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- Free Press 1992; Not Available
The history of the Jews of Spain is a remarkable story that begins in the remote past and continues today. For more than a thousand years, Sepharad (the Hebrew word for Spain) was home to a large Jewish community noted for its richness and virtuosity. Summarily expelled in 1492 and forced into exile, their tragedy of expulsion marked the end of one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Throughout the history of European imperialism the grand narratives of the Bible have been used to justify settler-colonialism. "The Zionist Bible" explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of the entry of the Israelites into the Promised Land -... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 216.00
An authoritative and accessible reference work detailing the concepts and movements that distinguish Judaism and the Jewish experience. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00
Provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the Jewish experience, from its ancient origins to its impact on contemporary popular culture. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.95
This new paperback edition brings together volumes one and two of Buber's classic work Takes of the Hasidim, with a new foreword by Chaim Potok. Martin Buber devoted forty years of his life to collecting and retelling the legends of Hasidim. "Nowhere in the last centuries," wrote Buber in Hasidim and Modern Man, "has the soul-force of Judaism... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 20.75
Was hat das schiitische Passionsspiel mit Brechts Theater zu tun? Welche Gedichte verdankt Goethe dem Koran? Wie hängt Ibn Arabis Theologie des Seufzens mit dem Ach! der Alkmene zusammen? Und warum identifizierte sich der iranische Dichter Hedayat mit dem Prager Juden Kafka? Navid Kermani lässt auf faszinierende Weise die vertrauten Grenzen zwischen... more...
- Barricade Books 2010; US$ 9.99
The authors reached back into history to understand the reasons and methods brilliant rabbis and Talmudic scholars abandoned the Holy Land, both physically and spiritually, to settle in what came to be known as the lands of the Diaspora. This dramatic exodus was contrary to the biblical injunction that all Jews must live in the land of Israel. The... more...