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The Other Lands Of Israel

Author : Liv Ingeborg Lied
ISBN : 9789004165564
Genre : Religion
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According to the current scholarly consensus, the apocalypse of 2 Baruch, written after the Fall of Jerusalem, either rejected the concept of the Land of Israel as a place of salvation or regarded it as of minor importance. Inspired by the perspective of Critical Spatial Theory, this book discusses the presuppositions behind this consensus with regard to the spatial epistemology it assumes, and explores the conception of the Land as a broad redemptive category. The result is a fresh portrait of the vitality of the Land-theme in the first centuries of the common era and a new perspective on the spatial imagination of 2 Baruch.
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The Land Of Israel

Author : Eliezer Schweid
ISBN : 0838632343
Genre : History
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Schweid is critical of some National ideological writings which posit
Category: History

Ze Enah U Re Enah

Author : Morris M. Faierstein
ISBN : 9783110461039
Genre : Religion
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This book is the first scholarly English translation of the Ze’enah U-Re’enah, a Jewish classic originally published in the beginning of the seventeenth century, and was the first significant anthological commentary on the Torah, Haftorot and five Megillot. The Ze’enah U-Re’enah is a major text that was talked about but has not adequately studied, although it has been published in two hundred and seventy-four editions, including the Yiddish text and partial translation into several languages. Many generations of Jewish men and women have studied the Torah through the Rabbinic and medieval commentaries that the author of the Ze’enah U-Re’enah collected and translated in his work. It shaped their understanding of Jewish traditions and the lives of Biblical heroes and heroines. The Ze’enah U-Re’enah can teach us much about the influence of biblical commentaries, popular Jewish theology, folkways, and religious practices. This translation is based on the earliest editions of the Ze’enah U-Re’enah, and the notes annotate the primary sources utilized by the author.
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The Invention Of The Land Of Israel

Author : Shlomo Sand
ISBN : 9781844679478
Genre : History
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What is a homeland, and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for them throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land?Following the acclaimed and controversial Invention of the Jewish People, Shlomo Sand examines the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the longest running national struggle of the twentieth-century. The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the age-old legends surrounding the Holy Land and the prejudices that continue to suffocate it. Sand’s account dissects the concept of ‘historical right’ and tracks the invention of the modern geopolitical concept of the ‘Land of Israel’ by nineteenth cntury Evangelical Protestants and Jewish Zionists. This invention, he argues, not only facilitated the colonization of the Middle East and the establishment of the State of israel; it is also what is threatening the existence of the Jewish state today.
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State Of Israel Diaspora And Jewish Continuity

Author : Simon Rawidowicz
ISBN : 0874518466
Genre : History
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This readable, insightful, and thought-provoking collection of essays, presents an original and innovative ideology that stirringly affirms the unity of the Jewish people. Rawidowicz's rich themes include the relationship between the State of Israel and the Diaspora; Jewish "difference" and its repercussions; Jewish learning; and Jewish continuity in the post-Holocaust world. In his foreword to the paper edition, Michael A. Meyer writes, "Forty years after his death, [Rawidowicz's sober analyses, his realism with regard to both the State of Israel and the Diaspora, and his striving to find unities among dichotomies that divide the Jewish people -- all of these make his images and ideas still worthy of our reflection."0202Philosophically rich and wide-ranging essays on Jewish history and culture.
Category: History

The Other Zions

Author : Eric Maroney
ISBN : 1442200456
Genre : History
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Though Israel is the only Jewish nation most people can name, there have been many more. Author Eric Maroney introduces readers to the Jews of Khazaria, Adiabene (modern day Iraq), Ethiopia, Birobidzhan (modern day Russia), Himyar (modern day Yemen), and more. --from publisher description.
Category: History

Israel Digest

Author :
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117684238
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Author : Daniel C. Matt
ISBN : 0804748683
Genre : Religion
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Please see the Zohar Home Page for ancillary materials, including the publication schedule, press release, Aramaic text, questions, and answers.
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Grasping Land

Author : Eyal Ben-Ari
ISBN : 0791432173
Genre : Social Science
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Examines the discourses and experiences associated with space and place in contemporary Israel.
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The Lion Cub Of Prague

Author : Moshe David Kuhr
ISBN : 9789652295613
Genre : Religion
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Rabbi Yehuda Loewe (1512 1607), known as the Maharal of Prague, was one of the greatest sages of the Jewish people. However, his profound Torah insights have been inaccessible to the English-speaking public until now. The second and third volumes of Gur Arye, Maharal's commentary on Rashi, are for the first time available to English readers, complete with source annotations for further in-depth study.
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