Search: Jewish Studies, 2006
Edited by Alan J. Avery-Peck and Jacob Neusner
This second volume of a two-part project displays the best of contemporary Israeli, North American, and European scholarship on the Mishnah, revealing the intellectual vitality of scholarship in all three centers of learning. Because of the many viewpoints included here, it is the most ...
Mor Altshuler, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
This book goes back to the early days of Hasidism and retells its beginning with an esoteric circle of messianic Kabbalists that established the first Hasidic court. Paradoxically, their failure to bring redemption enabled the growth of Hasidism from a small group of devotees to a mass movement, ...
Hillel Newman, edited by Ruth Ludlam
This book presents a fascinating new historical description of Jewish sectarian groups in the ancient period, from the viewpoint of their proximity to power. Lifestyle, values and code of law are examined in the light of political involvement, establishing new perceptions in the dynamics of ...
Advisor: Barry D. Walfish, University of Toronto Library
By filming in various libraries all over the world, IDC Publishers has put together a comprehensive collection of Karaite published works, comprising the bulk of the publishing output of this community until the early twentieth century. These works, published to educate the Karaite reader, offer ...
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