Books in category Religion – Judaism

  • Buried by the Times

    Buried by the Times
    Laurel Leff

    Looks at decisions made at The New York Times that resulted in the minimizing, misunderstanding, and dilution of the Holocaust in a behind-the-scenes study of how America's premier newspaper failed in its coverage of the fate of European …

  • From the Maccabees to the Mishnah

    From the Maccabees to the Mishnah
    Shaye J. D. Cohen

    This book explores the period from the 160s to 63 B.C.E., when the Maccabees ruled the Jews, up to the publication of the Mishnah in the second century C.E.

  • Stories of the Babylonian Talmud

    Stories of the Babylonian Talmud
    Jeffrey L. Rubenstein

    The third installment of Rubenstein’s trilogy of works on the subject, Stories of the Babylonian Talmud is essential reading for all students of the Talmud and rabbinic Judaism.

  • The Bible at Qumran

    The Bible at Qumran
    Peter W. Flint, Tae Hun Kim

    This new volume in the Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature series explores two principal themes: the text and shape of the "Bible" at Qumran and the interpretation of these scriptures by the Qumran community and other …

  • Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust

    Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust
    Yaffa Eliach

    Based on interviews and oral histories, this collection of 89 stories is the first anthology of Hasidic stories about the Holocaust, and the first ever in which women play a large role.

  • The Lesser of Two Evils

    The Lesser of Two Evils
    Dov Levin

    The book's title, The Lesser of Two Evils, describes the dilemma and ultimate fate of the two million Eastern European Jews following the infamous Ribbentrop-Molotov pact of August, 1939, which divided the regions of eastern Poland, the …

  • God Man and History

    God, Man and History
    Eliezer Berkovits, David Hazony

    God, Man and History examines the underpinnings of Judaism as a whole, from theology to law to the meaning of Jewish nationhood.

  • The Emergence of Ethical Man

    The Emergence of Ethical Man
    Joseph Dov Soloveitchik, Michael S. Berger

    Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, known universally as the Rav–the rabbi par excellence–answers the question in The Emergence of Ethical Man, edited by Michael Berger.

  • Jewish Scribes in the Second Temple Period

    Jewish Scribes in the Second-Temple Period
    Christine Schams

    Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement series, 291>

  • Metropolitan Jews

    Metropolitan Jews
    Lila Corwin Berman

    In this provocative urban history, Lila Corwin Berman considers the role that Detroit s Jews have played in the city s well-known narratives of migration and decline.

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