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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 18.99
In the wake of the renewed interest in Kabbalah comes David Ariel's Kabbalah: The Mystic Quest in Judaism , a thoroughly updated edition of his classic best selling book, The Mystic Quest . Ariel beautifully presents the complex elements of Jewish mysticism's major ideas in clear, understandable, and accessible language for Jewish and non-Jewish... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Why does the universe exist and what are you supposed to do in it? This question has been addressed by religions since time immemorial, but popular answers often fail to account for obvious aspects of reality. Indeed, if God knows everything, why do we need to learn through pain and suffering? If God is omnipotent, why are we needed to do good? If... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.00
Jewish and Islamic histories have long been interrelated. Both traditions emerged from ancient cultures born in the Middle East and both are rooted in texts and traditions that have often excluded women. At the same time, both groups have recently seen a resurgence in religious orthodoxy among women, as well as growing feminist movements that challenge... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 24.45
Die Menschen der Bibel ? wie lebten sie, was dachten sie und vor allem: Was glaubten sie? Zwei ausgewiesene Experten führen hier in einer einmaligen, interdisziplinären Übersichtsdarstellung, die sich nicht nur an Theologen wendet, in die wesentlichen Epochen, Menschen, Probleme und Theorien ein. Anhand zahlreicher Textquellen und archäologischer Funde... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Space and Place in Jewish Studies embraces how notions of “Jewish space,” diaspora, and home continue to resonate within contemporary discourse, bringing space to the foreground as a practical and analytical category. Barbara Mann takes us on a journey from medieval Levantine trade routes to the Eastern European shtetl to the streets... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 15.99
This is a story of goy meets girl, and of what happens when a couple in their 20s takes on a complex faith in its 6000s. Laugh-out-loud funny, thoughtful and revealing, Jew and Improved is Errett?s take on joining an ancient tribe and dragging his fiancée along for the ride. When Benjamin Errett proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Sarah, he decided... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 74.99
Visiting the Sick provides readers with a practical and inspirational introduction to the ethical obligation of the mitzvah of visiting the sick and dying in order to provide comfort and help. It offers insights into the nature of illness and death as well as guidance on how to overcome our fears regarding visiting people who are ill and the skills... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 94.99
This four-volume work by Professor Joseph Dan is a monumental event in the publishing history of English-language reference books on the subject of Jewish mystical thought and practice. Professor Dan's credentials are of the highest order. The recipient of the Israel Prize (considered to be Israel's highest honor), Joseph Dan is the Gershom Scholem... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 94.99
Interest in Jewish mysticism is, in our generation, widespread and growing. From Hebrew schools to Hollywood, people of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge are pursuing the subject. Books, magazines, journals, and classes are rapidly growing in number. One result of this burst of interest and popularization of Jewish mysticism is the problem of... more...
- 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...