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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Judit Niran Frigyesi boeken
    Judit Niran Frigyesi - Writing on Water

    ""Writing on Water" is a first-hand account of the thoughts, lives and rituals of the secretly practicing strictly religious Jews during the era of Communism in Eastern Europe (primarily in Budapest) with especial focus on their traditional ritual chant as… (Zachte 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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  • Die Entdeckung des Christentums in der Wissenschaft des Judentums

    This collective volume explores an aspect of the "science of Judaism" which has received little attention up until now. In common use, this term is almost exclusively associated with the scholarly analysis of Judaism. In contrast, the authors of this volume… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jalkut Schimoni zu Samuel

    Der Jalkut Schimoni ist ein Sammelwerk rabbinischer Auslegungen zur gesamten hebräischen Bibel. Unerforscht ist, nach welchen Kriterien die Auslegungen ausgewählt wurden und ob das Werk als umfassendes Nachschlagewerk für exegetische Fragen, zur Verbindung… (Harde kaft)

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