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  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness

    Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness, 1st Edition

    By Alyssa M. Gray

    Studying the many ideas about how giving charity atones for sin and other rewards in late antique rabbinic literature, this volume contains many, varied, and even conflicting ideas, as the multiplicity must be recognized and allowed expression. Topics include the significance of the rabbis’ use of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Making of Modern Jewish Identity

    Ideological Change and Religious Conversion, 1st Edition

    By Motti Inbari

    This book explores the process that led several modern Jewish leaders to make radical changes to their ideology regarding Zionism, Socialism, and Orthodoxy. The research compares their ideological change to acts of conversion, and examines the philosophical, sociological, and psychological path of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Life in Southeast Europe

    Diverse Perspectives on the Holocaust and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kateřina Králová, Marija Vulesica, Giorgos Antoniou

    This anthology brings together eight insights into the life of Jews in Southeast Europe through political, social and cultural lenses. Even though the Holocaust put an end to many communities in the region, this book chronicles how some Holocaust survivors nevertheless tried to restore their…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Studies

    Critical Reflections, 1st Edition

    By Steven T Katz

    The great majority of Holocaust scholarship concentrates heavily, if not almost completely, on the Final Solution from the German side. The distinctive feature of this book, both individually and as a collection, is its concentration on the Holocaust from a Judeo-centric point of view. The present…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion?  How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities?  When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam?  Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Local Dimensions of the Second World War in Southeastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Bougarel, Hannes Grandits, Marija Vulesica

    This book deals with the Second World War in Southeastern Europe from the perspective of conditions on the ground during the conflict. The focus is on the reshaping of ethnic and religious groups in wartime, on the "top-down" and "bottom-up" dynamics of mass violence, and on the local dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Slomowitz, Alison Feit

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives. The book explores how…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Jewish Migration in Modern Times

    The Case of Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Semion Goldin, Mia Spiro, Scott Ury

    This collection examines various aspects of Jewish migration within, from and to eastern Europe between 1880 and the present. It focuses on not only the wide variety of factors that often influenced the fateful decision to immigrate, but also the personal experience of migration and the critical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928)

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Rabbi Salis Daiches

    Addressed to Jews and non-Jews alike, though aware that these two reader groups were likelyn to approach the book with very different presuppositions, Daiches sets out to define Judaism in relation to philosophy, to explain Kant’s philosophy through the superiority of halakhah, defend a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

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