Jewish Studies Products

  • Ethics and Suffering since the Holocaust

    Making Ethics "First Philosophy" in Levinas, Wiesel and Rubenstein

    By Ingrid L Anderson

    For many, the Holocaust made thinking about ethics in traditional ways impossible. It called into question the predominance of speculative ontology in Western thought, and left many arguing that Western political, cultural and philosophical inattention to universal ethics were both a cause and an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rewriting Ancient Jewish History

    The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method

    By Amram Tropper

    Half a century ago, the primary contours of the history of the Jews in Roman times were not subject to much debate. This standard account collapsed, however, when a handful of insights undermined the traditional historical method, the method long enlisted by historians for eliciting facts from…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
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    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • The Jung-Kirsch Letters

    The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Conrad Lammers

    This book charts Carl Gustav Jung’s 33-year (1928-61) correspondence with James Kirsch, adding depth and complexity to the previously published record of the early Jungian movement. Kirsch was a German-Jewish psychiatrist, a first-generation follower of Jung, who founded Jungian communities in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
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    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    Edited by Benjamin Porat

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
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    Jewish Law Annual

  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times

    By Marek Čejka, Roman Kořan

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah

    By Michael T Miller

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Left, the Right and the Jews

    By W.D. Rubinstein

    First published in 1982, this book examines anti-semitism in the Western world. The author concludes that, fringe neo-Nazi groups notwithstanding, significant anti-semitism is largely a left-wing rather than a right-wing phenomenon. He finds that Jews have reacted to this change in their situation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • The Politics of Race

    Edited by Ivor Crewe

    This volume, first published in 1975, is concerned with the politics of race relations; it is divided into theoretical, empirical and methodological studies together with an extensive bibliography. A key theme in this volume is to show how the study of race relations can advance beyond traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • The National Front

    By Nigel Fielding

    The National Front was one of the most controversial political parties in Britain. This exploration, first published in 1981, of the NF ideology and its meaning for members is based on a participation observation study which involved the development of relations with its headquarters, and with…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • Fascism

    By Paul M. Hayes

    This book, first published in 1973, sets out to clear away many of the confused ideas and misconceptions concerning the origins and nature of fascism. The first section deals with the intellectual origins of fascism and examines the constituent strands and development of fascist theory, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

  • Fascism in Europe

    Edited by S.J. Woolf

    What was fascism, why did it gain support between the wars, and could it happen again? This collection of essays, published in 1981, by leading authorities on the subject, offers a comprehensive study of European fascism, with a detailed analysis of its roots, its extraordinary strength between the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

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