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  • The Holocaust and Representations of Jews

    History and Identity in the Museum

    By K. Hannah Holtschneider

    The Holocaust and Representations of Jews examines how prominent national exhibitions in Europe represent the Jewish minority and its cultural and religious self-understandings, historically and today, in particular in the context of the Holocaust. Insights from the New Museology are brought to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

    By Shari Lowin

    Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Political Theologies in the Holy Land

    Israeli Messianism and its Critics

    By David Ohana

    This book examines the role of messianism in Zionist ideology, from the birth of the Zionist movement through to the present. Is shows how messianism is not just a religious or philosophical term but a very tangible political practice and theology which has shaped Israeli identity. The author…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Holy Places in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Confrontation and Co-existence

    Edited by Marshall J. Breger, Yitzhak Reiter, Leonard Hammer

    This book addresses the major generators of conflict and toleration at shared holy places in Palestine and Israel. Examining the religious, political and legal issues, the authors show how the holy sites have been a focus of both conflict and cooperation between different communities. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Israel

    Edited by Alain Dieckhoff

    Israel is a country made up of contradictions. A lively democracy in a multicultural society but within a state promoting a strong national identity; a thriving economy in an unequal society; a culture open to modern trends but drawing on the Hebrew past and preoccupied with the Holocaust and the…

    Hardback – 2013-02-18

  • Jesus among the Jews

    Representation and Thought

    Edited by Neta Stahl

    For almost two thousand years, various images of Jesus accompanied Jewish thought and imagination: a flesh-and-blood Jew, a demon, a spoiled student, an idol, a brother, a (failed) Messiah, a nationalist rebel, a Greek god in Jewish garb, and more. This volume charts for the first time the…

    Hardback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

    An Introduction

    By Irene Kajon

    This text introduces the most important Jewish philosophers of contemporary times from the point of view of their original approach to both Judaism and philosophy and include: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Levinas. It shows how for them the dialogue between…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Ben-Gurion, Zionism and American Jewry

    1948 - 1963

    By Ariel Feldestein

    Based on archival material, this intriguing book examines David Ben-Gurion’s influence on the relationship between the state of Israel, the Zionist Organization and American Jewry between 1948 and 1963 when he served as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The author discusses how Ben-Gurion was…

    Paperback – 2009-12-22
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • The Judaic Nature of Israeli Theatre

    A Search for Identity

    By Dan Urian

    Theatre has, since the time of the Jewish Enlightenment, served the secular community in its conflict with the religious. This book surveys the secular-religious rift and then describes the enhanced concern of the secular community in Israel for its own Jewishness and its expression in the theatre…

    Hardback – 2000-03-28

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