Edward E. Elson Classic

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  1. The Meneket Rivkah
    The first-known Yiddish book to be written by a woman, Meneket Rivkah (Rivkah’s Nurse) reveals a great deal about 16th-century Jewish women’s lives and religious practices. It includes Rivkah bat Meir’s sermons, her interpretations... Learn More
    Published: 9th February 2009
    Hardback | £47.00
  2. Mekhilta de-Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai
    A timeless collection of midrash never before available in English. The Mekhilta de-Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai is a collection of classical midrashic interpretation of the biblical Book of Exodus. Lost for centuries, the text was... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2006
    Hardback | £65.00
  3. Hebrew Ethical Wills
    The renewed and growing interest in ethical wills today speaks to the attraction they have to people who want to reflect on the deeper meaning of their own lives and share what they have learned with those they love. These very... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2006
    Hardback | £43.00
  4. Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael, 2-volume set

    Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael, 2-volume set

    Translated by Jacob Z. Lauterbach, Foreword by David M. Stern

    Series Edward E. Elson Classic

    The Jewish Publication Society

    Mekhilta de-Rabbi Ishmael is a classic collection of midrash. It contains commentary on a large part of the Book of Exodus (chapters 12 to 23) and represents the two main modes of interpretation: the halakhah (legal doctrine),... Learn More
    Published: 9th November 2004
    Hardback | £86.00