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Products in Jewish History
|The Guide for the Perplexed |
by Moses Maimonides
Complete text of crucial medieval work of philosophy: reconciliation of Aristotle and Scripture. Includes Life of Maimonides, analysis of The Guide, indexes of quotations from Scripture, Talmud. Maimonides, brilliant forerunner of Aquinas.
|Jewish Liturgy and Its Development |
by A. Z. Idelsohn
Classic study surveys the 3,000-year history of Jewish worship and liturgy from ancient times to the 19th century, and describes the nature and ritual of both public services and private devotions.
|The Jewish State |
by Theodor Herzl
Influential 1896 polemic by the father of modern Zionism discusses political and historic rationales for a Jewish homeland. Excellent translation includes an Introduction by Louis Lipsky and a biography of the author.
|Jewish Travellers in the Middle Ages: 19 Firsthand Accounts |
by Elkan Nathan Adler
Rich in human experience and historic detail, these fascinating accounts portray the activities of Jewish scholars, merchants, pilgrims, ambassadors, and other wanderers in medieval Europe, the Near East, and Africa.