By H. I. Hester
By H. I. Hester
By Sara Reguer
By David Aberbach
Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the advance of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to trendy occasions, targeting specific events and areas in addition to texts which signified, or themselves led to, switch: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the trendy Hebrew literature, really in Tsarist Russia. whereas the effect of the Hebrew Bible on my own on nationalism in person sessions has been topic to a lot scholarly examine, the current paintings is uncommon in its emphasis at the continuity of Jewish cultural nationalism and its affects via Hebrew texts.
By Marion Moser
By Ken Spiro
Novices and students alike will discover a Crash path in Jewish historical past to be thought-provoking and insightful, in addition to a precious and proper consultant to knowing the demanding situations that all of us face within the twenty first century.
By Eliyahu Safran
In his e-book, Rabbi Dr. Safran is going directly to clarify that an Orthodox rabbi has quite a lot to claim concerning the smooth global, the ability of spirituality, and the rather robust spiritual worldview of Judaism. Rabbi Safran offers the conventional view of modesty within the context of Judaism’s targeted means of taking a look at the realm. For Judaism, seeks a suitable stability among the actual and the religious, denying neither and spotting that the great thing about God’s inventive knowledge inhabits both.
Rabbi Safran offers the normal Jewish view of modesty, tzniut, via first wondering the “benefit” that the fashionable international has bestowed upon us. certainly, he is taking the powerful place that our smooth international has sought to show our kids into “commodities” that serve to profit a company base line, yet no longer the simplest pursuits of our kids.
The superficiality of the fashionable global, with its emphasis on physique photograph, has performed a profound disservice to us and to our youngsters. There are ever extra adolescents turning to illicit sexual encounters, alcohol and drug abuse, and who are suffering from mental struggles like consuming issues. during this context, Rabbi Safran doesn't current tzniut as a “quick fix.” faraway from it. He establishes the textual, non secular and ancient context for modesty and demonstrates with candor
By Jeanne E. Abrams
The picture of the West looms huge within the American mind's eye. but the background of yankee Jewry and especially of yank Jewish women—has been seriously weighted towards the East. Jewish girls Pioneering the Frontier Trail rectifies this omission because the first complete ebook to track the background and contributions of Jewish ladies within the American West.
In many ways, the Jewish adventure within the West was once detailed. Given the still-forming social panorama, starting with the 1848 Gold Rush, Jews have been capable of combine extra absolutely into neighborhood groups than that they had within the East. Jewish girls within the West took benefit of the unsettled nature of the sector to “open new doorways” for themselves within the public sphere in methods frequently now not but attainable in other places within the nation. ladies have been an important to the survival of early groups, and made detailed contributions not just in shaping Jewish communal existence yet outdoor the Jewish neighborhood in addition. Western Jewish women's point of involvement on the leading edge of social welfare and revolutionary reform, trade, politics, and better schooling and the professions is awesome given their fairly small numbers.
This enticing work—full of news from the memoirs and files of Jewish pioneer women—illuminates the pivotal function those ladies performed in settling America's Western frontier.
By Akademie der Wissenschaften
By Zvi Ben-Dor Benite
As the e-book finds, the search for the lacking tribes and the fervent trust that their restitution marked an important step towards worldwide redemption were threaded via numerous ancient moments--from the formation of the 1st ''world'' empires to the age of discovery, and from the unfold of ecu imperialism to the increase of modern day evangelical apocalypticism. greater than a ancient survey of an everlasting delusion, The Ten misplaced Tribes deals a distinct prism wherein to view the various points of encounters among cultures, the methods of colonization, and the expansion of geographical knowledge.
By Ransford Palmer
This quantity examines the phenomenon of mass inhabitants migration from the Caribbean to North the USA and the uk and the social, cultural, and fiscal version of the immigrants to their new environments. A principal subject of this quantity is that 20th century Caribbean migration is greater than the migration of work looking for jobs; it's also a circulate of families and hence impacts not just the wellbeing and fitness of relatives but additionally their social relationships. The individuals supply new analytical views at the components that inspire this move, and the social, cultural,and monetary influence of the circulation at the loved ones itself.
The quantity is split into 3 components. half I examines the old circulate to the us and the uk. The chapters during this part discover the connection among the nature of Caribbean improvement and the standards motivating the migration of families, the 19th century beginnings of 20th century mass Caribbean migration, and the social and monetary reports of the post-World struggle II Caribbean immigrants in Britain. half II seems to be on the difficulties of payment and version within the significant city facilities the place Caribbean immigrants have tended to pay attention, giving specific consciousness to the prestige of Caribbean girls within the usa and the function of social networks in aiding immigrants to conform to their new atmosphere. the ultimate part seems on the challenge of unlawful migration from the Caribbean to the U.S., drawing on information from the once a year studies of the Immigration and Naturalization provider. scholars, researchers, and policy-makers will locate looking for a greater lifestyles an incredible contribution to the knowledge of the whole migration process.