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Judaism books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Judaism category. Presented with a red border are the Judaism books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler The Forgotten Founder by Derek Taylor Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler The Forgotten Founder


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Burden of Silence Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes by Cengiz (Assistant Professor of History, University of Houston, Clear Lake) Sisman The Burden of Silence Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes
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The Burden of Silence is the first monograph on Sabbateanism, an early modern Ottoman-Jewish messianic movement, tracing it from its beginnings during the seventeenth century up to the present day. Initiated by the Jewish rabbi Sabbatai Sevi, the movement combined...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 7, The Early Modern World, 1500-1815 by Jonathan (State University of New York, Binghamton) Karp The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 7, The Early Modern World, 1500-1815
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An authoritative and detailed overview of early modern Jewish history, with chapters written by leading international experts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 8, The Modern World, 1815-2000 by Mitchell B. (University of Florida) Hart The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 8, The Modern World, 1815-2000

This eighth volume offers an overview of modern Jewish history from political, social and cultural perspectives over the period 1815-2000.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Values Between Man and Man by Nachum Amsel The Encyclopedia of Jewish Values Between Man and Man


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Hasidic Studies Essays in History and Gender by Ada Rapoport-Albert, Moshe Rosman Hasidic Studies Essays in History and Gender
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Ada Rapoport-Albert has been a key player in the profound transformation of the history of hasidism that has taken shape since the 1970s. She has never lacked the courage to question conventional wisdom, but neither has she overturned it lightly....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

New Children of Israel Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization by Natan Devir New Children of Israel Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization

This comparative ethnographic study, the first of its kind, presents in-depth analyses of the backgrounds, motivations, and sociohistorical contexts of emerging Jewish communities in Cameroon, Ghana, India, and other postcolonial locales.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Reimagining the Parables of Jesus by R. Steven Notley Reimagining the Parables of Jesus

Reimagining the Parables of Jesus is a pioneering work that considers more fully the language, culture and religious trends of first-century Judaism in our reading of the Gospel parables. Parables were a favourite vehicle for communicating theological ideas in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Coming Soon

Conflicting Attitudes to Conversion in Judaism, Past and Present by Isaac Sassoon Conflicting Attitudes to Conversion in Judaism, Past and Present

This book explores the history and halakhah of conversion in context of the visions, beliefs and prejudices that may have shaped them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric Sophistic Education and Oratory in the Talmud and Midrash by Richard (Yeshiva University, New York) Hidary Rabbis and Classical Rhetoric Sophistic Education and Oratory in the Talmud and Midrash
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Shows the unique perspective of Talmudic rabbis as they navigate between platonic objective truth and the realm of rhetorical argumentation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism by Michael (Professor Emeritus of Armenian Studies and Comparative Religion at the Hebrew, University of Jerusalem) Stone Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism
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Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism investigates the existence of secret societies in Ancient Judaism that cultivated and transmitted esoteric knowledge. Michael Stone sheds new light on these groups' purpose and function, and illuminates their structure and self-consciousness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

A Dictionary of Jews and Jewish Life by Dan Cohn-Sherbok A Dictionary of Jews and Jewish Life

A handy guide for anyone seeking knowledge about the Jewish faith and the Jewish people. Containing thousands of entries, it describes a vast number of features of the Jewish religion as well as well as Jewish figures from the past...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Holiness in Jewish Thought by Alan L. (Aaron Rabinowitz and Simon H. Rifkind Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Theological Seminary) Mittleman Holiness in Jewish Thought
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This volume explores concepts of holiness in different periods of Jewish history and bodies of Jewish literature to offer preliminary reflections on their theological and philosophical import today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Judaism Judaism by David (University of California, Davis) Biale The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Judaism Judaism
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A major landmark of religious publishing and one to be widely welcomed. -William Dalrymple, New York Times
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

The Wise Rebbetzin Women with Leadership Authority According to Halachah by Daniel Sperber The Wise Rebbetzin Women with Leadership Authority According to Halachah


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

The Good Rabbi Leading with Compassionate Halachah by Daniel Sperber The Good Rabbi Leading with Compassionate Halachah


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 by Michael Hoberman Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826

The period between 1776-1826 signalled a major change in how Jewish identity was understood both by Jews and non-Jews throughout the Americas. Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Torah Encounters Genesis by Rabbi Daniel Pressman Torah Encounters Genesis


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2017

Einstein and the Rabbi Searching for the Soul by Naomi Levy Einstein and the Rabbi Searching for the Soul


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Jewish City or Inferno of Russian Israel? A History of the Jews in Kiev before February 1917 by Victoria Khiterer Jewish City or Inferno of Russian Israel? A History of the Jews in Kiev before February 1917

This book describes the history of Jews in Kiev from the tenth century to the February 1917 Revolution. At the turn of the twentieth century, the Kiev Jewish community was one of the largest and wealthiest in the Russian Empire....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Genius Of Judaism by Bernard-Henri Levy The Genius Of Judaism


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/08/2017

The Exodus by Richard Elliott Friedman The Exodus


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

To Be Continued... Teachings of Rabbi Ben Hollander on Parashat Hashavua by Rabbi Ben Hollander To Be Continued... Teachings of Rabbi Ben Hollander on Parashat Hashavua


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Who Will Lead Us? The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America by Samuel C. Heilman Who Will Lead Us? The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America

Revolving around the central figure of the rebbe, this book explores two families with too few successors, two with too many successors, and one that believes their last rebbe continues to lead them even after his death.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

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