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Routledge Jewish Studies Series

About the Series

Studies, which are interpreted to cover the disciplines of history, sociology, anthropology, culture, politics, philosophy, theology, religion, as they relate to Jewish affairs. The remit includes texts which have as their primary focus issues, ideas, personalities and events of relevance to Jews, Jewish life and the concepts which have characterised Jewish culture both in the past and today. The series is interested in receiving appropriate scripts or proposals.

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Jewish Cultural Nationalism Origins and Influences

Jewish Cultural Nationalism: Origins and Influences

1st Edition

By David Aberbach
June 25, 2010

Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature, ...

The Jewish-Chinese Nexus A Meeting of Civilizations

The Jewish-Chinese Nexus: A Meeting of Civilizations

1st Edition

Edited By M. Avrum Ehrlich
June 25, 2010

The Jewish Chinese Nexus explores through a collection of articles the nexus between two of the oldest, intact, starkly contrasting and most interesting civilizations on earth; Jews and Chinese. This volume studies how they are interacting in modernity; how they view each other and what areas of ...

Muscular Judaism The Jewish Body and the Politics of Regeneration

Muscular Judaism: The Jewish Body and the Politics of Regeneration

1st Edition

By Todd Samuel Presner
June 18, 2010

Providing valuable insights into an element of European nationalism and modernist culture, this book explores the development of the 'Zionist body' as opposed to the traditional stereotype of the physically weak, intellectual Jew. It charts the cultural and intellectual history showing how the '...

Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought

Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought

1st Edition

By David Patterson
September 07, 2009

Drawing on more than three hundred Hebrew roots, the author shows that Jewish thought employs Hebrew concepts and categories that are altogether distinct from those that characterize the Western speculative tradition. Among the key categories that shape Jewish thought are holiness, ...

Jews and India Perceptions and Image

Jews and India: Perceptions and Image

1st Edition

By Yulia Egorova
July 17, 2009

Exploring the image of Jews in India in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this book looks at both the Indian attitudes towards the Jewish communities of the subcontinent and at the way Jews and Judaism in general have been represented in Indian discourse. Despite the fact that the ...

Antisemitism and Modernity Innovation and Continuity

Antisemitism and Modernity: Innovation and Continuity

1st Edition

By Hyam Maccoby
June 09, 2009

The subject of anti-Semitism, not long ago thought to be a dead issue, has been revised due to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Maccoby traces the now topical discussion of the origins of Anti-Semitism, and especially its development in the modern world. The key questions ...

Deconstructing the Bible Abraham ibn Ezra's Introduction to the Torah

Deconstructing the Bible: Abraham ibn Ezra's Introduction to the Torah

1st Edition

By Irene Lancaster
November 08, 2002

Deconstructing the Bible represents the first attempt by a single author to place the great Spanish Jewish Hebrew bible exegete, philosopher, poet, astronomer, astrologer and scientist Abraham ibn Ezra (1089-1164) in his complete contextual environment. It charts his unusual travels and ...

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