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Jewish meditation : a practical guide
Kaplan, Aryeh, 1934-1983
New York : Schocken Books, 1985
Baker Berry BM723 .K288 1985

Literary Hasidism : the life and works of Michael Levi Rodkinson
Meir, Jonatan, author
Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2016
Polemics and perspectives -- The life and works of Michael Levi Rodkinson -- The beginnings of Hasidic hagiography -- Images of Hasidism: history, critique, and religious reform -- Rodkinson and neo-Hasidic literature.
Baker Berry BM198.2 .M4513 2016

The virgin of Guadalupe and the conversos : uncovering hidden influences from Spain to Mexico
Hernández, Marie Theresa, 1952- author
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2014]
Virgin of the secret river -- The monks of the king: Los Monjes del Rey -- Divine splendor -- Hebrew truth: Hebraica veritas -- The sphinx -- Miguel sánchez, Guadalupe, and the inquisition -- Madre Sion.
Baker Berry BM535 .H458 2014

Gershom Scholem in Deutschland : zwischen Seelenverwandtschaft und Sprachlosigkeit
herausgegeben von Gerold Necker, Elke Morlok und Matthias Morgenstern
Tübingen : Mohr Siebeck, [2014]
Baker Berry BM755.S295 Z48 2014

Studies on Steinschneider : Moritz Steinschneider and the emergence of the science of Judaism in nineteenth-century Germany
edited by Reimund Leicht and Gad Freudenthal
Leiden ; Brill, 2012
Baker Berry BM316 .S78 2012

Haredi masculinities between the Yeshiva, the army, work and politics : the sage, the warrior and the entrepreneur
Hakak, Yohai, author
Leiden ; Brill, [2016]
1. Masculinity, youth, and the haredi minority in Israel -- 2. From the army of God to the Israeli armed forces -- 3. Between the holy and the practical: young haredi men acquire a profession -- 4. Journey into the meanders of Israeli politics: haredi men in the Likud Party -- 5. Filmed on a weekday -- 6. From the world of Torah to the heart of Israeli society: concluding discussion.

"In Haredi Masculinities between the Yeshiva, the Army, Work and Politics: The Sage, the Warrior and the Entrepreneur, Hakak takes us on a fascinating journey into the world of young Haredi men who dare to leave Jewish Haredi religious seminaries (Yeshivas and Kollels) and explore new territories. Through extensive participant observations in a Haredi army basic training course, an occupational training program in Hi-Tech professions and the Haredi Headquarter of the Likud Party, Hakak explores the interactions between young Haredi men and the cultural and masculine models they meet in these new sites. Hakak's observations expose the varying ways in which Haredi masculinities are being re-shaped through such interactions, and how this is impacting the Haredi minority and Israeli society more broadly"--
Baker Berry BM390 .H28313 2016

Makers of Jewish modernity : thinkers, artists, leaders, and the world they made
editors, Jacques Picard, Jacques Revel, Michael P. Steinberg, Idith Zertal ; editorial assistant and photography curator: Ulrich Schultz
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
Baker Berry BM195 .M35 2016

Judaisms : a twenty-first-century introduction to Jews and Jewish identities
Tapper, Aaron J. Hahn, author
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Narratives -- Sinais -- Zions -- Messiahs -- Laws -- Mysticisms -- Cultures -- Movements -- Genocides -- Powers -- Borders -- Futures.

"An introductory textbook that examines how Jews are a culture, ethnicity, nation, nationality, race, and religion. With each chapter revolving around a single theme--Narratives, Sinais, Zions, Messiahs, Laws, Mysticisms, Cultures, Movements, Genocides, Powers, Borders, and Futures--this introductory textbook interrogates readers' understanding of the Jewish community. Written for a new mode of teaching--one that recognizes the core role that identity formation plays in our lives--this book weaves together alternative, marginalized voices to illustrate how Jews have always been in the process of reshaping their customs, practices, and beliefs. Judaisms is the first book to assess and summarize Jewish history from the time of the Hebrew Bible through today using multiple perspectives"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry BM562 .T37 2016

Modern Orthodox Judaism : a documentary history
Eleff, Zev, author
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
First history of the Modern Orthodox movement 'Modern Orthodox Judaism' offers an extensive selection of primary texts documenting the Orthodox encounter with American Judaism that led to the emergence of the Modern Orthodox movement. Many texts in this volume are drawn from episodes of conflict that helped form 'Modern Orthodox Judaism'. These include the traditionalists' response to the early expressions of Reform Judaism, as well as incidents that helped define the widening differences between Orthodox and Conservative Judaism in the early twentieth century. Other texts explore the internal struggles to maintain order and balance once Orthodox Judaism had separated itself from other religious movements. Zev Eleff combines published documents with seldom-seen archival sources in tracing Modern Orthodoxy as it developed into a structured movement, established its own institutions, and encountered critical events and issues-some that helped shape the movement and others that caused tension within it. A general introduction explains the rise of the movement and puts the texts in historical context. Brief introductions to each section guide readers through the documents of this new, dynamic Jewish expression.
Baker Berry BM197.6 .E44 2016

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