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Jewish Population and Identity

Concept and Reality

by Sergio DellaPergola & Uzi Rebhun

<p>This book examines the fundamentals of Jewish demography and sociology around the world. It is not only concerned with documenting patterns of population change but also with an intriguing and ever-present issue like &quot;Who is a Jew?&quot;

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Jewish Stories of Wisdom

by Patrick Fischmann

ISBN: 9780316349949

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Jewish Theology Unbound

by James A. Diamond

<p>Jewish Theology Unbound challenges the widespread misinterpretation of Judaism as a religion of law as opposed to theology. James A. Diamond provides close readings of the Bible, classical rabbinic texts, Jewish philosophers, and mystics from

ISBN: 9780192528261

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Jewish War under Trajan and Hadrian

by William Horbury

<p>Two major Jewish risings against Rome took place in the years following the destruction of Jerusalem - the first during Trajan's Parthian war, and the second, led by Bar Kokhba, under Hadrian's principate. The impact of these risings not only

ISBN: 9781139984577

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Jews and Leftist Politics

Judaism, Israel, Antisemitism, and Gender

by Jack Jacobs

<p>The relationships, past and present, between Jews and the political left remain of abiding interest to both the academic community and the public. Jews and Leftist Politics contains new and insightful chapters from world-renowned scholars and

ISBN: 9781108105538

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Jews and Muslims in South Asia

Reflections on Difference, Religion, and Race

by Yulia Egorova

<p>In this book, Yulia Egorova explores how South Asian Jews and Muslims relate to each other outside of a Western and Christian context, and reveals that despite some important differences, the relationship is still intrinsically connected to ...

ISBN: 9780190901127

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Jews and the Sporting Life

Studies in Contemporary Jewry XXIII

by Ezra Mendelsohn

<p>Volume XXIII of the distinguished annual <em>Studies in Contemporary Jewry</em> explores the role of sports in modern Jewish history. The centrality of sports in modern life--in popular and even in high culture, in economic life, in the ...

ISBN: 9780190452384

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Jews and Their Foodways

by Anat Helman

<p>Food is not just a physical necessity but also a composite commodity. It is part of a communication system, a nonverbal medium for expression, and a marker of special events. Bringing together contributions from fourteen historians, ...

ISBN: 9780190493592

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Jews in Medieval England

Teaching Representations of the Other

by Miriamne Ara Krummel & Tison Pugh

<p>This volume examines the teaching of Jewishness within the context of medieval England. It covers a wide array of academic disciplines and addresses a multitude of primary sources, including medieval English manuscripts, law codes, ...

ISBN: 9783319637488

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Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement

Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

by Lauren A. S. Monroe

<p>Lauren Monroe argues that the use of cultic and ritual language in the account of the Judean King Josiah's reforms in 2 Kings 22-23 is key to understanding the history of the text's composition, and illuminates the essential, interrelated ...

ISBN: 9780199913213

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Judaism

A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

by Lenn E. Goodman

<p>Judaism, as a religion and a way of life, has guided millions of lives and profoundly influenced its younger sisters, Christianity and Islam, as well as contributing major themes and norms to the liberal and humanistic traditions of the West.

ISBN: 9781317273950

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Judaism

History, Belief and Practice

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

<p>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

ISBN: 9781317432029

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Judaism Alive: Using the Torah to Unlock Your Life's Potential

by Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn

<p>Have you ever felt that you are just not living up to your potential? That you could be getting more out of life? In this introspective guide, Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn taps into the wisdom of the wisest of men Abraham, Joseph, and Moses to reveal

ISBN: 9789652298621

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Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity

by Alexei M. Sivertsev

<p>This book explores the influence of Roman imperialism on the development of Messianic themes in Judaism in the fifth through the eight centuries CE. It pays special attention to the ways in which Roman imperial ideology and imperial ...

ISBN: 9781139064163

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Kabbalah: Secrecy, Scandal and the Soul

by Harry Freedman

<p>This book tells the story of the mystical Jewish system known as Kabbalah, from its earliest origins until the present day. We trace Kabbalah's development, from the second century visionaries who visited the divine realms and brought back ...

ISBN: 9781472950970

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Kabbalistic Tradition, The

by Alan Unterman

<b><i>'The Torah is both hidden and revealed ... there is a secret meaning to the holy Torah that is not written down explicitly or explained in it? </i></b>This selection offers a comprehensive survey of the 'Kabbalah', the body of writings in ...

ISBN: 9780140437997

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King Josiah of Judah

The Lost Messiah of Israel

by Marvin A. Sweeney

<p>King Josiah of Judah is a figure of extraordinary importance for the history of Israel. Using synchronic and diachronic analyses of the Deuteronomistic History, Deuteronomy, and selected prophetic books, Marvin Sweeney reconstructs the ...

ISBN: 9780190285289

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Law and Self-Knowledge in the Talmud

by Ayelet Hoffmann Libson

<p>This book examines the emergence of self-knowledge as a determining legal consideration among the rabbis of Late Antiquity, from the third to the seventh centuries CE. Based on close readings of rabbinic texts from Palestine and Babylonia, ...

ISBN: 9781108610001

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Leaves from the Garden of Eden

One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales

by Howard Schwartz

<p>In <em>Leaves from the Garden of Eden</em>, Howard Schwartz, a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award, has gathered together one hundred of the most astonishing and luminous stories from Jewish folk tradition. Just as Schwartz's ...

ISBN: 9780199779475

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Literature of the Holocaust

by Alan Rosen

<p>During and in the aftermath of the dark period of the Holocaust, writers across Europe and America sought to express their feelings and experiences through their writings. This book provides a comprehensive account of these writings through ...

ISBN: 9781107702462

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