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- Gefen Publishing House 2015; US$ 9.99
This is a very unique guide to shemitta. It was created to help navigate anyone through the practical applications of shemitta observance in modern day Israel. Shemitta is an area of halacha that wasn't fully practiced for over a millennium. Shemitta's not being practiced created a vacuum in halachic literature pertaining to it. Over the past hundred... more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2015; US$ 9.99
The magic spell cast by Rashi on the Jewish nation over eight centuries ago continues to enlighten and enchant us. What is the secret of Rashi's commentary? How can we comprehend Rashi's greatness? The renowned author of What's Bothering Rashi? now presents clear methodological principles for unlocking Rashi's commentary. Rashi: The Magic and the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 127.44
In modern scholarship, there has been no fully fledged commentary written on the Letter of Aristeas, an important work of Hellenistic Judaism in Alexandria, which contains the earliest version of the translation of the Septuagint. This volume fills that gap. The book will be of relevance to anyone interested in Hellenistic Judaism, the... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.94
The focus of this study, the religious scholar Isaac Breuer (1883?1946), is one of the most important figures in 20 th century German-Jewish neo-orthodoxy. Like many of his contemporaries, Breuer interpreted the early 20 th century world as a time of great crisis. The heart of his specifically orthodox Jewish philosophy of crisis was... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00
Many scholars of the modern Jewish identity focus on the ways in which the past two centuries have resulted in the loss of Jewishness: through "assimilation," intermarriage, conversion to other faiths, genocide (in the Holocaust), and decline in religious observance. In this work, author Frederick S. Roden presents a decidedly different perspective:... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.57
Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg hat Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921?2007) herausragende israelische Gelehrte in englisch- und deutschsprachigen Veröffentlichungen in Europa und Nordamerika bekannt gemacht. Die zu diesem Zweck von ihm begründete Reihe Studia Judaica bietet heute ein Forum für wissenschaftliche Studien und Editionen aus allen... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 159.32
This is the first complete overview of all anonymous, pseudepigraphic, and fragmentary Greek textual sources handed down from ancient Judaism, including translations into Western or Eastern languages. Each text is described according to the rules of scholarly introduction and checked for its original language, authenticity, and literary... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Millions of American Christians see U.S. support for the State of Israel as a God-ordained responsibility. Robert O. Smith provides an in-depth look at the English Protestant tradition of Judeo-centric prophecy interpretation at the heart of this popular affinity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 19.99
The Vatican II Council of 1965 signaled a new era in the relationship of the Jewish and Christian faiths. Determined to free the Church of the anti-Jewish polemic which led to such widespread suffering of the innocent, Catholic authorities completely revised their conceptions of Jews and Judaism. Soon, many mainstream Protestant churches also issued... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99
Moses Mendelssohn has been cast by some scholars as a Jewish traditionalist who uses enlightened German philosophy to bolster his pre-modern religious beliefs, by others as a radical Deist who defends Judaism in order to avoid opposition from his co-religionists, while facilitating their social integration into enlightened European society. Michah... more...