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  • Rehav Rubin boeken
    Rehav Rubin - Portraying the Land

    Jewish maps of the Holy Land have been drawn by Jewish scholars as part of biblical and rabbinical literature and within early modern Jewish scholarship, but their development has been neglected in scientific literature. This book fills the lacuna. It tracks… (Harde kaft)

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    111,95
  • Clemens Leonhard boeken
    Clemens Leonhard - The Jewish Pesach and the Origins of the Christian Easter

    The study assesses the main issues in the current debate about the early history of Pesach and Easter and provides new insights into the development of these two festivals. The author argues that the prescriptions of Exodus 12 provide the celebration of the… (Harde kaft)

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    181,95
  • A Bilingual Edition of Pesiqta Rabbati

    The present edition and translation of the rabbinic work Pesiqta Rabbati is a critical Hebrew edition, including a modern English translation on facing pages. Pesiqta Rabbati contains rabbinic homilies for Jewish holy days and special Sabbaths. (Harde kaft)

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    160,95
  • The German-Hebrew Dialogue

    In the past fifty years, the relationship of German and Israeli cultures has evolved from one of mutual estrangement to one of mutual fascination. This volume will be the first one dedicated to the outgrowth of this exchange: 'German-Hebrew Studies'. The… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • Eine Erinnerung ist eine Erinnerung ist eine Erinnerung?

    Objekte sind in vielfacher Weise Träger von Erinnerungen. Als stumme Zeugen verschiedener Vergangenheiten können sie auf Brüche wie Kontinuitäten der Geschichte verweisen, wenn man ihre vielfältigen Dimensionen aufdeckt. Auch den 23 Objekten aus dem… (Zachte kaft)

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    27,95
  • Being Jewish in 21st-Century Germany

    An unexpected immigration wave of Jews from the former Soviet Union mostly in the 1990s has stabilized and enlarged Jewish life in Germany. Jewish kindergartens and schools were opened, and Jewish museums, theaters, and festivals are attracting a wide audience… (Zachte kaft)

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    37,95
  • Julia Matveev boeken
    Julia Matveev - Ludwig Strauss: An Approach to His Bilingual "Parallel Poems"

    This book is devoted to the study of the bilingual "parallel poems" of Ludwig Strauss (Aachen 1892 ? Jerusalem 1953) created between 1934 and 1952 in Palestine/Israel and which exist in two variants, a Hebrew and a German version, one of which is the original… (Harde kaft)

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    96,95
  • Steven E. Aschheim boeken
    Steven E. Aschheim - Fragile Spaces

    This book consists of a range of essays covering the complex crises, tensions and dilemmas but also the positive potential in the meeting of Jews with Western culture. In numerous contexts and through the work of fascinating individuals and thinkers, the work… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • Axel Stähler boeken
    Axel Stähler - Zionism, the German Empire, and Africa

    Zionism, the German Empire, and Africa explores the impact on the self-perception and culture of early Zionism of contemporary constructions of racial difference and of the experience of colonialism in imperial Germany. More specifically, interrogating in a… (Harde kaft)

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    101,95
  • Magdalena Luszczynska boeken
    Magdalena Luszczynska - Politics of Polemics: Marcin Czechowic on the Jews

    The works of Marcin Czechowic (1536-1613), a leader of a Polish Radical Protestant sect known as the Arians, are often referred to as proof for the Jews' close contacts with Radical Christians and the tolerant character of interreligious debates in… (Harde kaft)

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    74,95
  • Isaac Orobio

    In this volume, six historians explore new approaches to Isaac Orobio de Castro (1617-1687), an Amsterdam physician who was the most widely-read among the early modern defenders of Judaism against Christian proselytizing. He was also the major author who… (Harde kaft)

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    83,95
  • Bet Debora Journal

    Notes from a Polish Jewish Feminist, Agnieszka Graff Rosa Luxemburg in Breslau: A Room of Her Own, S. L. Wisenberg Róza Pomeranc-Melcer(owa) (1873-1934): Eine galizische Zionistin und die erste jüdische Politikerin in der Zweiten Polnischen Republik,… (Zachte kaft)

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    17,95
  • The Samaritans in Historical, Cultural and Linguistic Perspectives

    The volume contributes to the knowledge of the Samaritan history, culture and linguistics. Specialists of various fields of research bring a new look on the topics related to the Samaritans and the Hebrew and Arabic written sources, to the Samaritan history in… (Harde kaft)

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    93,95
  • John P. Anderson boeken
    John P. Anderson - Joyce's Finnegans Wake

    This second volume continues this non-academic author's ground-breaking word-by-word analysis of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, Joyce's last blessing on mankind. In chapters 1.3 and 1.4, which are covered by this volume, the Kabbalah-based analysis peers into… (Zachte kaft)

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    36,95
  • Converts of Conviction

    The volume focuses on Jewish conversion to Christianity in the 19th century presenting case studies of specific converts in Germany, Russia, Poland, and England and the ideological and spiritual motives of conversion. The intellectual itineraries between… (Harde kaft)

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    56,95
  • Mara W. Cohen Ioannides boeken
    Mara W. Cohen Ioannides - Jewish Reform Movement in the US

    This volume examines the development of the non-liturgical parts of the Central Conference of American Rabbis' Haggadot. Through an understanding of the changes in American Jewish educational patterns and the CCAR's theology, it explores how the CCAR Haggadah… (Harde kaft)

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    85,95
  • Scepticism and Anti-Scepticism in Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Thought

    The tension between reason and revelation has occupied Jewish philosophers for centuries, who were committed, on the one hand, to defending Judaism, and, on the other hand, to remaining loyal to philosophical principles. Maimonides is considered the most… (Harde kaft)

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    85,95
  • 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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    31,95
  • 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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    43,95
  • Daniel Reiser boeken
    Daniel Reiser - Imagery Techniques in Modern Jewish Mysticism

    This book analyzes and describes the development and aspects of imagery techniques, a primary mode of mystical experience, in twentieth century Jewish mysticism. These techniques, in contrast to linguistic techniques in medieval Kabbalah and in contrast to… (Harde kaft)

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    128,95
  • Igor H. De Souza boeken
    Igor H. De Souza - Rewriting Maimonides

    Maimonideanism, the intellectual culture inspired by Maimonides' writings, has received much recent attention. Yet a central aspect of Maimonideanism has been overlooked: the formal reception of the Guide of the Perplexed through commentary. In Rewriting… (Harde kaft)

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    96,95
  • Jews and Germans in Eastern Europe

    For many centuries Jews and Germans were economically and culturally of significant importance in Eastern Europe. Both groups had a similar background of origin and spoke related languages: German and Yiddish. This volume aims to explore the entanglements and… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • 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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    96,95
  • 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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    57,95
  • Giuseppe Veltri boeken
    Giuseppe Veltri - Alienated Wisdom

    The present study addresses problems of an epistemological nature which hinge on the question of how to define Jewish thought. It will take its start in an ancient question, that of the relationship between Jewish culture, Greek philosophy, and then… (Harde kaft)

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    93,95