Books in category Religion – Judaism

  • Jews God and History

    Jews, God, and History
    Max I. Dimont

    From ancient Palestine through Europe and Asia, to America and modern Israel, Max I. Dimont shows how the saga of the Jews is interwoven with the story of virtually every nation on earth.

  • 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.

  • Entering the High Holy Days

    Entering the High Holy Days
    Reuven Hammer

    Entering The High Holy Days provides historical background and interpretation of the ideas, practices, and liturgy and lends them contemporary relevance to today's Jews.

  • Yentl s Revenge The Next Wave of Jewish Feminism

    Yentl’s Revenge: The Next Wave of Jewish Feminism
    Danya Ruttenberg

    A diverse group of young women–from witches to rabbis–explore the new 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.

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