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Cosmopolitanisms and the Jews

Cathy Gelbin, Sander Gilman - History - 2017 - 352 pages
The first conceptual history of the development and evolution of the image of Jews and Jewish participation in modern German-speaking cosmopolitanist thought
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The Midrashic Impulse and the Contemporary Literary Response to Trauma

Monica Osborne - Literary Criticism - 2017 - 218 pages
Since the end of World War II we have witnessed countless artistic responses to the Holocaust, yet we remain unable to adequately address the atrocities. While Theodor Adorno ...
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The Image of Bar Kokhba in Traditional Jewish Literature: False Messiah and ...

Richard G. Marks - Religion - 2004 - 244 pages
Marks' painstaking investigation into the figure of Bar Kokhba in traditional Jewish literature has indeed provided a corrective to those on both sides of the Zionist political ...
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The Five: A Novel of Jewish Life in Turn-of-the-Century Odessa

Vladimir Jabotinsky, Michael R. Katz - Fiction - 2005 - 203 pages
The Five is an captivating novel of the decadent fin-de-sičcle written by Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880–1940), a controversial leader in the Zionist movement whose literary talents ...
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The Idea of Biblical Interpretation: Essays in Honor of James L. Kugel

James L. Kugel, Judith H. Newman, Judith Hood Newman - Religion - 2004 - 604 pages
In this Festschrift, James Kugel's creative scholarship in biblical interpretation provides the inspiration for a wide-ranging collection of essays that treat the history of ...
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The Idea of History in Rabbinic Judaism

Jacob Neusner - Religion - 2004 - 340 pages
History provides one way of marking time, but there are others, like the Judaism of the dual Torah, set forth in the Rabbinic literature from the Mishnah through the Talmud of ...
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Jewish Studies Between the Disciplines

Peter Schčafer, Klaus Herrmann, Margarete Schlčuter, Giuseppe Veltri - Religion - 2003 - 502 pages
Peter Schafer, Professor and Director of the Institute for Judaic Studies at the Free University Berlin as well as Professor of Religion and Ronald O. Perelman Professor for ...
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Autobiographical Jews: Essays in Jewish Self-Fashioning

Michael Stanislawski - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 209 pages
Examines the nature of autobiographical writing by Jews from antiquity to the present, and the ways in which such writings can legitimately be used as sources for Jewish ...
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