Hebräisch: Biblisch-Hebräische Unterrichtsgrammatik by Martin Krause

By Martin Krause

Die Grammatik ist alsbegleitendes Lehrbuch für den Hebräischunterricht konzipiert.Es gewährt den Lehrenden einen möglichst großen Freiraum für die Auswahl und Anwendung unterschiedlicher Lehrmethoden.Den Studierenden wird durch eine übersichtliche Strukturierung des Unterrichtsstoffes das Lernen, Nachschlagen und Wiederholen erleichtert. Die Konzeption verzichtet auf eine Gliederung in Lektionen und geht bei der Erarbeitung des Stoffes von Anfang an von den biblischen Textenaus. Dem Werk sind ein umfangreicher Textteil sowie ein aufwendig gestaltetes Vokabular beigegeben. völlig neues und aus der Praxis heraus entwickeltesLehrbuch Zwei-Farb-Druck bietet didaktische Übersichtlichkeit.

The Grammar is meant as a textbook to help Hebrew sessions which supplies the lecturers the utmost range for the choice and alertness of other instructing tools and for the scholars simplifies the projects of studying, having a look up and repetition with its transparent and obvious ordering of the instructing fabric. In its layout, the paintings dispenses with a department into classes, and from the outset bases its processing of the fabric at the biblical texts. The paintings is complemented via a finished selection of texts and a hugely established vocabulary. cutting edge textbook according to the author´s and editors´ path paintings two-colour-print presents quick access.

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The Forgotten Millions: The Modern Jewish Exodus from Arab by Malka H. Shulewitz

By Malka H. Shulewitz

The tale of the fashionable Jewish exodus from Arab lands, this publication investigates the Jewish presence in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen, which preceded the increase of Islam by way of greater than one thousand years. It indicates how, by way of 1976, this historical diaspora had almost disappeared: simply approximately 20,000 stay, as a rule in North Africa. of those refugees, a few 20,000 opted for the Americas and different western countiries; the vast majority of the rest migrated to Israel the place their progeny this day contain forty in keeping with cent of the inhabitants.

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The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud by David Weiss Halivni

By David Weiss Halivni

David Weiss Halivni's The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud, initially released in Hebrew and right here translated by means of Jeffrey L. Rubenstein, is extensively considered as the main accomplished scholarly exam of the approaches of composition and enhancing of the Babylonian Talmud.

Halivni provides the summation of a life of scholarship and the conclusions of his multivolume Talmudic remark, resources and Traditions (Meqorot umesorot). Arguing opposed to the conventional view that the Talmud used to be composed c. 450 CE by way of the final of the named sages within the Talmud, the Amoraim, Halivni proposes that its formation came about over a far longer time period, now not achieving its ultimate shape until eventually approximately 750 CE. The Talmud involves many literary strata or layers, with later layers commenting upon and reinterpreting past layers. The later layers fluctuate qualitatively from the sooner layers, and have been composed through nameless sages whom Halivni calls Stammaim. those sages have been the real author-editors of the Talmud. They reconstructed the explanations underpinning previous rulings, created the dialectical argumentation attribute of the Talmud, and formulated the literary devices that make up the Talmudic textual content.

Halivni additionally discusses the heritage and improvement of rabbinic culture from the Mishnah in the course of the post-Talmudic criminal codes, the categories of dialectical research present in different rabbinic works, and the jobs of reciters, transmitters, compilers, and editors within the composition of the Talmud. This quantity comprises an creation and annotations via Jeffrey L. Rubenstein.

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The Septuagint and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria: A by Sylvie Honigman

By Sylvie Honigman

The Letter of Aristeas tells the tale of the way Ptolemy Philadelphus of Egypt commissioned seventy students to translate the Hebrew Bible into Greek. lengthy permitted as an easy historic account of a cultural company in Ptolemaic Alexandria, the Letter however poses severe interpretative difficulties. Sylvie Honigman argues that the Letter shouldn't be considered as heritage, yet as a constitution fantasy for diaspora Judaism. She expounds its wide-spread affinities with different works on Jewish historical past from Ptolemaic Alexandria, and argues that the method of translation was once at the same time a means of developing an authoritative textual content, corresponding to the paintings at the textual content of Homer being conducted via modern Greek scholars.The Letter of Aristeas is without doubt one of the so much fascinating literary productions of Ptolemaic Alexandria, and this is often the 1st book-length research to be dedicated to it.

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Jewish Reception of Greek Bible Versions: Studies in Their by Cameron Boyd-Taylor, Julia Krivoruchko, Nicholas de Lange

By Cameron Boyd-Taylor, Julia Krivoruchko, Nicholas de Lange

The authors of the essays accrued during this quantity are all all in favour of the Jewish transmission and use of Greek translations of the biblical books from past due Antiquity to the early glossy interval. it is just in recent times that the assumption of the sort of Jewish transmission has received recognition, and the current quantity represents the 1st try to compile contributions from experts in a couple of components, together with not just biblical and Jewish experiences but additionally such disciplines as epigraphy and Byzantine background and literature, to enquire quite a lot of features of the topic. The authors not just discover the various ways that Greek-speaking Jews saved alive a practice of Greek biblical scholarship going again to precedent days, but additionally how this practice impinged on Christian biblical studies. They open a window on a forgotten bankruptcy in biblical scholarship, and whilst shed very important mild on facets of Jewish lifestyles within the center a long time.

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A New Kabbalah for Women by Perle Besserman

By Perle Besserman

The purple bracelet: it graces the wrists of diverse celebrities - from Madonna to Britney Spears - who've switched over to the non secular perform of Kabbalah. yet what's Kabbalah and the way can girls use it on their very own lives? In a brand new Kabbalah for ladies, bestselling writer and instructor of Jewish mysticism and meditation, Perle Besserman, stocks a female method of spirituality. because the time of Moses, Jewish mysticism has been barred to girls, and Shekhinah, the female facet of God, has been compelled underground. Now, many ladies are adapting conventional mystical practices in radical new methods. Besserman is on the leading edge of this revolution. during this booklet she lines the background of female-centered worship and tells the tale of looking for her personal route to fact. Combining practices from the Kabbalah with meditation, Besserman walks readers via step by step rituals to discover their very own own reference to the divine.

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Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics: Leo Strauss's by Maimonides, Moses; Strauss, Leo; Maimonides, Moses; Tepper,

By Maimonides, Moses; Strauss, Leo; Maimonides, Moses; Tepper, Aryeh; Strauss, Leo

Compelling account of Strauss’s mature Maimonidean writings.
Leo Strauss (1899–1973), one of many preeminent political philosophers of the 20th century, used to be an astute interpreter of Maimonides’s medieval masterpiece, The consultant of the Perplexed. In Progressive Minds, Conservative Politics, Aryeh Tepper overturns the traditional view of Strauss’s interpretation and of Strauss’s personal mature inspiration. in keeping with the scholarly consensus, Strauss traced the well known contradictions within the Guide to the elemental rigidity in Maimonides’s brain among cause and revelation, going as far as to indicate that whereas the Jewish philosopher’s overt place was once religiously pious (i.e., at the part of “Jerusalem”), secretly he used to be at the aspect of cause, or “Athens.” In Tepper’s research, Strauss’s judgments end up even more complicated than this and in addition extra open to revision. In his later writings, Tepper exhibits, Strauss pointed to contradictions in Maimonides’s concept not just among but in addition inside of either “Jerusalem” and “Athens.” furthermore, Strauss pointed out, and pointed out himself with, an esoteric Maimonidean educating on growth: development in the Bible, past the Bible, or even past the rabbinic sages. Politically a conservative philosopher, Strauss, like Maimonides, situated man’s private delight in progressing within the discernment of the reality. within the fullness of his profession, Strauss therefore pointed to a 3rd manner past the fashionable possible choices of conservatism and progressivism

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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence by Lee Siegel

By Lee Siegel

Born Julius Marx in 1890, the intense comedian actor who may later be often called Groucho used to be the main verbal of the famed comedy group, the Marx Brothers, his vast slapstick portrayals increased by way of creative wordplay and double entendre. In his lively biography of this liked American iconoclast, Lee Siegel perspectives the lifetime of Groucho throughout the lens of his paintings on level, monitor, and tv. the writer uncovers the roots of the performer's outrageous highbrow acuity and hilarious insolence towards conference and authority in Groucho's early upbringing and Marx kin dynamics.

the 1st severe biography of Groucho Marx to method his paintings analytically, this attention-grabbing examine attracts targeted connections among Groucho's comedy and his lifestyles, concentrating totally on the brothers' vintage movies as a method of knowing and appreciating Julius the fellow. in contrast to prior uncritical and normally reverential biographies, Siegel's "bio-commentary" makes a particular contribution to the sphere of Groucho stories via trying to inform the tale of his lifestyles when it comes to his paintings, and vice versa."

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The Significance of Yavneh and Other Essays in Jewish by Shaye JD Cohen

By Shaye JD Cohen

This quantity collects thirty essays through Shaye J.D. Cohen. First released among 1980 and 2006, those essays care for a large choice of subject matters and texts: Jewish Hellenism; Josephus; the Synagogue; Conversion to Judaism; Blood and Impurity; the boundary among Judaism and Christianity. What unites them is their philological orientation. a lot of those essays are shut experiences of imprecise passages in Jewish and Christian texts.

The essays are united too by means of their universal assumption that the traditional global was once a unmarried cultural continuum; that historical Judaism, in all its expressions and kinds, was once a Hellenism; and that texts written in Hebrew proportion an international of discourse with these written in Greek. a lot of those essays are recognized and feature been a lot mentioned in modern scholarship. between those are: "The value of Yavneh" (the identify essay), "Patriarchs and Scholarchs," "Masada: Literary culture, Archaeological continues to be, and the Credibility of Josephus," "Epigraphical Rabbis," "The Conversion of Antoninus," "Menstruants and the Sacred in Judaism and Christianity," and "A short historical past of Jewish Circumcision Blood."

Survey of contents:

Jewish Hellenism the great thing about vegetation and the great thing about Sarai - Sosates the Jewish Homer - The Destruction: From Scripture to Midrash - the importance of Yavneh - Patriarchs and Scholarchs - fake Prophets (4Q339), Netinim (4Q340), and Hellenism at Qumran

Josephus Josephus, Jeremiah, and Polybius - historical past and Historiography within the opposed to Apion of Josephus - Masada: Literary culture, Archaeological continues to be, and the Credibility of Josephus - Parallel ancient culture in Josephus and Rabbinic Literature - Alexander the nice and Jaddus the excessive Priest in accordance with Josephus - appreciate for Judaism by means of Gentiles within the Writings of Josephus - Ioudaios to genos and similar Expressions in Josephus

Synagogues and Rabbis Epigraphical Rabbis - Pagan and Christian proof at the old Synagogue - have been Pharisees and Rabbis the Leaders of Communal Prayer and Torah learn in Antiquity? The proof of the recent testomony, Josephus, and the Early Church Fathers - where of the Rabbi within the Jewish Society of the second one Century

Conversion and Intermarriage used to be Judaism in Antiquity a Missionary faith? - Adolf Harnack's The undertaking and growth of Judaism: Christianity Succeeds the place Judaism Fails - Is `Proselyte Baptism' pointed out within the Mishnah? the translation of M. Pesahim 8:8 - The Conversion of Antoninus - On Murdering or Injuring a Proselyte - Solomon and the Daughter of Pharaoh: Intermarriage, Conversion, and the Impurity of girls

Women and Blood Menstruants and the Sacred in Judaism and Christianity - Purity, Piety, and Polemic: Medieval Rabbinic Denunciations of `Incorrect' Purification Practices - a quick historical past of Jewish Circumcision Blood

Judaism and Christianity Judaism with no Circumcision and `Judaism' with out `Circumcision' in Ignatius - among Judaism and Christianity: the Semi-Circumcision of Christians based on Bernard Gui, his assets, and R. Eliezer of Metz - Does Rashi's Torah remark reply to Christianity? A comparability of Rashi with Rashbam and Bekhor Shor - A Virgin Defiled: a few Rabbinic and Christian perspectives at the Origins of Heresy

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