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  • Shlomo's Storiesby Shlomo Carlebach; Susan Yael Mesinai

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 45.99

    A collection of stories by the late, world-renowned rabbi and folk singer Shlomo Carlebach. more...

  • The Scholar's Haggadahby Heinrich Guggenheimer

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 64.99

    In this unprecedented masterwork, The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Versions , Heinrich Guggenheimer presents the first Haggadah to treat the texts of all Jewish groups on an equal footing and to use their divergences and concurrences as a key to the history of the text and an understanding of its development. more...

  • Which Lilith?by Enid Dame; Lilly Rivlin; Henny Wenkart

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 99.99

    Eve was not Adam's first wife. That honor belongs to Lilith, who was created as Adam's equal. When he tried to dominate her, she uttered God's secret name and flew away. Lilith is mentioned in the Talmud, elaborated on in the midrash and in the kabbalah, whispered about in stories, and passed down from mother to daughter. In this anthology, a vivid,... more...

  • In the Image of Godby Judith S. Antonelli

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1997; US$ 54.99

    In the Image of God: A Feminist Commentary on the Torah is a unique blend of traditional Judaism and radical feminism and is a groundbreaking commentary on the Bible, the central document of Jewish life. more...

  • Biblical and Talmudic Medicineby Julius Preuss; Fred Rosner

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2004; US$ 69.99

    This is a translation of the 1911 Biblisch-Talmudiesche Medizin , an extensively researched text that gathers the medical and hygienic references found in the Jewish sacred, historical, and legal literatures, written by German physician and scholar Julius Preuss (1861-1913). more...

  • Losing the Temple and Recovering the Futureby Hindy Najman

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    This book explores the Jewish community's response to the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE. more...

  • Hebrew Mythsby Robert Graves; Raphael Patai

    RosettaBooks 2014; US$ 9.99

    This is a comprehensive look at the stories that make up the Old Testament and the Jewish religion, including the folk tales, apocryphal texts, midrashes, and other little-known documents that the Old Testament and the Torah do not include. In this exhaustive study, Robert graves provides a fascinating account of pre-Biblical texts that have been... more...

  • Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquityby Tal Ilan; Thomas Ziem

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 211.90

    Hauptbeschreibung In this lexicon, Tal Ilan collects all the information on names of Jews in lands west of Palestine, in which Greek and Latin was spoken, and on the people who bore them between 330 BCE, a date which marks the Hellenistic conquest of East, and 650 CE, approximately the date when the Muslim conquest of East and the southern Mediterranean... more...

  • Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquityby Tal Ilan; Kerstin Hünefeld

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 190.60

    Hauptbeschreibung In this lexicon, Tal Ilan collects all the information on names of Jews in lands east of Palestine, in which Aramaic and Arabic was spoken, and on the people who bore them between 330 BCE, a date which marks the Hellenistic conquest of East, and 650 CE, approximately the date when the Muslim conquest of East and the southern Mediterranean... more...

  • The Torah For Dummiesby Arthur Kurzweil

    Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59

    An easy-to-understand introduction to Judaism's most sacred text The foundation of Hebrew and Jewish religion, thought, law, and society is the Torah-the parchment scroll containing the text of the Five Books of Moses that is located in every synagogue. This accessible guide explains the Torah in clear language, even to those who were not raised... more...