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Haunted in the New World: Jewish American Culture from Cahan to The Goldbergs (Jewish Literature and Culture)

By: Weber, Donald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 2005

Seller ID: 28087

ISBN: 0253345790

Condition: Fine


Crisp, bright, as new book -- no defect of note and dustjacket protected in brand new mylar. The author based his interesting social commentary on the 1916 work of Abraham Cahan, the editor of the Jewish Daily, The Forward, in which (in the Yiddish language) he warned readers that cultural dangers lurked. "You will not be able to erase the old home from your heart," he wrote. Book is illustrated with historical black and white photographs. Measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 250 pages. View more info

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Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism: The Development of a Religious Institution

By: Werline, Rodney Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, Scholars Press: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17968

Condition: New


Crisp, beautiful copy -- pristine pages and page edges. BRAND NEW. Designed without dustjacket. Published as part of the Society of Biblical Literature's Early Judaism and Literature series. Measures 6=1/2"x9-1/4" and has 238 pages.Book is divided into the following four chapters: 1.The Development of Penitential Prayer in Biblical Literature from the Exilic and Persian Periods;2.The Prayers in Daniel 9:1-27 and Baruch 1:15-3-8;3.Penitential Prayer and Biblical Interpretation Among the Qumran Sectarians and Similar Groups; and 4. Pentitential Prayers of Pious Sufferers and Those Oppressed by A... View more info

Image for Tradition Renewed; A History of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America Volume One; The Making of an Institution  of Jewish Higher Learning

Tradition Renewed; A History of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America Volume One; The Making of an Institution of Jewish Higher Learning

By: Wetheimer, Jack (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24204

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, and no tears or chips. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. VOLUME I ONLY of a two volume set. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A massive work which studies both the institution itself and its impact on the world beyond. Scholarly and analytical, but accessible. This volume contains 854 pages and is quite weighty. View more info