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  • Pirkei Avotby The Floating Press

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Pirkei Avot, which is most commonly translated as "Chapters of the Fathers," is one of the most important collections of ethical teachings in the tradition of Judaism. Believed to have been compiled in the period between 200 B.C. and 200 A.C., this compendium of ancient wisdom remains just as relevant and inspirational thousands of years... more...

  • Gesetzeskritische Motive im Judentum und die Gesetzeskritik des Paulusby Ines Pollmann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 55.06

    Ines Pollmann macht Entstehung der paulinischen Gesetzeskritik historisch plausibel und untersucht, ob es im Judentum potenziell gesetzeskritische Motive gab, an die Paulus sachlich und sprachlich anknüpfen konnte. In vier Texten werden solche Motive manifest und in der Regel zurückgewiesen. Diese Motive werden in breitere Mentalitätsströme im Judentum... more...

  • Between Mumbai and Manilaby Manfred Hutter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 36.71

    Der Band bietet einen Einblick in die Vielfalt des Judentums in Asien zwischen Mumbai und Manila. Einige Beiträge behandeln Fragen der untrennbaren Verflechtungen zwischen Politik und Judentum, andere scheinen auf den ersten Blick primär Lokalstudien zu jüdischen Gemeinden in Südasien, Südostasien und China zu sein. Aber es ist unverkennbar, dass auch... more...

  • Tractates Ta'aniot, Megillah, Hagigah and Mo'ed Qatan (Ma?qin)by Heinrich W. Guggenheimer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    The present volume is the seventeenth and last in this series of the Jerusalem Talmud. The four tractates of the Second Order - Ta'aniot, Megillah, Hagigah, Mo'ed Qatan (Ma?qin) - deal with different fasts and holidays as well as with the pilgrimage to the Temple. The texts are accompanied by an English translation and presented with full... more...

  • Reader's Guide to Judaismby Michael Terry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 295.00

    The Reader's Guide to Judaism is a survey of English-language translations of the most important primary texts in the Jewish tradition. The field is assessed in some 470 essays discussing individuals (Martin Buber, Gluckel of Hameln), literature (Genesis, Ladino Literature), thought and beliefs (Holiness, Bioethics), practice (Dietary Laws, Passover),... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Talmudby Aaron Parry

    DK Publishing 2004; US$ 18.95

    An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle.... more...

  • Chattel or Person?by Judith Romney Wegner

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 49.99

    Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules with a spiritual basis compiled by Jewish sages in second-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in the role of women. Both the property and the peers of men, in some circumstances women were considered to possess no powers,... more...

  • The Babylonian Talmudby Michael L. Rodkinson

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Talmud Bavli (the "Babylonian Talmud") comprises the Mishnah and the Babylonian Gemara, the latter representing the culmination of more than 300 years of analysis of the Mishnah in the Babylonian Academies. The foundations of this process of analysis were laid by Rab, a disciple of Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • Dictionary of Jewish Termsby Ronald L. Eisenberg

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    The vocabulary of Judaism includes religious terms, customs, Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish terms, terms related to American Jewish life and the State of Israel. All are represented in this new guide, with easy to read explanation and cross-references. more...

  • The Essential Talmudby Adin Steinsaltz

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 19.99

    This expanded version of the classic text on Jewish theology--by the scholar Newsweek called "a genius of the highest order"--demonstrates the contemporary relevance of this proud legacy of the Jewish people more...