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Understanding Difference

Suggested resources to help you see the world from perspectives different from your own and "bring... you into conversation with people different from those with whom you normally associate.”

Anti-Semitism and the Jewish-American Experience


Books, Essays, and Poetry:

  • Baddiel, David. Jews Don't Count: How Identity Politics Failed One Particular Identity. TLS Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2021. Call Number: DS145 .B255 2021
  • Baldwin, Neil. Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate. New York: Public Affairs, 2001. Call Number: F68 B28 2001
  • Baum, Steven K., ed. Antisemitism In North America: New World, Old Hate. Leiden: Brill, 2016. Online.
  • Dinnerstein, Leonard. Antisemitism In America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Call Number: U6 D555 1994
  • Frankel, Rebecca. Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love. St. Martin's Press, 2021.Call Number: DS134.7.F73 2021
  • Goldstein, Phyllis, et al. A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism. Facing History & Ourselves, 2012. Online
  • Hixson, Walter L.. Israel's Armor: The Israel Lobby and the First Generation of the Palestine Conflict. Cambridge University Press, 2019. Online.
  • Karabel, Jerome. The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion At Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 2005. Call Number: LB2351.3.A85 K37 2005
  • Mearsheimer, John J., and Stephen M. Walt. The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. Call Number: E183.8.I7 M428 2007
  • Pollack, Eunice G. Antisemitism On the Campus: Past & Present. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2011. Online.
  • Rukeyser, Muriel, and Natasha D. Trethewey. The Essential Muriel Rukeyser: Poems. Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021. Call Number: U4 A6 2021
  • Roth, Philip. The Plot Against America. Houghton Mifflin, 2004. Call Number: O855 P58 2004
  • Wiesel, Elie, and Marion Wiesel. Night. Hill and Wang, 2006. Call Number: J4 W513 2006

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