Jewish Studies Products

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah, 1st Edition

    By Michael T Miller

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Religious Studies and Rabbinics

    A Conversation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Alexander, Beth Berkowitz

    Religious Studies and Rabbinics have overlapping yet distinct interests, subject matter, and methods. Religious Studies is committed to the study of religion writ large. It develops theories and methods intended to apply across religious traditions. Rabbinics, by contrast, is dedicated to a defined…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relations

    The Derekh Avraham Order in Israel, 1st Edition

    By Yafia Randall

    In Israel there are Jews and Muslims who practice Sufism together. The Sufi’ activities that they take part in together create pathways of engagement between two faith traditions in a geographical area beset by conflict.Sufism and Jewish Muslim Relations investigates this practice of Sufism among…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

    A Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dario Miccoli

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Marek Čejka, Roman Kořan

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Rewriting Ancient Jewish History

    The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method, 1st Edition

    By Amram Tropper

    Half a century ago, the primary contours of the history of the Jews in Roman times were not subject to much debate. This standard account collapsed, however, when a handful of insights undermined the traditional historical method, the method long enlisted by historians for eliciting facts from…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • A History of Czechs and Jews

    A Slavic Jerusalem, 1st Edition

    By Martin Wein

    Was Israel founded by Czechoslovakia? A History of Czechs and Jews examines this question and the resulting findings are complex. Czechoslovakia did provide critical, secret military sponsorship to Israel around 1948, but this alliance was short-lived and terminated with the Prague Trial of 1952.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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