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Judaism: life & practice books

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Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage Folktales, Legends, and Letters by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Peninnah Schram Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage Folktales, Legends, and Letters
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Jewish Stories of Love and Marriage is a treasury of tales that speaks to love's blessing and challenge. From biblical times to present, this book shares powerful stories about faith and love, even in times of heartbreak. It is an...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Framing Sukkot Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture by Gabrielle Anna Berlinger Framing Sukkot Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture

The sukkah, the symbolic ritual home built during the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkot, commemorates the temporary structures that sheltered the Israelites as they journeyed across the desert after the exodus from Egypt. Despite the simple Biblical prescription for its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Framing Sukkot Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture by Gabrielle Anna Berlinger Framing Sukkot Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture

The sukkah, the symbolic ritual home built during the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkot, commemorates the temporary structures that sheltered the Israelites as they journeyed across the desert after the exodus from Egypt. Despite the simple Biblical prescription for its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

The Happiness Prayer Ancient Jewish Wisdom for the Best Way to Live Today by Evan Moffic The Happiness Prayer Ancient Jewish Wisdom for the Best Way to Live Today

At age 30 Evan Moffic became the leader of a large congregation. He had great success. But he couldn't find happiness. Then he found a 2000-year-old prayer. In it were hidden elements of Jewish wisdom. They became a part of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Rabbi Akiva's Philosophy of Love by Naftali Rothenberg Rabbi Akiva's Philosophy of Love

This book explores the philosophy of love through the thought and life of Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

A Concise Code of Jewish Law for Converts by Michael J. Broyde A Concise Code of Jewish Law for Converts


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism by Sarah Imhoff Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism

How did American Jewish men experience manhood, and how did they present their masculinity to others? In this distinctive book, Sarah Imhoff shows that the project of shaping American Jewish manhood was not just one of assimilation or exclusion. Jewish...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2017

Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism by Sarah Imhoff Masculinity and the Making of American Judaism

How did American Jewish men experience manhood, and how did they present their masculinity to others? In this distinctive book, Sarah Imhoff shows that the project of shaping American Jewish manhood was not just one of assimilation or exclusion. Jewish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2017

Coming Soon

Hasidism as Mysticism Quietistic Elements in Eighteenth-Century Hasidic Thought by Rivka Schatz Uffenheimer Hasidism as Mysticism Quietistic Elements in Eighteenth-Century Hasidic Thought

Offered here for the first time in English translation, Hasidism as Mysticism is a classic in its field. Using the tools of phenomenology, Rivka Schatz Uffenheimer places Hasidism squarely in the context of religious studies. Hasidism's theoretical texts have been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Holistic Haggadah How Will You Be Different This Passover Night? Traditional Haggadah with Original Commentary by Michael L. Kagan The Holistic Haggadah How Will You Be Different This Passover Night? Traditional Haggadah with Original Commentary


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2018

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My Dear Daughter Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education of Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland by Edward Fram My Dear Daughter Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education of Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland

Makes available the 1585 edition of the Seder mitzvot hanashim in Yiddish and English. Fram sets Slonik's work in its bibliographical and historical contexts, demonstrating its relationship with the Shulhan Arukh, exploring how rabbis opposed formal education for women, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2017

Rabbinic Authority The Vision & the Reality, Beit Din Decisions in English -- Halakhic Divorce & the Agunah by A. Yehuda Warburg Rabbinic Authority The Vision & the Reality, Beit Din Decisions in English -- Halakhic Divorce & the Agunah


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World by Jordan D. (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Rosenblum The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World
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What did ancient Jews, Christians, Greeks, and Romans think about how and why Jews ate the way they did? Jordan D. Rosenblum examines this question.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2016

Reflections on Identity The Jewish Case by Avi Sagi Reflections on Identity The Jewish Case

This volume contains three chapters that were previously published in a Hebrew volume, but, otherwise, it is original and was not previously published in full elsewhere --Publisher's email.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2016

Confessions of the Shtetl Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906 by Ellie R. Schainker Confessions of the Shtetl Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Confessions of the Shtetl explores Jewish conversions to a variety of Christian confessions in the Russian empire, with special attention to the relations of trust and attraction between Jews and Christians that facilitated religious conversions in the provincial heartland of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2016

Changing The World From The Inside Out by David Jaffe Changing The World From The Inside Out


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2016

From Mourning to Morning A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement by Simeon Schreiber From Mourning to Morning A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2016

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