By Irene Garbell
By Irene Garbell
By Mark Alan Epstein
By Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
"Mr. Yerushalmi's prior writings . . . validated him as one of many Jewish community's most vital historians. His most up-to-date ebook should still identify him as one in every of its most vital critics. Zakhor is historic taking into consideration a really excessive order - mature hypothesis in response to gigantic scholarship." - long island occasions ebook evaluation
By Association for Jewish studies
By Lila Corwin Berman
By Dave Rich
There's a disease on the center of left-wing British politics, and even though predominantly less than the outside, it really is silently spreading, changing into ever extra malignant.With 3 separate inquiries into anti-Semitism within the Labour celebration within the first six months of 2016 by myself, it sort of feels demanding to think that, till the Nineteen Eighties, the British left used to be greatly pro-Israel. And whereas the election of Jeremy Corbyn can have thrown a harsher highlight at the quandary, it really is certainly not a contemporary phenomenon.The widening gulf among British Jews and the anti-Israel left - born out of antiapartheid campaigns and now allying itself with Islamist extremists who call for Israel's destruction - didn't occur in a single day or unintentionally: political activists made it take place. This e-book finds who they have been, why they selected Palestine and the way they offered their reason to the left.Based on new educational examine into the origins of this phenomenon, mixed with the author's day-by-day paintings looking at political extremism, modern hostility to Israel, and anti-Semitism, this publication brings new perception to the left's more and more debatable 'Jewish problem'.
About the Author
Dave wealthy is an affiliate study Fellow on the Pears Institute for the examine of Anti-Semitism, Birkbeck collage, collage of London, the place he was once offered his PhD in 2015. He works on the group protection belief (CST), for whom he briefs ministers, MPs, civil servants and law enforcement officials approximately antisemitism.
By Seth L. Sanders, Jonathan Ben-Dov
By Richard D Bank
Organize your self for a rare event! within the following pages, you’ll traverse a time continuum spanning greater than 4,000 years as you find out about the historical past of the Jewish humans. We’ll start within the sector referred to as the Fertile Crescent, the cradle of civilization and the house of the early Hebrews. Then, we’ll circulate ahead in time and position to stick to the footsteps of Abraham and descend with Jacob’s extended family into Egypt, rising years later as a state looking for freedom and the Promised Land. we'll witness the founding of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, their destruction, the re-establishment of the second one Temple, and the way it, too, used to be destroyed. The every little thing Jewish historical past and historical past Book brings jointly all of the wealthy heritage that has united the Jewish humans for centuries—for each person to get pleasure from.
By Richard Bauckham
This article offers a suite of reports which specialize in own eschatology within the Jewish and early Christian apocalypses. The apocalyptic culture, from its Jewish origins till the early center a long time, is studied as a continual literary culture, within which either continuity of motifs and demanding alterations in realizing of lifestyles after demise will be charted. in addition to better-known apocalypses, a lot recognition is given to these ignored apocalypses which painting human future after dying intimately, akin to the "Apocalypse of Peter", the "Apocalypse of the Seven Heavens", the later apocalypses of Ezra, and the 4 apocalypses of the Virgin Mary. Relationships with Greco-Roman eschatology are explored, and a number of other chapters exhibit how particular New testomony texts are illuminated via shut wisdom of this custom of principles and pictures of the hereafter.
By Jeffrey Veidlinger
In the midst of the violent, progressive turmoil that observed the decade of tsarist rule within the Russian Empire, many Jews got here to reject what they considered as the apocalyptic and utopian prophecies of political dreamers and spiritual fans, who prefer as a substitute to target the promoting of cultural improvement within the current. Jewish Public tradition within the overdue Russian Empire examines the cultural identities that Jews have been growing and disseminating via voluntary institutions similar to libraries, drama circles, literary golf equipment, old societies, or even hearth brigades. Jeffrey Veidlinger explores the venues within which well-liked cultural figures—including Sholem Aleichem, Mendele Moykher Sforim, and Simon Dubnov—interacted with the overall Jewish public, encouraging Jewish expression inside of Russia's multicultural society. by way of highlighting the cultural studies shared by means of Jews of numerous social backgrounds—from seamstresses to parliamentarians—and in disparate geographic locales—from Ukrainian shtetls to shine metropolises—the ebook revises conventional perspectives of Jewish society within the past due Russian Empire.