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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
In this unique collection of essays, some of todays 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,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women?s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection. The contemporary debate regarding women?s Torah... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 90.00
This book explores the ways in which the early rabbis reshaped biblical laws of ritual purity and impurity and argues that the rabbis? new purity discourse generated a unique notion of a bodily self. Focusing on the Mishnah, a Palestinian legal codex compiled around the turn of the third century CE, Mira Balberg shows how the rabbis constructed the... more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 212.00
This work aims to present the wealth of primary documents elating to marriage rituals in Jewish Italian communities - response, private letters, court protocols, defamating books, love stories, material objects - and place them in historical context. more...