Read our new review of Our Crime Was Being Jewish: Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories (Skyhorse Publishing, 2015) by Anthony Pitch.
Greenspan, Henry. On Listening to Holocaust Survivors: Beyond Testimony.Second Edition. St. Paul: Paragon House, 2010.
Reviewed by Rachel N. Baum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on H-Judaic.
Hart, Michael B. ed. Jews and Race: Writings on Identity and Difference, 1880-1940. The Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought Series. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Lisa Moses Leff, American University on H-Judaic.
Lane, Stewart F. Jews on Broadway: An Historical Survey of Performers, Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists and Producers. Jefferson: McFarland, 2011.
Reviewed by Ken Kanter, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on H-Judaic.
Meyers, Carol L. Rediscovering Eve: Ancient Israelite Women in Context. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Reviewed by Andrew Weiss, HUC-JIR, on H-Judaic.
Pitch, Anthony S. Our Crime Was Being Jewish: Hundreds of Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2015. See description here.
Roskies, David G. Holocaust Literature: A History and Guide. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2013.
Reviewed by Diane Cole in Jewish Ideas Daily.
Simonsohn, Uriel I. A Common Justice: The Legal Alliances of Christians and Jews Under Early Islam. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
Reviewed by Jessica Marglin, Princeton University on H-Judaic.
Tec, Nechama. Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Reviewed by Peter Hoffmann on H-Judaic.
In addition, two books came out this year on Hollywood’s relationship with Nazi Germany: The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact With Hitler by Ben Urwand; and,Hollywood and Hitler: 1933-1939 by Thomas Doherty. Two reviews compare and contrast the books: “Hollywood’s Creepy Love Affair with Adolf Hitler, in Explosive New Detail” in Tablet Magazine; and “Scholar Asserts that Hollywood Avidly Aided Nazis” in The New York Times.