Download E-books Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700–1950 (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) PDF

By Julia Philips Cohen, Visit Amazon's Sarah Abrevaya Stein Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Sarah Abrevaya Stein,

This ground-breaking documentary background comprises over one hundred fifty fundamental resources initially written in 15 languages through or approximately Sephardi Jews―descendants of Jews who fled medieval Spain and Portugal settling within the western parts of the Ottoman Empire, together with the Balkans, Anatolia, and Palestine. Reflecting Sephardi background in all its range, from the courtyard to the courthouse, spheres intimate, political, advertisement, familial, and non secular, those records exhibit lifestyles inside of those targeted Jewish groups in addition to among Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Sephardi Lives supply readers an intimate view of ways Sephardim skilled the key nearby and global occasions of the trendy era―natural failures, violence and wars, the transition from empire to geographical regions, and the Holocaust. This assortment additionally presents a brilliant exploration of the daily lives of Sephardi ladies, males, boys, and women within the Judeo-Spanish heartland of the Ottoman Balkans and center East, in addition to the émigré facilities Sephardim settled during the 20th century, together with North and South the US, Africa, Asia, and Europe. the choices are of an unlimited variety, together with deepest letters from family members collections, rabbinical writings, records of kingdom, memoirs and diaries, courtroom files, choices from the preferred press, and scholarship. in one quantity, Sephardi Lives preserves the cultural richness and old complexity of a Sephardi global that's not more.

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Download E-books The International Jew - The World's Foremost Problem: Complete 4 Volumes PDF

By Henry Ford

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The overseas Jew - The World's optimum challenge is a 4 quantity set of booklets or pamphlets released and disbursed within the early Twenties by means of Henry Ford, an American industrialist and car producer. In Spring 1920, Ford made his own newspaper, The Dearborn self sufficient, chronicle what he thought of the "Jewish menace". per week for ninety one concerns, the paper uncovered a few type of Jewish-inspired evil significant tale in a headline. the most well-liked and competitive tales have been then selected to be reprinted into 4 volumes referred to as The foreign Jew.

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Download E-books Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered PDF

Although Franz Rosenzweig is arguably crucial Jewish thinker of the 20th century, his idea is still little understood. right here, Leora Batnitzky argues that Rosenzweig's redirection of German-Jewish moral monotheism anticipates and demanding situations modern developments in spiritual reviews, ethics, philosophy, anthropology, theology, and biblical studies.

This textual content, which captures the hermeneutical circulate of Rosenzweig's corpus, is the 1st to contemplate the complete import of the cultural feedback articulated in his writings at the smooth meanings of artwork, language, ethics, and nationwide id. within the approach, the publication solves major conundrums approximately Rosenzweig's relation to German idealism, to different significant Jewish thinkers, to Jewish political existence, and to Christianity, and brings Rosenzweig into dialog with key modern thinkers.

Drawing on Rosenzweig's view that Judaism's ban on idolatry is the the most important highbrow and non secular source on hand to reply to the social implications of human finitude, Batnitzky interrogates idolatry as a contemporary threat. Her research speaks not just to the query of Judaism's courting to modernity (and vice versa), but additionally to the everyday query of the present's courting to the past--a topic of serious significance to a person considering the trendy statuses of non secular culture, cause, technological know-how, and ancient inquiry. when it comes to Rosenzweig, Batnitzky argues that modern philosophers and ethicists needs to relearn their techniques to non secular traditions and texts to deal with brand new principal moral problems.

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Download E-books Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna (Jewish Life, History, and Culture) PDF

By Alison Rose

Despite a lot learn of Viennese tradition and Judaism among 1890 and 1914, little study has been performed to ascertain the function of Jewish girls during this milieu. Rescuing a misplaced legacy, Jewish ladies in Fin de Siècle Vienna explores the myriad ways that Jewish ladies contributed to the improvement of Viennese tradition and took part broadly in politics and cultural spheres.

Areas of exploration comprise the schooling and relations lives of Viennese Jewish ladies and ranging levels of involvement of Jewish girls in philanthropy and prayer, college lifestyles, Zionism, psychoanalysis and medication, literature, and tradition. Incorporating common reports of Austrian ladies in this interval, Alison Rose additionally provides major findings concerning stereotypes of Jewish gender and sexuality and the politics of anti-Semitism, in addition to the influence of German tradition, feminist dialogues, and bourgeois self-images.

As contributors of 2 minority teams, Viennese Jewish girls still used their involvement in numerous hobbies to come back to phrases with their twin id in this interval of profound social turmoil. Breaking new floor within the learn of perceptions and realities inside a pivotal section of the Viennese inhabitants, Jewish ladies in Fin de Siècle Vienna applies the lens of gender in very important new ways.

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Download E-books Where Do People Go When They Die? PDF

By Mindy Avra Portnoy

During this touching narrative, little ones ask, "Where do humans cross once they die?" each one baby asks an grownup that they trust--a father, a mom, a grandfather, an aunt, a teacher--and, even supposing the reassuring solutions they obtain are all assorted, each one leads again to an identical basic fact: whilst humans die, "They visit God. who's everywhere." With an in a while and worthwhile feedback approximately find out how to clarify loss of life to young ones, readers will locate perception into one of many emotional matters all of us fight with.

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Download E-books Jewish Literature Between The Bible And The Mishnah, with CD-ROM, Second Edition PDF

By George W. E. Nickelsburg

During this totally revised and elevated variation, Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the vast diversity of Jewish literature that's not a part of both the Bible or the traditional rabbinic works. This comprises particularly the "Apocrypha" (such as "1 Maccabees"), the "Pseudepigrapha" (such as "1 Enoch"), the "Dead Sea Scrolls", the works of Josephus, and the works of Philo. This new version additionally has an tremendously important CD-ROM, together with biblical quotation links to the NRSV, internet hyperlinks to fundamental records, bankruptcy summaries, dialogue questions, and approximately a hundred photos of comparable websites and artefacts.

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