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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 5.99
New York Times bestsellers Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts offer a unique, personalized vision of the traditional Passover Haggadah, combining their own family traditions with favorites from other families in a fun, intimate guide written especially for couples of mixed faiths. A fresh and informative tour through the rituals of the Pesach Seder... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 18.00
Hebrew and English text with new commentary and essays. Rabbi Silber has given us two books in one: the Haggadah itself, in English and Hebrew, with his seder commentary and a collection of essays that provide close readings of the classic biblical and rabbinic texts that inform Seder-night ritual and narration. Both parts work beautifully together... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2006; US$ 66.79
Alexander Deeg bereichert das christliche Predigen durch Erkenntnisse aus dem Judentum. Ausgangspunkt ist die Derascha, die jüdische »Predigt«, in ihren unterschiedlichen Spielarten seit rabbinischer Zeit bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. Die historische Untersuchung zur jüdischen Predigt erhellt ihren Umgang mit dem biblischen Text im Blick auf die... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
This book focuses on the topic of 'circumventing custom' with special emphasis on the ingenious ways Orthodox (and other) Jews have devised to avoid breaking the extensive list of activities forbidden on the Sabbath. After examining the sources of Sabbath observance as set forth in the Old Testament, the New Testament, and rabbinical writings, some... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Space and Place in Jewish Studies embraces how notions of ?Jewish space,? diaspora, and home continue to resonate within contemporary discourse, bringing space to the foreground as a practical and analytical category. Barbara Mann takes us on a journey from medieval Levantine trade routes to the Eastern European shtetl to the streets of contemporary... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 13.50
Comprises replies received from governments and employers and workers organizations concerning the proposed ILO Convention and Recommendation on work in the fishing sector. Includes a commentary by the ILO and a report on the Tripartite Meeting of Experts on the Fishing Sector, December 2004. more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 74.99
Visiting the Sick provides readers with a practical and inspirational introduction to the ethical obligation of the mitzvah of visiting the sick and dying in order to provide comfort and help. It offers insights into the nature of illness and death as well as guidance on how to overcome our fears regarding visiting people who are ill and the skills... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 23.00
Here is a book of workable, sensible solutions to the everyday problems faced by newly observant Jews as they try to explain the parameters of their new lives to the people who love them?but think they?ve gone around the bend. For the formerly nonobservant Jew who has decided to live an observant life, the most daunting task can be dealing with less-observant... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 69.00
This volume gathers for the first time all of the primary source material on the early synagogues up through the Second Century C. E. Each entry contains bibliographic citations and interpretative comments. An Introduction frames the current state of synagogue research, while extensive indices allow for easy location of specific allusions. more...