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    • Tucker, Irene (2016)
      A Brief Genealogy of Jewish Republicanism: Parting Ways with Judith Butler uses the chance synchronicity of the 2013 Israeli parliamentary elections and literary theorist Judith Butler’s controversial Brooklyn College ...
    • Aumiller, Rachel (2021)
      Scepticism claims that there is always something that slips through the epistemologist’s grasp.Drawing on the tradition of scepticism within continental philosophy, this volume discusses how the sense of touch uncovers ...
    • Idel, Moshe (2020)
      This book focuses on Abraham Abulafia’s esoteric thought in relation to Maimonides, Maimonideans, and Islamic thought in the line of Leo Strauss’ theory of the history of philosophy. A survey of Abulafia’s sources leads ...
    • Egger-Wenzel, Renate; Reif, Stefan C. (2015-11-13)
      Given the recent interest in the emotions presupposed in early religious literature, it has been thought useful to examine in this volume how the Jews and early Christians expressed their feelings within the prayers recorded ...
    • Adams, Jonathan; Heß, Cordelia (2020)
      Is research on antisemitism even necessary in countries with a relatively small Jewish population? Absolutely, as this volume shows. Compared to other countries, research on antisemitism in the Nordic countries (Denmark, ...
    • Sicher, Efraim (2012-10-01)
      Isaak Babel (1894–1940) is arguably one of the greatest modern short story writers of the early twentieth century. Yet his life and work are shrouded in the mystery of who Babel was—an Odessa Jew who wrote in Russian, who ...
    • Glöckner, Olaf; Fireberg, Haim (2015-09-25)
      An unexpected immigration wave of Jews from the former Soviet Union mostly in the 1990s has stabilized and enlarged Jewish life in Germany. Jewish kindergartens and schools were opened, and Jewish museums, theaters, and ...
    • Lange, Armin; Porat, Dina; Schiffman, Lawrence H.; Mayerhofer, Kerstin (2020)
      This volume provides a compendium of the history of and discourse about antisemitism - both as a unique cultural and religious category. Antisemitic stereotypes function as religious symbols that express and transmit a ...
    • Lange, Armin; Mayerhofer, Kerstin; Porat, Dina; Schiffman, Lawrence H. (2020)
      This volume engages with antisemitic stereotypes as religious symbols that express and transmit a belief system of Jew-hatred. These religious symbols are stored in Christian, Muslim and even today’s secular cultural and ...
    • Lange, Armin; Mayerhofer, Kerstin; Porat, Dina; Schiffman, Lawrence H. (2021)
      The five volumes provide a compendium of the history of and discourse about antisemitism - both as a unique cultural and religious category. Antisemitic stereotypes function as religious symbols that express and transmit ...
    • Kotowski, Elke-Vera (2017-06-26)
      As part of the German Jewish Cultural Heritage project, the contributors to this volume examine the cultural influence of the German-speaking Jewish intelligentsia around the world. This influence continues to be felt in ...
    • Reif, Stefan C.; Lehnardt, Andreas (2014-08-28)
      This volume examines in inter-disciplinary perspective the degree to which the medieval Ashkenazi were innovative in the area of communal activity surrounding burial and mourning customs. The topics cover liturgical poetry ...
    • Lund, Hannah Lotte (2012-07-30)
      Anhand neuer Quellen werden die Berliner 'jüdischen Salons' um 1800 als ebenso lebendiges wie fragiles kommunikatives Netz präsentiert. Der Querschnitt durch die Salongesellschaft des Beispieljahrs 1794/95 beleuchtet eine ...
    • Behlmer, Heike; Gertzen, Thomas L.; Witthuhn, Orell (2020)
    • Mendes-Flohr, Paul (2015-05-29)
      This volume of essays takes as its point of departure Martin Buber`s principle of dialogue, which he applied as a comprehensive hermeneutic method for the study of various cultural phenomena. The volume critically evaluates ...
    • Schwarz-Friesel, Monika; Reinharz, Jehuda (2017-06-26)
      Wie artikuliert sich im 21. Jahrhundert judenfeindliches Gedankengut? Und wann ist eine Äußerung antisemitisch? Mit diesen Fragen beschäftigen sich die Sprach- und Kognitionswissenschaftlerin Monika Schwarz-Friesel und der ...
    • Luzzatto, Simone; Veltri, Giuseppe; Lissa, Anna (2019)
      Considered the first specimen of a theoretical literature on Jewish political economy, the Discourse is much more. Initially conceived as an apology for the Jewish community of Venice, it is actually replete with sceptical ...
    • Zepp, Susanne; Shahar, Galili; Fine, Ruth; Olk, Claudia; Gordinsky, Natasha; Konuk, Kader (2020)
      The multilingualism and polyphony of Jewish literary writing around the globe requires a collaborative, comparative, and interdisciplinary investigation into the methods of researching and teaching literature. This volume ...
    • McDowell, Gavin; Naiweld, Ron; stoekl ben ezra, daniel (2021)
      "This volume is dedicated to the cultural and religious diversity in Jewish communities from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Age and the growing influence of the rabbis within these communities during the same period. ...