Books from "Jewish Lives"

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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  • A Revolutionary's Life

    Joshua Rubenstein

    10/15/2011, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300137248
  • Revolution as a Way of Life

    Vivian Gornick

    10/04/2011, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300137262
  • The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One

    Mark Kurlansky

    03/29/2011, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300136609
  • The Lure of Wisdom

    Steven Weitzman

    03/29/2011, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300137187
  • Sage of Modernity

    Shmuel Feiner; Translated by Anthony Berris

    11/23/2010, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300161755
  • The Life of Sarah Bernhardt

    Robert Gottlieb

    09/21/2010, Cloth
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300141276