Early Yiddish Texts 1100-1750: With Introduction and Commentary

By Jerold C. Frakes

This quantity is the 1st finished anthology of early Yiddish literature (from its beginnings within the 12th century to the sunrise of contemporary Yiddish within the mid-eighteenth century) for multiple hundred years. It contains the large diversity of genres that outline the corpus: Arthurian romance, heroic epic, satire, lyric, drama, biblical/midrashic epic, devotional literature, biblical translations, glosses, medication, magic, felony texts, oaths, letters, legends, autobiography, travelogue, fables, riddles, and event stories. 100 and thirty texts within the unique Hebrew alphabet, edited anew from the earliest extant resources, are supplied with introductory headnotes that come with specific details bearing on assets, writer (if known), the examine literature, and where of the textual content within the literary tradition.

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By Jerold C. Frakes

This quantity is the 1st finished anthology of early Yiddish literature (from its beginnings within the 12th century to the sunrise of contemporary Yiddish within the mid-eighteenth century) for multiple hundred years. It contains the large diversity of genres that outline the corpus: Arthurian romance, heroic epic, satire, lyric, drama, biblical/midrashic epic, devotional literature, biblical translations, glosses, medication, magic, felony texts, oaths, letters, legends, autobiography, travelogue, fables, riddles, and event stories. 100 and thirty texts within the unique Hebrew alphabet, edited anew from the earliest extant resources, are supplied with introductory headnotes that come with specific details bearing on assets, writer (if known), the examine literature, and where of the textual content within the literary tradition.

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The Jews: Story of a People

By Howard Fast

A vibrant and eminently readable tale of Jewish historical past protecting 4,000 years, and together with large illustrations and old photographs

Howard quick, the bestselling writer of Spartacus, tells the sweeping tale of the Jewish humans and Judaism over 4 millennia, from their nomadic beginnings and the increase of Moses, to the kings David and Solomon, in the course of the Diaspora and the unthinkable horror of the Holocaust, culminating within the founding of the nation of Israel. Fast’s reward for storytelling is on complete demonstrate during this eminently readable and well-researched history.
 
This booklet positive aspects an illustrated biography of Howard quick together with infrequent pictures from the author’s estate.

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By Howard Fast

A vibrant and eminently readable tale of Jewish historical past protecting 4,000 years, and together with large illustrations and old photographs

Howard quick, the bestselling writer of Spartacus, tells the sweeping tale of the Jewish humans and Judaism over 4 millennia, from their nomadic beginnings and the increase of Moses, to the kings David and Solomon, in the course of the Diaspora and the unthinkable horror of the Holocaust, culminating within the founding of the nation of Israel. Fast’s reward for storytelling is on complete demonstrate during this eminently readable and well-researched history.
 
This booklet positive aspects an illustrated biography of Howard quick together with infrequent pictures from the author’s estate.

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Judaism For Dummies (2nd Edition)

By David Blatner, Rabbi Ted Falcon

Your plain-English consultant to Judaism

Whether you're attracted to the faith or the spirituality, the tradition or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the whole spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the magical, meditative, and non secular intensity of the religion and the practice.

In this hot and alluring ebook, you'll locate insurance of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as an everyday perform; the meals and upholstery of Judaism; Jewish marriage ceremony ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; 4,000 years of ache, unhappiness, triumph, and pleasure; nice Jewish thinkers and old celebrities; and masses more.

• Updates to the "recent history" part with discussions of what has occurred within the first decade of the twenty-first century together with: the growth of orthodox political strength in Israel; growth of interfaith paintings; unlucky fresh anti-Semitic occasions; and different news
• extended insurance of Jewish mysticism and meditation, which has develop into more and more well known in contemporary years
• New insurance on Jewish perspectives of morality, together with contraception, homosexuality, and environmental concerns
• Revised recipes for standard Jewish cooking, up to date key vocabulary, and Yiddish words every person may still know

Jews have lengthy unfolded to the corners of the realm, so there are major Jewish groups on many continents. Judaism For Dummies bargains a glimpse into the rituals, rules, and phrases which are woven into the heritage and daily lives of Jewish humans as close to as our personal neighborhoods and as far-reaching as internationally.

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By David Blatner, Rabbi Ted Falcon

Your plain-English consultant to Judaism

Whether you're attracted to the faith or the spirituality, the tradition or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the whole spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the magical, meditative, and non secular intensity of the religion and the practice.

In this hot and alluring ebook, you'll locate insurance of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as an everyday perform; the meals and upholstery of Judaism; Jewish marriage ceremony ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; 4,000 years of ache, unhappiness, triumph, and pleasure; nice Jewish thinkers and old celebrities; and masses more.

• Updates to the "recent history" part with discussions of what has occurred within the first decade of the twenty-first century together with: the growth of orthodox political strength in Israel; growth of interfaith paintings; unlucky fresh anti-Semitic occasions; and different news
• extended insurance of Jewish mysticism and meditation, which has develop into more and more well known in contemporary years
• New insurance on Jewish perspectives of morality, together with contraception, homosexuality, and environmental concerns
• Revised recipes for standard Jewish cooking, up to date key vocabulary, and Yiddish words every person may still know

Jews have lengthy unfolded to the corners of the realm, so there are major Jewish groups on many continents. Judaism For Dummies bargains a glimpse into the rituals, rules, and phrases which are woven into the heritage and daily lives of Jewish humans as close to as our personal neighborhoods and as far-reaching as internationally.

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Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein (The Helen and Martin Schwartz Lectures in Jewish Studies)

By Hilary Putnam

Distinguished thinker Hilary Putnam, who's additionally a working towards Jew, questions the concept of 3 significant Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century―Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas―to aid him reconcile the philosophical and spiritual facets of his existence. an extra presence within the ebook is Ludwig Wittgenstein, who, even supposing no longer a practising Jew, thought of faith in ways in which Putnam juxtaposes to the perspectives of Rosenzweig, Buber, and Levinas. Putnam explains the prime principles of every of those nice thinkers, bringing out what, in his opinion, constitutes the decisive highbrow and religious contributions of every of them. even if the faith mentioned is Judaism, the intensity and originality of those philosophers, as incisively interpreted by way of Putnam, make their idea not anything under a consultant to life.

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By Hilary Putnam

Distinguished thinker Hilary Putnam, who's additionally a working towards Jew, questions the concept of 3 significant Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century―Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas―to aid him reconcile the philosophical and spiritual facets of his existence. an extra presence within the ebook is Ludwig Wittgenstein, who, even supposing no longer a practising Jew, thought of faith in ways in which Putnam juxtaposes to the perspectives of Rosenzweig, Buber, and Levinas. Putnam explains the prime principles of every of those nice thinkers, bringing out what, in his opinion, constitutes the decisive highbrow and religious contributions of every of them. even if the faith mentioned is Judaism, the intensity and originality of those philosophers, as incisively interpreted by way of Putnam, make their idea not anything under a consultant to life.

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Introduction to Sefer VaYoel Moshe

By Grand Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum Satmar Rebbe

The creation to the well-known polemic opposed to Zionism through Grand Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rebbe, zy"a (1887-1979), translated into English.

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By Grand Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum Satmar Rebbe

The creation to the well-known polemic opposed to Zionism through Grand Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rebbe, zy"a (1887-1979), translated into English.

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The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee

By Sarah Silverman

From the outrageously filthy and oddly blameless comedienne and superstar of the robust 2015 movie I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is immediately shockingly own, strangely poignant, and nonetheless pee-in-your-pants humorous. when you like Sarah’s tv express The Sarah Silverman Program, or memoirs similar to Chelsea Handler’s Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea and Artie Lange’s Too fats to Fish, you’ll love The Bedwetter.

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By Sarah Silverman

From the outrageously filthy and oddly blameless comedienne and superstar of the robust 2015 movie I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir—her first book—that is immediately shockingly own, strangely poignant, and nonetheless pee-in-your-pants humorous. when you like Sarah’s tv express The Sarah Silverman Program, or memoirs similar to Chelsea Handler’s Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea and Artie Lange’s Too fats to Fish, you’ll love The Bedwetter.

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Other Worlds and Their Relation to This World: Early Jewish and Ancient Christian Traditions (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism)

Is there a destiny after loss of life and what does this destiny appear like? what sort of existence will we count on, and in what sort of international? Is there one other, expectantly larger global than the only we are living in? The articles accrued during this quantity, all written by means of best specialists within the box, care for the query how old Jewish and Christian authors describe otherworldly locations and events . They examine why numerous varieties of texts have been created to deal with the questions above, how those texts functioned, and the way they need to be understood. it really is proven how historical descriptions of the otherworld are taking on and remodeling latest motifs, varieties and genres, but in addition that they reflect concrete difficulties, rules, stories, and questions in their authors and the 1st readers."

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Is there a destiny after loss of life and what does this destiny appear like? what sort of existence will we count on, and in what sort of international? Is there one other, expectantly larger global than the only we are living in? The articles accrued during this quantity, all written by means of best specialists within the box, care for the query how old Jewish and Christian authors describe otherworldly locations and events . They examine why numerous varieties of texts have been created to deal with the questions above, how those texts functioned, and the way they need to be understood. it really is proven how historical descriptions of the otherworld are taking on and remodeling latest motifs, varieties and genres, but in addition that they reflect concrete difficulties, rules, stories, and questions in their authors and the 1st readers."

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Alchemy and Kabbalah

A groundbreaking textual content on alchemy via the prime student of Jewish mysticism is gifted the following for the 1st time in English translation. Scholem appears seriously on the connections among alchemy, the Jewish Kabbalah; its christianized forms, comparable to the gold- and rosicrucian mysticisms, and the myth-based psychology of C.G. Jung, and uncovers forgotten alchemical roots embedded within the Kabbalah.

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A groundbreaking textual content on alchemy via the prime student of Jewish mysticism is gifted the following for the 1st time in English translation. Scholem appears seriously on the connections among alchemy, the Jewish Kabbalah; its christianized forms, comparable to the gold- and rosicrucian mysticisms, and the myth-based psychology of C.G. Jung, and uncovers forgotten alchemical roots embedded within the Kabbalah.

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The Talmud - A Biography: Banned, censored and burned. The book they couldn't suppress

By Harry Freedman

Containing approximately million phrases in thirty-seven volumes, the Talmud covers subject matters as diversified as legislations, religion, medication, magic, ethics, intercourse, humor, and prayer. it's a hugely advanced, profoundly logical, and regularly impenetrable paintings with a heritage like no different. In its fifteen-hundred-year background, the Talmud has been banned, censored, and burned; dissected through students and rabbis; probed by way of philosophers, poets, politicians, and kings.

In The Talmud, Jewish pupil Harry Freedman tells the engrossing tale of an historical vintage, the criminal and mystical pillar of Judaism, and recounts the tale of a chronicle that, in lots of methods, parallels the heritage of the Jewish humans. From its origins as a list of discussions between students in cities and villages with reference to modern day Baghdad, Freedman lines the spiraling paths of the Jewish diaspora and explores the tale of the Talmud, its function through the Enlightenment, and its impact over conventional Judaism. A compelling fusion of legislation, storytelling, and spirituality, the Talmud's tale presents attention-grabbing perception into the heritage of Judaism, and Harry Freedman's The Talmud A Biography is a extraordinary account of 1 of crucial cultural, old, and spiritual works of our time.

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By Harry Freedman

Containing approximately million phrases in thirty-seven volumes, the Talmud covers subject matters as diversified as legislations, religion, medication, magic, ethics, intercourse, humor, and prayer. it's a hugely advanced, profoundly logical, and regularly impenetrable paintings with a heritage like no different. In its fifteen-hundred-year background, the Talmud has been banned, censored, and burned; dissected through students and rabbis; probed by way of philosophers, poets, politicians, and kings.

In The Talmud, Jewish pupil Harry Freedman tells the engrossing tale of an historical vintage, the criminal and mystical pillar of Judaism, and recounts the tale of a chronicle that, in lots of methods, parallels the heritage of the Jewish humans. From its origins as a list of discussions between students in cities and villages with reference to modern day Baghdad, Freedman lines the spiraling paths of the Jewish diaspora and explores the tale of the Talmud, its function through the Enlightenment, and its impact over conventional Judaism. A compelling fusion of legislation, storytelling, and spirituality, the Talmud's tale presents attention-grabbing perception into the heritage of Judaism, and Harry Freedman's The Talmud A Biography is a extraordinary account of 1 of crucial cultural, old, and spiritual works of our time.

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