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The Fragrance of ParadiseAdd to Cart
The Fragrance of Paradise
Scents, Perfumes and Incense in Jewish Tradition
By Abraham Ofir Shemesh
June 2017   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20239   In Stock

This book deals with a variety of issues related to religion, culture and sociology of the Jewish world in relation to fragrances, perfumes and incense.

Price: $45.00 Internet Price: $38.00

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Medical Materials in Medieval and Modern Jewish LiteratureAdd to Cart
Medical Materials in Medieval and Modern Jewish Literature
Pharmacology, History and Halakha
By Abraham Ofir Shemesh
July 2013   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20205   In Stock

Is there 'Jewish Medicine' (science of healing) with unique characteristics, or, perhaps has the medicine of the Jews not been significantly different from common medicine through the ages?

Price: $59.00 Internet Price: $50.00

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Material Culture in Eretz Israel during the Talmudic Period Vol. IIAdd to Cart
Material Culture in Eretz Israel during the Talmudic Period Vol. II
By Daniel Sperber
October 2005   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10537   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

This volume discusses various aspects of everyday life in rabbinic Palestine. It examines the Jewish literary evidence from textual, philological and legal viewpoints, correlating the results with contemporary archaeological evidence, and making...

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The Fragrance of the Field: Scents from the Plant and Animal World in the Literature of the BlessingsSubmit a Rare Title Request
The Fragrance of the Field: Scents from the Plant and Animal World in the Literature of the Blessings
Material Culture, History and Jewish Law
By Abraham Ofir Shemesh
   HardcoverIn Press

From biblical to current times, a large number of fragrances have been recorded in Jewish literature. This book is dedicated to a discussion of the halakhic domain of the "blessings on scents" that evolved in the time of the Sages.


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Material Culture in Eretz Israel during the Talmudic Period Vol. ISubmit a Rare Title Request
Material Culture in Eretz Israel during the Talmudic Period Vol. I
By Daniel Sperber
January 1993   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10358   Out of Stock

This volume discusses various aspects of everyday life in rabbinic Palestine. It examines the Jewish literary evidence from textual, philological and legal viewpoints, correlating the results with contemporary archaeological evidence, and making...

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