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Books and Journals
Opening the Drawer The Hidden Identities of Polish Jews Barry Cohen Photographs by Witold Krassowski Made up of contributions by the three generations of Polish Jews ... it gives a multi-sided and nuanced picture not only of Jewish identity in Poland but of the complex history of Poland and its Jews from the Second World War to the present. It … [Further information]
New issue: Medaon 12 (2018), 22 online The editors of "Medaon – Magazin für jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung" are pleased to announce the publication of the newest issue of our online-journal which is accessible via www.medaon.de. See for the table of contents: http://www.medaon.de/de/ausgaben/aktuelle-ausgabe/ Medaon – a term derived … [Further information]
New book: Aramaic Magic Bowls in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin, by Siam Bhayro, James Nathan Ford, Dan Levene and Ortal-Paz Saar. Series: Magical and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity, Volume 7 Abstract: The collection of Aramaic magic bowls and related objects in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin is one of the most important … [Further information]
New books from the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization Hasidic Commentary on the Torah, by Ora Wiskind-Elper March 2018, pp. 230, Hardback, 9781906764128, £29.95 Through their commentaries, the hasidic masters developed new insights into the meaning of life. This innovative study draws creatively on modern thought and literary theory to … [Further information]