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

    The Jewish Publication Society 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...

  • 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...

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

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 39.99

    In A Beginner's Guide to The Steinsaltz Talmud , Rabbi Judith Z. Abrams selects a fascinating and provocative section from the Talmud and helps students to reap the vast rewards that can be achieved when one encounters Rabbi Steinsaltz's historic, ground-breaking work. With the publication of The Talmud: The Steinsaltz Edition , it is now possible... more...

  • Between the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmudsby Christine Elizabeth Hayes

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    In this book, Hayes addresses the central concern in talmudic studies over the genesis of halakhic (legal) divergence between the Talmuds produced by the Palestinian rabbinic community (c. 370 C.E.) and the Babylonian rabbinic community (c. 650 C.E.). Hayes analyzes selected divergences between parallel passages of the two Talmuds. Proceeding on a... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literatureby Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert; Martin S. Jaffee

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    An international team of scholars help the reader confront the enormous and complex rabbinic corpus. more...

  • Chapters of the Sagesby Reuven P. Bulka

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 41.99

    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...

  • Chattel or Person?by Judith Romney Wegner

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Exploring the place of women in the socio-economic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules compiled by Jewish sages in 2nd-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in women's role. Both the property and the peers of men, in some circumstances women were considered to possess no rights and in others were judged... more...

  • Daily Reflections on Idolatryby Joshua A. Fogel

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 34.99

    This volume looks at Avodah Zarah , a tractate of the Talmud concerning idolatry, page by page. Daily Reflections on Idolatry offers a modern commentary with doses of humor and comparative examples in an effort to both explain and humanize the text and make it even more accessible to contemporary readers. 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...

  • 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...