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ISBN: 9781472587138 - The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies
Dean Phillip Bell

ISBN10: 1472587138  ISBN13: 9781472587138
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Bloomsbury Academic
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 20 Nov 2014
The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies is a comprehensive survey of of the field - past, present and future. Providing an overview of the key theoretical and methodological issues, as well as practical guidance on researching, it is the ideal... More
ISBN: 9780674416741 - FDR and the Jews FDR and the Jews
Richard Breitman

ISBN10: 0674416740  ISBN13: 9780674416741
Publisher: Harvard University Press The Belknap Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 04 Nov 2014
A contentious debate lingers over whether Franklin Delano Roosevelt turned his back on the Jews of Hitler s Europe. "FDR and the Jews" reveals a concerned leader whose efforts on behalf of Jews were far greater than those of any other world figure... More
ISBN: 9781782386797 - Czechs, Germans, Jews? Czechs, Germans, Jews?
Katerina Capkova

ISBN10: 1782386793  ISBN13: 9781782386797
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 01 Nov 2014
The phenomenon of national identities, always a key issue in the modern history of Bohemian Jewry, was particularly complex because of the marginal differences that existed between the available choices. Considerable overlap was evident in the... More
ISBN: 9780691163512 - The Chosen Few The Chosen Few
Maristella Botticini, Zvi Eckstein

ISBN10: 0691163510  ISBN13: 9780691163512
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 12 Oct 2014
In 70 CE, the Jews were an agrarian and illiterate people living mostly in the Land of Israel and Mesopotamia. By 1492 the Jewish people had become a small group of literate urbanites specializing in crafts, trade, moneylending, and medicine in... More
ISBN: 9781137372567 - Meals in Early Judaism Meals in Early Judaism
Susan Marks, Hal Taussig

ISBN10: 1137372567  ISBN13: 9781137372567
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 09 Oct 2014
This is the first book about the meals of Early Judaism. As such it breaks important new ground in establishing the basis for understanding the centrality of meals in this pivotal period of Judaism and providing a framework of historical patterns... More
ISBN: 9781781686140 - How I Stopped Being a Jew Bestseller How I Stopped Being a Jew
Shlomo Sand, David Fernbach

ISBN10: 1781686149  ISBN13: 9781781686140
Publisher: Verso Books
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 30 Sep 2014
An autobiographical essay on Jewish identity from the acclaimed author of The Invention of the Jewish People Shlomo Sand was born in 1946 in a displaced persons camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. More
ISBN: 9781906764616 - Rashi Rashi
Avraham Grossmann

ISBN10: 1906764611  ISBN13: 9781906764616
Publisher: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 30 Sep 2014
To this day, the commentaries on the Bible and Talmud written by the 11th-century scholar known as Rashi remain unsurpassed. Rashi's influence on Jewish thinking was, and still is, significant. His commentary on the Pentateuch was the first Hebrew... More
ISBN: 9781250047960 - The Bible's Cutting Room Floor The Bible's Cutting Room Floor
Joel M Hoffman

ISBN10: 125004796X  ISBN13: 9781250047960
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Edition: abridged edition
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 22 Sep 2014
Explains that: The Book of Genesis tells you about Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, but not what happens to them after they get kicked out; The Bible presents Abraham, the father of monotheism, but doesn't explain how he came to reject... More
ISBN: 9781137325235 - Communicating Awe Communicating Awe
Oren Meyers, Motti Neiger, Eyal Zandberg

ISBN10: 1137325232  ISBN13: 9781137325235
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Publication date: 19 Sep 2014
Offering a cross-media exploration of Israeli media on Holocaust Remembrance Day, one of Israel's most sacred national rituals, over the past six decades, this fascinating book investigates the way in which variables such as medium... More

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ISBN: 9780099546689 - The Story of the Jews Bestseller The Story of the Jews
Simon Schama

ISBN10: 009954668X  ISBN13: 9780099546689
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Publication date: 11 Sep 2014
Spanning the millennia and the continents - from India to Andalusia and from the bazaars of Cairo to the streets of Oxford, this is a story of a Jewish world immersed in and imprinted by the peoples among whom they have dwelled, from the Egyptians... More