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The Mishnah provides a systematic basis for Jewish social order. The fundamental principles of its social theory are known to be coherent and harmonised. It is demonstrated here how its political and economic tenets recapitulate those of Aristotle. This publication has also been published in ...
Condensing research concerning questions of religion which encompass the social history of ideas and the religious uses of language, this book deals with three questions: the relationship of the Mishnah to Scripture, the relationship of the religious ideas people hold to the world in which they ...
The martyrdom of a young Jewish girl from Tangier in 1834 sparked a literary response that continues today. This book translates and analyzes printed and manuscript versions of her story in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Spanish, Spanish and French written in the first century after her death.
Barry Dov Walfish with Mikhail Kizilov
This is the first comprehensive bibliography on the Karaites and Karaism. Including over 8,000 items in twenty languages, this bibliography, with its extensive annotations, thoroughly documents the present state of Karaite Studies and provides a solid foundation for future research.
Wout Jac. van Bekkum
This text edition of liturgical poems of the synagogue poet Yehudah provides a unique corpus of Hebrew compositions based on manuscript fragments from the Genizah collection. Yehudah's poetry reflects the importance of Hebrew poetry from the liturgy of the synagogue in early Palestinian Judaism. ...
This work is one of the first studies presenting a comprehensive linguistic investigation into non-literary Judaeo-Arabic. Its main focus is the diachronic description of letters from the Cairo Genizah, while distinguishing between features of epistolary Arabic and vernacular phenomena.
This book suggests several methods with which rabbinic sources can be approached in order to obtain information about women's history. It is the first feminist book about rabbinic literature which treats the latter as a historical source. It contains many examples and discusses for the first ...
Roman A. Ohrenstein and Barry Gordon
This book discusses the economics of the Talmud in the light of modern economics. Its focus is on the intricate debates, statements and principles that were forged by the great minds of the Talmudic Rabbis. This ancient storehouse of learning includes a wealth of economic knowledge of modern ...
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