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- Beacon Press 2006; US$ 14.00
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Can we remember other people?s memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit catastrophic histories not through direct recollection but through haunting postmemories?multiply mediated... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99
The aim of this book is to present some of the leading conceptions of the religion familiar since the Christian Era under the name Judaism. This is a great first book for those wanting to understand the background and basic belief's of Judaism. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.99
Here is a wealth of astute and warmhearted counsel on many of life?s most difficult ethical dilemmas. Joseph Telushkin outlines his ten commandments of character, explaining why each one is so vital, and then addresses perplexing issues that can and often do crop up in our lives relating to family, friends, work, community, medical ethics, and money,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
?Excuse me, are you Jewish?? With these words, the relentlessly cheerful, ideologically driven emissaries of Chabad-Lubavitch approach perfect strangers on street corners throughout the world in their ongoing efforts to persuade their fellow Jews to live religiously observant lives. In The Rebbe?s Army, award-winning journalist Sue Fishkoff gives us... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95
After being introduced by a mutual friend in the winter of 2000, Reform Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch and Orthodox Rabbi Yosef Reinman embarked on an unprecedented eighteen-month e-mail correspondence on the fundamental principles of Jewish faith and practice. What resulted is this book: an honest, intelligent, no-holds-barred discussion of virtually every ?hot... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 335.00
The present volume is the eleventh in the series of the Jerusalem Talmud , the first in a three volume edition, translation, and commentary of the Fourth Order Neziqin . The thirty chapters of Neziqin that deal with most aspects of Civil Law are usually divided into three parts, or ?gates?, known as the First Gate, Bava qamma , the Middle... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer represents a late development in ?midrash?, or classical rabbinic interpretation, that has enlightened, intrigued and frustrated scholars of Jewish culture for the past two centuries. Midrash and Multiplicity addresses the problems raised by this equivocal work, and uses Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer in order to assess... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00
This book discusses the economics of the Talmud in the light of modern economics. Its focus is on the intricate debates, statements and principles that were forged by the great minds of the Talmudic Rabbis. This ancient storehouse of learning includes a wealth of economic knowledge of modern sophistication. The book taps those "economic treasures"... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00
This study examines the capacity of traditional Judaism to renew itself in response to the challenge of modernity. more...