Book Reviews: Contemporary Jewish Authors (2)
Contemporary Jewish Authors
Employees of the Jewish Museum Berlin share their opinions on contemporary books by Jewish authors.
Quasicrystals by Eva Menasse
Mirjam Wenzel, Naomi Lubrich and Mirjam Bitter talk about Jewish questions, the lives of women, and expectations of literature in Eva Menasses novel Quasikristalle
Der Kalte by Robert Schindel
Book review by Mirjam Bitter on Robert Schindel's novel unfolding the world of Vienna of the Waldheim affair, from 1985 to 1989.
Special Collections: On Jewish Art and Culture (6)
On Jewish Art and Culture
Some of our Library’s most important collections include the volumes printed by the Soncino Society of Friends of Jewish Books (founded in 1924), the publications of the Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith, and special collections on Jewish art and visual culture.
The John F. and Hertha Oppenheimer Collection
Publications of the Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith, other writings from the interwar period, and books published in the US after 1945
The Kurt Löb Collection
The collection includes signed and unsigned works by the book illustrator, exhibition catalogs, essays by and about him, and his dissertation.
The Soncino Society Collection
With eighty Society publications from 1924 to 1937, our collection – a bequest from Hermann Meyer – is complete.
The Ulrich von Kritter Collection
The collection comprises around sixty illustrated works of German-Jewish and Yiddish Literature (1920–1990).
The William L. Gross Collection
The 400-book collection includes Judaica, documents, and literature on Jewish art and culture.
Collection Hebrew Printing in Berlin
The collection contains about 400 Hebrew and Yiddish titles from the eighteenth century to 1933