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  • Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 1

    Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 1

    Jewishness: Expression, Identity, and Representation

    Edited by: Simon J. Bronner

    The Jewish Cultural Studies series offers a contemporary view of Jewish culture around the globe. Multidisciplinary, multi-focused, and eclectic, it covers the cultural practices of secular Jews as well as of religious Jews of all persuasions,~and from historical as well as...

    Paper - 9781904113454 - $ 29.95

  • Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 2

    Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 2

    Jews at Home: The Domestication of Identity

    Edited by: Simon J. Bronner

    For a Jew, describing a place as 'home' conveys connotations of heritage as well as of residence. Additionally, feeling 'at home' suggests a sense of comfort in one's social surroundings. The questions at the heart of this volume are:...

    Paper - 9781904113461 - $ 29.95

  • Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 3

    Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 3

    Revisioning Ritual: Jewish Traditions in Transition

    Edited by: Simon J. Bronner

    Often overlooked as routine or even dismissed as odd customs, ritual in its many guises demands attention as a central strategy for embodying experience. Like other groups, Jews rely on ritual to provide an inventory of social meanings and a...

    Paper - 9781904113478 - $ 34.95

  • The Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference

    The Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference

    With a New Introduction

    By David Berger

    'Years from now, this work will likely be seen as a primary text that formed part of the internal Jewish debate.' - N. R. Deutsch, Choice *** 'Passionate, powerful, brilliant...This is simply the most important book of Judaism - not about Judaism but of...

    Paper - 9781904113751 - $ 22.95

  • Victorian Jews Through British Eyes

    Victorian Jews Through British Eyes

    By Roger Cowen

    When Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, Britain was home to only 30,000 Jews and they did not yet have full political rights. By the end of the century their numbers had increased about sevenfold, and practising Jews had taken their places in both the...

    Cloth - 9781874774297 - $ 29.95