Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 5-Jewish History & the Holocaust

Sephardic, Middle Eastern, and North African Jewish History

Jewish Emigration from the Yemen 1951-98: Carpet Without Magic (SOAS Centre for Near & Middle Eastern Studies) by Reuben Ahroni

New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq by Orit Bashkin

Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era by Julia Phillips Cohen

Sephardim: The Jews from Spain by Paloma Díaz-Mas

The Damascus Affair: ‘Ritual Murder’, Politics, and the Jews in 1840 by Jonathan Frankel

The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951 by Moshe Gat

The Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience by Jane S. Gerber

In Ishmael’s House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands by Martin Gilbert

The “Magic Carpet” Exodus of Yemenite Jewry: An Israeli Formative Myth by Esther Meir-Glitzenstein

Zionism in an Arab Country: Jews in Iraq in the 1940s by Esther Meir-Glitzenstein

Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa (Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies) by Emily Benichou Gottreich

The Jews in Modern Egypt, 1914-1952 (Publications on the Near East) by Gudrun Kramer

The Jews of Egypt, 1920-1970: In the Midst of Zionism, Anti-Semitism, and the Middle East Conflict by Michael M. Laskier

North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: The Jews of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria by Michael M. Laskier

Comprehensive History of the Jews of Iran: The Outset of the Diaspora by Habib Lavi

The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies) by Tudor Parfitt

History of a Tragedy: THE EXPULSION OF THE JEWS FROM SPAIN (Hispanisms) by Joseph Perez

After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry by Jonathan S. Ray

Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries (Jewish Communities in the Modern World) by Esther Benbassa and Aron Rodrigue

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times by Aron Rodrigue

The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times by Reeva Spector Simon

Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria by Sarah Abrevaya Stein

The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times by Norman A. Stillman

Operation Esther: Opening the Door for the Last Jews of Yemen by Hayim Tawil

Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times by Zion Zohar

Early Modern European Jewish History, Modern European Jewish History, and the History of Zionism

The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881 (Jewish Culture and Contexts) by Israel Bartal

Nationalism, Zionism and Ethnic Mobilization of the Jews in 1900 and Beyond (Ijs Studies in Judaica, V. 2) by Michael Berkowitz

Zionism by David Engel

Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) by Shmuel Feiner

The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars (Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series) by Yisrael Gutman

Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century by Ruth Harris

The Zionist Idea: A Historical Analysis and Reader by Arthur Hertzberg

From Dreyfus to Vichy: The Remaking of French Jewry 1906-1939 by Paula Hyman

Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945 by Marion A. Kaplan

Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times (Scripta Judaica, 3) by Jacob Katz

From Prejudice to Destruction: Anti-Semitism, 1700-1933 by Jacob Katz

Out of the Ghetto: The Social Background of Jewish Emancipation, 1770-1870 (Modern Jewish History) by Jacob Katz

Toward Modernity: The European Jewish Model by Jacob Katz

A History of Zionism: From the French Revolution to the Establishment of the State of Israel by Walter Laqueur

The Arabs and Zionism before World War I by Neville Mandel

The Jews of East Central Europe between the World Wars (A Midland Book) by Ezra Mendelsohn

The Origins of the Modern Jew: Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824 by Michael A. Meyer

Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) by Benjamin Nathans

Zionism and Technocracy: The Engineering of Jewish Settlement in Palestine, 1870-1918 (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Derek J. Penslar

Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine by Arieh Bruce Saposnik

Land and Power: The Zionist Resort to Force, 1881-1948 (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C) by Anita Shapira

The Zionist Ideology (Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry) by Gideon Shimoni

The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840 (Studies in Jewish History) by David Sorkin

Tsar Nicholas I and the Jews: The transformation of Jewish society in Russia, 1825-1855 by Michael Stanislawski

The Origins of Zionism by David Vital

Zionism: The Formative Years by David Vital

Holocaust History

None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948 by Irving Abella

A History of the Holocaust (Single Title Social Studies) by Yehuda Bauer

FDR and the Jews by Richard Breitman

The War Against the Jews: 1933-1945 by Lucy S. Dawidowicz

Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933-1946 by Robert Jan van Pelt and Debórah Dwork

The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945 by Henry L. Feingold

Memory, History, and the Extermination of the Jews of Europe by Saul Friedlander

The Destruction of the European Jews, 3 Volume Set (Third Edition) by Raul Hilberg

Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany (Studies in Jewish History) by Marion Kaplan

Generation Exodus : The Fate of Young Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany by Walter Laqueur

The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry 1933-1945 by Nora Levin

Escaping the Holocaust: Illegal Immigration to the Land of Israel, 1939-1944 (Studies in Jewish History (Oxford Hardcover)) by Dalia Ofer

The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945 by David S. Wyman

Paper Walls: America and the Refugee Crisis 1938-1941 by David S. Wyman

 

 

Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 2-Ancient History

Ancient Period

Jews, Judaism, and the Classical World by Gedalyahu Alon

The First Jewish Revolt: Archaeology, History and Ideology by Andrea M. Berlin

The Jews in the Greek Age by Elias Bickerman

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History) by Eric Cline

Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? by William Dever

The End of the Bronze Age by Robert Drews

The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts by Neil Silberman and Israel Finkelstein

Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations by Martin Goodman

The Ruling Class of Judaea: The Origins of the Jewish Revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70 by Martin Goodman

A History of Ancient Israel and Judah, Second Edition by J. Maxwell Miller and John Haralson Hayes

From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah: Collected Studies on the Restoration Period by Sara Japhet

Josephus: The Complete Works translated by William Whiston; by Flavius Josephus

Jewish Babylonia between Persia and Roman Palestine/em> by Richard Kalmin

Religious and Ethnic Communities in Later Roman Palestine (Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture, 5) by Hayim Lapin

Judah and the Judeans in the Persian Period by Oded Lipschits

A Brief History of Ancient Israel by Victor H. Matthews

Ancient Israel’s History and Historiography: The First Temple Period (Collected Essays) Volume 3 by Nadav Na’aman

Bar Kokhba War Reconsidered: New Perspectives on the Second Jewish Revolt Against Rome (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 100) by Peter Schafer

The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest by Peter Schäfer

The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad (Key Themes in Ancient History) by Seth Schwartz

Palestine in Late Antiquity by Hagith Sivan

The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late Bronze Age by Assaf Yasur-Landau

Diaspora Judaism in Turmoil, 116/117 CE: Ancient Sources and Modern Insights (Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion) by Miriam Pucci Ben Zeev

 

Reading List: Jewish History-Theory, Historiography and General Works, and Memoir

Other/General

Gender and Jewish History (The Modern Jewish Experience) edited by Deborah Dash Moore and Marion A. Kaplan

The Changing Face of Anti-Semitism: From Ancient Times to the Present Day by Walter Laqueur

How Jewish is Jewish History? (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) by Moshe Rosman

A Short History of the Jewish People: From Legendary Times to Modern Statehood by Raymond P. Scheindlin

Plumes: Ostrich Feathers, Jews, and a Lost World of Global Commerce by Sarah Stein

Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory (The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies) by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi

Memoirs

Shanghai Diary: A Young Girl’s Journey from Hitler’s Hate to War-Torn China by Ursula Bacon

Shanghai Remembered…: Stories of Jews Who Escaped to Shanghai from Nazi Europe edited by Berl Falbaum

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Once My Name Was Sara by I. Betty Grebenschikoff

Shanghai Refuge: A Memoir of the World War II Jewish Ghetto by Ernest G. Heppner by Ernest G. Heppner

Exodus to Shanghai: Stories of Escape from the Third Reich (Palgrave Studies in Oral History) edited by Steve Hochstadt

I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941 by Victor Klemperer

I Will Bear Witness 1942-1945: A Diary of the Nazi Years by Victor Klemperer

The Lesser Evil: The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1945-59by Victor Klemperer

Survival In Auschwitz by Primo Levi

On Both Sides of the Wall: Memoirs from the Warsaw Ghetto by Vladka Meed

The Plough Woman: Records of the Pioneer Women of Palestine  A Critical Edition (The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry) by Mark A. Raider

Ghetto Shanghai by Evelyn Pike Rubin

Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary, the First Complete Edition by Hannah Senesh

The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

Strange Haven: A JEWISH CHILDHOOD IN WARTIME SHANGHAI by Sigmund Tobias

Night by Eli Weisel

Rememberings: The World of a Russian-Jewish Woman in the Nineteenth Century (Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture) translated by Henny Wenkart, edited by Bernard Cooperman, by Pauline Wengeroff

 

Reading List: Jewish History-Soviet, and in East Asia

Soviet Jewry

They Did Not Dwell Alone: Jewish Immigration from the Soviet Union, 1967-1990 (Woodrow Wilson Center Press) by Petrus Buwalda

The Soviet Jewish Americans (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life) by Annelise Orleck

The Soviet Government and the Jews 1948-1967: A Documented Study by Benjamin Pinkus

The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union by Yaacov Ro’i

The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War (Cold War International History Project) by Yaacov Ro’i

Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939 by Anna Shternshis

Jewish History in East Asia

Chinese and Jews: Encounters Between Cultures by Irene Eber

Wartime Shanghai and the Jewish Refugees From Central Europe: Survival, Co-Existence, and Identity in a Multi-Ethnic City (New Perspectives on Modern Jewish History, 1) by Irene Eber

Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II by Bei Gao

Jews in the Japanese Mind: The History and Uses of a Cultural Stereotype (Studies of Modern Japan) by David G. Goodman and Masanori Miyazawa

Japanese, Nazis & Jews: The Jewish refugee community of Shanghai, 1938-1945 by David Kranzler

Port of Last Resort: The Diaspora Communities of Shanghai by Marcia Ristaino

Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma by Pamela R. Sakamoto

Bridge Across Broken Time: Chinese and Jewish Cultural Memory by Vera Schwarcz

Jews in Old China: Studies by Chinese Scholars by Sidney Shapiro

The Jews of Kaifeng, China: History, Culture, and Religion by Xin Xu

 

Reading List: Jewish History-Holocaust & Holocaust Refugee History

Holocaust History

A History of the Holocaust (Single Title Social Studies) by Yehuda Bauer

The War Against the Jews: 1933-1945 by Lucy S. Dawidowicz

Memory, History, and the Extermination of the Jews of Europe by Saul Friedlander

Probing the Limits of Representation: Nazism and the “Final Solution” edited by Saul Friedlander

The Destruction of the European Jews, 3 Volume Set (Third Edition) by Raul Hilberg

Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany (Studies in Jewish History) by Marion A. Kaplan

The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry 1933-1945 by Nora Levin

Sexual Violence against Jewish Women during the Holocaust (HBI Series on Jewish Women) by Rochelle Saidel

Women in the Holocaust by Dalia Ofer

…And Refugees

None is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948 by Irving Abella

FDR and the Jews by Richard Breitman

Refugees from Nazi Germany and the Liberal European States by Frank Caestecker

Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933-1946 by Robert Jan van Pelt and Debórah Dwork

Wartime Shanghai and the Jewish Refugees From Central Europe: Survival, Co-Existence, and Identity in a Multi-Ethnic City (New Perspectives on Modern Jewish History, 1) by Irene Eber

The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945 by Henry L. Feingold

Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II by Bei Gao

Dominican Haven: The Jewish Refugee Settlement in Sosua, 1940-1945 by Marion Kaplan

Japanese, Nazis & Jews: The Jewish refugee community of Shanghai, 1938-1945 by David Kranzler

Generation Exodus : The Fate of Young Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany by Walter Laqueur

In Search of Sugihara: The Elusive Japanese Diplomat Who Risked his Life to Rescue 10,000 Jews From the Holocaust by Hillel Levine

Escaping the Holocaust: Illegal Immigration to the Land of Israel, 1939-1944 (Studies in Jewish History (Oxford Hardcover)) by Dalia Ofer

Between Sorrow and Strength: Women Refugees of the Nazi Period (Publications of the German Historical Institute) edited by Sibylle Quack

Port of Last Resort: The Diaspora Communities of Shanghai by Marcia Ristaino

Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma by Pamela R. Sakamoto

The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945 by David S. Wyman

Paper Walls: America and the Refugee Crisis 1938-1941 by David S. Wyman

 

Reading List: Jewish History-American Jewish History

American Jewish History

Hungering for America: Italian, Irish, and Jewish Foodways in the Age of Migration by Hasia R. Diner

Her Works Praise Her: A History Of Jewish Women In America From Colonial Times To The Present by Hasia R. Diner

The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 by Hasia R. Diner

We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) by Hasia R. Diner

Judah P. Benjamin: The Jewish Confederate by Eli Evans

The Jewish People in America series, edited by Henry Feingold:

A Time for Planting: The First Migration, 1654-1820 (The Jewish People in America) (Volume 1) by Eli Faber

A Time for Gathering: The Second Migration, 1820-1880 (The Jewish People in America) (Volume 2) by Professor Hasia R. Diner

A Time for Building: The Third Migration, 1880-1920 (The Jewish People in America) (Volume 3) by Gerald Sorin

A Time for Searching: Entering the Mainstream, 1920-1945 (The Jewish People in America)(Volume 4) by Henry L. Feingold

A Time for Healing: American Jewry since World War II (The Jewish People in America) (Volume 5) by Edward S. Shapiro

Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation by Susan Glenn

Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism by Karla Goldman

World of Our Fathers: The Journey of the East European Jews to America and the Life They Found and Made by Irving Howe

The Wonders of America: Reinventing Jewish Culture 1880-1950 by Jenna Weissman Joselit

The Jewish Woman in America by Charlotte Baum, Paula Hyman, and Sonya Michel

Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Vol. 1: A-L edited by Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore

Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Vol. 2: M-Z edited by Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore

City of Promises: A History of the Jews of New York, 3-volume box set series, edited by Deborah Dash Moore

Haven of Liberty: New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865 (City of Promises) by Howard B. Rock

Emerging Metropolis: New York Jews in the Age of Immigration, 1840-1920 (City of Promises) by Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer

Jews in Gotham: New York Jews in a Changing City, 1920-2010 (City of Promises) by Jeffrey S. Gurock

Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965 (Gender and American Culture) by Annelise Orleck

American Judaism: A History by Jonathan Sarna

Reading List: Jewish History-Early Modern and Modern European Jewry

Germany and German-Speaking Lands

Gender, Judaism, and Bourgeois Culture in Germany, 1800-1870 (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Benjamin Maria Baader

The Renaissance of Jewish Culture in Weimar Germany by Michael Brenner

The Pity of It All: A Portrait of the German-Jewish Epoch, 1743-1933 by Amos Elon

Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) by Shmuel Feiner

Female, Jewish, and Educated: The Lives of Central European University Women (Modern Jewish Experience) by Harriet Pass Freidenreich

Jewish High Society in Old Regime Berlin by Deborah Hertz

The Making of the Jewish Middle Class: Women, Family, and Identity in Imperial Germany (Studies in Jewish History (Oxford Paperback)) by Marion A. Kaplan

Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945 edited by Marion A. Kaplan

Out of the Ghetto: The Social Background of Jewish Emancipation, 1770-1870 (Modern Jewish History) by Jacob Katz

Toward Modernity: The European Jewish Model by Jacob Katz

From Prejudice to Destruction: Anti-Semitism, 1700-1933 by Jacob Katz

The Origins of the Modern Jew: Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824 by Michael A. Meyer

The Jews of Vienna, 1867-1914: Assimilation and Identity by Marsha Rozenblit

Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History by David B. Ruderman

The Transformation of German Jewry, 1780-1840 (Studies in Jewish History) by David Sorkin

Eastern Europe

The Jews of Eastern Europe, 1772-1881 (Jewish Culture and Contexts) by Israel Bartal

The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars (Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry Series) by Yisrael Gutman

Jews in Poland-Lithuania in the Eighteenth Century: A Genealogy of Modernity by Gershon David Hundert

Gender and Assimilation in Modern Jewish History: The Roles and Representation of Women (Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies) by Paula E. Hyman

Jewish Bialystok and Its Diaspora (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Rebecca Kobrin

The Jews of East Central Europe between the World Wars (A Midland Book) by Ezra Mendelsohn

Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia (Studies on the History of Society and Culture) by Benjamin Nathans

Reading Jewish Women: Marginality and Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Eastern European Jewish Society (Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry) by Iris Parush

Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History by David B. Ruderman

Soviet and Kosher: Jewish Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1923-1939 by Anna Shternshis

Tsar Nicholas I and the Jews: The transformation of Jewish society in Russia, 1825-1855 by Michael Stanislawski

Making Jews Modern: The Yiddish and Ladino Press in the Russian and Ottoman Empires (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Sarah Abrevaya Stein

France

Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century by Ruth Harris

The Emancipation of the Jews of Alsace: Acculturation and Tradition in the Nineteenth Century by Paula Hyman

From Dreyfus to Vichy: The Remaking of French Jewry 1906-1939 by Paula Hyman

Napoleon and the Jews by Franz Kobler

Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History by David B. Ruderman

Britain

The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000 (Jewish Communities in the Modern World) by Todd M. Endelman

The Jews of Georgian England, 1714-1830: Tradition and Change in a Liberal Society by Todd M. Endelman

Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History by David B. Ruderman

 

Reading List: Jewish History-Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Jewry

Middle Eastern and North African Jewish History

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Blood Libel: The Damascus Affair of 1840 by Ronald Florence

The Damascus Affair: Ritual Murder’, Politics, and the Jews in 1840 by Jonathan Frankel

In Ishmael’s House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands by Martin Gilbert

Jewish Culture and Society in North Africa (Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies)by Emily Benichou Gottreich

The Jews in Modern Egypt, 1914-1952 (Publications on the Near East) by Gudrun Kramer

North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: The Jews of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria by Michael M. Laskier

The Jews of Islam (Princeton Paperbacks) by Bernard Lewis

The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies) by Tudor Parfitt

The Jews of Iraq: 3000 Years of History and Culture (The Fons Vitae Spiritual Affinities: Judaism & Islam Series) by Nissm Rejwan

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times by Aron Rodrigue

The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa in Modern Times by Reeva Spector Simon

Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria by Sarah Abrevaya Stein

The Jews of Arab Lands in Modern Times by Norman A. Stillman

A Global Community: The Jews from Aleppo, Syria (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology) by Walter Zenner

Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times by Zion Zohar

Post-1948

Jewish Emigration from the Yemen 1951-98: Carpet Without Magic (SOAS Centre for Near & Middle Eastern Studies) by Reuben Ahroni

New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq by Orit Bashkin

The Jewish Exodus from Iraq, 1948-1951 by Moshe Gat

Zionism in an Arab Country: Jews in Iraq in the 1940s by Esther Meir-Glitzenstein>

The Jews in Modern Egypt, 1914-1952 (Publications on the Near East) by Gudrun Kramer

The Road to Redemption: The Jews of the Yemen 1900-1950 (Brill’s Series in Jewish Studies) by Tudor Parfitt

Operation Esther: Opening the Door for the Last Jews of Yemen by Hayim Tawil

The Rescuer: The Amazing True Story of How One Woman Helped Save the Jews of Syria by Harold Troper

Reading List: Jewish History-Sephardic Jewish History

Sephardic Jewish History

Memory, Oblivion, and Jewish Culture in Latin America by Marjorie Agosin

Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Miriam Bodian

Sephardim: The Jews from Spain by Paloma Díaz-Mas

The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Dario Fernandez-Morera

Jews of Spain: A History of the Sephardic Experience by Jane S. Gerber

A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain by Chris Lowney

The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain by Maria Menocal

History of a Tragedy: THE EXPULSION OF THE JEWS FROM SPAIN (Hispanisms) by Joseph Perez

After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry by Jonathan S. Ray

The Medieval Spains (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Bernard Reilly

Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries (Jewish Communities in the Modern World) by Esther Benbassa and Aron Rodrigue

Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times by Zion Zohar

Modern Period

Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era by Julia Phillips Cohen

European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550-1750: Third Edition (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization) by Jonathan I. Israel

From the Rivers of Babylon to the Whangpoo: A Century of Sephardi Jewish Life in Shanghai by Maisie J. Meyer

Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800 by Richard L. Kagan and Philip D. Morgan

French Jews, Turkish Jews: The Alliance Israelite Universelle and the Politics of Jewish Schooling in Turkey 1860-1925 (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Aron Rodrigue

Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times by Aron Rodrigue

Making Jews Modern: The Yiddish and Ladino Press in the Russian and Ottoman Empires (The Modern Jewish Experience) by Sara Stein

Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry: From the Golden Age of Spain to Modern Times by Zion Zohar

 

Reading List: Jewish History, Late Antique through Late Medieval Ashkenazic

Late Antiquity-Rise of Islam

The Jews in Their Land in the Talmudic Age: 70-640 C.E by Gedaliah Alon

The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest by Peter Schäfer

The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad (Key Themes in Ancient History) by Seth Schwartz

Medieval European Jewish History

Practicing Piety in Medieval Ashkenaz: Men, Women, and Everyday Religious Observance (Jewish Culture and Contexts) by Elisheva Baumgarten

Mothers and Children: Jewish Family Life in Medieval Europe (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World) by Elisheva Baumgarten

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe by Robert Chazan

The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Robert Chazan

God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Chronicles by Robert Chazan

European Jewry and the First Crusade by Robert Chazan

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Living Together, Living Apart: Rethinking Jewish-Christian Relations in the Middle Ages (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World) by Jonathan Elukin

The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain by Dario Fernandez-Morera

Abraham’s Heirs: Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe by Leonard Glick

Pious and Rebellious: Jewish Women in Medieval Europe (The Tauber Institute Series for the Study of European Jewry & HBI Series on Jewish Women) by Avraham Grossman

Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times (Scripta Judaica, 3) by Jacob Katz

Tradition and Crisis: Jewish Society At the End of the Middle Ages by Jacob Katz

Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography by Sara Lipton

A Vanished World: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain by Chris Lowney

Rituals of Childhood: Jewish Acculturation in Medieval Europe by Ivan G. Marcus

The Jew in the Medieval World: A Sourcebook, 315-1791 by Jacob Rader Marcus

The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain by Maria Menocal

England’s Jewish Solution: Experiment and Expulsion, 1262-1290 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) by Robin R. Mundill

The King’s Jews: Money, Massacre and Exodus in Medieval England by Robin R. Mundill

The Medieval Spains (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Bernard Reilly

Alienated Minority: The Jews of Medieval Latin Europe by Kenneth Stow