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- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 23.96
The Talmud is one of the most significant religious texts in the world, second only to the Bible in its importance to Judaism. As the Bible is the word of God, The Talmud applies that word to the lives of its followers. In a range of styles including commentary, parables, proverbs and anecdotes, it provides guidance on all aspects of everyday... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Karen Armstrong's Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. In the late twentieth century, fundamentalism has emerged as one of the most powerful forces at work in the world, contesting the dominance of modern secular values and threatening peace and harmony around the globe. Yet it remains incomprehensible... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.95
The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt?s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer , one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and the strange twisted... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99
In the twenty years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and several other Arab countries. Although the causes of this exodus varied, restrictive governmental measures and an outburst of anti-Semitic feeling during and after the war were major factors. Some of these... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99
The aim of this book is to present some of the leading conceptions of the religion familiar since the Christian Era under the name Judaism. This is a great first book for those wanting to understand the background and basic belief's of Judaism. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.99
Here is a wealth of astute and warmhearted counsel on many of life?s most difficult ethical dilemmas. Joseph Telushkin outlines his ten commandments of character, explaining why each one is so vital, and then addresses perplexing issues that can and often do crop up in our lives relating to family, friends, work, community, medical ethics, and money,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95
After being introduced by a mutual friend in the winter of 2000, Reform Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch and Orthodox Rabbi Yosef Reinman embarked on an unprecedented eighteen-month e-mail correspondence on the fundamental principles of Jewish faith and practice. What resulted is this book: an honest, intelligent, no-holds-barred discussion of virtually every ?hot... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.70
The present volume is the eleventh in the series of the Jerusalem Talmud , the first in a three volume edition, translation, and commentary of the Fourth Order Neziqin . The thirty chapters of Neziqin that deal with most aspects of Civil Law are usually divided into three parts, or ?gates?, known as the First Gate, Bava qamma , the Middle... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.97
Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer represents a late development in ?midrash?, or classical rabbinic interpretation, that has enlightened, intrigued and frustrated scholars of Jewish culture for the past two centuries. Midrash and Multiplicity addresses the problems raised by this equivocal work, and uses Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer in order to assess... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00
This book discusses the economics of the Talmud in the light of modern economics. Its focus is on the intricate debates, statements and principles that were forged by the great minds of the Talmudic Rabbis. This ancient storehouse of learning includes a wealth of economic knowledge of modern sophistication. The book taps those "economic treasures"... more...