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  1. 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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Referring to God

    Jewish and Christian Perspectives

    By Paul Helm

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    There is a long tradition of discussion in the philosophy of religion about the problems and possibilities involved in talking about God. This book presents accounts of the problem within Jewish and Christian philosophy....

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. From Falashas to Ethiopian Jews

    The External Influences for Change, c. 1860-1960

    By Daniel Summerfield

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    In the light of the Israeli government's plan to halt Ethiopian immigration, this book provides original research into the transformation of the Falashas to Ethiopian Jews during the twentieth century which made them eligible for immigration into Israel, adding a new dimension to the question...

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture

    Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc

    By Gregg Stern

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture is a study of the great, and curiously underappreciated, engagement of a Medieval European Jewish community with the philosophic tradition. This lucid description of the Languedocian Jewish community's multigenerational cultivation of - and acculturation to -...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Judaism, Philosophy, Culture

    Selected Studies by E. I. J. Rosenthal

    By Erwin Rosenthal

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    One of the outstanding interpreters of Jewish culture in the twentieth century has been Erwin Rosenthal. This book contains some of his most influential work, ranging from the nature of Jewish political thought, both classical and medieval, to Christian reactions to Judaism and to varying...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy of the Talmud

    By Hyam Maccoby

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This is a new presentation of the philosophy of the Talmud. The Talmud is not a work of formal philosophy, but much of what it says is relevant to philosophical enquiry, including issues explored in contemporary debates. In particular, the Talmud has original ideas about the relation between...

    Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge

  8. From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Design

    Its Beginning, its Definition, its End

    By John Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers,...

    Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Jews of Ethiopia

    The Birth of an Elite

    Edited by Tudor Parfitt, Emanuela Trevisan Semi

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book offers the results of the most recent research carried out in European and Israeli universities on Ethiopian Jews. With a special focus on Europe and the role played by German, English and Italian Jewish communities in creating a new Jewish Ethiopian identity, it investigates such...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture

    A History of the Other

    By Abraham Melamed

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The evolving image of the Black in the history of Jewish culture is being traced here in the conceptual framework of recent post-modern theories of the 'other'. The study focuses on the mechanisms by which an ethno-religious minority group considered by the dominant majority to be the inferior '...

    Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge

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