E-books: Jewish Studies

  • On Liberty: Jewish Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Holocaust in the Romanian Borderlands: The Arc of Civilian Complicity book cover

    The Holocaust in the Romanian Borderlands

    The Arc of Civilian Complicity, 1st Edition

    By Mihai I Poliec

    This volume examines the changing role which ordinary members of society played in the state-sponsored persecution of the Jews in Bukovina and Bessarabia, both during the summer of 1941, when Romania joined the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, and beyond. It establishes different patterns of…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • The Making of Modern Jewish Identity: Ideological Change and Religious Conversion book cover

    The Making of Modern Jewish Identity

    Ideological Change and Religious Conversion, 1st Edition

    By Motti Inbari

    This volume explores the processes that led several modern Jewish leaders – rabbis, politicians, and intellectuals – to make radical changes to their ideology regarding Zionism, Socialism, and Orthodoxy. Comparing their ideological change to acts of conversion, the study examines the philosophical,…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Charity in Rabbinic Judaism: Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness book cover

    Charity in Rabbinic Judaism

    Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness, 1st Edition

    By Alyssa M. Gray

    Studying the many ideas about how giving charity atones for sin and other rewards in late antique rabbinic literature, this volume contains many, varied, and even conflicting ideas, as the multiplicity must be recognized and allowed expression. Topics include the significance of the rabbis’ use of…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Festival Stories of Child Life in a Jewish Colony in Palestine. book cover

    Festival Stories of Child Life in a Jewish Colony in Palestine.

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Trager

    Published in 1920, this anthology of children’s stories reflect the lives and festivals celebrated by children in the Jewish colonies in early 20th century Palestine.…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religious Zionism and the Six Day War: From Realism to Messianism book cover

    Religious Zionism and the Six Day War

    From Realism to Messianism, 1st Edition

    By Avi Sagi, Dov Schwartz

    This book offers a new insight into the political, social, and religious conduct of religious-Zionism, whose consequences are evident in Israeli society today. Before the Six-Day War, religious-Zionism had limited its concern to the protection of specific religious interests, with its…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Exiled to Palestine: The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934 book cover

    Exiled to Palestine

    The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934, 1st Edition

    By Ziva Galili, Boris Morozov

    This is the unknown story of how Zionists imprisoned by Soviet authorities were allowed to choose sentences of permanent departure to Palestine, where they helped build Jewish society, the backbone of left-wing parties, and the powerful trade union movement. These leading authors bring to light…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Cummings Center Series

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey book cover

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory book cover

    Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory, 1st Edition

    By Süleyman Şanlı

    Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory explores the culture of Jews who immigrated from East Turkey to Israel. The study reveals the cultural values of their communities, way of life, beliefs and traditions in the multicultural and multi-religious environment that was the East of Turkey.…

    eBook – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    The Routledge Companion to Jewish History and Historiography provides an overview of Jewish history from the biblical to the contemporary period, while simultaneously placing Jewish history into conversation with the most central historiographical methods and issues and some of the core source…

    eBook – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition: Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London book cover

    The Twentieth Century German Art Exhibition

    Answering Degenerate Art in 1930s London, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Wasensteiner

    This book represents the first study dedicated to Twentieth Century German Art, the 1938 London exhibition that was the largest international response to the cultural policies of National Socialist Germany and the infamous Munich exhibition Degenerate Art. Provenance research into the…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Nietzsche and Jewish Political Theology book cover

    Nietzsche and Jewish Political Theology

    1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    Nietzsche and Jewish Political Theology is the first book to explore the impact of Friedrich Nietzsche’s work on the formation of Jewish political theology during the first half of the twentieth century. It maps the many ways in which early Jewish thinkers grappled with Nietzsche’s powerful ideas…

    eBook – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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