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  • The Modern Jewish Experienceby Jack Wertheimer

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 27.00

    The pace of scholarly research and academic publication in fields of Judaica has quickened dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. The major consumers and producers of this new scholarship are found in Jewish Studies programs that have proliferated at institutions of higher learning around the world since the 1960s. From the vantage... more...

  • H V Evatt and the Establishment of Israelby Daniel Mandel

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The Minister for External Affairs, and the dominant force in the formation of Australian foreign policy for a crucial decade in the battle over Palestine (1941-1949), Herbert Vere Evatt played a central role in the Australian political response to Zionism and the conflict in Palestine. This book, which uses a variety of primary sources from Australia,... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Jonathan Frankel

    Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1994; US$ 179.99

    Published annually by the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this acclaimed series includes symposia, articles, book reviews, and lists of recent dissertations by major scholars of Jewish history from around the world. This brilliant collection of essays examines the dialogue between Jewish history and historiography... more...

  • Life of Josephusby S.N. Mason

    BRILL 2003; US$ 85.00

    Mason, a specialist on Josephus (he teaches classics and religious studies at York U. in Toronto, Canada), produced a magisterial translation of the historian's autobiography, first published by Brill in 2001. This paperback edition reprints the cloth original, in which the translation is accompanied by Mason's extensive commentary presented in the more...

  • The place of the law in the religion of ancient Israelby M. Weinfeld

    BRILL 2004; US$ 92.00

    Over a hundred years ago, Wellhausen attempted to prove that the Priestly legal sections of the Pentateuch reflect postexilic Judaism and must be considered a deviation from the prophetic religion preceding it. In this study, Weinfeld points out the fallacies in Wellhausen's thesis, making a case for the antiquity of the Priestly Code. Particular a more...

  • Scars of War, Wounds of Peaceby Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    An insightful and thorough account of the Arab-Israeli conflict ranges from the birth of Israel to the present day, told from firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events, written by a former high-ranking Israeli official. more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Jonathan Frankel

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 154.99

    Was the Holocaust a natural product of a long German history of Anti-Semitism? Or were the Nazi policies simply a wild mutation of history, not necessarily connected to the past? Or does the truth lie somewhere in between? This latest volume in the acclaimed Studies in Contemporary Jewry series, edited by internationally known scholars at the Hebrew... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Ezra Mendelsohn

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 154.99

    Bringing together contributions from established scholars from multiple disciplines and countries, Volume XIX of Studies in Contemporary Jewry offers a comparative view of alliances between Jewish communities and the state. Together, the volume's contents show the price Jews paid for allying with unpopular regimes. The essays cover the American South,... more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Jewryby Peter Y. Medding

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 144.99

    This is the newest volume of the annual Studies In Contemporary Jewry series. It contains original essays on Jews and crime in fact, fantasy, and fiction; verbal and physical violence in Israeli politics; Jews as revolutionaires; armed resistance by Jews in Nazi Germany; ethical dilemmas within the Israeli Defense Forces; violence in Israeli society... more...

  • Holy War, Holy Peaceby Marc Gopin

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 20.99

    The Intifada of 2000-2001 has demonstrated the end of an era of diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli conflict. The style of peacemaking of the Olso Accords has been called into question by the facts on the ground. Elite forms of peacemaking that do not embrace the basic needs of average people on all sides are bound to fail.The complete neglect of deeper... more...