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Edited by David S. Katz, Tel-Aviv University
Edited by Giuseppe Veltri (Leopold-Zunz-Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Halle-Wittenberg)
Studies in Jewish History and Culture aims to present a wide spectrum of studies that cover Jewish history, society, and culture from antiquity to the present. The series seeks to highlight diversity within Judaism as well as the interaction between Jewish and non-Jewish civilizations. ...
The history of the Jews in Sicily covers a period of over a thousand years, from Antiquity to the Expulsion, based on some 40,000 archival records, most of them hitherto unpublished. It illustrates the political, legal, economic, social and religious vicissitudes of the Jewish minority and its ...
This is the first comprehensive study of the images in five profusely illustrated Yiddish books from sixteenth-century Italy: a manuscript of Jewish customs, and four printed volumes - two books of customs, a chivalric romance, and a book of fables.
Roni Weinstein. Translated by Batya Stein.
The book describes the three major phases of the marriage ritual (matchmaking, betrothal, the wedding), and presents thematic issues, such as the youth sub-culture, gift exchanges, the honor ethos. It is based on a wealth of primary documents, mainly manuscripts, in various literary genres.
Textes recueillis et édités par Ilana Y. Zinguer and Sam W. Bloom
With France as its focal point, the volume also contains essays that treat various perceptions of Jews during the same period in England, Germany, and Italy. Interdisciplinary in nature, this collection treats the Jewish question from historical, literary, and sociological angles.
Edited and with an Introduction by Yehuda Halper. Preface written by Eva Brann
Aryeh Motzin’s extraordinary essays on the encounter between Jewish tradition and philosophy are collected in this volume. Motzkin examines how medieval Jewish thinkers understood Plato and Aristotle, and how these medieval thinkers were, in turn, understood by modern Jewish thinkers.
Edited by Reimund Leicht and Gad Freudenthal
The present volume is devoted to the study of the life and work of Moritz (Moshe) Steinschneider (1816-1907). It shows that far from being a “mere bibliographer,” Steinschneider pursued a precise scientific agenda. This is a noteworthy contribution to our understanding of the project of the ...
Marvin J. Heller
The Sixteenth Century Hebrew Book covers the gamut of Hebrew literature in that century. Each entry has a descriptive text page and an accompaning reproduction. There is an extensive introduction with an overview of Hebrew printing in the sixteenth century.
This book studies Abraham Ibn Ezra’s (1089-1167) scientific thought. His life and oeuvre are viewed as the very embodiment of ‘the rise of medieval Hebrew science’, a process in which Jewish scholars gradually adopted the holy tongue as a vehicle to express scientific ideas.
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