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  1. Bound in the Bond of Life

    Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Respond to the October 27th Attack [Hardback]

    Eric Slidji (Editor); Beth Kissileff (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780822946519
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    On October 27, 2018, three congregations were holding their morning Shabbat services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood when a lone gunman entered the building and opened fire. He killed eleven people and inju... .... Learn More
  2. Through the Prism of Wisdom

    Through the Prism of Wisdom: Elijah the Prophet as a Bearer of Wisdom in Rabbinic Literature [Hardback]

    Hilla N. Alouf-Aboody (Author)

    £126.00

    ISBN: 9781463207427
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 23
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This monograph explores the nature of the Elijah traditions in rabbinic literature and their connection to the wisdom tradition. By examining the diverse Elijah traditions in connection to the wisdom and apocalyptic traditions, Alouf-Aboody sheds ... .... Learn More
  3. Second Slayings

    Second Slayings: The Binding of Isaac and the Formation of Jewish Cultural Memory [Hardback]

    David Gottlieb (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781463240264
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 24
    This work is a study of Jewish cultural memory as exemplified by rabbinic midrash of the Amoraic period, the second through fifth centuries of the Common Era, and especially midrash on the Akedah, the Binding of Isaac (Gen. 22:1–19). The Akedah is... .... Learn More
  4. Gender in Jewish Studies

    Gender in Jewish Studies: Proceedings of the Sherman Conversations 2017 [Paperback]

    Daniel Langton (Editor)

    £57.00

    ISBN: 9781463240561
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies
    Volume: 13
    Volume 13 of Melilah, an interdisciplinary electronic journal concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras. .... Learn More
  5. JJP Supplement 26 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP Supplement 26 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology: Identity of the Diaspora: Jews in Asia Minor in the Imperial Period [Hardback]

    Krystyna Stebnicka (Author)

    £51.00

    ISBN: 9788393842568
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 26
    The book is depicting the Jewish Diaspora in the Roman Imperial period .... Learn More
  6. The Archaeology of Anglo-Jewry in England and Wales 1656–c.1880

    The Archaeology of Anglo-Jewry in England and Wales 1656–c.1880 [Paperback]

    Kenneth Marks (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781905739769
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Archaeology of Anglo-Jewry in England and Wales 1656–c.1880 is a comprehensive study of the urban topography of Anglo-Jewry in the period before the mass immigration of 1881. The book brings together the evidence for the physical presence of a... .... Learn More
  7. Alexander to Constantine

    Alexander to Constantine [Paperback]

    Eric M. Meyers (Author); Mark A Chancey (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.00

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780300205831
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This comprehensive and richly illustrated book explores the archaeological record of the land of the Bible from its conquest by Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.E. until the reign of the Roman Emperor Constantine in the fourth century... .... Learn More
  8. A Day of Gladness

    A Day of Gladness: The Sabbath Among Jews and Christians in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Herold Weiss (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.50

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781570034688
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    The Sabbath is traditionally considered to be the day of rest but, as Herold Weiss reveals, there are differences in the way in which the early Jewish and Christian faiths regarded and theologised about this day. This study looks at the differe... .... Learn More
  9. Treasures of Jewish Art

    Treasures of Jewish Art: The 1673 Illuminated Scroll of EstherOffered to a Romanian Hierarch [Hardback]

    Cornelia Bodea (Author)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9789739432382
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The Library of the Romanian Academy in Bucharest holds a rare piece of Jewish art from the seventeenth century, an illuminated scroll of the biblical Book of Esther, dated 1673. This manuscript is a unique example in terms of Jewish art because of... .... Learn More

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