Jewish Studies Products

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Elie Wiesel

    Humanist Messenger for Peace

    By Alan L. Berger

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Deconstructing the Talmud

    The Absolute Book

    By Federico Dal Bo

    This book employs deconstruction as a way to interpret the Talmud. This methodology is then used to emphasise the logocentric and patriarchal nature of the text.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Abraham! Abraham!

    Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac

    By Jerome I. Gellman

    This title was first published in 2003. Abraham! Abraham! is an adventure in contemporary theology addressing the akedah (the binding or sacrifice of Isaac) inspired by Kierkegaard and by the Hasidim, especially Rabbi Nachman of Breslav and Rabbi Mordecai Joseph Leiner of Izbica. Gellman presents…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Judaism and the Economy

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Michael Satlow

    Judaism and the Economy is an edited collection of sixty-nine Jewish texts relating to economic issues such as wealth, poverty, inequality, charity, and the charging of interest. The texts come from antiquity to the present and come from many genres. Primarily fresh translations into English from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    The drawing of boundaries has always been a key part of the Jewish tradition and has served to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity. At the same time, these boundaries have consistently been subject to negotiation, transgression and contestation. The increasing fragmentation of Judaism into…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity

    Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition

    Edited by A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney

    A core feature of the historian’s task entails the unmasking of the systems of power that underlie our sources. A historian must not only analyze the content and context of ancient sources, but also the structures of power, authority, and political contingency that account for their transmission,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different, and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Jews on the Move: Modern Cosmopolitanist Thought and its Others

    Edited by Cathy Gelbin, Sander L Gilman

    Jewish cosmopolitanism is key to understanding both modern globalization, and the old and new nationalism. Jewish cultures existing in the Western world during the last two centuries have been and continue to be read as hyphenated phenomena within a specific national context, such as German-Jewish…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Kosher and Halal Business Compliance

    By John Lever, Johan Fischer

    Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, certifiers and consumers around the world are faced with ever stricter and more complex kosher and halal requirements – most clearly exemplified by Muslim and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30
    Routledge

  • Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama

    Enacting Family and Monarchy

    By Chanita Goodblatt

    English Biblical drama of the sixteenth century resounds with a variety of Jewish and Christian voices. Whether embodied as characters or manifested as exegetical and performative strategies, these voices participate in the central Reformation project of biblical translation. Such translations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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