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  • Early Jewish Prayers in Greekby Pieter W. van der Horst; Judith. H. Newman

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 149.28

    In this book a series of 12 Jewish prayers, composed by Greek speaking communities, have been collected, translated, and provided with a historical and philological commentary. These prayers, ranging in time from the second century BCE to the fourth century CE, offer unique insights into a wide variety of forms of  Jewish spirituality, both... more...

  • Kaddishby Leon Wieseltier

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    Winner of the 1998 National Jewish Book Award "An astonishing fusion of learning and psychic intensity; its poignance and lucidity should be an authentic benefit to readers, Jewish and gentile." -- The New York Times Book Review Children have obligations to their parents: the Talmud says "one must honor him in life and one must honor him in death."... more...

  • Prayer in Josephusby Tessel Marina Jonquiere

    BRILL 2007; US$ 181.00

    This book is an analysis of prayer in the works of Flavius Josephus, comprising a study of Josephus?own views and an analysis of 32 prayer texts within his narrative. New light is thus shed on his historiographic method and his theology. more...

  • Bulgaria's Synagogue Poetsby Leon J. Weinberger; Leon J. Weinberger

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Critical Edition with introduction and commentary by Leon J. Weinberger   This is the first in-depth study of three 11th- to 12th-century poets from Balkan Byzantium. Included are all of the known works by Moses b. Hiyya, Joseph b. Jacob Qalai, and Isaac b. Judah, collected from rare manuscripts and printed editions... more...

  • The Haggadah of the Kaifeng Jews of Chinaby Fook-Kong Wong; Dalia Yasharpour

    BRILL 2011; US$ 135.00

    This comprehensive textual treatment of the Kaifeng Passover Rite is a significant contribution to the ongoing discussion as to the Community?s origins in particular and to comparative Jewish liturgy in general. more...

  • Prayer and Poetry in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literatureby Jeremy Penner; Ken Penner; Cecilia Wassen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    A timely collection of contributions by major scholars in the field of prayer and poetry in the Dead Sea Scrolls. more...

  • The Mystery of the Kaddishby Leon h. Charney; Saul Mayzlish

    Barricade Books 2008; US$ 9.99

    The Kaddish has long been considered to be a special prayer for the dead. It isn't. Those who recite the prayer faithfully for fifty-two Friday nights after the death of a loved one may wonder why there is no place for the name of the deceased in the prayer. This book contains much new information on the Kaddish, including how it was created during... more...

  • A Cup of Comfort Devotional Storiesby James Stuart

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.69

    In A Cup of Comfort Devotional Stories , you?ll find three stories that provide a devout dose of comfort, strength and inspiration. These stories combine biblical passages and commentary with touching, heartfelt stories that have become the hallmark of A Cup of Comfort. You?ll be inspired when you celebrate these cherished stories of Jesus entering... more...

  • Cursing the Christians?by Ruth Langer

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99 US$ 79.19

    Ruth Langer offers an in-depth study of the birkat haminim, a Jewish prayer for the removal of those categories of human being who prevent the messianic redemption and the society envisioned for it. In its earliest form, the prayer cursed Christians, apostates to Christianity, sectarians, and enemies of Israel. more...

  • Awakening to Messiahby Rabbi K.A. Schneider

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.99

    Discover the Jewish Jesus! Teaching the Judaic roots of the Christian faith, fostering a deeper love for Yeshua, and sharing the Good News of Messiah with both Jew and Gentile. In Awakening to Messiah, Rabbi Kirt A. Schneider takes you on a personal journey, revealing how the Lord has appeared and has spoken to him over the past 30 years. You... more...