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  • The Early Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kingsby Everett Dr Fox

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 50.00

    The story of ancient Israel, from the arrival in Canaan to the destruction of the Kingdom of Judah and the Babylonian exile some six centuries later: the highly anticipated second volume in Everett Fox?s landmark translation of the Hebrew Bible.   The personalities who appear in the pages of The Early Prophets, and the political and moral dilemmas... more...

  • The Mythology of Edenby Arthur George; Elena George

    Hamilton Books 2014; US$ 26.99

    Arthur and Elena George utilize new historical and archaeological discoveries to reveal how the author of the Eden story uses veiled symbolism and mythological storytelling to convey his message about the most profound questions of human existence regarding the divine, life, death, and immortality. more...

  • The Book of Psalms in Plain Englishby Aaron Lichtenstein

    Urim Publications 2007; US$ 3.99

    The ideas and emotions that make the book of Psalms such a powerful text for Judaism and Christianity alike are brilliantly captured in this deft translation by a scholar of Judaism. Aaron Lichtenstein offers the English translation in verse, just as the original Hebrew text is in poetry, in the various poetic modes required by the myriad moods and... more...

  • The Making of the Modern Jewish Bibleby Alan T. Levenson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 48.99

    The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible explains how Jewish translators, commentators, and scholars made the Bible a keystone of Jewish life in Germany, Israel and America. In each site, a particular need_religion, nationalism, ethnicity_drove the enterprise of Bible study as scholars wrestled with the demands of the non-Jewish environment and their... more...

  • The Mishnahby Jacob Neusner

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1988; US$ 38.99

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  • Sacred Fireby Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira; Hershy J. Worch

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2002; US$ 49.99

    Sacred Fire: Torah from the Years of Fury (1939-1942) consists of commentaries on each weekly Torah portion. It also includes a number of lengthy sermons delivered on the major Jewish Festivals as well as a few discourses alluding to people loved and lost. Because writing is not permitted on the Sabbath, these "words of Torah" were transcribed from... more...

  • The Talmudby Jacob Neusner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 23.99

    Wherever Jews have settled and whatever languages they spoke, they created a community with a single set of common values. One law, one theology defined the community throughout their many migrations. A single book explains how this came about-the Talmud. Renowned scholar Jacob Neusner introduces readers to the Talmud, defining it, explaining its historical... more...

  • Chapters of the Sagesby Reuven P. Bulka

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 39.99

    Pirkey Avoth ? Chapters of the Sages ?is one of the most well known texts in Jewish tradition. It contains the ethical and moral principles guiding the Jewish way of life as handed down by the sages. In essence, it is a guidebook for living. In this bilingual edition, Reuven P. Bulka, a highly regarded rabbi, author, and editor who also has a Ph.D... more...

  • Tales of Elijah the Prophetby Peninnah Schram

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1997; US$ 43.99

    Tales of Elijah the Prophet is a brilliant and multicolored portrait of Elijah and his role in Jewish life and tradition throughout the ages. It unlocks the world of Elijah, inviting readers to delve into the centuries-old treasure chest of Jewish wisdom. more...

  • Praise Israel for Wisdom and Instructionby Benjamin G. Wright

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    Features fifteen articles that focus on three interrelated themes in the study of Early Judaism. This work explores how specific wisdom and apocalyptic texts relate. It also focuses on how traditional material was shaped and framed in order to ensure its successful transmission to subsequent generations. more...