Ezra Studies Page 1 4;https://publishersrow.com:443/ezra_studies...



Ezra Studies


About Book Ezra Studies

Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Page Preface Table of Contents Contents I: PORTIONS OF FIRST ESDRAS AND NEHEMIAH IN THE SYRO-HEXAPLAR VERSION FROM THE HEXAPLAR NEHEMIAH (MS. Brit. Mus. Add. 12,168) II: THE NATURE AND ORIGIN OF FIRST ESDRAS I. THE TWO RECENSIONS OF THE EZRA HISTORYII. PAST AND PRESENT THEORIES REGARDING THE APOCRYPHAL BOOK III. THE NATURE OF FIRST ESDRASIV. THE ORIGIN OF OUR TWO RECENSIONS1. General probability 2. The evidence from Josephus III: THE STORY OF THE THREE YOUTHS I. ORIGIN OF THE STORYII. TRANSLATIONIII. THE INTERPOLATOR'S ADDITIONSIV: THE APPARATUS FOR THE TEXTUAL CRITICISM OF CHRONICLES-EZRA-NEHEMIAH I. NATURE OF THE TEXT-CRITICAL PROBLEMII. THEODOTION THE AUTHOR OF OUR CANONICAL GREEK VERSION OF CHRONICLES-EZRA-NEHEMIAH III. THE TWO MAIN TYPES OF THE TEXT1. First Esdras2. The Standard Text of the Second Century A.D. IV. NOTES ON MANUSCRIPTS AND VERSIONS1. The Superiority of the A Manuscripts to those of the ? Group2. Hexaplar MSS of Chron.-Ezr.-Neh.3. The Versions Made from Origen's Septuagint 4. The Two Main Branches of the Greek Tradition5. The Syrian Tradition, the Lucian Recension, and our L Text V. THE CRITICAL PROCESS IN RESTORING THE SEMITIC TEXT V: THE FIRST CHAPTER OF EZRA IN ITS ORIGINAL FORM AND SETTING THE CHRONICLER'S NARRATIVE OF THE RETURN FROM THE EXILE TRANSLATION NOTE A (on II Chron. 36:21)NOTE ? (on Ezr. 1:8)NOTE C (on Ezr. 1:9 ff.)VI: THE ARAMAIC PORTIONS OF EZRA I. THE CHARACTER OF THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS IN EZRA1. The Prevailing View2. A Literary Habit of Ancient Narrators3. The Tendency of the Documents II. THE CHRONICLER'S PART IN THE ARAMAIC PORTIONSIII. THE ARAMAIC OF THE BOOK OF EZRAIV. PROPER NAMES AND FOREIGN WORDS1. Proper Names2. The Foreign WordsV. THE HISTORY OF THE TEXT OF 4:6-11VI. THE TEXT OF THE PASSAGESSAMARITAN INTRIGUES AGAINST THE BUILDING OF THE TEMPLE (Ezr. 4:4—6:19) EZRA'S CREDENTIALS (Ezr. 7:11-28)TRANSLATIONVII: THE CHRONICLER AS EDITOR AND AS INDEPENDENT NARRATOR I. THE CHRONICLER'S MAIN PURPOSEII. THE CHRONICLER AS EDITOR1. In the Books of Chronicles2. In Ezra-NehemiahIII. THE CHRONICLER AS INDEPENDENT NARRATOR1. The Sources, Real and Imaginary, in I and II Chron2. The Chronicler's Characteristics as a Narrator3. The Ezra Memoirs 4. The Chronicler's Narrative of NehemiahVIII: THE EZRA STORY IN ITS ORIGINAL SEQUENCETHE ACCOUNT OF THE EXPEDITION (Ezr. 8:1—36; Neh. 7:70—73a)THE READING OF THE LAW (Neh. 7:73b—8:18)THE EXPULSION OF THE GENTILE WIVES (Ezr. 9:1—10:44)THE COVENANT AGAINST GENTILE MARRIAGES AND IN SUPPORT OF THE CLERGY (Neh. 9:1—10:40)NOTE A (on Ezr. 10:44)NOTE ? (on Neh. 9:4 f.)NOTE C (the lacuna in Neh. 9:5)NOTE D (on Neh. 10:1 f.)IX: THE EXILE AND THE RESTORATIONI. PREVAILING MISCONCEPTIONSII. THE DEPORTATION TO BABYLONIAIII. THE BEGINNING OF THE HEBREW DISPERSIONIV. THE REVIVING OF JERUSALEMV. THE RENEWAL OF THE WORSHIP 1. Untrustworthy Narratives2. Conditions at the Time of Haggai and ZechariahVI. GENERAL SUMMARY, 586 TO 444 B. C.VII. THE RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENTVIII. JEWISH TEMPLES OF THE DISPERSIONIX. THE HIGH PRIESTS OF THE SECOND TEMPLEX. THE RIVALRY WITH THE SAMARITANSXI. THE DATE OF NEHEMIAHBack Matter CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDAINDICESI. MATTERS AND NAMES II. LEXICAL AND GRAMMATICALIII. PASSAGES INCIDENTALLY DISCUSSEDLeviticusDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesI SamuelII Samu 1I KingsII KingsIsaiahJeremiahAmosMicah.HaggaiZechariahMalachiPsalmsEstherDanielEzraNehemiahNehemiahI ChroniclesII ChroniclesTohitI MaccabeesII MaccabeesEcclesiasticusEnoch
ezra studies page https publishersrow ebookshuk books jewish hebrew ebooks
eBookshuk Books

To Do the Right and the Good
A thought-provoking examination of Jewish social ethics in relation to the mores of contemporary society. In this book, Rabbi Dorff focuses on the social aspects of the Jewish tradition, while tackling such timely topics as war and peace, poverty, intrafaith and interfaith relations, and forgiveness.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Tractate Bava Basra I: Commentary and Study Guide
The third of the three Talmudic tractates of the order Neziḳin, dealing with man's responsibilities and rights as the owner of property, of a house or field. The tractate is divided into ten chapters, the contents of which may be described as follows: (1) Regulations relating to property held by more than one owner (ch. i.); (2) responsibilities of an owner of property with regard to that of his neighbor (ch. ii.); (3) established rights of ownership and rights connected with property

Jesus of Nazareth
asdf

Matters of Life and Death
Incredible medical breakthroughs of today, like genetic engineering, in-vitro fertilization, and cloning, as well as the ability and choice to prolong life force us as Jews and human beings to struggle with the dilemmas posed by modern medicine. How does one decide which treatments to accept as appropriate and which not? Jewish law and ethics, as Dr. Elliot Dorff points out, which stem from the ancient teachings of the Talmud, do not directly address these modern issues, but the Jewish tradition

Jew or Juif?: Jews, French Canadians, and Anglo-Canadians, 1759-1914
Michael Brown s landmark study offers an unusual perspective on the origins of Canadian-Jewish assimilation in Anglo-Canada and the fear and insecurity that Canadian Jews experienced under the French Canadians.

Treatise Ta anit of the Babylonian Talmud: Critically Edited and Provided With A Translation and Notes
This book presents the first critical edition of the Talmudic text based on a minute collation of all the existing manuscripts and early editions of the Talmud itself, as well as of the Mishnah, Tosefta, the numerous halakic and haggadic Midrashim, the Yerushalmi, and the so-called Minor Tractates. The text is translated and elucidated for the benefit of a wider circle of readers, who are not in a position to study the original.

Defenses of the Imagination: Jewish Writers and Historical Crisis
A carefully selected set of critical and biographical essays that offer analyses of a spectrum of poems, stories, historical and critical works by selected Jewish writers, who witnessed the presence of humanistic values in the most ghastly historical circumstances of the twentieth century.

Studies in Bible II (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXI)
The seventeen articles in this collection, present a true sense of the Jerusalem School of Biblical scholarship with its commitment to united the unique heritage of Jewish learning with the methodology and accomplishments of modern biblical research.

The Birobidzhan Affair: A Yiddish Writer in Siberia
The Birobidzhan Affair is the autobiography, “a chronicle of heart-rending events” recounting Emiot's eight years at hard labor in various work camps in Siberia. Poignant, remarkably understated in tone, it provides evidence of his travails as a Jewish victim of the bitter bureaucracy that was Stalinist Russia.

Luah Hashanah 5779
Hebrew Calendar for the year 5779

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest
In this original study, noted scholar and theologian David Hartman discusses the relation between Maimonides' halakhic writings and The Guide of the Perplexed. This pioneering work earned Dr. Hartman a National Jewish Book Award for a book on Jewish thought.

Dawn Over Baghdad
Gripping, up-to-the-minute report on America's most urgent national struggle today, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. servicemen and Iraqis who are trying to make a new country out of the most dangerous place in the world; distinct contrast to the gloomy picture of America's presence in this war zone so often painted by the mainstream media.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ezra and Nehemiah
A commentary on one of the most interesting for the modern reader books of the Bible.

Engendering Judaism: An Inclusive Theology and Ethics
A pioneering work on what it means to engender Jewish tradition, that is, how women s full inclusion can and must transform our understanding and practice of Jewish law, prayer, sexuality, and marriage. It challenges both mainstream Judaism and feminist dogma, and speaks across the movements as well as to Christian theologians and feminists.

Volume 5, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

The End of Time
A stunning departure from the polemics and social criticism that have made Horowitz one of our most controversial public intellectuals, The End of Time is a wide ranging, unflinching and lyrical meditation on subjects ranging from what parents inadvertently teach us in their deaths, to the forbidding reality of the cancer ward and the way in which figures like Mohammed Atta use death to become gods of their own mad creation.

JPS Torah Commentary: Exodus
Masterly commentary on the second book of the Bible by eminent Jewish scholar.

Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.

Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v. 3
This story is eloquently related on the basis of Inquisition files which depict the Conversos' deep yearning to their Jewish past and the ultimate sacrifice they were prepared to offer for their continued adherence to their ancestral faith.

Ah, Assyria... (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXXIII)
Thirty outstanding papers on Assyrian history and its connection and impact on Biblical Israel.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

Volume 8, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Volume 10, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Ethics of Responsibility: Pluralistic Approaches to Conventional Ethics
Ethics of Responsibility bridges the gap between liberal Jewish philosophy and modern Orthodoxy. It is thoughtful reading for both the Jewish and non-Jewish scholar, teacher, and for all readers interested in the study of ethics and morality.

New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 6
qwer

History of the Jews, Vol. 5: From the Chmielnicki Persecution of the Jews in Poland (1648 C.E.) to the Present Time (1870 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The fifth volume covers the period from the Chmielnicki Persecution of the Jews in Poland to the Present Time.

JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers
Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

Mishnayoth


Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 3
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher
The story of an extraordinary personality in the history of the Jewish people. Abravanel symbolizes a life of a true son of G-d s chosen people.

Spain, the Jews, and Franco
The role played by Spain during World War II regarding the Jews has long been a matter of controversy. This volume, first published in Hebrew to wide acclaim seeks to set the record straight. It offers a full and objective account of the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied countries by the Franco regime.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 3
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Studies in Jewish Education VIII: Teaching Classical Rabbinic Texts
THIS VOLUME FOCUSES ON THE PROBLEMS OF TEACHING CLASSICAL RABBINIC TEXTS.

The Emergence of Conservative Judaism: The Historical School in 19th Century America
The book begins with description of the early decades of the past century, when American Judaism was still the expression of a religiously united community, and then probes the tensions and new forms of Jewish institutional and personal practice as they resulted from the needs of Jewish experience and from contact with American tradition, ideas and events.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

TestBook5


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Amos and Hosea
The author has taken up in connection with the first two of the immortal Twelve, many questions that concern just as closely the prophetic books. It is especially felt in the Introduction; in fact Harper's introduction to Amos and Hosea is really an introduction to Prophecy as such.

Volume 5, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah 2
qwer

Jews in the Hungarian Economy 1760-1945
In the sixteen essays in this volume, scholars from three continents explore dispassionately various facets of the Jewish presence in the Hungarian economy over a span of two centuries. (Two of the articles deal with Vienna which had quite a sizeable contingent of Hungarian Jews.) The topics range from pure economic history dealing with entrepreneurship and occupational structure, to related fields such as demography, urbanization and nutrition. Several studies discuss the interaction of both

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

JPS Torah Commentary: Numbers
Commentary on the Torah' forth book by one of the most insteresting modern Jewish thinkers.

Jerusalem Curiosities
This volume not only seeks to provide pleasurable reading but also enables the reader to grasp Jerusalem's unique role in the history of mankind. Those who read this book will encounter Jerusalem with eyes that see and hearts that understand.