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- Red Wheel Weiser 2000; US$ 26.95
The long-awaited first English translation from ancient Hebrew of the rare and complete 1701 Amsterdam edition, of this famous magical text. According to Hebrew legend, the Sepher Rezial was given to Adam in the Garden of Eden, by the hand of God. The myth suggests that this diverse compendium of ancient Hebrew lore was the first book ever written.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume features four texts on lament by Gershom Scholem, translated here for the first time into English, as well as original essays by leading scholars that situate Scholem?s texts in the context of Weimar German-Jewish thought and the textual tradition and rituals of lament in Judaism. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 64.99
In this unprecedented masterwork, The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Versions , Heinrich Guggenheimer presents the first Haggadah to treat the texts of all Jewish groups on an equal footing and to use their divergences and concurrences as a key to the history of the text and an understanding of its development. more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2004; US$ 69.99
This is a translation of the 1911 Biblisch-Talmudiesche Medizin , an extensively researched text that gathers the medical and hygienic references found in the Jewish sacred, historical, and legal literatures, written by German physician and scholar Julius Preuss (1861-1913). more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99
An easy-to-understand introduction to Judaism's most sacred text The foundation of Hebrew and Jewish religion, thought, law, and society is the Torah-the parchment scroll containing the text of the Five Books of Moses that is located in every synagogue. This accessible guide explains the Torah in clear language, even to those who were not raised... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
This fascinating, informative, and beautifully illustrated books translates the Passover seder's Four Questions into twenty-three languages and provides capsule histories of the Jews in the countries where the languages are spoken. The recitation of the Four Questions at the beginning of the Passover seder by the youngest participant is one of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 35.00
Whether you are thinking about studying the Bible for the first time or you?re simply curious about its history and contents, you will find everything you need in Essential Torah. George Robinson, author of the acclaimed Essential Judaism , begins by recounting the various theories of the origins of the Torah and goes on to explain its importance... more...
- DK Publishing 2003; US$ 18.95
An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle.... more...