The Brill Reference Library of Judaism

Edited by Alan J. Avery-Peck (College of the Holy Cross) and William Scott Green (University of Rochester).

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1571-5000
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Herbert W. Basser, Ph.D University of Toronto, 1983 with Marsha B. Cohen, Ph.D Florida International University, 2007

Herbert Basser in The Gospel of Matthew and Judaic Traditions utilizes his mastery of Jewish writings to navigate the agenda of this enigmatic Gospel. He propounds numerous novel suggestions, while Marsha Cohen’s editing gives us a highly accessible text.
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46
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291799
E-ISBN: 
9789004291782
Publication date: 
March 2015
€232,00
$301.00

Michael C. Nelson, Queens College of the City University of New York. Volumes Edited by J.A. Overman, D.N. Schowalter, and M.C. Nelson.

Volume One of The Temple Complex at Horvat Omrit examines the surviving architecture of the three Roman period temple phases newly excavated sanctuary at the archaeological site of Omrit in northern Israel.
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250635
Expected: 
May 2015
€168,00
$230.00

Edited by Brian Smollett, Jewish Theological Seminary of America and Christian Wiese University of Frankfurt am Main

Reappraisals and New Studies of the Modern Jewish Experience provides a variety of new perspectives on several central questions in Jewish intellectual, social, and religious history from the eighteenth century to the present.
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44
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284630
E-ISBN: 
9789004284661
Publication date: 
October 2014
€162,00
$210.00

Edited by Alan J. Avery Peck, College of the Holy Cross, Bruce Chilton, Bard College, William Scott Green, University of Miami, and Gary G. Porton, University of Illinois, Urbana.

The questions Jacob Neusner has asked have shaped how scholars today approach the rabbinic literature. These essays honor that legacy, addressing topics in early Judaism, Judaism’s relationship to Christianity and other religions, American Judaism, and the role of humanistic study today.
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Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284272
E-ISBN: 
9789004284289
Publication date: 
October 2014
€140,00
$181.00

Malka Muchnik, Bar-Ilan University

The Gender Challenge of Hebrew is the first book to delve in depth into gender representation over the 3,000-year history of Hebrew. Malka Muchnik analyses the grammatical characteristics of gender, reveals social and cultural issues reflected, and presents challenges for achieving change.
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282704
E-ISBN: 
9789004282711
Publication date: 
September 2014
€104,00
$135.00

Edited by Marc De Kesel Saint Paul University Ottawa, Bettine Siertsema VU University Amsterdam, and Katarzyna Szurmiak

The essays in this volume examine David Grossman’s novel See under: Love. The multispectral reflection on the issue of imagination and the alleged unrepresentability of the Shoah greatly contributes to the ongoing discussion and helps understanding this rich, complicated novel.
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280953
E-ISBN: 
9789004280946
Publication date: 
September 2014
€99,00
$128.00

Laura S. Lieber, Duke University

In A Vocabulary of Desire, Laura Lieber provides a nuanced introduction to the variety of ways in which Jewish liturgical poets from Late Ancient Palestine understood the Song of Songs, complemented by annotated translations of six complete works.
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Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234635
E-ISBN: 
9789004278592
Publication date: 
July 2014
€162,00
$210.00

Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman, The Open University of Israel

In Traditional Society in Transition Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman examines the Yemeni Jewish existence from the mid 19th century onwards. It chronicles this community’s transition from a traditional patriarchal society to a group adjusting to the challenges of a modern society.
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Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272903
E-ISBN: 
9789004272910
Publication date: 
April 2014
€110,00
$142.00

Haggai Mazuz, Bar-Ilan University

In The Religious and Spiritual Life of the Jews of Medina Haggai Mazuz offers an account of the halakhic character of the Jewish community of Medina in the seventh century CE.
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Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250628
E-ISBN: 
9789004266094
Publication date: 
July 2014
€93,00
$120.00

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.
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234611
E-ISBN: 
9789004245242
Publication date: 
January 2013
€167,00
$228.00

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