E-books: Jewish Studies

  • The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa: The Impact of World War II book cover

    The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa

    The Impact of World War II, 1st Edition

    By Reeva Spector Simon

    Incorporating published and archival material, this volume fills an important gap in the history of the Jewish experience during World War II, describing how the war affected Jews living along the southern rim of the Mediterranean and the Levant, from Morocco to Iran. Surviving the Nazi slaughter…

    eBook – 2019-09-20

  • Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust: Psychoanalytic Perspectives book cover

    Cinematic Reflections on The Legacy of the Holocaust

    Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diana Diamond, Bruce Sklarew

    An international group of psychoanalysts and film scholars address the enduring emotional legacy of the Holocaust in Cinematic Reflections on the Legacy of the Holocaust: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Particular focus is given to how second and third generation survivors have explored and confronted…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series

  • Israel book cover


    1st Edition

    By Ilan Pappé

    Israel is not the only ‘new’ state around, but it is one of the few states whose legitimacy is still questioned, and its future affects the future of the Middle East as a whole and probably the stability of the international system. The reasons for this unique reality lie in its past and the…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism book cover

    Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    1st Edition

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    eBook – 2017-07-28

  • Essentials of Holocaust Education: Fundamental Issues and Approaches book cover

    Essentials of Holocaust Education

    Fundamental Issues and Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Stephen Feinberg

      Essentials of Holocaust Education: Fundamental Issues and Approaches is a comprehensive guide for pre- and in-service educators preparing to teach about this watershed event in human history. An original collection of essays by Holocaust scholars, teacher educators, and classroom teachers,…

    eBook – 2016-03-17

  • Jacob Neusner on Religion: The Example of Judaism book cover

    Jacob Neusner on Religion

    The Example of Judaism, 1st Edition

    By Aaron W Hughes

    Jacob Neusner was a prolific and innovative contributor to the study of religion for over fifty years. A scholar of rabbinic Judaism, Neusner regarded Jewish texts as data to address larger questions in the academic study of religion that he helped to formulate. Jacob Neusner on Religion offers the…

    eBook – 2015-11-19
    Key Thinkers in the Study of Religion

  • Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism book cover

    Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    The drawing of boundaries has always been a key part of the Jewish tradition and has served to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity. At the same time, these boundaries have consistently been subject to negotiation, transgression and contestation. The increasing fragmentation of Judaism into…

    eBook – 2015-09-07
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Colloquial Yiddish book cover

    Colloquial Yiddish

    1st Edition

    By Lily Kahn

    Specially written by an experienced teacher, Colloquial Yiddish offers a step-by-step approach to Yiddish as it is spoken and written today. Colloquial Yiddish provides the first widely available, easily accessible, comprehensive Yiddish course designed primarily for the twenty-first-century…

    eBook – 2015-09-07
    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Hebrew book cover

    Colloquial Hebrew

    1st Edition

    By Zippi Lyttleton, Tamar Wang

    Colloquial Hebrew provides a step-by-step course in Hebrew as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Hebrew in a broad range of…

    eBook – 2015-08-14
    Colloquial Series

  • Judaism Since Gender book cover

    Judaism Since Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Peskowitz, Laura Levitt

    Judaism Since Gender offers a radically new concept of Jewish Studies, staking out new intellectual terrain and redefining the discipline as an intrinsically feminist practice. The question of how knowledge is gendered has been discussed by philosophers and feminists for years, yet is still new to…

    eBook – 2014-06-03

  • Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women: Patterns in a Feminist Sampler book cover

    Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women

    Patterns in a Feminist Sampler, 1st Edition

    By Rachel J Siegel, Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum

    Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds come together in Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women to explore and rejoice in what they have in common--their heritage. They reveal in striking personal stories how their Jewishness has shaped their identities and informed their experiences in innumerable…

    eBook – 2014-06-03

  • The History of the Jews in Antiquity book cover

    The History of the Jews in Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Peter Schafer

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-11-26

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