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  • The Talmud for Beginnersby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1991; US$ 38.99

    The Talmud is filled with knowledge, inspiration, and insights that enrich all facets of Jewish life. Yet many are intimidated by the thought of studying its text, and their hesitancy prevents them from experiencing the wisdom of its words. In this new volume, Rabbi Judith Abrams takes readers with her on a journey through one volume of the Talmud,... more...

  • Torah Centers and Rabbinic Activity in Palestine 70 - 400 C.E.by Ben-Zion Rosenfeld

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This book analyzes the data about Torah centers and rabbinic activity in Palestine during Mishnaic and Talmudic times, 70-400 CE - the Roman and early Byzantine periods. The research is an interdisciplinary inquiry. It encompasses rabbinic literature as well as archeology, geography, and sociology, thus enriching the discussion of the history and scope... more...

  • Tractates Pesahim and Yomaby Heinrich W. Guggenheimer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud comprises the fourth and fifth tractates of the Second Order. Pesahim introduces the prescriptions regarding Passover; Yoma covers regulations related to Yom Kippur, especially the role of the Kohen Gadol and the order of services. The tractates are vocalized by the rules of Rabbinic Hebrew with an English... 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 theSecond 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...

  • Who's Who in the Talmudby Shulamis Frieman

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 109.99

    This exceptional work, with entries from Rav Abba to Rav Zutra, is an unprecedented study of every rabbi in the Talmud. The reader will find concise entries on every rabbinic personality mentioned in the Talmud, major and minor alike, and will discover such facts as their dates of birth, education, and occupation. Most entries are accompanied by a... more...

  • 20th Century Jewish Religious Thoughtby Arthur A. Cohen; Paul Mendes-Flohr

    JPS 2010; US$ 30.00

    JPS is proud to reissue Cohen and Mendes-Flohr?s classic work, perhaps the most important, comprehensive anthology available on 20th century Jewish thought. This outstanding volume presents 140 concise yet authoritative essays by renowned Jewish figures Eugene Borowitz, Emil Fackenheim, Blu Greenberg, Susannah Heschel, Jacob Neusner, Gershom Scholem,... more...

  • Between the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmudsby Christine Elizabeth Hayes

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 144.99

    This work addresses the the genesis of halakhic (legal) divergence between the Talmuds produced by the Palestinian rabbinic community (c. AD 370) and the Babylonian rabbinic community (c. AD 650). It analyzes selected divergences between parallel passages of the two Talmuds. more...

  • Decisions, Decisions, Decisionsby Joshua A. Fogel

    Hamilton Books 2013; US$ 24.99

    Fogel explores the tractate Horayot (Decisions), page by page, and offers a modern commentary with doses of humor and comparative examples. The central focus concerns how to adjudicate cases when the governing body, the Sanhedrin, incorrectly designates certain practices legal and people follow the erroneous advice as a result. more...

  • Economics, Ethics and Religionby Rodney Wilson

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 176.00

    There is a revival of interest by economists in ethical issues and beliefs, and by moral philosophers and theologians in economics. This book is intended to make a contribution to this cross-fertilisation of ideas. Rodney Wilson has undertaken an extensive survey of Jewish, Christian and Muslim views on economics, and reviewed the rapidly expanding... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbolsby Ellen Frankel; Betsy Patkin Teutsch

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 45.99

    The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols contains more than 250 definitions and descriptions for ceremonial objects and images, personalities, places, concepts, motifs, and events?all representing central Jewish ideas that continue to play a meaningful role in defining Jewish experience today. more...