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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Nationalism, War and Jewish Education

    From the Roman Empire to Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Nationalism, War and Jewish Education explores historical circumstances leading to the emergence of a Jewish religious school system lasting to modern times and the process by which this system was broken down and adapted in secular form as Jewish nationalism grew in the 19th and early 20th…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn

    Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Leah Hochman

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology, physiognomy and portraiture in the eighteenth-century. Highlighting a theory that describes the benefit of encountering ugly objects in art and nature,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • The Global Impact of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

    A Century-Old Myth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Webman

    The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has attracted the interest of politicians and academicians, and generated extensive research, since the tract first appeared in the early twentieth century. Despite having repeatedly been discredited as a historical document, and in spite of the fact that it…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Religionization of Israeli Society

    1st Edition

    By Yoav Peled, Horit Herman Peled

    During Israel's military operation in Gaza in the summer of 2014 the commanding officer of the Givati infantry brigade, Colonel Ofer Vinter, called upon his troops to fight "the terrorists who defame the God of Israel." This unprecedented call for religious war by a senior IDF commander caused an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

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