Passport to Jewish Music: Its History, Traditions, and by Irene Heskes

By Irene Heskes

The function of this e-book is to give a survey of Jewish tune to light up its specified position as a reflect of heritage, culture, and cultural history. The 27 topical chapters were positioned inside a transformed chronological standpoint to give a old photo of almost each vital improvement in Jewish track. The e-book represents a end result of a number of a long time of the author's devoted hard work and scholarly examine during this field.

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The First Holocaust: Jewish Fund Raising Campaigns with by Don Heddesheimer

By Don Heddesheimer

Six million Jews in Poland and Russia threatened with drawing close holocaust: this allegation used to be showing in such assets because the long island instances – however the 12 months used to be 1919! Don Heddesheimer’s compact yet substantial First Holocaust records post-WWI propaganda that claimed East eu Jewry used to be close to annihilation, frequently invoking the talismanic six million determine. It info how that propaganda was once used to agitate for minority rights for Jews in Poland, and for Zionism and Bolshevism in Poland and Russia. It additionally demonstrates how Jewish fundraising operations in the USA raised enormous sums within the identify of feeding Polish and Russian Jews, then funneled a lot of the cash to Zionist and Communist ''constructive undertakings'' – together with banks, unions, and kibbutzes – instead of to ravenous Jews. the 1st Holocaust is a worthwhile learn of yank Jewish institutional operations at a fateful juncture in Jewish and eu background, an incisive exam of a cunningly contrived crusade of atrocity and extermination propaganda, twenty years prior to the alleged WWII Holocaust – and an essential addition to each revisionist’s library

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Heavenly Perspective: A Study of the Apostle Paul's Response by Ian Smith

By Ian Smith

This e-book identifies the resource of the Colossian mistakes as from inside of Jewish mystical events and indicates how either the theology and perform that's taught within the epistle is to be understood from this context. The e-book offers a priceless evaluate of scholarship that has tried to spot the character and resource of the Colossian blunders. The publication, in contrast to many others at the subject, is exegetically pushed, and should version thorough and cautious exegetical perform. The booklet interacts with extra-Biblical texts which aid the reader to appreciate the magical contexts of first century Judaism.

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The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000 by Hasia R. Diner

By Hasia R. Diner

Given that Peter Stuyvesant greeted with enmity the 1st team of Jews to reach at the docks of recent Amsterdam in 1654, Jews have entwined their destiny and fortunes with that of the United States--a undertaking marked by means of nice fight and nice promise. What this interconnected future has intended for American Jews and the way it has outlined their event one of the world's Jews is totally chronicled during this paintings, a complete and finely nuanced background of Jews within the usa from 1654 throughout the finish of the previous century. Hasia R. Diner strains Jewish participation in American history--from the groups that despatched formal letters of greeting to George Washington; to the 3 thousand Jewish males who fought for the Confederacy and the 10 thousand who fought within the Union military; to the Jewish activists who committed themselves to the hard work move and the civil rights stream. Diner portrays this background as a relentless technique of negotiation, undertaken by way of usual Jews who sought after at one and an identical time to be Jews and entire americans. consequently, Diner attracts on either American and Jewish resources to provide an explanation for the chronology of yankee Jewish historical past, the constitution of its communal associations, and the internal dynamism that propelled it. Her paintings files the most important advancements of yankee Judaism--he monetary, social, cultural, and political actions of the Jews who immigrated to and settled in the USA, in addition to their descendants--and exhibits how those grew out of either a Jewish and an American context. She additionally demonstrates how the both compelling urges to take care of Jewishness and to assimilate gave American Jewry the actual personality that it keeps to today in all its subtlety and complexity.

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The Shriek of Silence: A Phenomenology of the Holocaust by David Patterson

By David Patterson

"In the Holocaust novel, silence is usually a personality, and the be aware is usually its topic matter." So writes David Patterson during this profound and unique learn of greater than thirty very important writers. opposite to present perspectives, he argues, the Holocaust novel isn't an try and depict an unbelievable truth or an ineffable horror. it really is, really, an activity to fetch the observe from silence and restoration it to which means, to resurrect the human soul, to regenerate the relation among the self and God, the self and different, the self and itself.

This booklet is much less a serious learn within the traditional experience than an impassioned meditation at the deeper assets of the Holocaust novel. one of the authors tested are Elie Wiesel, Arnost Lustig, Aharon Appelfeld, Katzetnik 135633, Primo Levi, Yehuda Amichai, Piotr Rawicz, A. Anatoli, Saul Bellow, I.B. Singer, Anna Langfus, Rachmil Bryks, and Ilse Aichinger.

The Shriek of Silence is a primary in numerous respects: the 1st to ascertain the Holocaust novels of their unique languages, the 1st to articulate a theoretical foundation for its strategy, and the 1st phenomenological research -- person who makes an attempt to penetrate the method of production for those novelists. prepared alongside conceptual traces, the publication examines "the observe in exile," the topics of loss of life of the daddy and the kid, modifications of the self, and the results of the reader. Its philosophical foundations are Rosenzweig, Buber, Neher, and Levinas. Its serious method is formed by means of Bakhtin.

The novelists of the Holocaust, in witnessing via their phrases, regain their voices and in so doing are reborn. by way of probing the depths in their fight, Patterson's research attracts us too towards a better figuring out, even perhaps our personal rebirth.

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From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary by Dan Miron

By Dan Miron

Dan Miron—widely famous as one of many world's best specialists on smooth Jewish literatures—begins this learn by way of surveying and critiquing past makes an attempt to outline a typical denominator unifying a few of the sleek Jewish literatures. He argues that those earlier efforts have all been trapped through the necessity to see those literatures as a continuum. Miron seeks to damage via this deadlock via acknowledging discontinuity because the staple attribute of recent Jewish writing. those literatures as an alternative shape a fancy of self reliant, but touching, parts similar via contiguity. From Continuity to Contiguity bargains unique insights into sleek Hebrew, Yiddish, and different Jewish literatures, together with a brand new interpretation of Franz Kafka's position inside of them and discussions of Sholem Aleichem, Sh. Y. Abramovitsh, Akhad ha'am, M. Y. Berditshevsky, Kh. N. Bialik, and Y. L. Peretz.

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The Book of Ben Sira in Hebrew: A Text Edition of All Extant by Pancratius Cornelis Beentjes

By Pancratius Cornelis Beentjes

This quantity offers with the Hebrew texts of all 9 manuscripts came across among 1896 and 1982 of the ebook of Ben Sira that's reckoned one of the deuterocanonical biblical knowledge literature and used to be written in Jerusalem approximately a hundred and eighty BCE. within the first a part of this quantity the Hebrew manuscripts are provided in facsimile, i.e. offering the genuine textual kingdom of the recovered texts. The moment a part of this quantity deals in a more straightforward and useful method than in former textual content variants a synopsis of all Hebrew Ben Sira texts that are on hand in additional than one manuscript.

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