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- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 70.03
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...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 185.00
This volume presents the discovery of several hundred new Hebrew and Aramaic manuscript fragments in Germany. It is a collection of conference papers that discuss the historical, paleographical, and cultural significance of these fragments. It is the first in a series of studies of similar findings in Europe. more...
- Hamilton Books 2013; US$ 38.99
This volume looks at tractate Zevachim (Sacrifices), which is mostly concerned with meat offerings slaughtered and presented at the Temple (when it stood). Fogel approaches the text, page by page, commenting with doses of humor and comparisons in a manner meant to explain and humanize the text for contemporary readers. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
By means of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and numerous cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, writings, institutions, concepts, Hebrew words, philosophy, theology, and religious law, author Norman Solomon provides an important reference source for the study of Judaism. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 26.00
Argues that 1 John was written to affirm Jesus' resurrection, in light of Jewish denials that he was the Christ. more...
- Freight Books 2015; US$ 10.99
The Alpine Casanovas is a stunning, sophisticated tour de force of sex, drugs, violence and death, exploring the lives of those caught between East and West. The Amerasian Beat and the Eurasian Quyn share the same heritage ??? both are half Vietnamese. Beat is a star of Asian action movies who lives in the US, relying on sex, drugs and acclaim to survive.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99
Antisemitism, as hatred of Jews and Judaism, has been a central problem of Western civilization for millennia, and its history continues to invite debate. This Very Short Introduction untangles the history of the phenomenon, from ancient religious conflict to 'new' antisemitism in the 21st century. Steven Beller reveals how Antisemitism grew... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 40.00
Outwardly it would appear that Arab and Jewish immigrants comprise two distinct groups with differing cultural backgrounds and an adversarial relationship. Yet, as immigrants who have settled in communities at a distance from metropolitan areas, both must negotiate complex identities. Growing up in Kentucky as the granddaughter of Jewish immigrants,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00
Ruppin?s immense contribution to the Zionist movement gave him the title ?The Father of Jewish/Zionist settlement in Palestine.? Nevertheless, the common narrative sets Ruppin?s historical persona in an ambivalent position and suppresses his formative role and heritage. Part of the reason for this is that, in many ways, his history causes a crack to... more...