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Rituals of Childhood: Jewish Acculturation in Medieval Europe

Ivan G. Marcus - History - 2015 - 208 pages
In medieval times, when a Jewish boy of five began religious schooling, he was carried from home to a teacher and placed on the teacher's lap. He was then asked to recite the ...
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Medieval Jewish Civilization: A Multi-disciplinary Curriculum ...

Ivan G. Marcus - History - 1988 - 279 pages
Civilization at the University level.
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Jewish Mystical Leaders and Leadership in the 13th Century

Moshe Idel, Mortimer Ostow, Ivan G. Marcus, Paul B. Fenton, Israel M. Ta-Shma - Religion - 1998 - 254 pages
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Understanding Judaism: The Basics of Deed and Creed

Rabbi Benjamin Blech - Religion - 1992 - 374 pages
Judaism is primarily a religion of actions rather than beliefs. When the Jewish people accepted God's covenant, they committed themselves first to obedience and practice, and ...
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Jewish Family Celebrations

Arlene Cardozo - History - 1985 - 288 pages
The author describes her own family's customs and surveys the foods, songs, blessings, and other traditional ways of observing at home the Jewish holidays throughout the year
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Origins of the Kabbalah

Gershom Scholem, Gershom Gerhard Scholem, Raphael Jehudah Zwi Werblowsky - History - 1990 - 487 pages
One of the most important scholars of our century, Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) opened up a once esoteric world of Jewish mysticism, the Kabbalah, to concerned students of ...
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Home Lands: Portraits of the New Jewish Diaspora

Larry Tye - History - 2002 - 360 pages
A portrait of modern Jewish identity is revealed through a study of seven Jewish communities around the world, exploring the history of each community, their current status ...
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