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Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003. Trade Paperback.
Hermann Cohen's essay on Maimonides' ethics is one of the most fundamental texts of twentieth-century Jewish philosophy, correlating Platonic, prophetic, Maimonidean, and Kantian traditions. Almut Sh. Bruckstein provides the first English translat.
Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1997. Reprint. Trade Paperback.
1993 reprint. Highlighting in introduction and chapter 1 only (about 30 pages).
234 pp. The 19th century neo-Kantian philosopher Hermann Cohen has provided significant underpinnings for understanding Judaism as a religion with a rational and universal character, as a religion of.....
New York: Thames & Hudson, 2002. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Light edge wear.
Ever since the first scrolls were found in the Judaean desert in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have been the subject of passionate speculation and controversy. The possibility that they might challenge assumptions about ancient.....
New York: Syracuse University Press, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Light edge wear to jacket.
xvii, 281 pp. A 150-year history of the Jewish temple in Rochester, New York. The introduction describes 'The story of the oldest Jewish congregation in Rochester' as 'a microcosm of the Reform movement'.....
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. An exceptional copy.
Who are the Jews? Where did they come from? What is the connection between an ancient Jewish priest in Jerusalem and today's Israeli sunbather on the beaches of Tel Aviv? These questions stand at the.....
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1984. Hard Cover.
Jacket edges very lightly rubbed.
ix, 317 pp. "...provides a unique blending of material drawn from the Hebrew Bible and modern archaeological sources. Grant traces the evolution of the Israelites from the earliest permanent settlements in Canaan to the destruction of Jerusalem.....
Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest, 1997. Hard Cover.
An exceptional copy.
Illustrated with 150 art reproductions and photographs, a retelling of the lives, trials, and triumphs of Abraham, his wife Sarah, and his descendants emphasizes the applicability of the biblical stories to readers' daily lives.
London: Greenhill Books, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. An exceptional copy.
A revised edition of a study of the wars of ancient Israel, which ranges from the invasion of Canaan by the Israelites under Joshua's command to the Maccabees' successful rebellion against Seleucid domination, updated to take account.....
Tl Aviv: Sinai, 1967. Large Hardcover.
Ink note and one inch tear along bottom edge of title page.
Hebrew and English text. Raised front board with floral decor and depiction of Moses with the 10 Commandments tablets. With a revised English translation and copious explanatory notes. Color illustrations from engravings.....
Ofen: Paul Burian'schen Buchandlung, 1819. Hard Cover.
German text. Boards rubbed with some loss from corners (especially top of front panel), internal split to leather of spine causing minor loss from label, a few pages faintly stained.
[viii], 201 pp. Leather spine with leather spine label, marbled boards, Volume 4.....
New York: Schocken, 2008. Advance Reading Copy. Trade Paperback.
Advance reader's edition. Faint edge wear.
Poet, warrior, and king, David has loomed large in myth and legend through the centuries, and he continues to haunt our collective imagination, his flaws and inconsistencies making him the most approachable of biblical heroes.....
New York: Crown, 1991. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. Minor general wear to jacket. Light stains along top page ridge.
xviii, 396 pp. Explores the life of the feminist author, her struggle with her faith, and her metamorphosis to becoming one of the most visible leaders of the women's.....
New York: The Academy Photo Offset, Inc., 1940. Raskin, Saul. Large Hardcover.
Jacket edges rubbed with some small chips. Ink name and bookplate on front free endpaper, slightly musty.
136 pp. Hebrew and English text. Illustrated with etchings by Saul Raskin. Pirke Aboth consists of paragraphs on ethical maxims attributed.....
Jerusalem, Ramat-gan, Tel-Aviv: Massada-Press and Alumoth, 1967. Large Hardcover.
No publisher date (circa mid-1900s). Slipcase rubbed. Jacket edges chipped and torn.
Unpaginated. English and Hebrew text. Includes publisher slipcase. Navy velvet boards with plain paper jacket, color illustrations.. Haggadah, also spelled Haggada, in Judaism, the special book containing the story.....
New York: The American Hebrew Publishing Co., 1926. Kober, Leo. Large Hardcover.
Magazine rebound in violet cloth, with original color printed wrappers bound in, and new marbled endpapers.
465-592 pp. An issue of the weekly magazine which was originally founded in 1879, and continues to exist today, though it is.....
. The Central Conference of American Rabbis, 1923. Revised Edition. Hard Cover.
Revised edition. No jacket. Ink name on front free endpaper. Minor general wear.
xvi, 162 pp. Dual text: English and Hebrew. CONTENTS: The Seder--A Foreword; The Union Haggadah; Rites and Symbols of the Seder; Directions for Setting the.....
New York: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1985. First UK Edition. Hard Cover.
First UK edition. Jacket edges lightly worn.
208 pp. In the second millennium BC the Aegean island of Thera exploded in one of the most massive volcanic eruptions in human history. Could that catastrophe have been linked to the.....
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Hard Cover.
Faint edge wear, jacket spine faded.
When The Holocaust first appeared in Israel in 1987, it was hailed as the finest, most authoritative history of Hitler's war on the Jews ever published. Representing twenty years of research and reflection, Leni Yahil's book.....