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1 (Agnon, S.Y.). Hochman, Baruch. THE FICTION OF S.Y. AGNON
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
The first book in English to take on a thorough evaluation of Nobel Prize-winning Israeli novelist's achievement. Hochman argues that the ambiguities in Agnon's work result from his double focus on modern and Orthodox Jewish identity. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 (Zangwill, Israel). Leftwich, Joseph ISRAEL ZANGWILL
London: James Clarke and Company, (1957). First edition. Hardcover. Tiny, near invisible dot of stain to upper page edges, else a fine copy in a like dust jacket with photo-portrait of Zangwill to the front panel. The American price of $6.95 has been rubber-stamped by the publisher to the upper front flap. Illustrated. 
The first biography of the great English writer, great English Jew and great humanitarian, best known for his powerful studies of Jewish life (CHILDREN OF THE GHETTO, THE KING OF SCHNORRERS), but also remembered by detective buffs for THE BIG BOW MYSTERY. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Birmingham, Stephen "THE REST OF US": The Rise Of America's Eastern European Jews
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1984). 0316096474 / 9780316096478 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Blacker, Irwin R. THE MIDDLE OF THE FIRE
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus copy in dust jacket with a small snag on the rear panel with two tears at the upper spine. 
Inscribed by the author on front endpaper. The dramatic story of men and women soldiers who fought unsuccessfully to hold on to the city of Jerusalem in 1948, then came back to Jerusalem in triumph in 1967 after the Six-Day War. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Elazar, Daniel J. with Medding, Peter JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN FRONTIER SOCIETIES: Argentina, Australia, and South Africa
New York/London: Holmes & Meier, (1983). 0841904499 / 9780841904491 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 357 pages; chapter notes, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of Jewish communities founded in the modern era in Argentina, Australia, and South Africa. All three are located in the Southern hemisphere and were settled in roughly the same time period, but in each country the Jewish community is unique. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Foner, Philip S. JEWS IN AMERICAN HISTORY 1654-1865
New York: International Publishers, (1945). First edition. Minor rubbing and shelfwear, otherwise a near fine copy in wraps. 
96 pages. Trade-size paperback. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Mirvis, Tova THE OUTSIDE WORLD
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 2004. 1400041619 / 9781400041619 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A comic portrait of two Orthodox Jewish families put in turmoil by the marriage of their children. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Riasanovsky, Nicholas V.; Struve, Gleb; and Eekman, Thomas, editors CALIFORNIA SLAVIC STUDIES: Volume VIII
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1975). 0520095197 / 9780520095199 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in autumn-brown cloth with titles in black to the spine; no dust jacket. 166 pages. 
Five studies: "Paris 1848 A Russian Ideological Spectrum; Russian Ministers and the Jewish Question 1881-1917"; "The Apparent and the Real in Gogol's Nevskij Prospekt"; "The Narrator and the Hero in Chekov's Prose"; "Osip Mandelstam and Auguste Barbier." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Shneiderman, S.L. THE RIVER REMEMBERS
New York: Horizon Press (1978). 0818008210 / 9780818008214 First edition. Hardcover. Slight crease to the front endpaper, otherwise a fine crisp copy in a dust jacket with a very slight nick to the rear panel. 
In this story the Vistula emerges as the river on whose banks Jews lived for centuries, developed their own civilization, and perished in the most ghastly way recorded in history. Illustrated. 192 pages with a bibliography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Whitfield, Stephen J. AMERICAN SPACE JEWISH TIME
Hamden, CT.: Archon Books, (1988). 0208021841 / 9780208021847 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket (still in publisher's shrinkwrap). 

Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Wiesel, Elie A BEGGAR IN JERUSALEM
New York: Random House, (1970). First edition; limited issue: one of 250 specially bound copies, numbered, and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Spine lightly faded, else a near fine copy in blue linen with gilt stamped decoration to the front cover, titles and rules stamped in gilt to the spine; in a clear acetate dust jacket, housed in a sturdy black slipcase with mild stains to the rear side. 
Praised as a "messenger to mankind" for grappling with the struggle against evil based on his own experiences as a survivor of the holocaust, Wiesel won the Nobel Peace Prize. The European Prix Medicis was awarded for this novel of the Six-Day War. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Wouk, Herman THIS IS MY GOD
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1959). Publisher's reprint. Hardcover. Mild shelf-wear, and a very mildly bumped corner tip, else near fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket with minor wear. Jacket by Robert Galster. 
This copy is inscribed to noted San Francisco bookman David Magee, "For David Magee, from his graduate of the 1967 Bohemian Grove in friendship," and SIGNED and dated (1967) by Wouk. An interesting association copy. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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