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    • Levisohn, Jon A.; Kress, Jeffrey S. (2018-11-19)
      Jewish educational projects and programs are thriving, attracting philanthropic support for exciting and creative approaches in every sector and setting. But underneath that energy, we are not as clear as we ought to be ...
    • Rüpke, Jörg; Gemeinhardt, Peter; Heyden, Katharina (2012)
      The meaning of holiness and how one can speak about it remains an active research question in religious studies and theology. The articles analyze discourses about holiness from the religious cultures of late antiquity. ...
    • Geller, Markham J.; Lehmhaus, Lennart; Martelli, Matteo (2017)
      This volume brings together contributions covering different periods of the history of ancient pharmacology and medical writing, from Greek, Byzantine, and Syriac medicine to the Rabbinic-Talmudic medical discourses. It ...
    • Lehmhaus, Lennart; Martelli, Matteo (2017)
      Intercultural history of knowledge and science; Late Antique pharmacology/ pharmacotherapy; Talmudic Medicine; Greek medical encyclopedias
    • 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 ...
    • Ruderman , David B. (2017)
      The series Studies and Texts in Scepticism contains monographs, translations, and collected essays exploring scepticism in its dual manifestation as a purely philosophical tradition and as a set of sceptical strategies, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Stökl, Jonathan; Waerzeggers, Caroline (2015)
      This collection of essays explores new ways of understanding the Babylonian Exile and the return to Yehud &#8211 a formative period in ancient Judaism. Drawing among others on new materials from cuneiform texts, the ...
    • Gemeinhardt, Peter; Heyden, Katharina (2012)
      Holy places; Holy times; Holiness; History of Religion; Sacralization
    • Schaller, Berndt; Dietert, Eike; Kramer, Adelheid; Behnsen, Jens; König, Ralf; Kollatz, Thomas (2010)
      The „Flecken Adelebsen“ at the edge of the „Solling“ in southern Lower-Saxony looks back to 300 years of jewish history. In 19th century it was named “Little Jerusalem” because of the high number of jewish habitants. Today ...
    • Schaller, Berndt,; Dietert, Eike,; Kramer, Adelheid,; Behnsen, Jens,; König, Ralf,; Kollatz, Thomas, (2010)
      The „Flecken Adelebsen“ at the edge of the „Solling“ in southern Lower-Saxony looks back to 300 years of jewish history. In 19th century it was named “Little Jerusalem” because of the high number of jewish habitants. Today ...
    • Perdue, Leo G.; Carter, Warren (2015-01-01)
      Israel and Empire introduces students to the history, literature, and theology of the Hebrew Bible and texts of early Judaism, enabling them to read these texts through the lens of postcolonial interpretation. This approach ...
    • Krauß, Anna; Leipziger, Jonas; Schücking-Jungblut, Friederike (2020)
      Die Reihe Materiale Textkulturen ist das Publikationsorgan des gleichnamigen Heidelberger Sonderforschungsbereichs 933, der von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft gefördert wird. In der Reihe erscheinen Sammelbände und ...
    • Elazar, Daniel J.; Brown, Michael; Robinson, Ira (2003)
      Using long-ignored constitutions of various Jewish organizations, this unique book uncovers the political history of Canadian Jewry since its beginning during the 1700s. Building on the premise that Jews, since time ...
    • Kaplan, Yosef (2019)
      The Western Sephardic communities came into being as a result of confessional migration. However, in contrast to the other European confessional communities, the Sephardic Jews in Western Europe came to Judaism after a ...
    • Haliva, Racheli; Schmid, Stephan; Spinelli, Emidio; Veltri, Giuseppe (2019)
      Sceptical Paths gathers a variety of innovative studies that inquire into the presence and function of sceptical elements, strategies, and approaches in various traditions throughout Ancient, Medieval, Modern, and contemporary ...
    • Ingeborg Lied, Liv; Lundhaug, Hugo (2017)
      Eschewing the search for the hypothetical original, this volume of essays places manuscripts and manuscript culture center stage and provides new readings of texts from various Christian and Jewish traditions in their ...
    • Luzzatto, Simone; Torbidoni, Michela; Veltri, Giuseppe (2019)
      Socrates, Or On Human Knowledge is the first sceptical treatise of the early modern period to be written by a Jew. This work, written in the vernacular and signed by the author describing himself as a “Venetian Jew,” must ...
    • Halesius , Alexander; Basse, Michael (2018)
      So far, only the Latin text in a critical edition from the year 1948 has been available from the law treaty of the Summa Halensis. With the three-volume publication, a German translation and a commentary on this important ...