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  • Bet Debora Journal 3

    The Mysterious Disappearance of Rabbi Regina Jonas, Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah Regina Jonas: The Shifting Sands of Memory, Gail Twersky Reimer "Mir war nie darum zu tun, die Erste zu sein" - Das Vermächtnis von Rabbinerin Regina Jonas, Rabbinerin Elisa Klapheck… (Zachte kaft)

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    17,95
  • 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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    22,95
  • 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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    148,95
  • 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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    223,95
  • 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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    107,95
  • Rachel Werczberger boeken
    Rachel Werczberger - Jews in the Age of Authenticity

    In this book, Rachel Werczberger takes stock of the Jewish New Age spirituality scene in Israel at the turn of the millennium. Led by highly charismatic rabbis, the Hamakom and Bayit Chadash communities attempted to bring about a Jewish spiritual renewal by… (Zachte kaft)

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    57,95
  • Erich S. Gruen boeken
    Erich S. Gruen - The Construct of Identity in Hellenistic Judaism

    This volume assembles twenty-three essays by Erich S. Gruen, who has written extensively on the literature and history of early Judaism and the experience of the Jews in the Greco-Roman world. Twenty-two of the articles have previously been published, and one… (Harde kaft)

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    138,95
  • Ursula Rudnick boeken
    Ursula Rudnick - Post-Shoa Religious Metaphors:. The Image of God in the Poetry of Nelly Sachs

    This study analyzes the concept of God in the poetry of Nelly Sachs (1881-1970), a German-Jewish survivor of the Shoa and 1966 Nobel-laureate. Through an in-depth interpretation of seven of Sachs's poems, the author arrives at an understanding of Sachs'… (Zachte kaft)

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    75,95
  • 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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    11,95
  • Roy E. Garton boeken
    Roy E. Garton - Mirages in the Desert

    The story of Massah-Meribah is a pluriform tradition within the Hebrew Bible. This book uses redaction analysis to assess diachronically the six reminiscences of this tradition within Deuteronomy and thereby reconstruct the formative stages of this story's… (Harde kaft)

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    107,95
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Book of the Twelve

    The essays in this volume discuss and illustrate the central positions and preconditions surrounding the current discussion on the emergence of the Minor Prophets. Past decades have witnessed an increasing interest in the Book of the Twelve. James Nogalski… (Harde kaft)

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    38,95
  • 'For it is Written'

    This volume is a collection of articles dealing with the function of scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity. It is a result of the cooperation between the Center for the Study of Antiquity and Christianity (C-SAC) at the University of Aarhus and… (Harde kaft)

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    35,95
  • The Judengasse in Frankfurt

    The Judengasse in Frankfurt, which was established in 1462, was the first ghetto in Europe and one of the most important centers of European Jewry until it was dissolved in 1796. This book accompanies the new permanent exhibition in the Judengasse Museum. It… (Zachte kaft)

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    17,95
  • 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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    22,95
  • Sepharad as Imagined Community

    This volume is a multidisciplinary contribution to Sephardic studies, including chapters by some of the best-known authorities in the field, interspersed with those of young scholars who have begun making their mark in current research. The text aims to… (Harde kaft)

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    110,95
  • Élodie Attia boeken
    Élodie Attia - The Masorah of Elijah ha-Naqdan

    This volume is the first attempt to critically edit the textual contents of Masoretic notes written in micrographical designs. Within this pioneer work, Élodie Attia focuses on the Masorah of a 13th-century Northern French scribe, Elijah ben Berechiah… (Harde kaft)

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    75,95
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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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    27,95
  • 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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    137,95
  • 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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    97,95
  • Ancient Jewish Prayers and Emotions

    This collection of essaysoffers ananalysis of central texts in Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic relating to emotions within literary prayers. Their discussions touch upon such diverse topics as relations with God, exegesis, education, prophecy, linguistic expression,… (Harde kaft)

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    128,95
  • 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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    22,95
  • 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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    97,95