Judaism

    Ars Judaica: Volume 13

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    Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University.

    Covenant & Conversation Numbers

    By Jonathan Sacks

    Hardback £18.60

    City on a Hilltop

    By Sara Yael Hirschhorn

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    Since Israel's 1967 war, more than 60,000 Jewish-Americans have settled in the occupied territories, transforming politics and sometimes committing shocking acts of terrorism. Yet little is known about why they chose to live at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sara Yael Hirschhorn unsettles stereotypes about these liberal idealists.

    Rabbi Akiva

    By Barry W. Holtz

    Hardback £16.90

    A compelling and lucid account of the life and teachings of a founder of rabbinic Judaism and one of the most beloved heroes of Jewish history

    Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

    By David N. Myers

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    How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. This book charts the long journey of the Jews through history. At the same time, it points to two unlikely factors to explain the survival of...

    The Command of Melchizedek: "Let All the Angels of God, Worship Him."

    By Daniel Oyegun

    Paperback £8.39

    The Command of Melchizedek dwells upon often overlooked verses of scripture and the deep spiritual import of these prophetic writings from a theological and deep-thinking perspective...

    Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe

    Paperback £19.45

    With case studies ranging from the Balkans to the UK, the contributors take the debate away from politicised polemics about whether or not Muslims are the new Jews. As well as a study of prejudice, this book also opens up a new area of inquiry: how Muslims, Jews, and others...

    Gershom Scholem

    By Amir Engel

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    In this finely crafted critical biography, Amir Engel provides a corrective to much of the vast literature on the enigmatic, but highly influential, twentieth century figure Gershom Scholem. Engel contends that Scholem s major achievement lies not in his scholarly discoveries but in his creation. Rather than finding the truth...

    Maimonides and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon

    By James A. Diamond

    Paperback £20.20

    This book examines a wide range of theologians, philosophers, and exegetes who share a passionate engagement with Maimonides, assaulting, adopting, subverting, or adapting his philosophical and jurisprudential thought. This ongoing enterprise is critical to any appreciation of the broader scope of Jewish law, philosophy, biblical interpretation, and Kabbalah.

    Confessions of a Rabbi

    By Jonathan Romain

    Paperback £10.25

    Candid, poignant and often hilarious, this highly original and very readable book offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into The life of a congregational rabbi.

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