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  1. War and Peace in Jewish Tradition

    From the Biblical World to the Present

    Edited by Yigal Levin, Amnon Shapira

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Hidden Philosophy of Hannah Arendt

    By Margaret Betz Hull

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The central argument of this book is that Hannah Arendt's deserved place in the history of Western philosophy has been overlooked, and recognition of her contribution is long overdue. In part a result of Arendt's own insistence on calling herself a 'political thinker' throughout her career, this is...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Russian Israelis

    Social Mobility, Politics and Culture

    Edited by Larissa Remennick

    Israelis with a Russian accent have been part of Israel's social, cultural and economic landscape for over 20 years. They are found in all walks of life: as controversial politicians, senior physicians and scientists, kibbutz members and religious settlers. Despite lacking personal assets and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz, Hanina Ben-Menahem

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    Volume 19 of The Jewish Law Annual is a festschrift in honor of Professor Neil S. Hecht. It contains thirteen articles, ten in English and three in Hebrew. Several articles are jurisprudential in nature, focusing on analysis of halakhic institutions and concepts. Elisha Ancselovits discusses the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  6. After the Holocaust

    Challenging the Myth of Silence

    Edited by David Cesarani, Eric J. Sundquist

    For the last decade scholars have been questioning the idea that the Holocaust was not talked about in any way until well into the 1970s. After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence is the first collection of authoritative, original scholarship to expose a serious misreading of the past on...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Jewish Women Writers in the Soviet Union

    By Rina Lapidus

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    This book presents the lives and works of eleven Jewish women authors who lived in the Soviet Union, and who wrote and published their works in Russian. The works include poems, novels, memoirs and other writing. The book provides an overview of the life of each author, an overview of each author’s...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Basic Yiddish

    A Grammar and Workbook

    By Rebecca Margolis

    Series: Grammar Workbooks

    Basic Yiddish: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar with related exercises in a single volume. The workbook is structured around 25 short units, each presenting relevant grammar points which are explained using multiple examples in...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Jews and Germans of Hamburg

    The Destruction of a Civilization 1790-1945

    By J A S Grenville

    Based on more than thirty years archival research, this history of the Jewish and German-Jewish community of Hamburg is a unique and vivid piece of work by one of the leading historians of the twentieth century. The history of the Holocaust here is fully integrated into the full history of the...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine

    Democracy versus Military Rule

    By Lev Luis Grinberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Israeli regime is a paradox. Considered a democracy, it has no recognized borders and controls the majority of Palestinians by military rule, while the resistance of non-citizen Palestinians exerts major influence over politics and policies. Drawing on detailed academic research and a broad...

    Published August 28th 2011 by Routledge