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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...

Jewish-Christian Polemics Until the 15th Century

Nina Caputo

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Jewish-Christian Polemics until the 15th Century Introduction This article focuses on the history of Jewish-Christian polemics from Late Antiq...

Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

Alan Brill, Alex Ozar

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Joseph Ber SoloveitchikIntroductionJoseph Ber Soloveitchik (b. 1904–d. 1993) was a major 20th-century American Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist, and modern J...

Josephus, Flavius

Steve Mason, Eelco Glas

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Flavius JosephusIntroductionWhen scholars speak of the history of Judaea in the early Roman period, they invariably depend on the work of Flavius Jose...

Kalonymus Kalman Shapira

Ariel Evan Mayse, Daniel Reiser, Don Seeman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Kalonymus Kalman ShapiraIntroductionRabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira (b. 1889–d. 1943), otherwise known as the Piaseczner Rebbe, was a creative mystical...


Barry Dov Walfish, Mikhail Kizilov

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Karaism Introduction The Karaites are Jewish sectarians with roots in Babylonia and Persia in the 8th century who came into their own as a dis...


Amelia Glaser, Taras Koznarsky

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Chmielnitzki/KhmelnytskyIntroductionBohdan Khmelnytsky (c. 1595–1657) was the Cossack hetman who led the 1648 uprising against the Polish magnates in ...

Kibbutz, The

Shlomo Getz

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

The Kibbutz Introduction The first kibbutz was founded in 1910 and since then more and more kibbutzim were established, first in Palestine und...


Olga Borovaya

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

LadinoIntroductionLadino (Judeo-Spanish) is an Ibero-Romance language used by Sephardim (descendants of Spanish and Portuguese Jews) in the Balkans an...

Languages, Jewish

Sarah Bunin Benor

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Jewish LanguagesIntroductionWherever Jews have lived, they have tended to speak and write somewhat differently from their non-Jewish neighbors. In som...

Late Antique (Roman and Byzantine) History

Hayim Lapin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Late Antique (Roman and Byzantine) History Introduction This bibliography surveys the span from the middle of the 2nd century to the first hal...

Latin American Jewish Studies Latin American Jewish Studies

Alejandro Dujovne, Emmanuel Kahan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Latin American Jewish StudiesIntroductionThe presentation of a comprehensive selection of academic texts in the field of Latin American Jewish studies...

Law in the Rabbinic Period

Azzan Yadin-Israel

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Law in the Rabbinic Period Introduction Law generally refers to institutional rules and guidelines that regulate the actions of a community. H...

Law, Biblical

Pamela Barmash

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Biblical LawIntroductionLaw plays a major role in the Hebrew Bible, and biblical law, whether appearing as formal statutes or as motifs embedded in ot...

Life Cycle Rituals

Harvey E. Goldberg

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Life Cycle Rituals Introduction Life cycle events have been part of Jewish life since Antiquity, but scholarly focus on them emerged only in t...

Literature Before 1800, Yiddish

Jean Baumgarten

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Yiddish Literature before 1800IntroductionOld Yiddish literature—the works created and written in the vernacular Jewish language parallel to Aramaic, ...

Literature, Hellenistic Jewish

Lester L. Grabbe

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Hellenistic Jewish Literature Introduction Surveying Hellenistic literature is not an easy task. Although the term normally applies to literat...

Literature, Holocaust

Lia Deromedi

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Holocaust LiteratureIntroductionThere are seemingly infinite anxieties about the historical, literary, ethical, and theological responsibilities of Ho...

Literature, Latin American Jewish

Ilan Stavans

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Latin American Jewish LiteratureIntroductionJewish writing in Latin America is a centuries-old tradition dating back to the arrival of Christopher Col...

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