Jewish Studies Products

  • Birth-Throes of the Israeli Homeland

    The Concept of Moledet, 1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The book brings forth various perspectives on the Israeli "homeland" (moledet) from various known Israeli intellectuals such as Boaz Evron, Menachem Brinker, Jacqueline Kahanoff and more. Binding together various academic fields to deal with the question of the essence of the Israeli homeland: from…

    Hardback – 2020-06-09 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judeo-Persian Writings

    A Manifestation of Intellectual and Literary Life, 1st Edition

    By Nahid Pirnazar

    Introducing Judeo-Persian writings, this original collection gives parallel samples in Judeo-Persian and Perso-Arabic script and translations in English. Judeo-Persian writings not only reflect the twenty-seven centuries of Jewish life in Iran, but they are also a testament to their intellectual,…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Iranian Studies

  • Passion, Persecution, and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 

  • The Holocaust in Thessaloniki

    Reactions to the Anti-Jewish Persecution, 1942–1943, 1st Edition

    By Leon Saltiel

    The book narrates the last days of the once prominent Jewish community of Thessaloniki which, in 1943, was transported to the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz. Focusing on the Holocaust of the Jews of Thessaloniki, this book maps the reactions of the authorities, the Church and the civil society as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1929 and 1992, the 11 volumes in this set: Include topics as diverse as oral history, community organization and Jewish education. Cover Jewish ethics and emphasize the importance of Judaism as a living creed Chart the situation of Latin…

    Hardback – 2020-04-27 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jewish History and Identity

  • A Commentary on Numbers

    Narrative, Ritual, and Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book provides a new reading of the biblical book of Numbers in a commentary form. Mainstream readings have tended to see the book as a haphazard junkyard of material that connects Genesis–Leviticus with Deuteronomy (and Joshua), composed at a late stage in the history of ancient Israel.&…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature

    1st Edition

    By Neta Stahl

    Demonstrating the pervasive presence of God in modern Hebrew literature, this book explores the qualities that twentieth-century Hebrew writers attributed to the divine, and examines their functions against the simplistic dichotomy between religious and secular literature. The volume follows both…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Leisure and Cultural Change in Israeli Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tali Hayosh, Elie Cohen-Gewerc, Gilad Padva

    Providing an inclusive, yet multi- layered perspective on leisure cultures in dynamic hegemonic, subcultural, and countercultural communities, this volume investigates the disciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of leisure studies in the age of mass migration, nationalism, cultural wars, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-21
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Ethical Monotheism

    A Philosophy of Judaism, 1st Edition

    By Ehud Benor

    The term Ethical Monotheism is an important marker in Judaism’s tumultuous transition into the modern era. The term emerged in the context of culture-wars concerning the question of whether or not Jews could or should become emancipated citizens of modern European states. It appeared in arguments…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17

  • Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Violence and Messianism

    Jewish Philosophy and the Great Conflicts of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Petar Bojanić

    Violence and Messianism looks at how some of the figures of the so-called Renaissance of "Jewish" philosophy between the two world wars - Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin and Martin Buber - grappled with problems of violence, revolution and war. At once inheriting and breaking with the great…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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