Leading figures at the dawn of the sixteenth-century Reformation commonly faced the charge of ""judaizing"". 72 In His Name concerns the changing views of four such men starting with their kabbalistic treatment of the 72 divine names of angels.
Development, Learning, and Community uses data drawn from a study of pluralistic Jewish high schools to illustrate the complex and often challenging interplay between the cognitive and socio-affective elements of education.
This remarkable study makes a critical intervention in the study of Soviet and post-Soviet Russian culture.... Læs mere
Rabbi Marcus Jastrow (1829-1903) was one of the most important figures of nineteenth-century Judaism, but is often neglected. This volume presents his life and his views on the reform of Judaism in the context of the changes and developments of Judaism in his lifetime.
Provides a collection of the major statements by Russian poet Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) about poetry, inspiration, the creative... Læs mere
Explores interfaith dialogue between the Jewish and Christian communities and attempts to evaluate what goals these communities have... Læs mere
From Symbolism to Socialist Realism offers a broad variety of materials contextualizing the literary texts most frequently read in Russian literature courses at the undergraduate and beginning graduate level.
Offers a study of a multicultural city in times when all norms collapse. Ola Hnatiuk presents a meticulously documented portrait of Lviv's diverse intelligentsia during World War Two.... Læs mere
The armed conflict in Ukraine brought about an emergence of a distinctive trend in contemporary Ukrainian poetry: the poetry of war. The poems collected in this... Læs mere
Analyses the ways in which literary works and cultural discourses employ the construct of the Jew's body in relation to the material world in order either to establish and reinforce, or to subvert and challenge, dominant cultural norms and stereotypes.
Congress opens each session with a prayer offered by a chaplain or guest chaplain. Among the guest chaplains: Rabbis. This book offers an unprecedented examination of 160 years of Jewish prayers delivered in the literal and figurative centre of American democracy.
Seventy years after the creation of the State of Israel, Palestine to Israel: Mandate to State, 1945-1948 offers the definitive narrative of the achievement of Jewish sovereignty in the beleaguered Promised Land.