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Moses Mendelssohn: Enlightenment, Religion, Politics, Nationalism (Studies and Texts in History and Culture)

Moses Mendelssohn: Enlightenment, Religion, Politics, Nationalism (Studies and Texts in History and Culture)

Edited By: Michah Gottlieb and Charles H. Manekin
ISBN: 978-1934309636
Year Published: 2016
A collection of studies in the philosophy of Moses Mendelssohn by the pre-eminent scholars in the field.

Built by Wisdom, Established by Understanding: Essays on Biblical and Near Eastern Literature in Honor of Adele Berlin

Built by Wisdom, Established by Understanding: Essays on Biblical and Near Eastern Literature in Honor of Adele Berlin

Edited By: Maxine L. Grossman
ISBN: 1934309486
Year Published: 2013
A collection of essays in Biblical and ancient studies in honor of Adele Berlin. 

 

Jews and Muslims in the Islamic World

Jews and Muslims in the Islamic World

Edited By: Bernard Dov Cooperman and Zvi Zohar
ISBN: 9781934309322
Year Published: 2013
Essays by leading scholars on the symbiotic relationship between Jews and Muslims, including their history (past and present), social life, architecture, religion, music and literature.

Shaping the Middle East: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in an Age of Transition, 400-800 C.E.

Shaping the Middle East: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in an Age of Transition, 400-800 C.E.

Edited By: Kenneth G. Holum and Hayim Lapin
ISBN: 9781934309315
Year Published: 2011
Presents the archaeology, art, and history of the Middle East from 400­800 C.E. including the latest archaeology of Caesarea, the Persian invasion of Palestine and the early Islamic period.

Pleasant Are Their Names

Pleasant Are Their Names

Edited By: Aaron Demsky
ISBN: 9781934309247
Year Published: 2010
Articles on the etymology of Sephardi names and naming practices in Sephardi communities throughout the world. Sephardi communities discussed include those in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Tunisia, Morocco, Greece and Macedonia. Some of the topics include naming based on dreams, naming patterns for girls and women, names as a reflection of history and names from proverbs.

Issues in the Acquisition and Teaching of Hebrew

Issues in the Acquisition and Teaching of Hebrew

Edited By: Avital Feuer, Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bernard Dov Cooperman
ISBN: 9781934309216
Year Published: 2009
Essays include teaching at the university level, sociolinguistics, verbal morphology, teaching poetry, teaching grammar and more.

Jewish Literature And History: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Jewish Literature And History: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

By: Eliyana Adler and Sheila Jelen
ISBN: 1934309133
Year Published: 2008
This book examines the relationship between Jewish literature and the historical setting in which it was written. The types of literature analyzed in this study include ghost stories; Yiddish, Ukrainian and Russian Jewish literature; plays; letters; poetry; and obituaries.

Manual of Judeo-Spanish: Language and Culture

Manual of Judeo-Spanish: Language and Culture

By:
Marie-Christine Varol
ISBN: 978193430919
Year Published: 2008
A manual for learning Judeo-Spanish, the Ladino language; includes an audio CD to be used in conjunction with each lesson in the book.

Philosophers and the Jewish Bible

Philosophers and the Jewish Bible

Edited By: Charles Manekin and Robert Eisen
ISBN: 9781934309209
Year Published: 2008
Essays on how Jewish philosophers, both historical and modern, including Philo, Saadia Gaon, Ibn Tibbon, Spinoza and Maimonides, have interpreted the Bible narrative.

The Jews of Italy: Memory and Identity

Edited By: Barbara Garvin & Bernard Cooperman
ISBN: 978193430916
Year Published: 2008
Twenty-three essays covering 2,000 years on archaeology and history, Kabbalah, language and culture, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust.

Early Judaism: Religious Worlds of the First Judaic Millennium

Early Judaism: Religious Worlds of the First Judaic Millennium

By: Martin S. Jaffee
ISBN: 9781883053932
Year Published: 2005
An analysis of the worldview, various religious and cultural ideas, rituals and customs in Judea that gave rise to Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, the Therapeutae and the Essenes.

 

Argentina, Israel, and the Jews: Peron, the Eichmann Capture and After

Argentina, Israel, and the Jews: Peron, the Eichmann Capture and After

By: Raanan Rein
ISBN: 1883053722
Year Published: 2003
Analysis of the relationship between Israel and Argentina during the presidency of Juan Peron.

Jews, Antiquity, and the Nineteenth-Century Imagination

Jews, Antiquity, and the Nineteenth-Century Imagination

Edited By: Hayim Lapin & Dale B. Martin
ISBN: 9781883053789
Year Published: 2003
Essays on 19th-century Christian understanding and use of biblical history and religion.

Biblical Translation in Context

Biblical Translation in Context

Edited By: Frederick W. Knobloch
ISBN: 9781883053406
Year Published: 2002
Scholars from various American religious denominations, who are currently involved in producing new translations of the Bible directed to their constituencies, discuss their methodology and philosophy of biblical translation.

Hitting Back : An Austrian Jew in the French Resistance

Hitting Back : An Austrian Jew in the French Resistance

By: Dolly Steindling
ISBN: 1883053536
Year Published: 2000
Dolly Steindling, an Austrian Jew, writes of his escape from Vienna during World War II and his exploits with the French Resistance against the Nazis. This work tells not only of Holocaust events, but provides insight into the workings of the French Resistance during the war — its leaders, mode of operation and attitude toward Jews.

Rememberings: The World of a Russian-Jewish Woman in the Nineteenth Century

Rememberings: The World of a Russian-Jewish Woman in the Nineteenth Century

By: Pauline Wengeroff
Edited By: Henny Wenkert & Bernard Dov Cooperman
ISBN: 9781883053611
Year Published: 2000
Memoir (translated from the German) of a Jewish woman in 19th-century Russia, with scholarly introduction and analysis.

The Six-Day War and World Jewry

The Six-Day War and World Jewry

Edited By: Eli Lederhendler
ISBN: 1883053595
Year Published: 2000
This book is a collection of 17 essays on the effects of the Six-Day War on Jews in the diaspora, with special focus on the Jewish communities in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Russia, France, South Africa, Poland and the Islamic nations. The war’s cultural, economic and political effect upon diaspora-Israeli relations is also analyzed.

Religious and Ethnic Communities in Later Roman Palestine

Edited By: Hayim Lapin
ISBN: 9781883053314
Year Published: 1998
Essays on the architecture, art, religious institutions, cemeteries, etc. of Jewish and Christian life in Palestine, based on the archaeological finds from the Classical and Byzantine periods.

A Life in Jewish Education: Essays in Honor of Louis L. Kaplan

A Life in Jewish Education: Essays in Honor of Louis L. Kaplan

By: Jack Fruchtman, Jr.
ISBN: 9781883053383
Year Published: 1997
Essays dealing with various aspects of Jewish education and life in the United States.

Freedom and Moral Responsibility: General and Jewish Perspective

Freedom and Moral Responsibility: General and Jewish Perspective

Edited By: Charles H. Manekin
ISBN: 9781883053291
Year Published: 1997
Essays presenting new approaches to philosophies involving freedom and moral responsibility, including what major Jewish thinkers had to say about these issues.

 

Land and Community: Geography in Jewish Studies

Land and Community: Geography in Jewish Studies

Edited By: Harold Brodsky
ISBN: 9781883053307
Year Published: 1997
Essays on the physical and cultural geography of Jewish populations and communities from ancient to modern times.

Religion and Politics in the Ancient Near East

Religion and Politics in the Ancient Near East

Edited By: Adele Berlin
ISBN: 1883053242
Year Published: 1996
Religion and Politics discusses the relationship between religious and political aspects of ancient Near Eastern life.