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Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature

  • Tractates Sanhedrin, Makkot, and Horaiotby

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 293.00

    This is volume 12 in the edition of the complete Jerusalem Talmud. The common topic of the tractates in this volume is procedural civil and criminal law, and the theory of the rabbinate, in addition to a Chapter on Divine judgement and the World of immortal souls. more...

  • Tractates ?evu'ot and 'Avodah Zarahby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    This is volume 13 of the edition of the complete Jerusalem Talmud. Within the Fourth Order Neziqin (?damages?), these two tractates deal with various types of oaths and their consequences (?evu?ot) and laws pertaining to Jews living amongst gentiles, including regulations about the interaction between Jews and ?idolators? (?Avodah Zarah). more...

  • Tractates ?abbat and ?Eruvinby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 280.00

    This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud publishes the first twotractates of the Second Order, ?abbat and ?Eruvin. These tractates deal with discussion of all regulations regarding Shabbat, the weekly day of rest, including the activities prohibited on Shabbat. The tractate ?Eruvin covers questions of definition of what is allowed to do on Shabbat. The... more...

  • Jewish Education and Historyby Moshe Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00

    Moshe Aberbach (1924-2007) was a leading educator and scholar in Jewish studies, specialising in the field of Jewish education in the talmudic period. This book draws on a representative selection of his writings over a fifty year period, and includes essays on Saadia Gaon and Maimonides, coverage of biblical and talmudic studies, and discussions... more...

  • The Talmud for Beginnersby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1991; US$ 38.99

    The Talmud is filled with knowledge, inspiration, and insights that enrich all facets of Jewish life. Yet many are intimidated by the thought of studying its text, and their hesitancy prevents them from experiencing the wisdom of its words. In this new volume, Rabbi Judith Abrams takes readers with her on a journey through one volume of the Talmud,... more...

  • A Beginner's Guide to the Steinsaltz Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 37.99

    Judith Z. Abrams has published many books on rabbinic literature, including Judaism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach through the Bavli , which was the recipient of the Koret Jewish Studies Publication Program Publication Subsidy for 1998. She is the founder and director of Maqom: A School for Adult Talmud Study, where... more...

  • The Women of the Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 38.99

    In this unique volume Judith Abrams, author of the highly regarded series The Talmud for Beginners , examines the episodes recorded in rabbinic literature that suggest the actions of the women of those times. more...

  • Learn Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams; Adin Steinsaltz

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 33.99

    Judith Z. Abrams is a woman with a mission: she wants to bring the beauty of Talmud to as many people, and with as much depth, as possible. To that end, she has published four books on the Talmud ( The Talmud for Beginners, volumes I and II , The Women of the Talmud , and with her husband, Dr. Steven A. Abrams, Jewish Parenting: Rabbinic Insights... more...

  • Law and Narrative in the Bible and in Neighbouring Ancient Culturesby Klaus-Peter Adam; Friedrich Avemarie; Dorit Felsch; Nili Wazana

    Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 76.39

    Hauptbeschreibung Law is not only conveyed in codified clauses; it is often featured as a pivotal topic in literary texts. Existing legal relationships can determine the historical or the fictive setting of a drama or a plot, narratives can propagate laws or demonstrate their inherent problems. Literature can be used as an integral part of a strategy... more...

  • The Return of the Repressedby Rachel Adelman

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    Drawing on the shared mythic narratives of the Pseudepigrapha, Pirqe de-Rabbi Eliezer is understood as a revolutionary midrashic text, both in form and content, taking motifs from cosmogony and recapitulating them in a vision of the End of Days. more...