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  • Aharon Oppenheimer boeken
    Aharon Oppenheimer - Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi

    The patriarch Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi headed the independent Jewish leadership institutions in Roman Palestine at the turn of the second and third centuries CE. He was also incredibly rich, a consummate politician, and close to the Roman authorities. He made… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Yearbook of the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies. 2017

    The Yearbook mirrors the annual activities of staff and visiting fellows of the Maimonides Centre and reports on symposia, workshops, and lectures taking place at the Centre. Although aimed at a wider audience, the yearbook also contains academic articles and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Markus Krah boeken
    Markus Krah - American Jewry and the Re-Invention of the East European Jewish Past

    The postwar decades were not the "golden era" in which American Jews easily partook in the religious revival, liberal consensus, and suburban middle-class comfort. Rather it was a period marked by restlessness and insecurity born of the shock about the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jonathan Schorsch boeken
    Jonathan Schorsch - The Food Movement, Culture, and Religion

    This book explores the cultural and religious politics of the contemporary food movement, starting from the example of Jewish foodies, their zeal for pig (forbidden by Jewish law), and their talk about why ignoring traditional precepts around food is desirable… (Harde kaft)

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  • Edward Kessler boeken
    Edward Kessler - What Do Jews Believe?

    This book explores the variety of ways Jews live their lives; what Judaism means and what it means to be a Jew. It also asks how and why such a small number of people have played such a significant role in our planet's history (Zachte kaft)

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  • Noam Mizrahi boeken
    Noam Mizrahi - Witnessing a Prophetic Text in the Making

    The book of Jeremiah poses a challenge to biblical scholarship in terms of its literary composition and textual fluidity. This study offers an innovative approach to the problem by focusing on an instructive case study. Building on the critical recognition… (Harde kaft)

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  • Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition?

    Discourse on the 'Judeo-Christian tradition' has been around in the United States since the middle of the 20th century. This volume returns to the original coinage of the signifier 'Judeo-Christian' by F.C. Baur in 1831. From this European perspective and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Emily Colbert Cairns boeken
    Emily Colbert Cairns - Esther in Early Modern Iberia and the Sephardic Diaspora

    This book explores Queen Esther as an idealized woman in Iberia, as well as a Jewish heroine for conversos in the Sephardic Diaspora in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The biblical Esther --the Jewish woman who marries the King of Persia and saves her… (Harde kaft)

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  • Rebecca Ajnwojner boeken
    Rebecca Ajnwojner - Desintegration

    Die zweite Ausgabe von Jalta hat den Themenschwerpunkt Desintegration. Unter dem Begriff Desintegration können unterschiedliche künstlerisch-ästhetische Strategien zusammengefasst werden, die die tradierten Repräsentationen jüdischer Positionen… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Death in Jewish Life

    This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry as well as statutory prayers;… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Giuseppe Veltri boeken
    Giuseppe Veltri - A Mirror of Rabbinic Hermeneutics

    Rabbinic hermeneutics in ancient Judaism reflects this multifaceted world of the text and of reality, seen as a world of reference worth commentary. As a mirror, it includes this world but perhaps also falsifies reality, adapting it to one's own aims and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Book of Job

    The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Job's response to disaster become a touchstone for modern reflections on catastrophic events? This volume engages this question and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Lament in Jewish Thought

    Lament, mourning, and the transmissibility of a tradition in the aftermath of destruction are prominent themes in Jewish thought. The corpus of lament literature, building upon and transforming the biblical Book of Lamentations, provides a unique lens for… (Zachte kaft)

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  • David M. Grossberg boeken
    David M. Grossberg - Heresy and the Formation of the Rabbinic Community

    Between the first and sixth centuries C.E., a group of sages that scholars refer to as the rabbinic community systematized their ideas about Judaism in works such as the Mishnah and the Talmud. David M. Grossberg offers a new approach to thinking about this… (Harde kaft)

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  • Frank Schlöffel boeken
    Frank Schlöffel - Heinrich Loewe

    Die zionistische Geschichte Berlins ist zweifellos mit den Biographien einer Vielzahl von Aktivistinnen und Aktivisten verknüpft, die sich vom ausgehenden 19. Jahrhundert an selbstorganisierten. Heinrich Loewe, den Barbara Schäfer zum "Paradebeispiel einer… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jüdischer Almanach Mein Israel

    Siebzig Jahre nach seiner Gründung ist der Staat Israel trotz seiner exponierten Position ein selbstverständlicher Teil des Nahen Ostens. Was sich der österreichische Visionär Theodor Herzl einst erdachte, ist heute ein Land westlicher Prägung bevölkert… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Judentum und Arbeiterbewegung

    Before the Second World War, individuals of Jewish origin played a disproportionate part in the labor movement, which was a central current in the struggles for emancipation. Especially in Eastern Europe, there were Jewish labor organizations that fought a… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jonathan Karp boeken
    Jonathan Karp - Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 7, The Early Modern Wor

    An authoritative and detailed overview of early modern Jewish history, with chapters written by leading international experts (Harde kaft)

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  • The Eucharist - Its Origins and Contexts. 3 volumes

    These three volumes are the results of two conferences on the Christian eucharist and its context in the traditions of sacred and communal meals; the first conference was held at the University of Kiel, the second at the University of Agder's Study Center at… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ze'enah U-Re'enah

    This is the first scholarly English translation with annotations of the Ze'enah U-Re'enah, a Jewish classic first published in the beginning of the seventeenth century, andthe most widely read work of Yiddish literature for centuries. It was the first… (Harde kaft)

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  • Naftali Rothenberg boeken
    Naftali Rothenberg - Rabbi Akiva's Philosophy of Love

    This book explores the philosophy of love through the thought and life of Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph. Readers of the Talmud are introduced to Rabbi Akiva through the iconic story of his love for his wife Rachel. From this starting point, Naftali Rothenberg… (Harde kaft)

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  • Dan Cohn-Sherbok boeken
    Dan Cohn-Sherbok - Judaism

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Albert van der Heide boeken
    Albert van der Heide - 'Now I Know': Five Centuries of Aqedah Exegesis

    This book describes how medieval Jewish Bible scholars sought to answer the question of what is meant by the Angel's message from God to Abraham: 'Now I Know', as written in Genesis 22 verse 12. It examines these scholars' comments on the nineteen verses in… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jewish Aspects in Avant-Garde

    This volume deals with the significance of the avant-garde(s) for modern Jewish culture and the impact of the Jewish tradition on the artistic production of the avant-garde, be they reinterpretations of literary, artistic, philosophical or theological… (Harde kaft)

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  • Religion, Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Galilee

    What is a Galilean? What were the criteria of defining a person as a Galilean - archaeologically or with respect to literary sources such as Josephus or the Rabbis? What role did religion play in the process of identity formation? Experts from 7 countries… (Harde kaft)

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