The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

04 June 2020 | By John Boyne | Filed in: antisemitism.

If you start to read this book, you will go on a journey with a nine year old boy named Bruno Though this isn t a book for nine year olds And sooner or later you will arrive with Bruno at a fence n nFences like this exist all over the world We hope you never have to encounter one.

The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss

04 June 2020 | By Edmund de Waal | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Ephrussis were a grand banking family, as rich and respected as the Rothschilds, who burned like a comet in nineteenth century Paris and Vienna society Yet by the end of World War II, almost the only thing remaining of their vast empire was a collection of 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of

The Plot Against America

04 June 2020 | By Philip Roth | Filed in: antisemitism.

In an astonishing feat of narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history In 1940 Charles A Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected President Shortly thereafter, he negotiates a cordial understanding with Adolf Hitler, whil

Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

04 June 2020 | By Elie Wiesel | Filed in: antisemitism.

Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence,

The Diary of a Young Girl

04 June 2020 | By Anne Frank | Filed in: antisemitism.

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank s remarkable diary has become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit n nIn 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and he

The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

04 June 2020 | By Will Eisner | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Plot, which examines the astonishing conspiracy and the fabrication of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, has become a worldwide phenomenon since its hardcover publication, taught in classrooms around the globe Purported to be the actual blueprints by Jewish leaders to take over the world, th

The Fixer

04 June 2020 | By Bernard Malamud | Filed in: antisemitism.

A classic that won Malamud both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award n nThe Fixer 1966 is Bernard Malamud s best known and most acclaimed novel one that makes manifest his roots in Russian fiction, especially that of Isaac Babel n nSet in Kiev in 1911 during a period of heightened anti Sem

An Officer and a Spy

04 June 2020 | By Robert Harris | Filed in: antisemitism.

n Robert Harris returns to the thrilling historical fiction he has so brilliantly made his own This is the story of the infamous Dreyfus affair told as a chillingly dark, hard edged novel of conspiracy and espionage nParis in 1895 Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, has just been convicted of

What I Saw and How I Lied

04 June 2020 | By Judy Blundell | Filed in: antisemitism.

When Evie s father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly But Joe Spooner brought back with him than just good war stories When movie star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex GI who served in Joe s company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie

The Finkler Question

04 June 2020 | By Howard Jacobson | Filed in: antisemitism.

Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular and disappointed BBC worker, and Sam Finkler, a popular Jewish philosopher, writer and television personality, are old school friends Despite a prickly relationship and very different lives, they ve never quite lost touch with each other or with the

The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)

04 June 2020 | By Art Spiegelman | Filed in: antisemitism.

Combined for the first time here are Maus I A Survivor s Tale and Maus II the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler s Europe By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captures the everyday reality of fear and is able to expl

Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice

04 June 2020 | By Bernard Lewis | Filed in: antisemitism.

The Arab Israeli conflict has unsettled the Middle East for over half a century This conflict is primarily political, a clash between states and peoples over territory and history But it is also a conflict that has affected and been affected by prejudice For a long time this was simply the norma

The Origins of Totalitarianism

04 June 2020 | By Hannah Arendt | Filed in: antisemitism.

Hannah Arendt s definitive work on totalitarianism and an essential component of any study of twentieth century political history n nThe Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and continues with an examination of European colonial im

The Devil's Arithmetic

04 June 2020 | By Jane Yolen | Filed in: antisemitism.

Hannah thinks tonight Passover Seder will be the same as always But this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past Only she knows the horrors that await.

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

04 June 2020 | By Bari Weiss | Filed in: antisemitism.

The prescient New York Times writer delivers an urgent wake up call to all Americans exposing the alarming rise of anti Semitism in this country and explains what we can do to defeat it n n Stunning Bari Weiss is heroic, fearless, brilliant and big hearted Most importantly, she is right Lis

A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism

04 June 2020 | By Paul A. Hanebrink | Filed in: antisemitism.

The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day n nFor much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining Judeo Bolshevism This myth that Communism was a Jewish plot to destroy the nat

The Accusation: Blood Libel in an American Town

04 June 2020 | By Edward Berenson | Filed in: antisemitism.

On Saturday, September 22, 1928, Barbara Griffiths, age four, strayed into the woods surrounding the upstate village of Massena, New York Hundreds of people looked everywhere for the child but could not find her At one point, someone suggested that Barbara had been kidnapped and killed by Jews, an