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- Continuum International Publishing 2004; US$ 110.00
Tamara Prosic gives a new explanation of the origins, development and symbolism of Passover. First, she examines Passover from the diachronic perspective, tracing its development from the period before the centralisation of the cult until the second destruction of the temple. Issues with previous scholarship are considered, while at the same time she... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 96.75
Hauptbeschreibung Flavius Josephus gilt als einer der wichtigsten Zeugen für Praxis und Deutung der jüdischen Feste in der Zeit vor 70 n.Chr. Jedoch stand bisher eine Untersuchung aus, die die entsprechenden Belegstellen in ihrem literarischen Kontext wahrnimmt. Birke Siggelkow-Berner greift den Befund auf, dass die jüdischen Feste im Bellum Judaicum... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2007; US$ 20.00
About the Book: Fasting and Feasting is an attempt to trace the origins of these traditional observances as carried out Then and Now. Thus it familiarizes the youth with the concepts associated with some observances and practices which they might have been involved with but against their logical sense. The book is written in simple language and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
Why is the Jewish New Year designated on the Jewish calendar as the first day of the seventh month, and not of the first month? Why do women cover their eyes when reciting the blessing over the Sabbath candles? How did the Seder originate? Does the Book of Esther, read on Purim, mirror any real historical events? Long considered a classic, The... more...
- Touchstone 2011; US$ 27.99
The focus of this book is on Judaism as it expresses itself in the Jewish holidays. The author writes: "The focus of this book is on Judaism as it expresses itself in the Jewish holidays. Through these days Judaism is most visible and most easily accessible. But this is meant to be more than a book about the holidays; rather, it is a book about... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 36.02
Neben Qualität und Quantität der Gewinnung von Materialien oder Energie ist die Fläche der wichtigste Wirtschaftsfaktor bei nachwachsenden Rohstoffen. In der Vergangenheit wurde die Nachhaltigkeit von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen insbesondere in Bezug auf die Umweltwirkungen des Anbaus hin untersucht. Ein Projekt am Wuppertal-Institut für Klima, Umwelt... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.95
Every year, poet and novelist Marge Piercy creates her own Passover seder with a group of family and friends. Babies have been born and grown up, friends have moved or divorced, but the principals continue to gather in her rustic Cape Cod home to participate in a seder that Piercy takes joy in tweaking each spring to make it more meaningful. In this... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2003; US$ 12.99
There are moments in life when one is caught utterly unprepared. Drawing on both his rabbinical training and his scholarship in Buddhism, Lew leads readers on a journey from confusion to clarity, from doubt to belief, as he opens a path to self-discovery that is accessible to readers of all faiths. more...