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Carved in Stone: Holocaust Years - a Boy's Tale
Carved in Stone: Holocaust Years - a Boy's Tale
By Manny Drukier

The memories of Manny Drukier are indelibly inscribed on his mind, and in Carved in Stone he recounts them with honesty and precision.

Published Aug 2017
None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948
None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948
By Irving Abella and Harold Troper
None Is Too Many will undoubtedly continue to serve as a potent reminder of the fragility of tolerance, even in a country where it is held as one of our highest values.
Published May 2017
Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar, Second Edition
Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar, Second Edition
By S.A. Birnbaum
With new introductory essays by David Birnbaum and Eleazar Birnbaum, Kalman Weiser, and Jean Baumgarten

The second edition of Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar makes this classic text available again to students, teachers, and Yiddish-speakers alike.

Published Aug 2016
Imagining the Jew  in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture
Imagining the Jew in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture
Edited by Samantha Zacher

The thirteen essays in Imagining the Jew in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture examine visual and textual representations of Jews before 1066.

Published Jul 2016
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
By Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, Piotr J. Wrobel, Robert M. Shapiro, and Anna Clarke

This is the first instalment of a multi-volume edition of Poyln, the first English translation to be published. Here begins a story of the beauty and pathos of the world of Polish Jewry, a world that was almost totally destroyed by the Nazis.

Published Apr 2016
Lessons of the Holocaust
Lessons of the Holocaust
By Michael R. Marrus
Foreword by Margaret MacMillan

Lessons of the Holocaust is the perfect guide for the general reader to the historical and moral controversies which infuse the interpretation of the Holocaust and its significance.

Published Dec 2015
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
Honorary Protestants: The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997
By David Fraser

In Honorary Protestants, David Fraser presents the first legal history of the Jewish school question in Montreal.

Published Nov 2015
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp
By Mark Celinscak

Distance from the Belsen Heap examines the experiences of hundreds of British and Canadian eyewitnesses to atrocity, including war artists, photographers, medical personnel, and chaplains.

Published Oct 2015
Wall Flower: A Life on the German Border
Wall Flower: A Life on the German Border
By Rita Kuczynski
Translated by Anthony J. Steinhoff

Kuczynski’s fascinating memoir relates her experiences of life in East Germany as a student, a fledgling academic philosopher, an independent writer, and, above all, as a woman.

Published Sep 2015
Kensington Market: Collective Memory, Public History, and Toronto's Urban Landscape
Kensington Market: Collective Memory, Public History, and Toronto's Urban Landscape
By Na Li

Li’s book will be a must-read for those fascinated with this iconic Toronto neighbourhood, as well as anyone with an interest in the role heritage and collective memory can play in urban planning.

Published Jun 2015