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  1. Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought

    By Yotam Hotam

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Holocaust

    The Third Reich and the Jews, 2nd Edition

    By David Engel

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition includes: · A much expanded selection of original documents, many never before anthologised in English · Added treatment of the role of non-Germans in the Holocaust and the geographical variations in Jewish response · Additional...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Fragility of Law

    Constitutional Patriotism and the Jews of Belgium, 1940–1945

    By David Fraser

    The Fragility of Law examines the ways in which, during the Second World War, the Belgian government and judicial structure became implicated in the identification, exclusion and killing of its Jewish residents, and in the theft - through Aryanization - of Jewish property. David Fraser...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 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 21st 2011 by Routledge