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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 24.50
''Now that I am seventy years of age, it is my prerogative to offer a summing up,'' says Meron Benvenisti, internationally known author and columnist, Jerusalem native, and scion of Israel's founders. Born in Palestine in 1934 to a Sephardic father and an Ashkenazi mother, Benvenisti has enjoyed an unusual vantage point from which to consider his homeland's... more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.95
The autobiographical text The Life of Josephus is a text written by Flavius Josephus around 94 to 99 BC. The commander of a Jewish insurgency who was captured by the Roman in 67 BC he won his liberty by ingratiating himself with the Roman victors. The Life of Josephus is both a retelling of the events of this War and a justification by Josephus of... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2003; US$ 13.99
Children can try their hand at re-creating ancient Israelite culture—along with the cultures of their neighbors, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a way that will provide perspective on current events. The book covers a key period from the Israelites? settlement in Canaan in 1200 B.C.E. to their return from exile in Babylonia in 538 B.C.E. This part... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 269.00
Deals with a period of enormous consequence: from King Herod's death (4 BCE) to the first phase of the war against Rome (66 CE). This work covers: the succession struggle, the governments of Herod's sons, Judea's incorporation as a Roman province, some notable governors, Kings Agrippa I and II, and preparations for war in Judea and Galilee. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 54.99
Volume XXIV of the distinguished annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry explores relations between Jews and Protestants in modern times. Far from monolithic, Protestantism has innumerable groupings within it, from the loosely organized Religious Society of Friends to the conservative Evangelicals of the Bible Belt, all of which hold a range of views... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 50.00
The papers analyze how such intra-Asian flows (re)produce or challenge socio-cultural formations of Western modernity, with relation to gender, sexuality, ethnicity, race and class in Asia, and play a part in constructing national/cultural identities in Asia and in articulating the discursive category of 'Asia'. more...
- Encounter Books 2011; US$ 5.99
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has launched an international campaign to achieve recognition by the United Nations for an independent Palestinian state. Abbas and his international supporters claim that only Israel (with the United States) stands in the way of this act of historical justice, which would finally bring about peace in the Middle... more...
- Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Deborah Ellis's enormously popular Breadwinner trilogy recounted the experiences of children living in Afghanistan; now Ellis turns her attention to the young people of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After visiting the region to conduct interviews, she presents their stories here ? in their own words. Twelve-year-old Nora, eleven-year-old Mohammad,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Philip Gold, an accomplished writer, journalist, scholar, wandered forty years before returning to the Judaism he'd left behind. But he didn't return so much as bring back the seeds of a new kind of Judaism with him. YOM KIPPUR PARTY GOODS is much more than a personal tale, am memoir of pain and seeking told with humor and grace. It's also for... more...