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Judaism: life & practice books

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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

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: Book - 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. Readers of the Talmud are introduced to Rabbi Akiva through the iconic story of his love for his wife Rachel. From this starting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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: Book - 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: Book - Released: 13/03/2017

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

How did Jewish women in sixteenth-century Poland learn all the rules, rituals, and customs pertaining to the sexual life of couples within the context of marriage? As in other areas of ritual life that concerned the household, it would seem...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2017

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The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World Critiques and Apologies by Jordan D. Rosenblum The Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World Critiques and Apologies

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

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

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

Deals with the meaning of identity in general and Jewish identity in particular. Different notions of Jewish identity have been formulated in the history of Jewish thought. This book shows that the term Jewish identity denotes a field covering a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2016

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

The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality by Elliot N. (Rector and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, American Jewish University) Dorff The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality
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For thousands of years the Jewish tradition has been a source of moral guidance, for Jews and non-Jews alike. As the essays in this volume show, the theologians and practitioners of Judaism have a long history of wrestling with moral...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2016

Out of Left Field Jews and Black Baseball by Rebecca T. Alpert Out of Left Field Jews and Black Baseball

Here is an eye-opening look at one of baseball's most intriguing and little known stories: the many-faceted relationship between Jews and black baseball in Jim Crow America. In Out of Left Field, Rebecca Alpert explores how Jewish sports entrepreneurs, political...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2016

Sacred Stress A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change by George Faller Sacred Stress A Radically Different Approach to Using Life's Challenges for Positive Change


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/04/2016

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: 19/04/2016

Walking the Divine Way A Book of Moving Meditations with Likely and Unlikely Saints by Gina Marie (Gina Marie Mammano) Mammano Walking the Divine Way A Book of Moving Meditations with Likely and Unlikely Saints


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2016

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