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  1. Nine Talmudic Readings

    Nine Talmudic Readings

    Written by Emmanuel Levinas, Introduced by and Translated by Annette Aronowicz

    Indiana University Press

    Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times. Between 1963 and 1975, Levinas delivered these commentaries at the annual... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Hermann Cohen and the Crisis of Liberalism
    A bold, contemporary assessment of Hermann Cohen’s philosophical and religious commitments as a way to challenge today’s political and social disenchantment with liberalism.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £44.00
  3. Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany
    Today many Germans remain nostalgic about "classic" film comedies created during the 1930s, viewing them as a part of the Nazi era that was not tainted with antisemitism. In Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany, Valerie... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  4. A Jewish Refugee in New York
    By depicting one woman as a Jewish refugee in the US during WWII, A Jewish Refugee in New York provides keen insight into the social, political, and cultural tensions of that time and place and reveals the day-to-day activities... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2019
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  5. Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine
    When did the Arab-Israeli conflict begin? Some discussions focus on the 1967 war, some go back to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, and others look to the beginning of the British Mandate in 1929. Alan Dowty, however,... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £52.00
  6. The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
    Alyssa Quint explores the early years of the modern Yiddish theater, from roughly 1876 to 1883, through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2019
    Hardback | £48.00
  7. The Holocaust's Jewish Calendars
    Calendars map time, shaping and delineating our experience of it. While the challenges to tracking Jewish conceptions of time during the Holocaust were substantial, Alan Rosen reveals that many took great risks to mark time within... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  8. Jews in Arab Countries
    In this new history, French author Georges Bensoussan retells the story of what life was like for Jews in the Arab world since 1850.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
  9. Passing Fancies in Jewish American Literature and Culture
    In Passing Fancies Judith Ruderman takes on the fraught question of who passes for Jewish in American literature and culture. In today’s contemporary political climate, religious and racial identities are being reconceived as... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £32.00
  10. On the Word of a Jew
    What, if anything, does religion have to do with how reliable we perceive one another to be? When and how did religious difference matter in the past when it came to trusting the word of another? In today’s world, we take for... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £36.00
  11. The Border and the Line
    Los Angeles is a city of borders and lines, from the freeways that transect its neighborhoods to streets like Pico Boulevard that slash across the city from the ocean to the heart of downtown, creating both ethnic enclaves and... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2019
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. Desert in the Promised Land
    At once an ecological phenomenon and a cultural construction, the desert has varied associations within Zionist and Israeli culture. In the Judaic textual tradition, it evokes exile and punishment, yet is also a site for origin... Learn More
    Published: 25th December 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9) and Haftarah (Micah 5:6-6:8)
    Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9) and Haftarah (Micah 5:6-6:8): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified,... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Paperback | £5.00
  14. Tazria' (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) and Haftarah (2 Kings 4:42-5:19)
    Tazria' (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) and Haftarah (2 Kings 4:42-5:19): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Paperback | £5.00
  15. Ve-zo't ha-berakhah (Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12) and Haftarah (Joshua 1:1-18)
    The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified, concise and substantial, direct and informative.... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Paperback | £5.00
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