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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.
Edited by Ilana Zinguer, Abraham Melamed, and Zur Shalev
This collection of essays offers a fresh look into Christian-Jewish cultural interactions during the Renaissance and beyond. Christian scholars, it is shown, were deeply immersed in a variety of Hebrew sources, while their Jewish counterparts imbibed the culture of Humanism.
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.
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.
Dealing with some of the main aspects of general history among the Jews of nineteenth-century Iran, this book provides the reader with over 40 selected archival and published sources. Analyzed and annotated in detail, the sources shed light on the general history, community, culture, and ...
Marvin J. Heller
Further Studies in the Making of the Early Hebrew Book addresses a variety of aspects of the early Hebrew book often treated in a cursory manner. The essays encompass book arts, printing-places and printers, and unusual book varia.
Edited by Steven Fine
In this book Robert Bonfil provides a detailed historical introduction and new English translation of the family chronicle of Ahima'az, one of the most important sources of medieval Jewish life in Western Europe composed in Capua, Italy in 1054.
Edited by Julius H. Schoeps and Olaf Glöckner in cooperation with Anja Kreienbrink
In the context of unifying Europe, Jews of the “Old Continent” are re-thinking their role as ethno-cultural minority. European Jewry is developing a remarkable new assertiveness, but faces inner divisions and new anti-Semitism. This volume gives insight into controversial experiences and ...
Edited by Lars Rensmann and Julius H. Schoeps
Democratic polities continue to be faced with politics of resentment. The first comparative study of its kind, this book rigorously examines the contemporary relevance of antisemitism and counter-cosmopolitan resentments in the European Union and beyond.
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