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  • Antisemitism and Modernity

    Innovation and Continuity, 1st Edition

    By Hyam Maccoby

    The subject of anti-Semitism, not long ago thought to be a dead issue, has been revised due to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Maccoby traces the now topical discussion of the origins of Anti-Semitism, and especially its development in the modern world. The key questions …

    Hardback – 2006-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2005-12-13
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    Cummings Center Series

  • The Jews of Ethiopia

    The Birth of an Elite, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such…

    Hardback – 2005-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Art in Zion

    The Genesis of Modern National Art in Jewish Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Dalia Manor

    Art in Zion deals with the link between art and national ideology and specifically between the artistic activity that emerged in Jewish Palestine in the first decades of the twentieth century and the Zionist movement. In order to examine the development of national art in Jewish Palestine, the…

    Hardback – 2005-02-01
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Britain's Naval and Political Reaction to the Illegal Immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1949

    1st Edition

    By Freddy Liebreich

    This book provides an important shift in the analysis of Britain's policy towards the illegal postwar Jewish immigration into Palestine. It charts the development of Britain's response to Zionist immigration, from the initial sympathy, as embodied in the Balfour Declaration, through attempts at…

    Hardback – 2004-10-07
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  • From Falashas to Ethiopian Jews

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Summerfield

    In the light of the Israeli government's plan to halt Ethiopian immigration, this book provides original research into the transformation of the Falashas to Ethiopian Jews during the twentieth century which made them eligible for immigration into Israel, adding a new dimension to the question…

    Hardback – 2002-10-24
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Philosophy in a Time of Crisis

    Don Isaac Abravanel: Defender of the Faith, 1st Edition

    By Seymour Feldman

    The expulsion from Spain did not only result in the destruction and dispersion of Spanish Jewry but led to a crisis in Jewish faith. Don Isaac Abravanel provided a systematic treatment of the main philosophical and theological beliefs of Judaism in an attempt to resolve the inner doubts of his…

    Hardback – 2002-10-24
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture

    A History of the Other, 1st Edition

    By Abraham Melamed

    The evolving image of the Black in the history of Jewish culture is being traced here in the conceptual framework of recent post-modern theories of the 'other'. The study focuses on the mechanisms by which an ethno-religious minority group considered by the dominant majority to be the inferior '…

    Hardback – 2002-10-10
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Hidden Philosophy of Hannah Arendt

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Betz Hull

    The central argument of this book is that Hannah Arendt's deserved place in the history of Western philosophy has been overlooked, and recognition of her contribution is long overdue. In part a result of Arendt's own insistence on calling herself a 'political thinker' throughout her career, this is…

    Hardback – 2002-07-25
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Design

    Its Beginning, its Definition, its End, 1st Edition

    By John Wilkinson

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers,…

    Hardback – 2002-05-16
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Philosophy of the Talmud

    1st Edition

    By Hyam Maccoby

    This is a new presentation of the philosophy of the Talmud. The Talmud is not a work of formal philosophy, but much of what it says is relevant to philosophical enquiry, including issues explored in contemporary debates. In particular, the Talmud has original ideas about the relation between…

    Hardback – 2002-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judaism, Philosophy, Culture

    Selected Studies by E. I. J. Rosenthal, 1st Edition

    By Erwin Rosenthal

    One of the outstanding interpreters of Jewish culture in the twentieth century has been Erwin Rosenthal. This book contains some of his most influential work, ranging from the nature of Jewish political thought, both classical and medieval, to Christian reactions to Judaism and to varying…

    Hardback – 2001-10-26
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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