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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
Text in Hebrew and English with extensive comments.
The Halachoth of Ben Ish Hai by Hacham Yosef Hayyim o f Baghdad, vol.
1; first year: Bereshith-Shemoth.
Tr. by Shmuel Hiley. Jerusalem:
Yeshivath Hevrath Ahavath Shalom, 1989. 286 p.
Code of Jewish laws followed universally by Sephardim, ar­
ranged according to the weekly readings from the Torah.
H
e ilm a n
, S
am uel
and
C
o h e n
, S
teven
M.
Cosmopolitans and parochials:
modern orthodox Jews in Chicago, IL.
Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 1990. 248 p.
H
e r r in g
, B
a s il
F.
Jewish ethics and Halakhah fo r our time: sources and
commentary, vol. 2.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav, 1989. 279 p.
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The Jewish imagination; discourses on contemporary Jewish
life.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav, 1989.
Essays portraying Jewish ritualism as potentially effective in rais­
ing standards of morality.
H
ick
, J
o h n
and
M
eltzer
, E
dm u n d
S., eds.
Three faiths
One God:
a Jewish, Christian, Muslim encounter.
Albany, NY: State University
of New York Press. 1989. 240 p. Paperbound.
Trialogue in which Jewish, Christian and Muslim scholars dis­
cuss aspects o f interfaith relations.
H
o ffm an
, E
dw a r d
.
The way of splendor: Jewish mysticism and modem psy­
chology.
Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1989. 247 p.
Introduction to Jewish mysticism exploring the relationship be­
tween Judaism’s mystical tradition and insights of modern psychol­
ogy-
Iggeres Haramban/the Rambans ethical letter with an anthology o f contem­
porary rabbinic expositions by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer.
Brooklyn,
NY: Mesorah, 1989. 122 p.
J
ac o b s
, L
o u i s
.
Holy living: saints and saintliness in Judaism.
Northvale,
NJ: Jason Aronson, 1990. 162 p.
In depth analysis of the term “Hasid.”
K
a lm in
, R
ic h a r d
.
The redaction of the Babylonian Talmud: Amoraic or
Saboraic?
Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College Press, 1989. 215
P-
K
a t z
, J
a c o b
.
The Shabbes goy: a study in Halakhic flexibility.
Philadelphia,
PA: Jewish Publication Society, 1989. 253 p.
K
ellner
, M
e n ac h em
.
Maimonides on human perfection.
Atlanta, GA:
Scholars Press, 1990. 100 p.
Describes how Maimonides perceived himself vis-a-vis the intel­
lectual and moral conceptions of human fulfillment.
K
o n ow it z
, I
srael
.
The God idea in Jewish tradition. Tr. from the
Hebrew by Shmuel Himelstein. Jerusalem: Jerusalem Publishing
House, 1990. 514 p.
Collection of Aggadic statements about God arranged by topic.