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  1. Britain's Naval and Political Reaction to the Illegal Immigration of Jews to Palestine, 1945-1949

    By Freddy Liebreich

    This book provides an important shift in the analysis of Britain's policy towards the illegal postwar Jewish immigration into Palestine. It charts the development of Britain's response to Zionist immigration, from the initial sympathy, as embodied in the Balfour Declaration, through attempts at...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Jewish Eating and Identity Through the Ages

    By David C. Kraemer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book explores the history of Jewish eating and Jewish identity, from the Bible to the present. The lessons of this book rest squarely on the much-quoted insight: 'you are what you eat.' But this book goes beyond that simple truism to recognise that you are not only what you eat, but also how,...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Communism, Nationalism and Ethnicity in Poland, 1944–1950

    By Michael Fleming

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book fills a significant gap in the study of the establishment of communist rule in Poland in the key period of 1944–1950. It shows that nationalism and nationality policy were fundamentally important in the consolidation of communist rule, acting as a crucial nexus through which different...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto various aspects of Jewish legal culture. Rather than taking a structural approach, and attempting to circumscribe and define ‘every’ element of Jewish law, Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture takes a dynamic and holistic approach, describing diverse manifestations of...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a...

    Published March 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Quest for Jewish Assimilation in Modern Social Science

    By Amos Morris-Reich

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    The transformation of the human sciences into the social sciences in the third part of the 19th century was closely related to attempts to develop and implement methods for dealing with social tensions and the rationalization of society. This book studies the connections between academic...

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Jesus among the Jews

    Representation and Thought

    Edited by Neta Stahl

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    For almost two thousand years, various images of Jesus accompanied Jewish thought and imagination: a flesh-and-blood Jew, a demon, a spoiled student, an idol, a brother, a (failed) Messiah, a nationalist rebel, a Greek god in Jewish garb, and more. This volume charts for the first time the...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. New Media, Politics and Society in Israel

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Azi Lev-On

    This book addresses the social and political landscape of Internet usage in Israel, and studies the formation of a networked information society in the "hi-tech nation". As Israel is considered a highly technologically developed country, it could serve as a model to assess and compare the...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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