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Jewish Studies is an interdisciplinary field studying Jews and Judaism in all of their geographical, cultural, social, economic, historical, political, religious, and linguistic contexts, from Late Antiquity through the modern period. The Judaism in Context series features monographs and edited collections that traverse the wide landscape of Jewish Studies.

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History of the Jewish Nation

ISBN: 1-931956-69-3
A history of the Jewish people covering Old Testament history from Abraham to the captivity of Babylon; post-Biblical history from the captivity of Babylon to the taking of the city by Titus; and modern history from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present.
$37.50

Traces, Memory and the Holocaust in the Writings of W.G. Sebald

Melilah Supplement 2
ISBN: 978-1-61143-223-7
A multidisciplinary study of W.G. Sebald's concerns in German-Jewish history, traces, displacement, and memory of an evocative past, as can be found in his writings on the city of Manchester.
$39.00

Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies (2011)

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0221-7
Melilah is an interdisciplinary electronic journal concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras.
$24.00

Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies (2013)

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0282-8
Melilah is an interdisciplinary electronic journal concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras.
$24.00

Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies (2012)

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0240-8
Melilah is an interdisciplinary electronic journal concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras.
$24.00

The Hidden Pearl

Vol. 1: The Ancient Aramaic Heritage
ISBN: 1-931956-99-5-1
Aramaic, the language of Jesus of Nazareth, was the lingua franca of the Middle East for over a thousand years before Arabic became widespread. During the time of the Achaemenid Persian Empire it became the official language of the state, and was in use from Afghanistan to western Iran to the Mediterranean and down to the south of Egypt. This volume tells the story of the transition of Aramaic from its humble beginnings in the first millennium B.C. to its height as a truly international language. Includes both color and black and white illustrations.
$50.00

Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies (2014)

Jewish Studies and the New Testament
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0422-8
Melilah is an interdisciplinary electronic journal concerned with Jewish law, history, literature, religion, culture and thought in the ancient, medieval and modern eras.
$24.00

The Scholastic Culture of the Babylonian Talmud

ISBN: 978-1-4632-0657-4
The Scholastic Culture of the Babylonian Talmud studies how and in what cultural context the Talmud began to take shape in the scholastic centers of rabbinic Babylonia. Bickart tracks the use of the term tistayem ("let it be promulgated") and its analogs, in contexts ranging from Amoraic disciple circles to Geonic texts, and in comparison with literatures of Syriac-speaking Christians. The study demonstrates increasing academization during the talmudic period, and supports a gradual model of the Talmud's redaction.
$57.00

Jewish and Roman Law

A Comparative Study
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0660-4
This work is a reprint of Boaz Cohen’s collected articles, with a new introduction by rabbinics scholar Natalie B. Dohrmann.
$57.00