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- The Jewish Publication Society 2016; US$ 21.95
The Bible is an enduring source of inspiration for the human heart and mind, and readers of Thinking about the Torah will be rewarded with an enhanced understanding of this great work?s deeper meanings. Drawing on Western philosophy and particularly Jewish philosophy, Kenneth Seeskin delves into ten core biblical verses and the powerful ideas that... more...
- Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 28.99
In gospel accounts, Jesus asks of his disciples, ?Who do people say that I am?? The author traces answers from major world religions?Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. The final chapter explores how these religions view the ultimate fate of others. more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 29.75
New York Times columnist David W. Dunlap wrote a decade ago that ?on the map of the Jewish Diaspora, Harlem Is Atlantis. . . . A vibrant hub of industry, artistry and wealth is all but forgotten. It is as if Jewish Harlem sank 70 years ago beneath waves of memory beyond recall.? During World War I, Harlem was the home of the second largest Jewish... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00
Mother of Mercy, Bane of the Jews explores a key moment in the rise of the cult of the Virgin Mary and the way the Jews became central to her story. Benedictine monks in England at the turn of the twelfth century developed many innovative ways to venerate Mary as the most powerful saintly intercessor. They sought her mercy on a weekly and daily... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
The arrest and trial of Frau von Hervay for bigamy, which took place in rural Austria in 1904, is used as a starting point to examine local prejudice against Jews and women. The book also explores the circumstances that contributed to turning the ?Hervay Affair? into a major spectacle. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
Témoignage du fondateur de la Fédération des Juifs Noirs. Ignorés, méprisés, ou tout simplement peu connus, les Juifs Noirs ont pourtant une réelle identité. Respectueux de la Torah et de tous les rites, les Juifs Noirs désirent être reconnus comme Juifs à part entière, et ouvrir les mentalités à d?autres schémas que les traditionnels Ashkénazes... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95
Edgar and Brigitte: A German Jewish Passage to America is the fruit of an extraordinary archive of personal journals, letters, speeches, and published writings left by Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer, who emigrated from Nazi Germany in 1933 and became American law professors. More German than Jewish, highly educated, and saturated to the core in... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 29.75
When God created the world, so it is said, he sent out an angel with a bag of foolish souls with instructions to distribute them equally all over the world?one fool per town. But the angel?s bag broke and all the souls spilled out onto the same spot. They built a settlement where they landed: the town is known as Chelm. The collected tales of these... more...
- Shambhala 2016; US$ 15.99
The world needs changing?and you?re just the person to do it! It?s a matter of cultivating the inner resources you already have. If you are serious about working for social justice and change, this book will help you bring your most compassionate, wise, and courageous self to the job.Bringing positive social change to any system takes deep self-awareness,... more...