Category: Judaism

Download E-books The Encyclopaedia of Judaism, Volume 3 (2nd Edition) PDF

This re-creation of the prize-winning Encyclopaedia of Judaism is almost double the dimensions of the unique three-volume version. It gains fifty two new entries and comprises the 2 individually released supplementary volumes and bibliographic updates.
This moment version bargains an authoritative, accomplished, and systematic presentation of the present nation of scholarship on basic problems with Judaism, either earlier and current. whereas heavy emphasis is put on the classical literature of Judaism and its background, this version additionally comprises valuable entries on circumcision, genetic engineering, homosexuality, intermarriage in American Judaism, and different acutely modern issues.

Articles are written in essay shape, and plenty of are illustrated for extra emphasis. the frilly index enables prepared entry to major humans, locations, and different authentic info. This necessary reference paintings is written for an viewers from all backgrounds, students and common readers alike.

‘The Encyclopaedia of Judaism is a vital source for these drawn to studying extra approximately Jewish life.’
Dr. Alfred Gottschalk, President of the Museum of Jewish history, long island, 2001

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Download E-books An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) PDF

It is mostly permitted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in universal. but exact alliances built among the 2 teams within the 19th and 20th centuries. Evangelicals considered Jews as either the rightful heirs of Israel and as a bunch who did not realize their actual savior. hence, they got down to impact the process Jewish lifestyles via trying to evangelize Jews and to facilitate their go back to Palestine. Their double-edged notion brought on remarkable political, cultural, and theological assembly issues that experience revolutionized Christian-Jewish relationships. An strange dating explores the ideals and political agendas that evangelicals have created that allows you to have an effect on the way forward for the Jews. also, it analyses Jewish evaluations and reactions to these efforts, in addition to these of alternative non secular teams, reminiscent of Arab Christians.
 
This quantity deals a desirable, accomplished research of the roots, manifestations, and effects of evangelical curiosity within the Jews, and the choices they supply to standard ancient Christian-Jewish interactions. It additionally presents a compelling figuring out of center jap politics via a brand new lens.

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Download E-books Charity Girl PDF

By Michael Lowenthal

During international struggle I, seventeen-year-old Frieda Mintz secures a role at a Boston division shop and moves out on her personal, escaping her repressive Jewish mom and marriage to a prosperous widower two times her age. decided to discover love on her personal phrases, she is intoxicated via her newfound freedom and the patriotic fervor of the day. that's, until eventually a soldier reviews her as his final sexual touch, sweeping her up within the government’s wartime campaign opposed to venereal affliction. Quarantined in a prison, Frieda reveals within the Home’s confines a gaggle of brash, unforgettable ladies who support her see tips to a brand new type of independence.

Charity lady is predicated on a little-known bankruptcy in American background that observed fifteen thousand ladies around the country incarcerated. Like whilst the Emperor used to be Divine, Lowenthal’s poignant, provocative novel will depart readers moved - and astonished by means of the shameful proof that encouraged it.

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Download E-books The Seventh Million: The Israelis and the Holocaust PDF

By Tom Segev, Haim Watzman

The 7th Million is the 1st booklet to teach the decisive impression of the Holocaust at the id, ideology, and politics of Israel. Drawing on diaries, interviews, and hundreds of thousands of declassified files, Segev reconsiders the main struggles and personalities of Israel's earlier, together with Ben-Gurion, commence, and Nahum Goldmann, and argues that the nation's legacy has, at severe moments--the Exodus affair, the Eichmann trial, the case of John Demjanjuk--have been molded and manipulated based on the ideological standards of the country. The 7th Million uncovers an enormous and intricate tale and divulges how the sour occasions of many years earlier proceed to form the studies not only of people yet of a state. Translated by way of Haim Watzman.

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Download E-books Levinas and the Ancients (Studies in Continental Thought) PDF

The relation among the Greek and Judeo-Christian traditions is "the nice challenge" of Western philosophy, in response to Emmanuel Levinas. during this booklet Brian Schroeder, Silvia Benso, and a global workforce of philosophers deal with the connection among Levinas and the area of historic suggestion. as well as philosophy, issues relating faith, mythology, metaphysics, ontology, epistemology, ethics, and politics also are explored. the quantity as an entire presents a unified and prolonged dialogue of ways an engagement among Levinas and thinkers from the traditional culture works to counterpoint understandings of either. This ebook opens new pathways in historical and glossy philosophical reviews because it illuminates new interpretations of Levinas' ethics and his social and political philosophy.

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Download E-books Early Yiddish Texts 1100-1750: With Introduction and Commentary PDF

By Jerold C. Frakes

This quantity is the 1st complete anthology of early Yiddish literature (from its beginnings within the 12th century to the sunrise of contemporary Yiddish within the mid-eighteenth century) for multiple hundred years. It contains the large variety of genres that outline the corpus: Arthurian romance, heroic epic, satire, lyric, drama, biblical/midrashic epic, devotional literature, biblical translations, glosses, drugs, magic, felony texts, oaths, letters, legends, autobiography, travelogue, fables, riddles, and event stories. 100 and thirty texts within the unique Hebrew alphabet, edited anew from the earliest extant assets, are supplied with introductory headnotes that come with distinctive info referring to assets, writer (if known), the learn literature, and where of the textual content within the literary tradition.

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Download E-books Judaism For Dummies (2nd Edition) PDF

By David Blatner, Rabbi Ted Falcon

Your plain-English consultant to Judaism

Whether you're drawn to the faith or the spirituality, the tradition or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the complete spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the magical, meditative, and non secular intensity of the religion and the practice.

In this hot and inviting e-book, you'll locate assurance of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as a regular perform; the meals and upholstery of Judaism; Jewish marriage ceremony ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; 4,000 years of ache, unhappiness, triumph, and pleasure; nice Jewish thinkers and old celebrities; and lots more and plenty more.

• Updates to the "recent history" part with discussions of what has occurred within the first decade of the twenty-first century together with: the growth of orthodox political strength in Israel; growth of interfaith paintings; unlucky contemporary anti-Semitic occasions; and different news
• extended assurance of Jewish mysticism and meditation, which has turn into more and more well known in fresh years
• New assurance on Jewish perspectives of morality, together with contraception, homosexuality, and environmental concerns
• Revised recipes for normal Jewish cooking, up to date key vocabulary, and Yiddish words everybody should still know

Jews have lengthy unfolded to the corners of the realm, so there are major Jewish groups on many continents. Judaism For Dummies bargains a glimpse into the rituals, principles, and phrases which are woven into the background and daily lives of Jewish humans as close to as our personal neighborhoods and as far-reaching as internationally.

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Download E-books Judaism For Dummies (2nd Edition) PDF

By David Blatner, Rabbi Ted Falcon

Your plain-English consultant to Judaism

Whether you're attracted to the faith or the spirituality, the tradition or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the entire spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the magical, meditative, and religious intensity of the religion and the practice.

In this hot and alluring e-book, you'll locate assurance of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as an everyday perform; the foodstuff and upholstery of Judaism; Jewish marriage ceremony ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; 4,000 years of ache, unhappiness, triumph, and pleasure; nice Jewish thinkers and historic celebrities; and lots more and plenty more.

• Updates to the "recent history" part with discussions of what has occurred within the first decade of the twenty-first century together with: the growth of orthodox political energy in Israel; growth of interfaith paintings; unlucky contemporary anti-Semitic occasions; and different news
• accelerated assurance of Jewish mysticism and meditation, which has turn into more and more well known in contemporary years
• New assurance on Jewish perspectives of morality, together with contraception, homosexuality, and environmental concerns
• Revised recipes for normal Jewish cooking, up-to-date key vocabulary, and Yiddish words every body may still know

Jews have lengthy opened up to the corners of the area, so there are major Jewish groups on many continents. Judaism For Dummies deals a glimpse into the rituals, principles, and phrases which are woven into the historical past and daily lives of Jewish humans as close to as our personal neighborhoods and as far-reaching as the world over.

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Download E-books The Talmud - A Biography: Banned, censored and burned. The book they couldn't suppress PDF

By Harry Freedman

Containing approximately million phrases in thirty-seven volumes, the Talmud covers themes as different as legislations, religion, medication, magic, ethics, intercourse, humor, and prayer. it's a hugely complicated, profoundly logical, and regularly impenetrable paintings with a heritage like no different. In its fifteen-hundred-year historical past, the Talmud has been banned, censored, and burned; dissected via students and rabbis; probed by means of philosophers, poets, politicians, and kings.

In The Talmud, Jewish pupil Harry Freedman tells the engrossing tale of an historic vintage, the criminal and mystical pillar of Judaism, and recounts the tale of a chronicle that, in lots of methods, parallels the heritage of the Jewish humans. From its origins as a checklist of discussions between students in cities and villages with regards to modern day Baghdad, Freedman lines the spiraling paths of the Jewish diaspora and explores the tale of the Talmud, its position throughout the Enlightenment, and its impact over conventional Judaism. A compelling fusion of legislations, storytelling, and spirituality, the Talmud's tale offers attention-grabbing perception into the background of Judaism, and Harry Freedman's The Talmud A Biography is a outstanding account of 1 of crucial cultural, old, and spiritual works of our time.

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Download E-books One Night, Markovitch PDF

By Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

Unique textual content 2012 Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Published by means of association with the Institute for the interpretation of Hebrew Literature
English translation 2015 Sondra Silverston
One evening, Markovitch was once first released in Israel as Layla Echad, Markovitch
This variation first released by means of Pushkin Press in 2015

Two males are crossing the ocean to marry ladies they've got by no means met, with the intention to aid them get away war-torn Europe for the Jewish place of origin. Zeev Feinberg – lover of many girls and proud proprietor of a lustrous moustache yearns to come domestic, to a lady whose dermis is good with the odor of oranges. For Yaacov Markovitch, even though, who no girl has ever checked out two times, his pretend marriage is the start of a lifelong obsession. As he vows to make his appealing bride, Bella, love him – and she or he determines to wreck unfastened – their altering fortunes take them via struggle, upheaval, negative secrets and techniques, tragedy, pleasure and loss. important, humorous and soft, One evening, Markovitch brilliantly fuses own lives and epic background in an unforgettable tale of unending, hopeless longing and the determined look for love.

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