This book brings its readers in touch with the fascinating character of Pappenheim through a comprehensive collection and a variety of her letters in German to Hebrew translation.
This collection of articles, "A New Spirit in the Palace of Torah", is dedicated to Prof. Tamar Ross. The articles, written by top researchers in interdisciplinary fields, seek to touch upon questions of infrastructure that resonate with her thought, and
This book contains new readings of Lea Goldberg's works, the result of observation and research in her literary canon from various vantage points.
This volume is dedicated to Daniel Sperber, the world-renowned, Israel Prize-winning Jewish studies scholar, rabbinic authority, and mentor to many in Bar-Ilan University and beyond. It illustrates some of his frequently trodden and diverse paths.
This volume explores the KKL and its impact on the geographic and cultural / symbolic space of the land of Israel, and the historical geography of the Lower Galilee from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.
The book deals with a focused but complex question: When is a refusal to sell or rent a residential unit because of cultural identity (religion, race, nationality or ethnicity) legal?
This book takes an innovative approach to psychoanalysis. Instead of following well known and predictable Oedipal themes, it offers to investigate the practice used by psychoanalysts in therapy.
This book offers a close feminist reading of contemporary Israeli women's literature based on current theories. The texts, written by Amalia Kahana-Carmon, Hanna Bat-Shahar, Michal Govrin, Ronit Matalon, Dorit Peleg and Rivka Rass, are analysed as texture
A collection of interdisciplinary studies on the Jews of Tunisia. The 22 articles by foremost scholars from Israel and from abroad encompass a wide variety of fields such as: rabbinic literature, history of Tunisian Jewry throughout the ages, community li
One hundred and seven documents from the British Foreign Office, the Colonial Office and the National Archives of the United States, published here for the first time, deal with various aspects of women's life in Morocco. Some women played an active role
Did the Oriental Jewish woman have a history of her own? What was her image in male consciousness? What is known about her contemporary experiences? These are just a few of the questions addressed by the articles in this volume. Their authors have made us
Myths, folktales and Hebrew literature have been thoroughly researched in order to present the thesis that the duality in the nature of woman is not only inherent in human culture, but has had a dangerous influence on the whole concept of family life.
A psychological examination of ancient myths and archetypes reflecting a parapatriarchal culture, out of which evolved the ancient epic hero, Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh's journey serves as a model for analysis of his world, and a key to understanding the capaci
The book deals with three areas that are recognized as very significant in the modern era: belief and religious identity, the family and the status of women, population and community organization. Includes studies by experts in their fields.
In the late 1920s, Shoshana Shababo (1910-1982) published her first work. For various reasons this author did not receive recognition, although she was one of the first women writers to live and write in the renewed yishuv of Eretz Israel. Now, f