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  • Jewish and Christian Liturgy and Worshipby Albert Gerhards; Clemens Leonhard

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Jewish and Christian Liturgy and Worship presents the reworked results of the discussions at an interdisciplinary symposium held in Aachen, Germany, on recent trends in the study of Jewish and Christian liturgies. It introduces diverse subjects pertaining to its topic an shows their interrelationship. more...

  • Religion or Halakhaby Dov Schwartz

    BRILL 2007; US$ 169.00

    This book focuses on the first stages of Soloveitchik’s philosophy, through a systematic and detailed discussion of his essay Halakhic Man. Schwartz successfully exposes hidden layers in Halakhic Man, which may not be immediately evident. more...

  • The Jewish Bodyby Maria Diemling; Giuseppe Veltri

    BRILL 2008; US$ 196.00

    This volume explores perceptions of the "Jewish body" in variety of early modern Jewish sources. It discusses, among other topics, ideas of the ideal body in normative sources, the influence of Kabbalistic ideas on Jewish-Christian discourse and the link between melancholy and exile. more...

  • Judaism in the Roman Worldby Martin Goodman

    BRILL 2006; US$ 151.00

    These collected studies, previously published in diverse places between 1990 and 2006, discuss important and controversial issues in the study of the development of Judaism in the Roman world from the first century C.E. to the fifth. more...

  • Reading the Human Bodyby Mladen Popovic

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    Offering fresh reconstructions and interpretations of physiognomic and astrological texts from Qumran in comparison with Babylonian and Greco-Roman texts, this book gives a fresh view of their sense, function, and status within the Qumran community and Second Temple Judaism. more...

  • Intertextuality in the Tales of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslavby Marianne Schleicher

    BRILL 2007; US$ 242.00

    This book — the first scholarly work on all thirteen tales in Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav’s Sippurey Ma’asiyot — draws upon the concept of “intertextuality” to explain how Nahman defines his theology of redemption and encourages an appropriation of his religious world-view. more...

  • The New Damascus Documentby Ben Zion Wacholder

    BRILL 2006; US$ 199.00

    Provides a portrait of Iranian Islamism. Based on interviews with grass-roots activists, this book gives a picture of pro-regime movement in Iran. It is of interest to anyone who seeks to understand Shi'ite Islamism. more...

  • Von Hiob zu Horkheimerby Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich; Walter Homolka; Tobias Barniske

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    After World War II, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921–2007) published works in English and German by eminent Israeli scholars, in this way introducing them to a wider audience in Europe and North America. The series he founded for that purpose, Studia Judaica , continues to offer a platform for scholarly studies and editions that cover all... more...

  • What Do You Mean, You Can't Eat in My Home?by Azriela Jaffe

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 23.00

    Here is a book of workable, sensible solutions to the everyday problems faced by newly observant Jews as they try to explain the parameters of their new lives to the people who love them—but think they’ve gone around the bend. For the formerly nonobservant Jew who has decided to live an observant life, the most daunting task can be dealing with less-observant... more...

  • Rain and Resurrectionby Irun R. Cohen

    Landes Bioscience 2010; US$ 39.00

    Irun R. Cohen, MD, was born in Chicago IL, USA, on 1 September 1937. He and his wife of 50 years have 3 children and 9 grandchildren. He was trained as a physician at Northwestern University Medical School and did a residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since 1968, he has been involved in research in immunology. He has been the Mauerberger... more...