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  • "From a Sacred Source"by Ben Outhwaite; Siam Bhayro

    BRILL 2010; US$ 216.00

    In August 2007, leading scholars from the world of Genizah Studies assembled in Cambridge for a conference marking the retirement of Stefan Reif, Professor of Medieval Hebrew at the University of Cambridge and founder of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit. This collection of papers demonstrates the breadth and vitality of Genizah Studies today,... more...

  • "Genizat Germania" - Hebrew and Aramaic Binding Fragments from Germany in Contextby Andreas Lehnardt

    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...

  • "Geschenke an Aufmerksame"by Irene Fußl

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 85.28

    This book provides access to the Jewish mystic side of selected poems by Paul Celan. The reader is led to a crossing point in the poem with the poet's consciously or unconsciously instilled cultural knowledge. Here an interpretation is proposed which correlates with the poet?s cultural knowledge and reading experience. Thus many of Celan?s... more...

  • "It is the Spirit that Gives Life"by Gitte Buch-Hansen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 191.95

    Since Origen and Chrysostom, John?s Gospel has been valued as the most spiritual among the New Testament writings. Although Origen recognizes the Stoic character of John?s statement that ?God is pneuma? (4:24), an examination of the gospel in light of Stoic physics has not yet been carried out. Instead the Johannine spirit has been absorbed... more...

  • "Let the Wise Listen and add to Their Learning" (Prov 1:5)by Constanza Cordoni; Gerhard Langer

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 138.61

    This Festschrift honours Günter Stemberger on the occasion of his 75th birthday on 7 December 2015 and contains 41 articles from colleagues and students. The studies focus on a variety of subjects pertaining to the history, religion and culture of Judaism ? and, to a lesser extent, of Christianity ? from late antiquity and the Middle Ages to the modern... more...

  • "Odd" Fellows in the Politics of Religionby Gary Lease

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 149.28

    "Odd Fellows" in the Politics of Religion: Modernism, National Socialism, and German Judaism (Religion and Society) more...

  • "Our Crowd"by Stephen Birmingham

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The New York Times ?bestselling history of the rise of the most powerful and privileged Jewish families in America They immigrated to America from Germany in the nineteenth century with names like Loeb, Sachs, Seligman, Lehman, Guggenheim, and Goldman. From tenements on the Lower East Side to Park Avenue mansions, this handful of Jewish families... more...

  • 'The Jew' in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Cultureby Eitan Bar-Yosef; Nadia Valman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    The turbulent period from the Boer War to the introduction of the Aliens Act was marked by contradictory imaginings of 'the Jew' - pauper/capitalist, separatist/imposter, ideal colonizer/undesirable immigrant, familiar/alien. This new collection considers the wider colonial context in which these ambivalent attitudes to Jews were produced. more...

  • "The Rest of Us"by Stephen Birmingham

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    The New York Times ?bestselling history of the Jewish immigrants from Russia and Poland who altered the American landscape from New York to Hollywood. The wave of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who swept into New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by way of Ellis Island were not welcomed by the Jews who had arrived... more...

  • "The Space of Words"by Jennifer M. Hoyer

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00

    A new evaluation of one of the most significant Holocaust poets, Nelly Sachs (1891-1970), offering the first sustained critical analysis of Sachs's largely unanalyzed pre-war poetry and prose. more...