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Ibn Ezra, Abraham

Shlomo Sela

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Abraham Ibn Ezra Introduction The writings of Abraham Ibn Ezra (b. c. 1089–d. c. 1161) were not produced in Muslim Spain, where he was born an...

Indian Jews

Shalva Weil

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Indian JewsIntroductionIndo-Judaic studies, which range from historical to anthropological treatises, have developed at a rapid pace since the 1990s. ...

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Isaac Bashevis SingerIntroductionIsaac Bashevis Singer (b. 1904 [or 1902; both dates can be found in various biographical entries]–d. 1991) was a Yidd...

Israel Ba'al Shem Tov

Uriel Gellman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Israel Ba’al Shem Tov Introduction The 18th-century Polish-Jewish mystic, Israel ben Eliezer (b. c. 1700–d. 1760)—known widely as the Ba’al Sh...

Israel, Religion and State in

Gideon Sapir

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Religion and State in Israel Introduction At the time of its establishment and during the first years of statehood, Israel consolidated variou...

Israel's Society

Dan Avnon

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Israel’s SocietyIntroductionIsraeli society came into being with the 1948 establishment of the State of Israel as the Jewish people’s nation-state. In...

Israeli Economy

Paul Rivlin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Israeli Economy Introduction The achievements of the Israeli economy since 1948 have been immense. The population has grown from 750,000 at in...

Israeli Film

Raya Morag, Rachel S. Harris

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Israeli FilmIntroductionThe canon of Israeli/Jewish/Hebrew cinema studies proposes a unitary conception in regard to the major periods, genres, and tr...

Israeli Literature

Shai Ginsburg

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Israeli LiteratureIntroductionThe question of what constitutes “Israeli literature” is not only a literary or cultural question, but a political one a...

Jewish American Women Writers in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Irina Rabinovich

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Jewish American Women Writers in the 18th and 19th CenturiesIntroductionWhile the only existing substantial writings by Jewish women in 18th-century N...

Jewish Bible Translations

Leonard J. Greenspoon

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Jewish Bible TranslationsIntroductionThe first translations of the Bible, the Septuagint (from Hebrew into Greek) and the Targums (from Hebrew into Ar...

Jewish Culture, Children and Childhood in

Tali Berner

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Children and Childhood in Jewish CultureIntroductionThe study of children and childhood in the past and present is relatively new to Jewish studies. W...

Jewish Diaspora

Re’ee Hagay, Jonathan Boyarin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2022-04-25

Jewish DiasporaIntroductionThe works included in this bibliography describe Jewish diaspora from various analytical and disciplinary perspectives and ...

Jewish Economic History

Cornelia Aust

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Jewish Economic HistoryIntroductionJewish economic history comprises the economic activities of Jews, their economic and social position as a minority...

Jewish Folklore, Chełm in

Ruth von Bernuth

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Chełm in Jewish FolkloreIntroductionThe collected tales of the wise men of Chelm constitute the best-known folktale tradition of the Jews of eastern E...

Jewish Genetics

Noah Tamarkin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Jewish Genetics Introduction Like other research on human heredity and biological relationships, Jewish genetics has seen a surge in new resea...

Jewish Heritage and Cultural Revival in Poland

Marta Duch-Dyngosz

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Jewish Heritage and Cultural Revival in PolandIntroductionInterest in the Jewish heritage and Jewish communities of Central and Eastern Europe, includ...

Jewish Names

Shlomit Landman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Jewish Names Introduction The term anthroponym includes given names and surnames. The science of given names and surnames and toponyms is onom...

Jewish Studies, Dance in

Nina Spiegel

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Dance in Jewish StudiesIntroductionThe study of dance and Jewish life is a more recent and emerging field in Jewish studies. In Jewish religious pract...

Jewish Territorialism (in Relation to Jewish Studies)

Laura Almagor

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Jewish Territorialism (in Relation to Jewish Studies)IntroductionThe Jewish Territorialist movement was first organized in 1905 when, at the Seventh Z...

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