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- University Press of America 2012; US$ 32.00
This study of the inclusion of biographical narratives examines sage-stories, anecdotes about the life and deeds of Rabbinic sages, in components of the unfolding canon of Rabbinic Judaism during the formative age. These documents, from the first six centuries C.E., are exclusive of the two Talmuds. more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1993; US$ 49.99
A retelling of 300 Jewish stories spanning 4,000 years and three continents. Drawing on biblical, talmudic, and hasidic tales, the author creates a classic_a map resource book for the brightest jewels in the vast treasure chest of Jewish lore. Six useful indexes, chronological table of contents, glossary, and bibliography. more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 23.99
This collection of eight essays draws on a half-year of work, the second six months of 2009. Neusner takes up three problems in the history of Religions, four essays on fundamental issues in form-history and the documentary hypothesis of the Rabbinic canon, and one theological essay. more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 109.99
This is the only complete English translation of the classic Jewish text known as Ein Yaakov . Ein Yaakov is a collection of all the agaddah (the non-legal) material of the Talmud, compiled by Rabbi Yaakov ibn Chaviv, the fifteenth century talmudist. Scattered among the more than 2,700 pages of the Talmud, aggadah focuses on the ethical and inspirational... more...
- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 15.95
A thousand years ago, the most perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible was written. It was kept safe through one upheaval after another in the Middle East, and by the 1940s it was housed in a dark grotto in Aleppo, Syria, and had become known around the world as the Aleppo Codex. Journalist Matti Friedman?s true-life detective story traces how this precious... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 35.99
Neusner assembles anomalous compositions that occur in the Mishnah, Tosefta, four Tannaite Midrashim, and Genesis Rabbah, and he further tests the uniformity of the forms that govern in a familiar chapter of the Bavli, showing that some documents do not conform to the indicative rules of rhetoric, topic, and logic. more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2008; US$ 22.95
In this deep and powerful book, the Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-1572) is translated from the original passages of Hebrew. These luminous and sacred passages reveal the most profound teachings of the understanding of God and of our universe, inspired by the truth of the Torah. Some 400 years before Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 33.99
This book shows how the Rabbis of late antiquity took over writings from what they recognized as ancient times and of divine origin and they re-presented selections of those writings in accord with their own project_s requirements, glossing clauses of the prophetic Scriptures but not whole, propositional discourses. more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 49.99
In this volume, the main points of the Halakhah of the topological expositions or tractates of the Mishnah-Tosefta-Bavli Hullin are set forth and the theological message of the tractate is laid out. The project yields a systematic account of the Halakhah in its documentary unfolding. more...