Jewish Studies Products

  • Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s, 1st Edition

    By Dario Miccoli

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "…

    Hardback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern 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.…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Teaching the Historical Jesus

    Issues and Exegesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zev Garber

    Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Young Jewish Poets Who Fell as Soviet Soldiers in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Rina Lapidus

    This book deals with the work of fifteen young Jewish poets who were killed, died of wounds, or were executed in captivity while serving in the Red Army in the Second World War. All were young, all were poets, most were thoroughly assimilated into Soviet society whilst at the same time being rooted…

    Hardback – 2014-08-18
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity

    Philosophical Marranos, 1st Edition

    By Agata Bielik-Robson

    This book aims to interpret ‘Jewish Philosophy’ in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a ‘secret message’ which cannot find an open articulation. The Marrano phenomenon is employed here, in the domain of modern philosophical…

    Hardback – 2014-07-31
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judaism in Contemporary Thought

    Traces and Influence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agata Bielik-Robson, Adam Lipszyc

    The central aim of this collection is to trace the presence of Jewish tradition in contemporary philosophy. This presence is, on the one hand, undeniable, manifesting itself in manifold allusions and influences – on the other hand, difficult to define, rarely referring to openly revealed…

    Hardback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Emmanuel Levinas and the Limits to Ethics

    A Critique and a Re-Appropriation, 1st Edition

    By Aryeh Botwinick

    Emanuel Levinas and the Limits to Ethics highlights how radically different Jewish ethics is from Christian ethics, and the profound affinities that subsist between Jewish ethics and philosophical and political liberalism. The philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas has captured the imagination of a global…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Women's Torah Study

    Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Fuchs

    One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women’s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection…

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Public Relations and Nation Building

    Influencing Israel, 1st Edition

    By Margalit Toledano, David McKie

    All public relations emerges from particular environments, but the specific conditions of Israel offer an exceptional study of the accelerators and inhibitors of professional development in the history of a nation. Documenting and analyzing the contribution of one profession to building one…

    Hardback – 2013-03-18
    Routledge New Directions in PR & Communication Research

  • Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought, 1st Edition

    By Yotam Hotam

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life…

    Hardback – 2012-10-16
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-09-27
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-08-13
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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