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Judaic Studies



link to catalog page, Immigrants against the State

Immigrants against the State

Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Author: Kenyon Zimmer
Pub Date: July 2015

The worlds that anarchists left behind, the worlds in which they lived, and the worlds they strove to create   learn more...
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link to catalog page SANDERS, The Invention of Hebrew Author: Seth L. Sanders
Pub Date: Cloth: 2009; Paper: 2011

How choosing a language created a people   learn more...
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link to catalog page CUTLER, The Jews of Chicago

The Jews of Chicago

From Shtetl to Suburb

Author: Irving Cutler
Pub Date: Cloth: 1996; Paper: 2009

The fascinating, fully illustrated story of Chicago's vibrant Jewish community   learn more...
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link to catalog page PEREZ, History of a Tragedy

History of a Tragedy

The Expulsion of the Jews from Spain

Author: Joseph Pérez
Pub Date: March 2007

A concise retelling of the Sephardic Jews’ grim story   learn more...
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link to catalog page LEVINAS, Humanism of the Other Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: 2006

This work, a philosophical reaction to prevailing nihilism in the 1960's is urgent reading today when a new sort of nihilism, parading in the very garments of humanism, threatens to engulf our civilization. ---- A key text in Levinas’ work, introduces the concept of the humanity of each human being as only understood and discovered through understanding the humanity of others first   learn more...
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link to catalog page DESSER, American Jewish Filmmakers (2d ed.) Author: David Desser and Lester D. Friedman
Pub Date: December 2004

How the Jewish experience gives rise to an intimately linked series of issues in Jewish filmmakers' works   learn more...
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link to catalog page LEVINAS, Unforeseen History Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: January 2004

Collection of essays providing an entry into Levians’ work.   learn more...
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link to catalog page SLOBIN, Tenement Songs

Tenement Songs

The Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants

Author: Mark Slobin
Pub Date: 1996

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link to catalog page YEZIERSKA, Salome of the Tenements Author: Anzia Yezierska
Pub Date: 1995

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link to catalog page SHELEMAY, A Song of Longing

A Song of Longing

An Ethiopian Journey

Author: Kay Kaufman Shelemay
Pub Date: 1994

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