E-books: Jewish Studies

  • Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union book cover

    Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union

    1st Edition

    By Rina Lapidus

    This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author’s…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Philosophy of the Talmud book cover

    Philosophy of the Talmud

    1st Edition

    By Hyam Maccoby

    This is a new presentation of the philosophy of the Talmud. The Talmud is not a work of formal philosophy, but much of what it says is relevant to philosophical enquiry, including issues explored in contemporary debates. In particular, the Talmud has original ideas about the relation between…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Referring to God: Jewish and Christian Perspectives book cover

    Referring to God

    Jewish and Christian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Paul Helm

    There is a long tradition of discussion in the philosophy of religion about the problems and possibilities involved in talking about God. This book presents accounts of the problem within Jewish and Christian philosophy.…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Life In The Middle Ages book cover

    Jewish Life In The Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Abrahams

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2013-01-11
    Routledge

  • The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939: A Study of Literature and Social Psychology book cover

    The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939

    A Study of Literature and Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    The fragility of the liberal democratic state after 1789 is illustrated in the history of the European Jews from the French Revolution to the Holocaust. Emancipation and hope of emancipation amongst the European Jewish population created a plethora of Jewish identities and forms of patriotism.…

    eBook – 2012-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • A Popular Dictionary of Judaism book cover

    A Popular Dictionary of Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    This concise dictionary of Judaism contains over a thousand entries describing all the key aspects of religion, culture and history in the Jewish faith. Entries range from Aaron to Zugot via Abolition, Cherub, Documentary Hypothesis, Euthenasia, Falashas, and many other interesting and essential…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Rabbi As Symbolic Exemplar: By the Power Vested in Me book cover

    The Rabbi As Symbolic Exemplar

    By the Power Vested in Me, 1st Edition

    By Jack H Bloom

    The solution to the growing problem of stress and burnout in rabbis!Written by a practicing clinical psychologist who spent 10 years as a congregational rabbi, The Rabbi As Symbolic Exemplar: By the Power Vested in Me presents positive solutions to the inevitable negative effects of symbolic…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • Philosophy in a Time of Crisis: Don Isaac Abravanel: Defender of the Faith book cover

    Philosophy in a Time of Crisis

    Don Isaac Abravanel: Defender of the Faith, 1st Edition

    By Seymour Feldman

    The expulsion from Spain did not only result in the destruction and dispersion of Spanish Jewry but led to a crisis in Jewish faith. Don Isaac Abravanel provided a systematic treatment of the main philosophical and theological beliefs of Judaism in an attempt to resolve the inner doubts of his…

    eBook – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Israeli Holocaust Research: Birth and Evolution book cover

    Israeli Holocaust Research

    Birth and Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Boaz Cohen

    An exploration of the development of Holocaust research in Israel, this book ranges from the consolidation of Holocaust research as an academic subject in the late 1940s to the establishment of Yad Vashem and beyond. Research on the story of historiography is often a work on books, on the "final…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History: The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague book cover

    Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History

    The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meir Seidler

    Rabbi Loew (the Maharal) of Prague remains one of the most influential and prolific Jewish thinkers of his time. Widely considered one of the fathers of Hassidic thought and a harbinger of Modern Jewish philosophy, his life and work have retained their influence and remain prevalent today. Adopting…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity: Rethinking the Enlightenment book cover

    Voltaire's Jews and Modern Jewish Identity

    Rethinking the Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Harvey Mitchell

    Harvey Mitchell’s book argues that a reassessment of Voltaire’s treatment of traditional Judaism will sharpen discussion of the origins of, and responses to, the Enlightenment. His study shows how Voltaire’s nearly total antipathy to Judaism is best understood  by stressing his self-regard as…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • God, Jews and the Media: Religion and Israel’s Media book cover

    God, Jews and the Media

    Religion and Israel’s Media, 1st Edition

    By Yoel Cohen

    In order to understand contemporary Jewish identity in the twenty-first century, one needs to look beyond the Synagogue, the holy days and Jewish customs and law to explore such modern phenomena as mass media and their impact upon Jewish existence. This book delves into the complex relationship…

    eBook – 2012-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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