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  • Tractates ?evu'ot and 'Avodah Zarahby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    This is volume 13 of the edition of the complete Jerusalem Talmud. Within the Fourth Order Neziqin (?damages?), these two tractates deal with various types of oaths and their consequences (?evu?ot) and laws pertaining to Jews living amongst gentiles, including regulations about the interaction between Jews and ?idolators? (?Avodah Zarah). more...

  • 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...

  • A Beginner's Guide to the Steinsaltz Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 37.99

    Judith Z. Abrams has published many books on rabbinic literature, including Judaism and Disability: Portrayals in Ancient Texts from the Tanach through the Bavli , which was the recipient of the Koret Jewish Studies Publication Program Publication Subsidy for 1998. She is the founder and director of Maqom: A School for Adult Talmud Study, where... more...

  • The Women of the Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 38.99

    In this unique volume Judith Abrams, author of the highly regarded series The Talmud for Beginners , examines the episodes recorded in rabbinic literature that suggest the actions of the women of those times. more...

  • Learn Talmudby Judith Z. Abrams; Adin Steinsaltz

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1995; US$ 33.99

    Judith Z. Abrams is a woman with a mission: she wants to bring the beauty of Talmud to as many people, and with as much depth, as possible. To that end, she has published four books on the Talmud ( The Talmud for Beginners, volumes I and II , The Women of the Talmud , and with her husband, Dr. Steven A. Abrams, Jewish Parenting: Rabbinic Insights... more...

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Judaismby Alan Avery-Peck; Jacob Neusner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Compiled by two internationally renowned experts, and with over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of the religion. Topics covered include: *The religion's forms and history *Its institutions, religious practices and life cycle rites *Key... more...

  • The Talmud in Its Iranian Contextby Carol Bakhos; Rahim Shayegan

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 79.29

    Hauptbeschreibung Scholars of rabbinics and Iranists are increasingly turning to the orbit of Iranian civilization in order to explore the extent to which the Babylonian Talmud was exposed to the theological and liturgical discourse of the Zoroastrian religion, as well as Sasanian legal practices. Here possibly for the first time, scholars within... more...

  • Rabbinic Authorityby Michael S. Berger

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 119.99

    Examines the nature and sources of the authority accorded in Judaism to the Sages of the first five centuries CE, whose statements serve as the basis for Halakhah (Jewish law). Berger critiques the notion of their authority, the assumptions undergirding it and the implications that follow. more...

  • Understanding the Talmudby Edward S. Boraz

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 79.99

    In Understanding the Talmud: A Modern Reader's Guide for Study , Rabbi Edward S. Boraz presents a thoughtful introduction to the Talmud designed for study by the untrained reader. Using a unique approach, Rabbi Boraz focuses on a specific selection from one tractate of the Talmud, allowing readers to uncover the moral and theological concerns of the... more...

  • Chapters of the Sagesby Reuven P. Bulka

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 39.99

    Pirkey Avoth ? Chapters of the Sages ?is one of the most well known texts in Jewish tradition. It contains the ethical and moral principles guiding the Jewish way of life as handed down by the sages. In essence, it is a guidebook for living. In this bilingual edition, Reuven P. Bulka, a highly regarded rabbi, author, and editor who also has a Ph.D... more...