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  • Poetic Trespassby Lital Levy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    A Palestinian-Israeli poet declares a new state whose language, ?Homelandic,? is a combination of Arabic and Hebrew. A Jewish-Israeli author imagines a ?language plague? that infects young Hebrew speakers with old world accents, and sends the narrator in search of his Arabic heritage. In Poetic Trespass , Lital Levy brings together such startling... more...

  • Eheschließungen im frühen Judentumby Ulrich Kellermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    These studies provide an overview of rituals of marriage in Early Judaism. The first deals with the reception of Levirate law in Deut. 25:5-10 and the curtailment of Levirate marriage in favor of Halitza. The second shows, on the basis of the Book of Tobit, how aspects of marriage rituals can be traced into rabbinic times. Finally, an analysis of the... more...

  • Hitler's First Victimsby Timothy W. Ryback

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95

    The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal. Before Germany was engulfed by Nazi dictatorship, it was a constitutional republic. And just before Dachau Concentration Camp became a site of... more...

  • The Brick Bible Presents Brick Genesisby Brendan Powell Smith

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    The Brick Bible series, by master LEGO builder, photographer, and storyteller Brendan Powell Smith, has sparked new interest in this important religious text. His widely popular The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament brings together the major books of the Old Testament, illustrated entirely in LEGO bricks. Now, for the first time and in... more...

  • The Brick Bible Presents Brick Exodusby Brendan Powell Smith

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    Master LEGO builder, photographer, and storyteller Brendan Powell Smith has created new interest in the Bible and its stories his Brick Bible books and website. His widely popular The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament brings together the major books of the Old Testament, illustrated entirely in LEGO bricks. Now, for the first time and... more...

  • Abraham ibn Esras langer Kommentar zum Buch Exodusby Abraham Ibn Esra; Dirk U. Rottzoll

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 391.00

    The medieval biblical scholar Abraham ibn Ezra was born about 1089 CE in Spain, emigrated shortly before 1140 to Italy, and later went on to France and England. He died in the year 1164. On the basis of the Warsaw textual edition as well as several manuscripts, this work in two volumes offers a German edition of Abraham ibn Ezra?s long commentary on... more...

  • Judaic Technologies of the Wordby Gabriel Levy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Judaic Technologies of the Word argues that Judaism does not exist in an abstract space of reflection. Rather, it exists both in artifacts of the material world - such as texts - and in the bodies, brains, hearts, and minds of individual people. More than this, Judaic bodies and texts, both oral and written, connect and feed back on one another. Judaic... more...

  • Ethics in Ancient Israelby John Barton

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Ethics in Ancient Israel is a study of ethical thinking in ancient Israel from around the eighth to the second century BC. The evidence for this consists primarily of the Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha, but also other ancient Jewish writings such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and various anonymous and pseudonymous texts from shortly before the... more...

  • The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohnby Leah Hochman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology, physiognomy and portraiture in the eighteenth-century. Highlighting a theory that describes the benefit of encountering ugly objects in art and nature, eighteenth-century German Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelssohn... more...

  • The Exodus Revealedby Nicholas Perrin

    Faithwords 2014; US$ 9.99

    What really happened during Israel's journey from slavery to the promised land? Bible scholar Nicholas Perrin explains the true story of the Exodus while adding helpful background information from biblical history, archaeology, and more. You will . . . Explore the unvarnished Bible story of the Exodus Learn about ancient Egypt and Pharaoh ... more...