Bracha Yaniv was recently named a finalist in the Jewish Book Awards for her book The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe. We caught up with her this Jewish Book Week to discuss the sources of inspiration for Jewish motifs and the influence of Torah arks on the design of the synagogue. Congratulations on being … Continue reading
Journeys from the Abyss – 5 minutes with Tony Kushner
To celebrate the release of Journeys from the Abyss, caught up with author Tony Kushner to discuss the various experiences of Jewish refugees and the importance of history and memory. Could you tell us a bit about the book and what inspired your research? Why do you think this is the first study to place Jewish … Continue reading
What’s Next for The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization and LUP?
Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. We asked Connie Webber, Managing Editor at the Library, to tell us more about the Library and its plans for the future. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization was founded in 1965 by Louis Littman, in memory of his … Continue reading