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  1. The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn

    Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century

    By Leah Hochman

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology, physiognomy and portraiture in the eighteenth-century. Highlighting a theory that describes the benefit of encountering ugly objects in art and nature,...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination

    The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance

    By Michal Aharony

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Teaching the Historical Jesus

    Issues and Exegesis

    Edited by Zev Garber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A History of Czechs and Jews

    A Slavic Jerusalem

    By Martin Wein

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Was Israel founded by Czechoslovakia? A History of Czechs and Jews examines this question and the resulting findings are complex. Czechoslovakia did provide critical, secret military sponsorship to Israel around 1948, but this alliance was short-lived and terminated with the Prague Trial of 1952....

    To Be Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge History of Genocide

    Edited by Cathie Carmichael, Richard Maguire

    Series: Routledge Histories

    Genocide Studies is a rapidly expanding field, benefiting greatly from global perspectives. Interdisciplinary in style while retaining a clear historical focus, The Routledge History of Genocide looks at much of recorded human history to examine episodes of extreme violence that...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s

    By Dario Miccoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rabbis of our Time

    Spiritual Authorities of Judaism

    By Marek Cejka, Roman Koran

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Rabbis of Our Time is a biographical book which contains several dozen portraits of rabbinical authorities of modern and recent times – both the contemporary generation of rabbis and earlier generations of rabbis living in the 20th century. The book is focused on centers of contemporary Judaism and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

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