naomi Steinberg, Arthur Strimling, Carla Vogel, Shohama Harris Wiener, Diane Wolkstein, Debra Gordon Zaslow, Steve Zeitlin, Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff


"The strength of mitzvah as a first-rate lens for significant Jewish dwelling is printed during this so much stimulating quantity the place each department of Judaism is represented with creativity, integrity and ethical imagination."
--Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, writer, Jewish Literacy and Hillel: If no longer Now, When?

"The imaginative and prescient, voices, perspectives and values of the entire spectrum of the Jewish everyone is respectfully mirrored in those lively, not easy, re-tellable modern mitzvah tales. an extraordinary, valuable and encouraging chance for plenty of methods into studying and dwelling a significant Jewish lifestyles. the ideal reward for each Jewish occasion."
--Arthur Kurzweil, writer, From new release to Generation

"These tales, so diverse standard and Jewish orientation be ready to evoke wonder."
--Blu Greenberg, writer of On girls and Judaism and the way to Run a standard Household

"The simplicity and tool of [some] tales take one by way of surprise...a sturdy purchase."
--Jewish Library Association

Free downloadable 44-page dialogue consultant & better half deck of fifty two professionally illustrated Mitzvah playing cards additionally to be had at (

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Download e-book for iPad: Farewell to Dejla: Stories of Iraqi Jews at Home and in by Tova Sadka

By Tova Sadka

Cleverly elucidating the somber diaspora of Iraqi Jews, this selection of tales explores the little-publicized migration of a humans escaping oppression, basically to be faced with the tough realities of recent countries and customs. Sadka's paintings spans Iraq, Israel and the U.S. with appealing, laconic prose, magnifying the typical adversity of immigrants.

These relocating, remarkable tales are according to historical truth inasmuch as they take care of the destruction of the world's oldest Jewish group. it really is envisioned that there have been 150,000 Jews in Iraq in 1948; Israel has absorbed a few 132,000. in the interim, there are approximately 8 Jews closing in Iraq, part over 80 years old.

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New PDF release: Die Papiere meiner Tante: Roman (German Edition)

By Jürgen Borchert

"Um Jahrhundert rum" hat August Angerburg das ostpreußische Pferdeknechtleben satt und zieht mit seiner jungen Frau Amalie "ins Reich". Sie wird schon bald die ostpreußische Witwentracht anziehen müssen, denn der Kaiser hat bei seinem Feldzug auf den breitschultrigen August nicht verzichten wollen.
Nun steht sie da mit ihren Fünfen. Die werden sich ihre Wege suchen, jeder nach seiner paintings. Anna heiratet einen Tausendsassa und hält nicht viel vom Denken. Minna wählt die Diakonissentracht. Fritz geht zur Reichswehr und schießt sich eine Kugel in den Kopf. Karl versucht es mit den Braunen, avanciert schließlich zum Kriegsgefangenen und muss umdenken.
Und Martha, versierte Gehilfin eines jüdischen Rechtsanwalts, sammelt die Zeugnisse von der Existenz der Familie in ihrem Schuhkarton. Fotos und Schulzeugnisse, Abschiedsbriefe und Zeitungsanzeigen, das Hiobstelegramm von 1915 und Großmutters abgewertetes Sparbuch — aus diesen Lebensspuren rekonstruiert der Autor die Geschichte (s)einer Familie. Der Feuilletonist verleugnet sich nicht — er löst sein Jahrhundert ins Episodische auf und bietet auf diese Weise Geschichte aus dem Schuhkarton.

"Na, Oehmcke, klagen Sie nun immer noch auf lumpige hundert Mark Schmerzensgeld für Wirkuns wegen einiger leichter Prellungen und Abschürfungen, die er erlitten hat, als er sich in eine Auseinandersetzung zwischen den Nazis und der Kommune einmischte? Ja?" Rechtsanwalt Neuhaus stand zornbebend vor dem Schreibtisch seines Referendars und schmiss ihm den Akt hin. "Hier! Lesen Sie das!" Oehmcke starrte auf das amtliche Papier, das Neuhaus oben auf den Aktendeckel legte, er sah das Siegel des Amtsarztes und die Frakturbuchstaben der Überschrift: "Totenschein" stand da.
"Wirkuns ist heute früh an einem Blutsturz gestorben, der infolge eines Lungenrisses eingetreten ist. Der Amtsarzt bescheinigt schwere innere Verletzungen als Folge von Fußtritten in die Nieren- und Kreuzbeingegend und ordnet Obduktion an! Sie sind anscheinend nicht einmal fähig, eine faktenrichtige Klage aufzunehmen! Und so etwas will das zweite Examen bestehen!"
Oehmcke conflict bleich geworden und stand auf. "Ich habe es nicht nötig, mich von einem Juden beschimpfen zu lassen! Ich habe es nicht nötig, einen Prozess gegen meine eigene Partei anzustrengen!" Er zitterte am ganzen Leibe vor Wut, während Neuhaus, wieder ganz ruhig, sich umdrehte und das Zimmer verließ. "Kommen Sie mit in mein Büro!"

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Read e-book online The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov PDF

By Ani Tuzman

A tale encouraged by means of the mythical non secular grasp, Rabbi Yisroel ben Eliezar, referred to as the Baal Shem Tov, the great grasp of the identify, who beckoned forth love from the hearts of rag pickers, ruby retailers, midwives, and murderers.

Poor orphan. Simpleton. more durable to tame than the wind.

He hears what they name him.

But he listens to the presence his father promised might by no means go away him.

Yisroel unearths his solution to those that nurture his therapeutic presents and infrequent compassion—until he embraces a future he can't but fathom nor deny any longer.

Honoring ladies, little ones, and the bad as his academics. Celebrating life’s easiest deeds as worship. Praying with joyous abandon. Loving with no . Yisroel’s “irreverent” practices threaten the demonstrated experts, between them an embittered rabbinic chief with a undertaking of his personal: to smash the irrepressible grasp often called the Baal Shem Tov and his starting to be group of followers.

Set within the richly textured Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth of the 1700s, this beautiful reimagining of 1 of history’s so much respected and progressive mystics transports readers again in time to event the genuine which means of energy and the undying grace of love.

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