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Forthcoming Jewish Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge History of Genocide

    Edited by Cathie Carmichael, Richard C. Maguire

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The drawing of boundaries has always been a key part of the Jewish tradition and has served to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity. At the same time, these boundaries have consistently been subject to negotiation, transgression and contestation. The increasing fragmentation of Judaism into...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    Series: Routledge Companions to History

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times

    By Marek Cejka, Roman Koran

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Revisiting Jewish Spain in the Modern Era

    Edited by Daniela Flesler, Tabea Alexa Linhard, Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    This innovative volume offers fresh perspectives and directions on the intersection of Hispanic and Jewish studies. It shows how 'Jewishness' has played a crucial role in Spanish political, social, and cultural developments in the modern era, exploring the effects of the multiple material and...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Refugees and Cultural Transfer to Britain

    Edited by Stefan Manz, Panikos Panayi

    This book is the first to focus specifically upon the relationship between refugees and intercultural transfer over an extensive period of time. Since circa 1830, a series of groups have made their way to Britain, beginning with exiles from the failed European revolutions of the mid-nineteenth...

    To Be Published October 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah

    By Michael Miller

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Essentials of Holocaust Education

    Fundamental Issues and Approaches

    Edited by Samuel Totten, Stephen Feinberg

    Essentials of Holocaust Education is a comprehensive guide for pre- and in-service educators preparing to teach about this watershed event in human history. An original collection of essays by teacher educators and Holocaust scholars, it covers a full range of issues relating to Holocaust education...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge