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  • The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus

    Narratives of the Journey

    By Gadi BenEzer

    Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and - motivated by an ancient dream of returning to the land of their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations

    Edited by Josef Meri

    The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to broaden their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of Muslim-Jewish Relations. The volume contributes to reasoned discourse aimed at facilitating discussion of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 

  • Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Judaism and Collective Life

    Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz

    By Aryei Fishman

    Examining the relationship between Judaism as a religious culture and kibbutz life, this is a ground-breaking work in the research of Judaism.The book takes as its point of departure the historical fact that it was Orthodox pioneers of German origin, in contrast to their Eastern European…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Foundations of Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Christian Origins

    By Karl Kautsky

    First published in 1925, Karl Kautsky presents a Marxist history of Christianity and Christian society. Divided into four key sections, the book begins by considering the personality of Jesus as portrayed within Pagan and Christian sources and highlighting the Church’s difficulty in presenting a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Religion of the People of Israel

    By Rudolf Kittel

    This book, first published in 1925, aims to demonstrate the ultimate roots of the many religious ideas of the Hebrews in Canaanite thought. This book will be of interest to students of theology and religious studies.…

    Hardback – 2015-03-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Kabbalah (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Doctrines, Development, and Literature

    By Christian D Ginsburg

    Originally published in 1925, Christian D. Ginsburg examines the origins of the system of religious philosophy, the Kabbalah, and its influence on Judaism. Ginsburg also explores the ways in which academics have approached the Kabbalah, with a detailed timeline of their findings.…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sites of Jewish Memory

    Jews in and From Islamic Lands in Modern Times

    Edited by Glenda Abramson

    This book brings together a collection of 16 essays that explore Jewish communities in North Africa, Turkey and Iraq. The discussions are located primarily in the 20th century but essays also examine the Jewish community in 16th-century Istanbul, and in early modern Morocco. Topics include…

    Hardback – 2014-07-01

  • Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim

    By Andrea Reiter

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement

    By C.S. Monaco

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social…

    Hardback – 2012-11-27
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period

    Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    The developments in Judaism which occurred during the Second Temple period (c. 550 BC to 100 AD) were of great importance for the nature of Jewish religion in later centuries, yet few studies have examined the era in full. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and accessible volume provides a much-needed…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26

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