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The Jews of Iberia: A Short History

by Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez

<p>The history of Jews in Spain and Portugal spans more than thousand years. By most measures, it is even longer than the large-scale settlement of Jews in the land of Israel which was interrupted several times in Jewish history. Legends ascribe

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THE KINGS OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH

by George Rawlinson

<p>This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Kings of Israel and Judah covers the vast history of the Kings of Israel and Judah particularly of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, ...

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The Life of Flavius Josephus

by Flavius Josephus

<p>The Life of Flavius Josephus by the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus,a first-century Romano-Jewish scholar, historian and hagiographer.This book is an autobiographical text written by Josephus in approximately 94-99 CE – possibly as an ...

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The Long Night

A True Story

by Bornstein, Ernst Israel

<p>The Night lasted five years and eight days.<br> <br> Before the Night began, Ernst Bornstein was a precocious eighteen-year-old¬ who had an ordinary family with three siblings, two parents, and a large circle of friends and relatives. But in ...

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The Menorah

by Steven Fine

<p>Steven Fine explores the cultural and intellectual history of the Western world’s oldest continuously used religious symbol. This meticulously researched yet deeply personal history explains how the seven-branched menorah illuminates the ...

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The Messiah Texts

Jewish Legends of Three Thousand Years

by Raphael Patai

Following a detailed introduction to the world of messianic ideology and its significance in Jewish history, The Messiah Texts traces the progress of the messianic legend from its biblical beginnings to contemporary expressions. Renowned scholar

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The Midrashic Impulse and the Contemporary Literary Response to Trauma

by Monica Osborne

<p>Since the end of World War II we have witnessed countless artistic responses to the Holocaust, yet we remain unable to adequately address the atrocities. While Theodor Adorno later rescinded his comments on the barbaric nature of writing ...

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The New Jewish Diaspora

Russian-Speaking Immigrants in the United States, Israel, and Germany

by Zvi Gitelman, Mark Tolts, Uzi Rebhun & others

<p>In 1900 over five million Jews lived in the Russian empire; today, there are four times as many Russian-speaking Jews residing outside the former Soviet Union than there are in that region. <em>The New Jewish Diaspora</em> is the first ...

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The Origins of Democratic Zionism

by Gregory B. Kaplan

<p>This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical

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The Peace and Violence of Judaism

From the Bible to Modern Zionism

by Robert Eisen

<p>Religious violence has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Robert Eisen provides the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish views on peace and violence by examining texts in five major areas of Judaism - the Bible, rabbinic ...

ISBN: 9780199792948

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The Political Diary of Alfred Rosenberg and the Onset of the Holocaust

by Jürgen Matthäus & Frank Bajohr

<p>In December 2013, after years of exhaustive search, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum received more than four hundred pages of diary notes written by one of the most prominent Nazis, the Party’s chief ideologue and Reich minister for the ...

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The Right to Difference

French Universalism and the Jews

by Maurice Samuels

<p>Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and ...

ISBN: 9780226399324

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The Specter of the Jews

Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

by Ari Finkelstein

<p>In the generation after Constantine the Great elevated Christianity to a dominant position in the Roman Empire, his nephew, the Emperor Julian, sought to reinstate the old gods to their former place of prominence—in the face of intense ...

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The Spirit of the Ghetto: Studies of the Jewish Quarter in New York

by Hutchins Hapgood

<p>The Spirit of the Ghetto: Studies of the Jewish Quarter in New York by Hutchins Hapgood,an American journalist, author and anarchist.He obtained his first employment with the New York Commercial Advertiser (later known as the New York Globe).

ISBN: 1230001282580

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The Stabilization of Rabbinic Culture, 100 C.E. -350 C.E.

Texts on Education and Their Late Antique Context

by Marc Hirshman

<p>Drawing on the great progress in Talmudic scholarship over the last century, <em>The Stabilization of Rabbinic Culture</em> is both an introduction to a close reading of rabbinic literature and a demonstration of the development of rabbinic ...

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The Star of Redemption

by Franz Rosenzweig

<p><em>The Star of Redemption</em> is widely recognized as a key document of modern existential thought and a significant contribution to Jewish theology in the twentieth century. An affirmation of what Rosenzweig called “the new thinking,” the ...

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The Temple Revealed in Creation

A Portrait of the Family

by Dinah Dye

<p>The subject of the Temple in Jerusalem usually generates a great deal of debate peppered with lots of questions and sprinkled with more than a little controversy.  Some view the Temple as a building that was destroyed in the first century but

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The Temple: Its Ministry and Services in the Days of Christ

revised and illustrated

by Alfred Edersheim

<p>Edersheim's classic work on the Temple: its rituals, practice, and structure, with complete descriptions of the music, the priestly system, the dress, the singers, and the structure. Edited and revised for modern readers. A must for any ...

ISBN: 9781732412675

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The Three Blessings

Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy

by Yoel Kahn

<p>In the traditional Jewish liturgy, a man thanks God daily for not having been made a gentile, a woman, or a slave. Yoel Kahn traces the history of this prayer from its extra-Jewish origins to the present, demonstrating how different ...

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The Truth Behind Truths Volume I

John 8:32 "And Ye Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Make You Free."

by Cedric Boswell

<p>Who are the Jews and Israelites of the Bible, and why do they matter? The Bible records their early history and offers a guide to identifying them today, but more is needed to truly understand their significance.</p> <p><em>In The Truth ...

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