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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.
Neusner shows in this original study how philosophy, specifically, dialectical analysis, defines the logic of the Talmud of Babylonia's Gemara and guides the writers of the Gemara's compositions and the compilers of its composites in their analysis and amplification of some of the topical ...
Through the analysis of transcribed verbal testimonies of the Sephardim in the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century a vision of Jewish Ottoman life as well as a deep understanding of the development of Judeo-Spanish can be appreciated.
Edited, translated and annotated by Shlomo Sela
This volume offers the first critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of seven astrological treatises by Abraham Ibn Ezra: the Book of Elections (3 versions); the Book of Interrogations (3 versions); and the Book of the Luminaries.
Edited by Alan J. Avery-Peck and Jacob Neusner
Thirteen foremost scholars describe the views of death, life after death, resurrection, and the world-to-come set forth in Scripture as a whole; distinct parts of Scripture such as Psalms and the Wisdom literature; apocalyptic and the non-apocalyptic pseudepigraphic literature, Philo; Josephus; ...
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.
Mordechai Z. Cohen
This study highlights the contributions of the great philosopher-talmudist Moses Maimonides to the rationalist, “plain sense” (peshat) tradition of Jewish Bible exegesis, assessing his place in the Geonic-Andalusian school and showing how he harnessed Greco-Arabic learning to open new ...
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.
Edited by Dan Urman and Paul V.M. Flesher
This collection of over twenty essays brings together scholars from three continents to discuss the early synagogue. It addresses the questions of: When and where did the synagogue originate? What was its early distribution? What was its role in Judaism?
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