The chapters of the book are devoted to clarifying R. Shaul's conception of the issues discussed in Jewish thought in the Middle Ages and in the early modern period
This study purports to examine the status, roles and meanings of the nigun in the writings of Rabbi Nahman
This collection enriches our knowledge of Rabbi Uziel and his work and heritage.
The book illuminates and examines the multifaceted utilizations of lot casting in Jewish tradition from the Bible to the late Renaissance.
This book reveals Rav Shneur Zalman's ambivalent attitude towards human intellect, and thus presents his thinking in a new and sometimes surprising light.
This book discusses the philosophy of Aaron David Gordon, known primarily as a pioneer and Zionist role modelץ
The central argument of this book is that the literature of the Sages in all its aspects contains a deep and fundamental disagreement about the nature of religiosity itself.
This book seeks to offer a different perspective on halakhic thinking and to view it as a battlefield in which struggles are held over the shaping of Jewish life.
The book deals with encounters of aesthetic motifs in Jewish art, especially in combinations of text and sound, literature and music.
Prof. David Ohana follows the secret of the homeland's charm and its mysteries, the issues it raises and the meaning of its existence.
This book is an annotated translation from Judeo-Arabic into Hebrew.
This book offers an exhaustive study of this intriguing synthesis between the rules of Hebrew grammar, agreed upon and arranged in the early scriptures, and the logical and philosophical assumptions created mainly in Greek thought.
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
A selection of Shmuel Zanvel Kahana’s writings on the Shoah, published for the first time.
This book offers for the first time a systematic analysis of the totality of Schweid's ideas, and is the first step in presenting his thought at the center of Jewish and Israeli discourse.
First published in German in 1908 by Rabbi Max Mordechai Joseph, this book posits that the only way for religious Judaism to survive is Zionism. This original claim is the novelty of the book, which is now published for the first time in Hebrew.
This book includes two essays that document this polemic and shed light on the views of the most important thinkers who discussed the issue.
This book is part of an ongoing effort by Prof. Avi Sagi to create a Jewish philosophy that addresses the challenges of Jewish and Israeli existence in the present.
According to Maimonides, there is no difference between Jew and Gentile on a human level. This will be proved based on his Mishneh Torah.
This book offers a new approach to understanding the thought of one of the most fascinating personalities in Hasidism in particular and in Jewish life and thought in general - Rabbi Nachman of Breslov.
This collection deals with issues of poetry, literature, psychology, philosophy and art.
This book illuminates one of the most important works in the Kabbalah of the Middle Ages, "Tiqqunei ha-Zohar".
Habad literature contains thousands of titles. This book offers a tool that will help readers to become active readers of Habad literature.
In this book, Leon Wiener Dow shows that Franz Rosenzweig’s thought contains sufficient foundations on which to construct an approach to halakha.
This book contains Comtiyano's commentary on the Guide of the Perplexed, from a manuscript that exists in the Cambridge Library .
This collection explores different aspects in the writings of R. Yehuda Halevi using various methods to decipher the work of this great poet and thinker.
This book explores the fundamental ambivalence of the Rabbis toward zealous activism.
In this book, the concept of the miracle is systematically examined from the viewpoint of the philosophy of Halakha.
This book explores the thought of Moshe Unna, one of the founders of the Religious Kibbutz movement.
This book explores the “meta-halakhic” concepts of R. Auerbach's rulings, exploring their foundations, and comparing them with other contemporary religious rulings.
The subject of this book is the analysis of the meaning of halakhic loyalty. Is religious loyalty exclusive? Is it up to the faithful to be obedient or to shape the world as sovereigns who should not give up their autonomy?
Rav Kook has, until recently, been recognized primarily as an original thinker and an intelligent philosopher of wide intellectual scope. However, alongside his broad horizons, Rav Kook was also an extraordinary religious personality, marked by a rich, sp
The figure of Moses, his leadership and his history, are recorded in the Torah, and he emerges as an impressive personality: lawmaker, prophet, leader and man. Ahad Ha'am remarked that the figure of Moses is a subject for the learned, but not for them
An annotated critical edition of Mordekhai ben Eliezer Komtiyano's Commentary on R. Abraham Ibn Ezra's Yesod Mora. Komtiyano was one of the leading Jewish philosophers in late medieval Byzantine. His commentary focuses on Ibn Ezra's statements regarding
This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of R. Joseph Albo’s philosophical-religious thought. This analysis is based on a careful and meticulous reading of the Book of Principles and emphasizes the stylistic-literary dimension of the text. The ma
This book analyses the attitude of Habad philosophers to Maimonides and their interpretation of Maimonidean doctrines. Maimonides was not viewed by Habad philosophers only as an eminent philosopher and rabbinic sage, but also as one who merited receiving
An annotated critical edition of Heshek Shelomo, R. Shelomo ben Yehudaof Lunel's commentary on the Kuzari by R. Yehuda Halevi. This commentary was written between the end of the 13th and the beginning of the 14th century and it affords us a rare source of