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  • 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...

  • Meditation in the Wildby Charles S. Fisher Ph.D.

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A history of Raw Nature as the Buddha?s first teacher, inspiring some followers to retreat there in search of truth. 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...

  • 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...

  • The Antiquities of the Jews (Start Classics)by William Whiston; Flavius Josephus

    Start Classics 2013; US$ 1.99

    Collected here in one unabridged edition are all 20 books of Flavius Josephus' The Antiquities of the Jews. Antiquities of the Jews was first published in 94 AD, it is history of the Jewish people, written in Greek for Josephus' gentile patrons. It begins with the creation of Adam and Eve, and follows the events of the historical books of the Hebrew... more...

  • Mothers and Childrenby Elisheva Baumgarten

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 30.95

    This book presents a synthetic history of the family--the most basic building block of medieval Jewish communities--in Germany and northern France during the High Middle Ages. Concentrating on the special roles of mothers and children, it also advances recent efforts to write a comparative Jewish-Christian social history. Elisheva Baumgarten draws... more...

  • Hanukkah in Americaby Dianne Ashton

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 31.82

    In New Orleans, Hanukkah means decorating your door with a menorah made of hominy grits. Latkes in Texas are seasoned with cilantro and cayenne pepper. Children in Cincinnati sing Hanukkah songs and eat oranges and ice cream. While each tradition springs from its own unique set of cultural references, what ties them together is that they all celebrate... more...

  • Jews and Feminismby Laura Levitt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Community of Faithby Jonathan Sacks

    Halban 2013; US$ 7.28

    Chief Rabbi Emeritus Lord Jonathan Sacks evaluates of the role of the synagogue in Jewish life today. In it he explores the choices faced by religious leadership in the modern world, and the ways in which the synagogue embodies a living community of faith. His book Faith in the Future, described by The Times as ‘one of the most significant declarations... more...

  • Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Essaysby Jonathan S. Nkhoma

    Mzuni Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Jonathan Nkhoma, in this scholarly collection of essays, enriches the reader with different interesting windows on how one can unearth the riches contained in some of the New Testament writings. The first two essays underscore the importance of placing the New Testament in a proper context and attempt to construct this context by discussing the historical... more...