Books from "Jewish Lives"

Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of interpretative biography designed to illuminate the imprint of Jewish figures upon literature, religion, philosophy, politics, cultural and economic life, and the arts and sciences.

Subjects are paired with authors to elicit lively, deeply informed books that explore the range and depth of the Jewish experience from antiquity to the present.

Jewish Lives is a partnership of Yale University Press and the Leon D. Black Foundation. Ileene Smith is editorial director. Anita Shapira and Steven J. Zipperstein are series editors.

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  • Soldier, Leader, Statesman

    Itamar Rabinovich

    03/06/2018, Paper
    $15.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300234633
  • Repairing the World

    Hasia R. Diner

    10/24/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300203219
  • Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

    Neal Gabler

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300230611
  • American Prophet

    Jeffrey Rosen

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300230710
  • The Divided Heart

    David Wolpe

    09/12/2017, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300230741
  • The Making of an American Movie Studio

    David Thomson

    08/08/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300197600
  • Sage of the Talmud

    Barry W. Holtz

    03/14/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300204872
  • Soldier, Leader, Statesman

    Itamar Rabinovich

    03/05/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300212297
  • Poet of Hebrew

    Avner Holtzman

    02/21/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300200669
  • A Life in Films

    Molly Haskell

    01/03/2017, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300186932
  • The Shock of the Modern

    Francine Prose

    11/22/2016, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300224290
  • A Human Life

    Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    11/22/2016, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300209624
  • The Search

    Benjamin Taylor

    11/22/2016, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300224283
  • American Prophet

    Jeffrey Rosen

    06/01/2016, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300158670
  • Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

    Neal Gabler

    04/26/2016, Cloth
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300210910
  • The Novel Politician

    David Cesarani

    04/26/2016, Hardcover
    $25.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300137514
  • Toward the Light in the Chapel

    Annie Cohen-Solal

    03/22/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219685
  • The Poet of Shame and Guilt

    Saul Friedländer

    03/22/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219722

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