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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 149.99
Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this acclaimed series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. This brilliant collection of essays examines the dialogue between Jewish history and historiography... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 85.00
Mason, a specialist on Josephus (he teaches classics and religious studies at York U. in Toronto, Canada), produced a magisterial translation of the historian's autobiography, first published by Brill in 2001. This paperback edition reprints the cloth original, in which the translation is accompanied by Mason's extensive commentary presented in the more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 92.00
Over a hundred years ago, Wellhausen attempted to prove that the Priestly legal sections of the Pentateuch reflect postexilic Judaism and must be considered a deviation from the prophetic religion preceding it. In this study, Weinfeld points out the fallacies in Wellhausen's thesis, making a case for the antiquity of the Priestly Code. Particular a more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 74.99
Volume XXI of the distinguished annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry marks sixty years since the end of the Second World War and forty years since the Second Vatican Council's efforts to revamp Church relations with the Jewish people and the Jewish faith. Jews, Catholics, and the Burden of History offers a collection of new scholarship on the nature... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99
An insightful and thorough account of the Arab-Israeli conflict ranges from the birth of Israel to the present day, told from firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events, written by a former high-ranking Israeli official. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 124.99
This volume offers a comparative view of alliances between Jewish communities and the state to show the price Jews paid for allying with unpopular regimes. The essays cover the American South, South Africa, Canada, Algeria, Morocco, Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Russia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 158.00
An essential insight into this central figure in the modern history of Israel and Zionism. This important new study explores the years that built up to the Six Day War and details the crucial issues and events the world is still grappling with today. This book traces Daniel Ben-Gurion?s waning years in Israeli politics. After his resignation from... more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
This study examines key external security issues that must be met for there to be a successful independent Palestinian state following a peace agreement with Israel. It makes proposals for an international (NATO-led) peace-enabling force, Palestinian security forces, and liaison and confidence-building cooperation between Palestine and Israel. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 25.00
Presenting an exploration of the divisions between Israelis and Palestinians, and within each community, this book traces Israel's controversial security barrier and reports on the personal effects of its being built. It makes concrete the psychological divisions that have deepened as disillusionment followed the failed peace process. more...