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  • 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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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