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  1. Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Jewish Cultural Nationalism

    Origins and Influences

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature,...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Jewish-Chinese Nexus

    A Meeting of Civilizations

    Edited by M. Avrum Ehrlich

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The Jewish Chinese Nexus explores through a collection of articles the nexus between two of the oldest, intact, starkly contrasting and most interesting civilizations on earth; Jews and Chinese. This volume studies how they are interacting in modernity; how they view each other and what areas of...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    Volume 18 of The Jewish Law Annual contains six comprehensive articles on various aspects of Jewish law. Three articles address family law. One addresses the painful issue of the plight of the wife whose husband withholds conjugal relations. In a marriage where relations are withheld, the wife may...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

    8th Edition

    By Martin Gilbert

    Series: Routledge Historical Atlases

    'An unusual and compelling insight into Jewish history... sheer detail and breadth of scale' BBC History Magazine This newly revised and updated edition of Martin Gilbert’s Atlas of Jewish History spans over four thousand years of history in 154 maps, presenting a vivid picture of a fascinating...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Jews and Judaism in World History

    By Howard N. Lupovitch

    Series: Themes in World History

    This book is a survey of the history of the Jewish people from biblical antiquity to the present, spanning nearly 2,500 years and traversing five continents. Opening with a broad introduction which addresses key questions of terminology and definition, the book’s ten chapters then go on to explore...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Zionism

    By David Engel

    Series: Short Histories of Big Ideas

    Zionism is an international political movement that was originally dedicated to the resettlement of Jewish people in the Promised Land, and is now synonymous with support for the modern state of Israel. This addition to the Short Histories of Big Ideas series looks at the controversial and topical...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Judaism

    By Eliezer Segal

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing Judaism is the ideal starting point for students beginning their studies of this fascinating religion. Eliezer Segal takes a historical approach, focusing on religious aspects of Judaism, and introducing themes as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents. Students will gain an...

    Published August 8th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Repair of the Soul

    Metaphors of Transformation in Jewish Mysticism and Psychoanalysis

    By Karen E. Starr

    Series: Relational Perspectives Book Series

    Repair of the Soul examines transformation from the perspective of Jewish mysticism and psychoanalysis, addressing the question of how one achieves self-understanding that leads not only to insight but also to meaningful change. In this beautifully written and thought-provoking book, Karen Starr...

    Published June 12th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Law, Antisemitism and the Holocaust

    By David Seymour

    Whilst an increasing amount of attention is being paid to law's connection or involvement with National Socialism, less attention is focused upon thinking through the links between law and the emergence of antisemitism. As a consequence, antisemitism is presented as a pre-existent given, as...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish