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- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
This work offers a literary reading of the first two chapters of the Book of Exodus, demonstrating how they anticipate the plot and themes of the rest of the book as well as repeating motifs from Genesis. It argues that Exodus 1-2 is a powerful narrative and a striking example of the artistic qualities of the Pentateuch. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 32.95
The New Jewish Diaspora is the first English-language study of nearly two million Jews who emigrated from the former Soviet Union and examines the marks they have made on the social and political terrain of the United States, Israel, and Germany. An international array of experts on the Russian-speaking Jewish diaspora from a variety of disciplines... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This study examines the life of Arminius Vambéry, the nineteenth-century Hungarian writer, intellectual, and informal diplomat who traveled extensively throughout Central Asia. It uses his experiences to explore the identity politics of the period and the political and intellectual concept of Orientalism. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
In Holocaust: An American Understanding , Deborah E. Lipstadt reveals how since the end of the war a broad array of Americans have tried to make sense of an inexplicable disaster, and how they came to use the Holocaust as a lens to interpret their own history. Drawing upon extensive research on politics, popular culture, student protests, religious... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24
This Companion provides an outstanding introduction to the historical origins and literary character of the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00
This monograph discusses the Zohar, the most important book of the Kabbalah, as a late strata of the Midrashic literature. The author concentrates on the 'expanded' biblical stories in the Zohar and on its relationship to the ancient Talmudic Aggadah. The analytical and critical examination of these biblical themes reveals aspects of continuity and... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 266.00
Practitioners of Biblical Hermeneutics have been a relatively neglected group of Biblical interpreters. For this reason, scholars have long desired an introductory work that documents the diversity of Biblical hermeneutic interpretation, beginning with Origen and extending to the present. For the first time, the Handbook brings together... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2016; US$ 40.00
Modern Orthodox Judaism offers an extensive selection of primary texts documenting the Orthodox encounter with American Judaism that led to the emergence of the Modern Orthodox movement. Many texts in this volume are drawn from episodes of conflict that helped form Modern Orthodox Judaism. These include the traditionalists? response to the early... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 74.99
This book is an ethnographic and historical study of Camp Ben Frankel (CBF), a Jewish community summer camp in southern Illinois. It reveals the significance of song and Jewish ?family? for the camp experience and shows how small camps can contribute to our understanding of American Jews and how their Judaism and Zionism have changed over time. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27
Mystical Resistance reveals the kabbalistic masterpiece Sefer ha-Zohar , commonly known as the Zohar, as a rich source for understanding Jewish resistance to Christian authority. Composed against a backdrop of rising religious intolerance, the Zohar's subversive mystical narratives critique the changing relationship between Western Europe's Christian... more...