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Ancient Jewish Magic

A History

by Gideon Bohak

Gideon Bohak gives a pioneering account of the broad history of ancient Jewish magic, from the Second Temple to the rabbinic period. It is based both on ancient magicians' own compositions and products in Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek, and on the ...

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Anti-Jewish Riots in the Crown of Aragon and the Royal Response, 1391–1392

by Benjamin R. Gampel

<p>The most devastating attacks against the Jews of medieval Christian Europe took place during the riots that erupted, in 1391 and 1392, in the lands of Castile and Aragon. For ten horrific months, hundreds if not thousands of Jews were killed,

ISBN: 9781316732588

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Anti-Judaism: The History Of A Way Of Thinking

by David Nirenberg

An account of one of history's darkest tendencies, following the development of anti-Judaism across three millennia. In this magisterial history, David Nirenberg explores anti-Judaism from antiquity to the present, from the Ancient Egyptians ...

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Anti-Semitism and its Metaphysical Origins

by David Patterson

<p>This book articulates a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of Jew hatred as a metaphysical aspect of the human soul. Proceeding from the Jewish thinking that the anti-Semites oppose, David Patterson argues that anti-Semitism arises from ...

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Antisemitism

A History

by Albert S. Lindemann & Richard S. Levy

<p>Antisemitism: A History offers a readable overview of a daunting topic, describing and analyzing the hatred that Jews have faced from ancient times to the present. The essays contained in this volume provide an ideal introduction to the ...

ISBN: 9780191501104

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Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe

A Shared Story?

by James Renton & Ben Gidley

<p>This is the first book to examine the relationship between European antisemitism and Islamophobia from the Crusades until the twenty-first century in the principal flashpoints of the two racisms. With case studies ranging from the Balkans to ...

ISBN: 9781137413024

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Are We Not Men?

Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

by Rhiannon Graybill

<p><em>Are We Not Men?</em> offers an innovative approach to gender and embodiment in the Hebrew Bible, revealing the male body as a source of persistent difficulty for the Hebrew prophets. Drawing together key moments in prophetic embodiment, ...

ISBN: 9780190627379

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Babatha's Orchard

The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

by Philip F. Esler

<p>Babatha's Orchard tells a story that has gone untold for nearly two thousand years. It is a story that would have perished with the last person familiar with its details-the Jewish woman Babatha, daughter of Shim'on ben Menahem. Babatha was ...

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Because Nothing Looks Like God Teacher's Guide

by Karen Kushner

<p>A guide for Jewish educators and parents to the companion book &quot;Because Nothing Looks Like God&quot;.</p> ...

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Becoming a Soulful Educator

How to Bring Jewish Learning from Our Minds, to Our Hearts, to Our Souls—and into Our Lives

by Aryeh Ben David

This bold revisioning of education recalibrates the focus of teaching from acquiring knowledge to transforming the soul. It presents six steps to help educators of all kinds teach to the heart, engage students in knowledge gathering without ...

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Becoming Un-Orthodox

Stories of Ex-Hasidic Jews

by Lynn Davidman

<p>Leaving a religion is not merely a matter of losing or rejecting faith. For many, it involves dramatic changes of everyday routines and personal habits. Davidman bases her analysis on in-depth conversations with forty ex-Hasidic individuals. ...

ISBN: 9780199380527

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Between State and Synagogue

The Secularization of Contemporary Israel

by Guy Ben-Porat

<p>A thriving, yet small, liberal component in Israeli society has frequently taken issue with the constraints imposed by religious orthodoxy, largely with limited success. However, Guy Ben-Porat suggests, in recent years, in part because of ...

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Biblical Narrative and the Formation of Rabbinic Law

by Jane L. Kanarek

<p>This book presents a new framework for understanding the relationship between biblical narrative and rabbinic law. Drawing on legal theory and models of rabbinic exegesis, Jane L. Kanarek argues for the centrality of biblical narrative in the

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Biblical Poetry and the Art of Close Reading

by J. Blake Couey & Elaine T James

<p>This volume explores the aesthetic dimensions of biblical poetry, offering close readings of poems across the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. Composed of essays by fifteen leading scholars of biblical poetry, it offers creative and insightful ...

ISBN: 9781108698191

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Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel

Socio-legal, Political, and Empirical Analysis

by Hagai Boas, Yael Hashiloni-Dolev, Nadav Davidovitch & others

<p>Although the 'Israeli case' of bioethics has been well documented, this book offers a novel understanding of Israeli bioethics that is a milestone in the comparative literature of bioethics. Bringing together a range of experts, the book's ...

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Boundaries of Loyalty

Testimony against Fellow Jews in Non-Jewish Courts

by Saul J. Berman

<p>Talmudic legislation prescribed penalty for a Jew to testify in a non-Jewish court, against a fellow Jew, to benefit a gentile - for breach of a duty of loyalty to a fellow Jew. Through close textual analysis, Saul Berman explores how Jewish ...

ISBN: 9781316817353

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Chosen People

The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

by Jacob S. Dorman

<p><strong>Named Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE</strong> Winnter of the Wesley-Logan Prize of the American Historical Association Winner of the Byron Caldwell Smith Book Prize Winner of the 2014 Albert J. Raboteau Book Prize for the Best ...

ISBN: 9780199986576

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Christianity And Progress

by Harry Emerson Fosdick

<p>This vintage book contains Harry Emerson Fosdick's 1922 collection of lectures, “Christianity And Progress”. In these lectures, Fosdick guides the reader from the past to the present through the ideas, doctrines, and creeds of Judaism and ...

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Citizenship and Antisemitism in French Colonial Algeria, 1870–1962

by Sophie B. Roberts

<p>Professor Roberts examines the relationship between antisemitism and the practices of citizenship in a colonial context. She focuses on the experience of Algerian Jews and their evolving identity as citizens as they competed with the other ...

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Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century

The Or ha-Sekhel of Abraham ben Asher

by Benjamin Williams

<p>Printed editions of midrashim, rabbinic expositions of the Bible, flooded the market for Hebrew books in the sixteenth century. First published by Iberian immigrants to the Ottoman Empire, they were later reprinted in large numbers at the ...

ISBN: 9780191077043

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