• The Letters of Martin Buber: A Life of Dialogue

    This rigorously edited number of correspondence contains letters either to - and from - Martin Buber from world-renowned students, thinkers, and philosophers. This variation includes the Preface to the German version, in addition to a Biographical cartoon by means of Grete Schaeder.

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  • Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations

    By Martin Goodman

    A magisterial heritage of the great fight among the Roman and Jewish worlds that resulted in the destruction of Jerusalem.

    Martin Goodman—equally well known in Jewish and in Roman studies—examines this clash, its explanations, and its outcomes with remarkable authority and thoroughness. He delineates the incompatibility among the cultural, political, and non secular ideals and practices of the 2 peoples and explains how Rome's pursuits have been served via a coverage of brutality opposed to the Jews. whilst, Christians started to distance themselves from their origins, changing into more and more adverse towards Jews as Christian impact unfold in the empire. this can be the authoritative paintings of ways those nice civilizations collided and the way the reverberations are felt to this present day.

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  • The Brown-Driver-Briggs-Gesenius Hebrew and English Lexicon

    By Francis Brown, S. R. Driver, Charles A. Briggs, William Gesenius

    A well retypeset variation of the B-D-B. contains Strong's concordance numbers. Will dynamically hyperlink to the Tanakh ('Jewish Bible'/'Old Testament') from this writer, which are chanced on right here: https://bibliotik.me/torrents/328172

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    This is the main actual and whole digital variation of The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (BDB) in life. it's the merely digital variation that comprises not just the entire components of the broadcast unique 1906 variation, together with all circumstances of the cognate Semitic languages, but in addition its pagination. accordingly it may be simply used with different indexes and reference works which were released to date.

    Varda Books' version can also be the best to take advantage of, and the main trouble-free version of BDB in any structure, be it print or digital. the broadcast e-book metaphor has been retained in full--down to each web page, paragraph, and glyph. On best of it, considering there's no complex software program to benefit, you recognize easy methods to use the digital edition.

    Although there are extra updated dictionaries (especially with reference to using Ugaritic and Akkadian), none is as thorough as BDB in its cautious examining of the Bible. ". . . essentially a concordance," notes Prof. Jeffery Tigay, “[BDB] is especially acute in its therapy of semantic nuances and may warn you to nuances you by no means suspected."

    Since it first seemed within the early a part of the 20th century, BDB has been thought of the best and so much finished Hebrew lexicon to be had to the English-speaking scholar. BDB provides not just dictionary definitions for every notice, yet relates every one observe to its utilization within the Hebrew Bible and categorizes its nuanced meanings.

    Exhaustive insurance of Hebrew phrases, its unprecedented utilization of cognate languages and the wealth of heritage assets consulted and quoted, has made BDB the main urged source for all scholars of the Bible.

    But it's not just Bible scholars who can profit via consulting it: a person heavily engaged within the research of Hebrew can profit in addition. not like so much different dictionaries, BDB lists phrases through their roots instead of in alphabetical order and in every one case offers the complete variety of biblical usages. this is the reason, while you're attempting to hint a word's etymology in post-biblical or sleek Hebrew utilization, you'd do good to refer to BDB as well.

    With beneficiant permission of Hendrickson Publishers, Varda Books has extra Strong's Concordance numbers to let even people with minimum wisdom of Hebrew with the intention to use this Lexicon very easily. using Strong's numbers makes this variation specifically effortless and permits the reader to simply search for the which means of virtually any be aware within the Hebrew Bible it doesn't matter what point of language abilities you have.

    Adding to its usefulness, this digital version of BDB has been programmed to paintings both as a stand-alone e-book or interactively with Varda Books' digital version of The JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (Scholar PDF), which might be bought individually. Now, via easily clicking on anybody of 186,734 biblical reference in BDB, you'll entry the BHS-based authoritative variation of the Hebrew textual content of Tanakh with renown JPS English translation correct subsequent to it.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF digital EDITION:

    Our version of BDB keeps all the published original's important positive aspects whereas including the performance that includes using desktops. Varda Books has:

  • Retained published booklet metaphor. . .
  • so you usually understand the place you're within the book

  • Preserved unique pagination . . .
  • to allow you to proceed utilizing different already released first-class biblical learn instruments, which check with BDB via its web page number

  • no longer passed over any of the unique textual content . . .
  • so you recognize that you simply use the main authoritative variation attainable, but the textual content has been additionally absolutely corrected and up to date with all adjustments famous within the addenda et. corrigenda within the print edition

  • extra Strong's numbering procedure . . .
  • to let you extend drastically your figuring out of the biblical textual content past what's often approved through a translation, no matter if your wisdom of Hebrew is minimum,

  • Appended the Index of all Hebrew phrases in BDB. . .
  • to allow you to locate fast anywhere in Lexicon

  • Hyperlinked BDB with JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh (Scholar PDF) . . .
  • so for those who bought it, you could click any biblical references in BDB and immediately see the Hebrew textual content of the biblical resource, positioned subsequent to well known JPS English translation

    Source: Publisher's on-line portal.

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  • 1929: Mapping the Jewish World (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History)

    Winner of the 2014 nationwide Jewish publication Award, Anthologies and Collections
     
    The 12 months 1929 represents an immense turning aspect in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a yr whilst Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves laid low with advancements that happened round the global, because the crises persevered by way of different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish cognizance. within the usa, the inventory industry crash introduced lasting fiscal, social, and ideological alterations to the Jewish group and restricted its skill to help humanitarian and nationalist tasks in different international locations. In Palestine, the anti-Jewish riots in Hebron and different cities underscored the vulnerability of the Zionist company and ignited heated discussions between quite a few Jewish political teams in regards to the knowledge of building a Jewish kingdom on its old web site. even as, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of energy within the arms of Stalin created a far extra dogmatic weather within the overseas Communist move, together with its Jewish branches.
     
    Featuring a gleaming array of students of Jewish heritage, 1929 surveys the Jewish international in a single 12 months providing transparent examples of the transnational connections which associated Jews to every other—from politics, international relations, and philanthropy to literature, tradition, and the destiny of Yiddish—regardless of the place they lived. Taken jointly, the essays in 1929 argue that, no matter if American, Soviet, German, Polish, or Palestinian, Jews during the international lived in a world context.

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  • The Invention of the Jewish People

    By Shlomo Sand

    A historic travel de strength, The Invention of the Jewish People bargains a groundbreaking account of Jewish and Israeli heritage. Exploding the parable that there has been a compelled Jewish exile within the first century by the hands of the Romans, Israeli historian Shlomo Sand argues that almost all sleek Jews descend from converts, whose local lands have been scattered around the center East and japanese Europe.

    In this iconoclastic paintings, which spent nineteen weeks at the Israeli bestseller record and received the coveted Aujourd’hui Award in France, Sand presents the highbrow foundations for a brand new imaginative and prescient of Israel’s destiny.

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  • Funny, It Doesn't Sound Jewish: How Yiddish Songs and Synagogue Melodies Influenced Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and Hollywood (SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture)

    By Jack Gottlieb

    In "Funny, It Doesn't Sound Jewish", Jack Gottlieb chronicles how Jewish songwriters and composers remodeled the preferred track of mid-twentieth-century the USA. even if many critics, historians, and musicians have alluded to the Jewish impact on American renowned track, this is often the 1st booklet ever to help such assertions with complete musical examples. Drawing on various historic and archival resources, in addition to his personal studies as a composer of synagogue, well known, and live performance track, Gottlieb conscientiously and compellingly records how a minority tradition infused a majority tradition, enriched it, and nonetheless retained its personal identification

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