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Jewish Lives is a prizewinning series of interpretative biography designed to explore the many facets of Jewish identity. Individual volumes 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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  • The Dark Side of the American Dream

    Michael Shnayerson

    02/09/2021, Hardcover
    $26.00 | Coming Soon
    ISBN: 9780300226195
  • Writing the Revolution

    George Prochnik

    11/24/2020, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300236545
  • American Filmmaker

    David Mikics

    08/18/2020, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300224405
  • A Life in Comics

    Liel Leibovitz

    04/21/2020, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300230345
  • A Life in Comics

    Liel Leibovitz; Read by the author

    04/21/2020, Downloadable Audio File
    $26.00 | Out of Stock
    ISBN: 9780300253528
  • A Human Life

    Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    03/17/2020, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300251883
  • The Elusive American

    Adam Begley

    03/17/2020, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300230796
  • The Charismatic Leader

    Derek Penslar

    02/18/2020, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300180404
  • Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

    Adina Hoffman

    02/18/2020, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300251814
  • New York Genius

    James Kaplan

    11/05/2019, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300180480
  • His Lives and Death

    Lillian Faderman

    09/10/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300248555
  • Mystic in a Time of Revolution

    Yehudah Mirsky

    09/10/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300248579
  • Philosophy and Revolution

    Shlomo Avineri

    08/06/2019, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300211702
  • Taking Pictures, Making Painters

    Phyllis Rose

    04/16/2019, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300226485
  • His Space and Times

    Steven Gimbel

    03/26/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300244373
  • A Life

    Hillel Halkin

    03/26/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300244380
  • A Life of Faith and Dissent

    Paul Mendes-Flohr

    03/26/2019, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300153040
  • The Making of an American Movie Studio

    David Thomson

    02/26/2019, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300244557

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