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  • Trabajo en el sector pesqueroby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 13.50

    Comprises replies received from governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations concerning the proposed ILO Convention and Recommendation on work in the fishing sector. Includes a commentary by the ILO and a report on the Tripartite Meeting of Experts on the Fishing Sector, December 2004. more...

  • Death in Jewish Lifeby Stefan C. Reif; Andreas Lehnardt; Avriel Bar-Levav

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers; confessions, final testimonies and acts of charity; funeral and mourning rites; the... more...

  • The Everything Jewish Wedding Bookby Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 15.95

    From reciting the Kiddush (sanctification prayer) to building the chuppah (wedding canopy), the details of a Jewish wedding can be overwhelming! This wedding guide helps newlyweds understand tradition and plan a wedding they'll cherish forever. Written by a rabbi who has performed many weddings, this informative guide will help people navigate: the... more...

  • A Jewish Ceremony for Newborn Girlsby Sharon R. Siegel

    Brandeis University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Formulates a framework for the development of Jewish rituals for newborn girls more...

  • Jewish Studiesby Andrew Bush

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Jewish Studies, the first volume in a groundbreaking new series, Key Words in Jewish Studies, introduces the basic approach of the series by organizing discussion around key concepts in the field that have emerged over the last two centuries: history and science, race and religion, self and community, identity and memory. The book is oriented... more...

  • Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaismby Michael J. Broyde; Michael S. Berger; David Blumenthal; Elliot Dorff; David Novak; Angela Riccett; Jack Wertheimer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 42.99

    Marriage, Sex and Family in Judaism explores Jewish marriage from historical and contemporary perspectives, focusing on the religious and legal concepts of marriage, and the social impact of family in the Jewish community. The book does not advocate one perspective or another; instead, the essays range from conservative to liberal viewpoints, offering... more...

  • The Passionate Torahby Danya Ruttenberg

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 22.10

    In this unique collection of essays, some of today?s smartest Jewish thinkers explore a broad range of fundamental questions in an effort to balance ancient tradition and modern sexuality. In the last few decades a number of factors?post-modernism, feminism, queer liberation, and more?have brought discussion of sexuality to the fore, and with it... more...

  • 21 Days to Begin Working with Crystalsby Judy Hall

    Hay House 2012; US$ 4.99

    Studies have shown it takes only 21 days for a new habit to take root. If there's a skill you've always wanted to take advantage of, the answer is only 21 days away with Hay House's 21 Days Series.Judy Hall is recognised worldwide as an expert on crystals. Her bestselling book The Crystal Bible has become the definitive book on the subject.... more...

  • Being Jewishby Ari L. Goldman

    Simon & Schuster 2000; US$ 16.00

    Increasing numbers of Jews are returning to their religious roots in a search for meaning, eager to explore a heritage that is deeply embedded in history and at the same time rapidly changing. But what is Judaism today? And what does it mean -- culturally, spiritually, and ritually -- to be Jewish in the twenty-first century? In Being Jewish,... more...

  • Circumcision as a Malleable Symbolby Nina E. Livesey

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 46.76

    Through a detailed evaluation of treatments of circumcision in the primary authors of the second century BCE to the first century CE, Nina E. Livesey demonstrates that there is no common or universally recognized meaning for the Jewish rite of circumcision. The meaning of circumcision is contingent upon its literary context. The strength of this volume... more...