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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Marshall Meyer, who died at age 64 in 1993, was a human rights leader and a powerful voice for justice. People flocked to hear him in Argentina, where he served as a rabbi for twenty-five years. In the mid-1980's, he became the spiritual leader of the fastest growing Jewish congregation in the U.S., Congregation B'Nai Jeshurun. People like Sam... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
This comprehensive survey of Jewish-Greek society's development examines the exchange of language and ideas in biblical translations, literature and archaeology. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00
This book explores the ways in which the Jewish backgrounds of leading Frankfurt School Critical Theorists shaped their lives, work, and ideas. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
This landmark book probes Muslims? attitudes toward Jews and Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotypes: the Islamophobic picture of the fanatical Muslim warrior, sword in one hand and Qur??n in the other,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Recalling the Pfefferkorn-Reuchlin Controversy of 1507, this anthology examines the relationship between Dominicans and Jews from the beginnings of the religious order in the 13th century to the era of the Second World War. In addition to inquisitors and anti-Jewish sermonizers, the essays also present theologians and linguists from the Dominican order... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00
This collection features essays by leading scholars on the philosophical, theological, poetic and cultural aspects of lament, touching on the textual traditions of lament in Judaism, from Biblical, rabbinic and medieval iterations to contemporary Yemenite oral lamentations. The volume also includes four texts on lament by Gershom Scholem, translated... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 140.00
Besides targeting Jewish jurists, from 1933 onward anti-Semitic movement in Germany particulary persecuted Jewish doctors. As a consequence of the ?Law for the Restoration of the Civil Service,? Jewish doctors were fired from public establishments and expelled from universities. This volume examines the history of the disenfranchisement, expulsion,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persists, aspiring peacemakers continue to search for the precise territorial dividing line that will satisfy both Israeli and Palestinian nationalist demands. The prevailing view assumes that this struggle is nothing more than a dispute over real estate. Defining Neighbors boldly challenges this view, shedding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and the various ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments, and challenges within the discipline. This handbook considers in turn: How the individual terms ?Jewish? and ?Culture? are defined looking at perspectives... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 32.95
The urban origins of American Judaism began with daily experiences of Jews, their responses to opportunities for social and physical mobility as well as constraints of discrimination and prejudice. Deborah Dash Moore explores Jewish participation in American cities and considers the implications of urban living for American Jews across three centuries.... more...