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  • Weisheit und Todby Christian Kurzewitz

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 47.21

    Im Alexandria der Zeitenwende entsteht mit der Sapientia Salomonis eine Relektüre der Schöpfungs- und Sündenfallgeschichte der Genesis. Dieser Rückgriff auf bestehende jüdische Schöpfungsvorstellungen ist verbunden mit einer Hinwendung zu hellenistischer Terminologie und Gedankenwelt. In dieser Arbeit wird aufgezeigt, dass die jüdisch-hellenistische... more...

  • Nicht durch Geburt alleinby Walter Homolka; Esther Seidel

    Frank & Timme 2012; US$ 38.54

    Wer ist nach gängiger Auffassung Jude? Unwissenheit ist oft der Hintergrund gequälter Formulierungen wie ?ein Mitbürger jüdischen Glaubens? oder der peinlichen Frage: ?Bist du Deutscher oder Jude?? Die Autoren zeigen, daß der Begriff ?jüdische Identität? nicht leicht zu fassen ist. In ihrem aufklärenden Buch zum Thema Konversion geben sie keine Anleitung... more...

  • Zwischen Tradition und Häresieby Nathanael Riemer

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 71.29

    The study by Nathanael Riemer focuses on the work Beer Sheva (Seven Wells) which was written in Yiddish by Rabbi Beer Shmuel Issachar and his wife Bella Perlhefter of Prague at the turn of the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. As a book of remembrance and consolation it was dedicated to the couple's seven deceased children. Beer, who worked as... more...

  • The Earth Is the Lord'sby Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1979; US$ 8.99

    Earth Is The Lords is a riveting portrayal of a bygone culture of Jews in Eastern Europe by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of the century.   more...

  • Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacityby Abraham Joshua Heschel; Susannah Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 18.99

    This first collection of Heschel's essays - compiled, edited and with an introduction by his daughter Susannah Heschel, is a stunning reminder of the virtuosity of one of the most well respected minds in Judaic studies. more...

  • Insecurity of Freedomby Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1955; US$ 8.99

    The Insecurity of Freedom is a collection of essays on Human Existence by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of our time, Abraham Joshua Heschel. more...

  • Shiksaby Christine Benvenuto

    St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 8.99

    A sweeping and provacative exploration of the real women behind the stereotype and legend "shiksa" more...

  • The Wisdom of Heschelby Abraham Joshua Heschel; Ruth M. Goodhill

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1986; US$ 28.99

    "Philosophy may be defined as the art of asking the right questions...Awareness of the problem outlives all solutions. The answers are questions in disguise, every new answer giving rise to new questions." This example of Rabbi Heschel's thought and manner of expression, familiar to the readers of his many books, serves as an epigraph to The Wisdom... more...

  • A Passion for Truthby Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1973; US$ 8.99

    In A Passion For Truth, Heschel delves into the exploration of hope and despair in Hasidism.  Heschel drew on his own experiences from his study of the Kotzker and the Baal Shem Tov to create this classic work.   more...

  • Folklare Of The Jewsby Rappoport

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 295.00

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...