Judaism

Hirsch Commentary on the Torah
In the 19th century, Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch stood at the forefront in defense of traditional Judaism. When the movement against tradition arose and young Jews flocked to its ranks en masse, Hirsch staunchly defended the traditions of Judaism,...

08.04.2016

Immortality, Resurrection, and the Age of the Universe
The late Aryeh Kaplan was one of the most creative personalities to bless the Jewish scene in the last generation. At his death he left many unpublished articles and other works. This collection contains some of his most provocative insights,...

25.10.2017

The New Rabbi
From award-winning journalist Stephen Fried comes a vividly intimate portrait of American Judaism today in which faith, family, and community are explored through the dramatic life of a landmark congregation as it seeks to replace its legendary...

19.08.2015

In the Beginning
Hebrew as a language is just over 3,000 years old, and the story of its alphabet is unique among the languages of the world. Hebrew set the stage for almost every modern alphabet, and was arguably the first written language simple enough for...

16.12.2012

A Jew in the New Germany
Henryk Broder, one of the most controversial and engaging writers in Germany today, has been a thorn in the side of the Establishment for thirty years. The son of two Polish Holocaust survivors, Broder is not only a trenchant political critic and...

24.04.2015

From Berlin to Jerusalem
Among the great innovators in Jewish thought in the twentieth century, Gershom Scholem stands on the highest level.  After fifty years of scholarship, he offers a memoir that is at once a portrait of his life and the story of an intellectual...

22.07.2014

The Provincials
In this classic portrait of Jews in the South, Eli N. Evans takes readers inside the nexus of southern and Jewish histories, from the earliest immigrants to the present day. Evoking the rhythms and heartbeat of Jewish life in the Bible belt, Evans...

03.03.2014