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  • A Cup of Comfort Devotional Storiesby James Stuart

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    In A Cup of Comfort Devotional Stories , you?ll find three stories that provide a devout dose of comfort, strength and inspiration. These stories combine biblical passages and commentary with touching, heartfelt stories that have become the hallmark of A Cup of Comfort. You?ll be inspired when you celebrate these cherished stories of Jesus entering... more...

  • The Mystery of the Kaddishby Leon h. Charney; Saul Mayzlish

    Barricade Books 2008; US$ 9.99

    The Kaddish has long been considered to be a special prayer for the dead. It isn't. Those who recite the prayer faithfully for fifty-two Friday nights after the death of a loved one may wonder why there is no place for the name of the deceased in the prayer. This book contains much new information on the Kaddish, including how it was created during... more...

  • Martin Buber's Spiritualityby Kenneth Paul Kramer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 34.99

    This book explores how Martin Buber, one of the 20 th century?s great religious thinkers, answers the question of how to find meaning in life. The author explains Buber?s Hasidic spirituality?a living connection between the human and the divine?and how it?s relevant to all spiritual seekers, through Buber?s six practices to meet God and vibrant... more...

  • Jews, God, and Videotapeby Jeffrey Shandler

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    Engaging media has been an ongoing issue for American Jews, as it has been for other religious communities in the United States, for several generations. Jews, God, and Videotape is a pioneering examination of the impact of new communications technologies and media practices on the religious life of American Jewry over the past century. Shandler’s... more...

  • Women and Judaismby Frederick E. Greenspahn

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00

    Although women constitute half of the Jewish population and have always played essential roles in ensuring Jewish continuity and the preservation of Jewish beliefs and values, only recently have their contributions and achievements received sustained scholarly attention. Scholars have begun to investigate Jewish women’s domestic, economic, intellectual,... more...

  • What the Rabbis Saidby Naomi W. Cohen

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 79.00

    What the Rabbis Said examines a relatively unexplored facet of the rich social history of nineteenth-century American Jews. Based on sources that have heretofore been largely neglected, it traces the sermons and other public statements of rabbis, both Traditionalists and Reformers, on a host of matters that engaged the Jewish community before 1900.... more...

  • The Rabbi’s Wifeby Shuly Rubin Schwartz

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 89.00

    2006 National Jewish Book Award, Modern Jewish Thought. Long the object of curiosity, admiration, and gossip, rabbis' wives have rarely been viewed seriously as American Jewish religious and communal leaders. We know a great deal about the important role played by rabbis in building American Jewish life in this country, but not much about the role... more...

  • The Jewish Festivalsby Hayyim Schauss

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    "There is no better way to begin to understand the messages of the Jewish holidays and the basic precepts of Judaism than by reading this book." ?from the foreword by Harold S. Kushner ?In my teaching experience I have found Schauss? The Jewish Festivals an excellent text. . . . It examines carefully all pertinent sources dealing with the subject.?... more...

  • Birkat haMinimby Yaakov Yanki Teppler; Susan Weingarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 97.11

    Hauptbeschreibung One of the intriguing questions in the study of the period of the re-formation of Judaism after the destruction of the Second Temple is the identity of a group which appears in hundreds of Talmudic sources from those days - the minim. . It is clear that most of these sources reflect different facets of the polemic between Judaism... more...

  • Das Priesterverständnis des Flavius Josephusby Oliver Gußmann

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 123.84

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Gestalt des antiken jüdischen Historikers Flavius Josephus erschließt sich am homogensten von seiner Priesterschaft und von seinem Priesterverständnis her, nicht aber durch seine Zuordnung zu einer der politisch-religiösen Parteien. Die Hohenpriester sind wesentliche Protagonisten der Geschichtsschreibung des Josephus. Er selbst... more...