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Brandeis University Press is a member press of the University Press of New England (UPNE). Brandeis University Press publishes in a variety of scholarly and general interest fields, including books in the Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life, the HBI Series on Jewish Women, the Schusterman Series in Israel Studies, the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series, the Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought, the Brandeis Series on Gender, Culture, Religion, and Law, The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities, and the Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures (sponsored by the Historical Society of Israel). Our critically acclaimed, award-winning books cover diverse subjects and perspectives relating to politics, culture, history, gender, religion, philosophy, language, and literature. While we are committed to publishing compelling and innovative approaches to the study of the Jewish experience worldwide, Brandeis University Press's broader goal is to illuminate subjects of all stripes with intelligence, curiosity, and care.

cover image A Season of Singing:
Creating Feminist Jewish Music in the United States

Sarah M. Ross

Describes the development of feminist Jewish songwriting in the United States and analyzes key composers and their songs
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Louis Bamberger:
Department Store Innovator and Philanthropist

Linda B. Forgosh

The only biography of Louis Bamberger—department store magnate, merchandising genius, enlightened philanthropist, and Newark’s leading citizen
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Raising Secular Jews:
Yiddish Schools and Their Periodicals for American Children, 1917–1950

Naomi Prawer Kadar
David G. Roskies, intro.

Through the lens of children’s literature, explores the largely untold story of secular Yiddish schools in America

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Inside the Antisemitic Mind:
The Language of Jew-Hatred in Contemporary Germany

Monika Schwarz-Friesel
Jehuda Reinharz

Exploring expressions of antisemitism in Germany today
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Jewish Families in Europe,
History, Representation, and Memory

Joanna Beata Michlic, ed.

Examining World War II, the Holocaust, and their aftermath through the lens of Central and Eastern European Jewish families
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Oriental Neighbors:
Middle Eastern Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine

Abigail Jacobson, Moshe Naor

A fresh look at Jewish-Arab relations in Palestine under the British Mandate