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  • Witness from the Pulpitby Harold I. Saperstein; Marc Saperstein

    Lexington Books 1999; US$ 39.99

    Harold I. Saperstein served as rabbi of Temple Emanu-El of Lynbrook, N.Y., from 1933 until his retirement in 1980. The specific contours of his career reflect a sustained effort to use the pulpit of this suburban temple to communicate a Jewish perspective based on personal encounters with great issues of the day-including the rise of Nazism and the... more...

  • Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaismby Michael J. Broyde; Michael S. Berger; David Blumenthal; Elliot Dorff; David Novak; Angela Riccett; Jack Wertheimer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99

    Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering... more...

  • Celebrating the New Moonby Susan Berrin

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 54.99

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  • Jewish Women's Torah Studyby Ilan Fuchs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women?s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection. The contemporary debate regarding women?s Torah... more...

  • On Women and Judaismby Blu Greenberg

    JPS 2013; US$ 17.95

    A classic for more than 20 years, this thought-provoking volume explores the role of Jewish women in the synagogue, in the family, and in the secular world. Greenberg offers ways to change present Jewish practices so that they more readily reflect feminine equality. more...

  • Purity, Body, and Self in Early Rabbinic Literatureby DR. S Mira Balberg

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book explores the ways in which the early rabbis reshaped biblical laws of ritual purity and impurity and argues that the rabbis? new purity discourse generated a unique notion of a bodily self. Focusing on the Mishnah, a Palestinian legal codex compiled around the turn of the third century CE, Mira Balberg shows how the rabbis constructed the... more...

  • Being Jewishby Ari L. Goldman

    Simon & Schuster 2000; US$ 16.00

    Increasing numbers of Jews are returning to their religious roots in a search for meaning, eager to explore a heritage that is deeply embedded in history and at the same time rapidly changing. But what is Judaism today? And what does it mean -- culturally, spiritually, and ritually -- to be Jewish in the twenty-first century? In Being Jewish,... more...

  • Marriage rituals Italian styleby I.B. Weinstein

    BRILL 2004; US$ 212.00

    This work aims to present the wealth of primary documents elating to marriage rituals in Jewish Italian communities - response, private letters, court protocols, defamating books, love stories, material objects - and place them in historical context. more...

  • MitzvahChicby Gail Anthony Greenberg

    Touchstone 2006; US$ 18.00

    An indispensable, modern-day guide to planning the perfect bar or bat mitzvah, celebrating substance and style There used to be only two approaches to the bar or bat mitzvah party -- a low-key event that reflects the solemnity of this sacred rite of passage or a big bash that has no connection to the religious service. For many, it was an impossible... more...

  • Nazirites in Late Second Temple Judaismby Stuart Chepey

    BRILL 2005; US$ 129.00

    Jesus made a Nazirite vow and so did Paul according to the New Testament. This book discusses the role of the Nazirite as evidenced in early Christian and other sources relevant to the period (250 BC ? AD 70). more...