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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 89.53
The Nehemiah Memoir, the narrative of the royal cupbearer sent to rebuild Jerusalem, is central to Ezra-Nehemiah?s account of Persian Judah. Yet its emphasis on one individual?s efforts makes it a text that ill-fits the book?s story of a communal restoration. Sean Burt analyzes the nature of this curious text through the lens of genre criticism and... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This book offers the first detailed examination of the life and works of biblical commentator Thomas Brightman (1562-1607), analysing his influential eschatological commentaries and their impact on both conservative and radical writers in early modern England. It examines in detail the hermeneutic strategies used by Brightman and argues that his method... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
"The Jews in the United States are the inheritors of a four-thousand-year-old culture. Into their willing--or unwilling--hands, history has placed the symbolic scepter of this heritage. Will this Jewish culture--entrusted to the American Jews either by blind permutations of events or by a manifest destiny--wither in a wasteland of indifference? Or... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
A compelling and readable account of the four thousand year history of a people that spans the globe and transcends the ages. From the ancient and simple faith of a small tribe to a global religion with adherents in every nation, the path of the Jews is traced through countless expulsions and migrations, the great tragedy of the Holocaust, and the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
From award-winning journalist Stephen Fried comes a vividly intimate portrait of American Judaism today in which faith, family, and community are explored through the dramatic life of a landmark congregation as it seeks to replace its legendary retiring rabbi--and reinvent itself for the next generation. The New Rabbi The center of this compelling... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Always wearing an easy smile, Hasidic rabbi Haskel Besser spreads joy wherever he goes, enriching the lives of his many friends and congregants with his profound understanding of both Orthodox Judaism and humannature. With warmth and admiration, journalist Warren Kozak writes about the rabbi's extraordinary life?from his family's escape to Palestine... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.00
Distinguished rabbi, marriage and family therapist, kabbalist, and popular lecturer, Abner Weiss is extraordinarily qualified to write this book. In Connecting to God , he elucidates the teachings of Kabbalah, showing how the Ten Sefirot of the Tree of Life are the transformers of divine energy in our bodies and the building blocks of creation?Weiss... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.99
How do you help your child choose between mandatory baseball practice and Hebrew school? How can you plan a birthday party (not to mention bar or bat mitzvah party!) for your child without sacrificing your values, sanity, and pocketbook? How can you keep peace on the homework homefront? And how do you deal with Santa envy?let alone the entire month... more...