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Buxbaum, Yitzhak - Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy, ebook

Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy

Buxbaum, Yitzhak

22,00€

Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy reveals the happiness that awaits us if we strive for real spirituality. The stories are about pious rabbis and humble tailors, about dancing, singing, laughing, and crying, but their common denominator is always joyous ecstasy. Drawing us into a world of devotion,

Chazan, Barry - Cultures and Contexts of Jewish Education, ebook

Cultures and Contexts of Jewish Education

Chazan, Barry

104,25€

Table of contents
1. Pre-Modern Jewish Education
Barry Chazan, Robert Chazan, Benjamin M. Jacobs
2. The Crisis of Modernity
Barry Chazan, Robert Chazan, Benjamin M. Jacobs
3. America: Contexts and Cultures
Barry Chazan, Robert Chazan, Benjamin M. Jacobs
4. The Culture of American Jewish Schooling

Buxbaum, Yitzhak - Jewish Tales of Holy Women, ebook

Jewish Tales of Holy Women

Buxbaum, Yitzhak

14,95€

What is a "holy woman," or a holy man for that matter? According to the Jewish mystics, a holy person is someone who has not lost the holiness that every baby is born with. A holy person is someone who fulfills it. Stories about Jewish holy women have

Avery, Evelyn - Modern Jewish Women Writers in America, ebook

Modern Jewish Women Writers in America

Avery, Evelyn

42,90€

Modern Jewish Women Writers in America: An Introduction
Evelyn Avery
Part I. The Early Years—In Search of the Promised Land: 1910s–1950s
2. Rethinking Mary Antin and The Promised Land
Jules Chametzky
3. Between Two Worlds: Anzia Yezierska, Longing

, Dynner, Glenn - Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society, ebook

Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

, Dynner, Glenn

86,55€

Hasidism, a kabbalah-inspired movement founded by Israel Ba'al Shem Tov (c1700-1760), transformed Jewish communities across Eastern and East Central Europe. In Men of Silk , Glenn Dynner draws upon newly discovered Polish archival material and neglected Hebrew testimonies to illuminate Hasidism's