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Michael Toch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Economic History of European Jews offers a radical revision of demographics and economics. It explains how the presence of Jews was a limited one and their trade was just that, trade by Jews, not “Jewish Trade”.
Efraim Lev, Haifa University and Leigh Chipman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah are a unique source for medieval medical history. In this study, Lev and Chipman offer an insight into the everyday practical medicine of medieval Egypt, as revealed by the prescriptions in the Genizah.
Edited by Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University and Arturo Prats, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
The articles of this volume present instantiations of the Hebrew Bible’s deployment in textual and visual forms by Iberian Jewish, Christian and converso exegetes, translators, philosophers, artists, and literary authors between the anti-Jewish riots of 1391 and the Expulsion of 1492.
The responsa in the Jacques Mosseri Genizah Collection (10th–18th century) offer a vivid window into Jewish social and legal history, wherein one discovers the rich facets of the private and public life of the medieval and early-modern Jewish community.
Cesare Colafemmina, Bari University
This volume of the Documentary History of the Jews in Italy illustrates the history of the Jews in Calabria from the end of the fourth century, where the first archaeological evidence of their presence appears, to 1541.
Edited by Shlomo Simonsohn, Tel-Aviv University and Joseph Shatzmiller, Duke University
This volume contains the proceedings of the Italia Judaica Jubilee Conference, held at Tel Aviv University 3-5 January, 2010, on the occasion of the jubilee celebration of outstanding scholarship on the history of Italian Jewry.
Ilse Josepha Lazaroms, Central European University
In The Grace of Misery. Joseph Roth and the Politics of Exile 1919–1939 Ilse Josepha Lazaroms offers an account of the life and intellectual legacy of Joseph Roth, one of interwar Europe's most critical and modern writers.
Edited by Edna Nahshon,
A collection of essays by an international cadre of theater scholars, which addresses Jewish theater practitioners, playwrights, critics, financiers and audiences roles in the development of the European and American theater.
This volume consists of a critical edition of the Arabic translation and commentary of Yefet ben ʻEli the Karaite on the entire Abraham narrative. The edition is preceded by an extensive introduction in which the author discusses various facets of Yefet’s exegesis.
James T. Robinson, The University of Chicago, The Divinity School
This book presents a critical edition and translation of Salmon b. Yeroham’s Judaeo-Arabic commentary on Qohelet. The introduction situates the work in the history of Qohelet exegesis and discusses the primary themes: asceticism, eschatology, opposition to philosophy.
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