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Peoples of the Earth employs a comparative history of ethno-nationalism to examine Indian activism and its challenges to the political, social and economic status quo in the countries of Central and South America. It explores the intersect between problems of democratic empowerment and security-including the appearance of radical Islam among Indians in two important countries-arising from the re-emergence of dormant...
“As comprehensive as it is critical, this latest exposé from Jacobsen is perhaps her most important work to date….Jacobsen persuasively shows that it in fact happened and aptly frames the dilemma….Rife with hypocrisy, lies, and deceit, Jacobsen’s story explores a conveniently overlooked bit of history.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review. “This is an engrossing and deeply disturbing expose that poses ultimate...
In the era of Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg, movie moguls tended to spice their jargon with expressions from the colorful vernacular of their pushcart-peddling forebears. The euphony of Yiddish is a tradition for describing cinematic phenomena. that has endured to the present day, in which modern power brokers tend to pepper their pronouncements about deals, reels and...
Der 'Yiddish Book Center' fun Amherst, Massachusets (noent tzu di shtot Boston), hobn mir gebetn aykh ibertzugebn vegn dem oysfarkoif fun IDISHE AUDIO-BIJER mit verk fun Sholem Ash; I.B. Zinger; Rojl Aoyerbaj; I.L.Peretz; Sholem Aleijem, un fil andere barimte mejaberim fun der idisher literarisher velt. Zey kenen zey aykh tzushikn kayn Meksike…… Far mer informatzyie betn zey, ir zolt arayngeyn...
After Yosef, his brothers and father built their sukah, they went to buy a lulav and etrog. Yosef is fascinated by its fragrance and can’t wait until the holiday arrives to smell it again. But his father placed the lulav and etrog on the top shelf of the cabinet. This is the start of Yosef’s problems. THE MYSTERY OF THE...
What do Jewish foodies talk about when they talk about food? “Meatless mains” to judge by several recent kosher cookbooks. So when one reads in another new kosher cookbook that “It has long been established by the highest medical authorities that food made from fruits and vegetables is far healthier and more suitable for the human organism than food...
The very title of this book arouses suspicion. The author, who claims to be writing a treatise on sociology, is far from being a professional sociologist. On top of this, he is an enthusiastic advocate of religion. There is always the danger that such a person will be ignorant of important facts, and that he will bend those he...
A chilling, fascinating, and nearly forgotten historical figure is resurrected in a riveting work that links the fascism of the last century with the terrorism of our own. Written with verve and extraordinary access to primary sources in several languages, Icon of Evil is the definitive account of the man who during World War II was called “the führer...
In 1945, the Allied nations agreed on a judicial process, rather than summary execution, to determine the fate of the Nazis following the end of World War II. Held in Nuremberg, the ceremonial birthplace of the Nazi Party, the British, American, French, and Soviet leaders contributed both judges and prosecutors to the series of trials that would prosecute some...

“Just Revenge” by Alan M. Dershowitz

“Just Revenge” confronts one of the most difficult questions of legal and moral theory: Is revenge ever justified? Although it never conclusively decides this question, the novel does take the reader through a labyrinth of horror, obsession, legal wrangling and ultimately reconciliation. Just Revenge features a Holocaust survivor and professor of religion, Max Menuchen, who has discovered the man who,...

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