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Biblical Literature

Robert S. Kawashima

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Biblical Literature Introduction The Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament, is not so much a book as a collection of books—hence the derivation of “B...

Bratslav/Breslev Hasidism

Ariel Evan Mayse

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Bratslav/Breslev Hasidism Introduction The theology and history of Bratslav Hasidism are inextricably bound up with the life of its founder, N...

Buber, Martin

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Martin Buber Introduction Martin Buber (1878–1965) was among the most distinguished Jewish religious thinkers in the 20th century. Although he...


Omer Bartov

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

BuczaczIntroductionBuczacz (in its Polish spelling, or Buchach as transliterated from Ukrainian) is a small town located today in western Ukraine, abo...

Bukharan Jews

Alanna Cooper

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Bukharan JewsIntroductionBukharan Jews (also known as Bukharian Jews or Bokharan Jews) are from the territory in Central Asia that is today demarcated...


Rebecca Margolis

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Canada Introduction Canadian Jewish Studies is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses all areas of the Jewish experience in Canada. The fi...

Central Asia, Jews in

Zeev Levin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Jews in Central AsiaIntroductionThis bibliography presents some major publications related to studies of Jews in Central Asia. Modern geographical des...

Chagall, Marc

Maya Balakirsky Katz

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Marc Chagall Introduction This bibliography focuses on the artist Marc Chagall (b. 1887–d. 1985; born Moyshe Shagal), whose career at the cent...


Jonathan Goldstein

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

ChinaIntroductionIn terms of the world Jewish population, the number of Jews residing in east, southeast, and south Asia has always been miniscule. Th...

Classical Islam, Jews Under

Ross Brann

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Jews Under Classical Islam Introduction This bibliographic essay surveys research on the historical and cultural experience of the Jews of Isl...

Cohen, Hermann

Daniel H. Weiss, Paul Nahme

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Hermann CohenIntroductionThe foremost philosophical mind and Jewish public intellectual of the German Imperial period (1871–1919), Hermann Cohen (1842...

Culture, Israeli

Eran Kaplan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Israeli Culture Introduction Modern Israeli culture, while related linguistically and religiously to an ancient tradition, is a recent phenome...

David Ben-Gurion

Meron Medzini

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

David Ben-GurionIntroductionDavid Ben-Gurion (b. 1886–d. 1973) was probably the most important figure in the history of modern Israel, if only for the...

David Bergelson

Harriet Lisa Murav

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

David BergelsonIntroductionDavid Bergelson (b. 1884–d. 1952) was the most important Yiddish modernist prose writer of the 20th century. His innovation...

Dead Sea Scrolls

Lawrence H. Schiffman, Marlene Schiffman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Dead Sea Scrolls Introduction The Dead Sea Scrolls are ancient Jewish manuscripts that have been discovered around the shore of the Dead Sea. ...

Death, Burial, and the Afterlife

Matthew J. Suriano

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Death, Burial, and the Afterlife in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism Introduction Death is a universal problem in humanity, and the response...

Debbie Friedman

Judah M. Cohen

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Debbie FriedmanIntroductionSong leader, composer, and liturgist Debbie Friedman (also Deborah Lynn Friedman, b. 1951–d. 2011) played a significant rol...


Chaim I. Waxman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Demography Introduction Demography is the quantitative study of human populations. There remains a question as to whether it is an autonomous ...


Bernard Levinson

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

DeuteronomyIntroductionDeuteronomy, the fifth book of the Bible and last book of the Pentateuch, presents itself as a valedictory address by Moses, sp...

Dietary Laws

David Kraemer

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Dietary LawsIntroductionThe body of Jewish dietary laws expanded considerably through the ages. The biblical laws were quite limited, pertaining almos...

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