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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.
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.
Edited by Giuseppe Veltri and Gianfranco Miletto
Judah ben Joseph Moscato (c.1533–1590) was one of the most distinguished rabbis, authors, and preachers of the Italian-Jewish Renaissance. This volume is a record of the proceedings of an international conference organized in Mantua and consists of contributions on Moscato and his intellectual ...
Dov Schwartz, Bar Ilan University . Translated by Batya Stein.
This book focuses on the first and second stages of Soloveitchik’s philosophy, through a systematic and detailed discussion of some of his essays. Schwartz exposes the philosophical methodology of Soloveitchik's religious thought (1945-1965).
Edited by James A. Diamond, University of Waterloo and Aaron W. Hughes, University of Rochester
How does the “medieval” function as a bearer of Jewish identity in a changing secular world? Each chapter in Encountering the Medieval in Modern Jewish Thought addresses a different Jewish return to the medieval by using a language of renewal.
Hartwig Wiedebach, Herman Cohen Archives, University of Zurich. Translated by William Templer, Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, University of Leipzig
Hermann Cohen was a Jewish-German thinker with a passion for philosophy. Two forms of national engagement influenced his philosophical system and his Jewish thought: a cultural-political 'Germanness' (Deutschtum) and a religious Judaism beyond the political.
Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Arizona State University and Aaron W. Hughes, University of Rochester. Translated by Leonard Levin
This volume features Eliezer Schweid’s most original essays and an interview with him. Together they express his fundamental outlook: the faith of a secular Jew, articulating responsibility toward one’s neighbor, one’s people, the world, and God in a secular age.
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