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- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 38.99
In this now-classic work, E. P. Sanders carefully shows that what was important in Second Temple Judaism was the ?common Judaism? of the people, their observances of regular practices, and the beliefs that informed them. Sanders offers a remarkably comprehensive presentation of Judaism as a functioning religion: the temple and its routine and festivals;... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.00
Part of the Jewish Encounter series From Elie Wiesel, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, comes a magical book that introduces us to the towering figure of Rashi?Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki?the great biblical and Talmudic commentator of the Middle Ages. Wiesel brilliantly evokes the world of medieval European Jewry, a world of profound scholars and closed... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
"Scholem's treatment is complex and stylistically brilliant as he systemically analyzes the history and intellectual background of these critical ideas. Highly recommended."--Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00
This volume, which contains the papers from a conference in Copenhagen in June 2009 on the texts from DJD V, represents the ongoing work on the re-edition of these texts, and reflects the development in approaches and viewpoints since the texts were first published (1968). more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 327.00
This is the first comprehensive bibliography on the Karaites and Karaism. Including over 8000 items in twenty languages, this bibliography, with its extensive annotations, thoroughly documents the present state of Karaite Studies and provides a solid foundation for future research. Special attention has been given to the organizational structure of... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 17.95
From sorcery to animal totems, buzzard feathers to hawk spirits, talking trees to magical stones, sacred circles to healing rituals, the Kabbalah brings readers a rich body of ancient wisdom that has been long neglected and even longer misunderstood. The Kabbalah celebrates a quality of consciousness that enables one to experience magic in the ordinary,... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2010; US$ 27.00
The interpretations in A Heart Afire are as rich and meaningful as the teachings and tales themselves in this intimate guided tour of Hasidism and Hasidic storytelling led by Reb Zalman, an old-world Hasidic elder who is also profoundly connected to modern culture. As a bridge between both worlds, Reb Zalman, and his co-author and student Netanel... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2000; US$ 26.95
The long-awaited first English translation from ancient Hebrew of the rare and complete 1701 Amsterdam edition, of this famous magical text. According to Hebrew legend, the Sepher Rezial was given to Adam in the Garden of Eden, by the hand of God. The myth suggests that this diverse compendium of ancient Hebrew lore was the first book ever written.... more...