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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
MA: Israel Book Shop (410 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 02146),
1991. 196 p.
Probes controversial modern challenges, such as the relationship
of Jews to non-Jews, women’s role in Judaism, the Holocaust, and
the State of Israel.
W
e in b e r g
, Y
a a k o v
.
Fundamentals and faith; insights into the Rambam’s
Thirteen Principles.
Spring Valley,
N Y :
Feldheim, 1991. 224 p.
Examination of these principles and why they are considered
vital to Jewish belief.
W
e i s s
, R
a ym o n d
L .
Maimonides’ ethics: the encounter of philosophic and
religious morality.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. 232
P-
Focuses on the ethical sections of the Commentary on the Mish­
nah, the Mishneh Torah, the Guide to the Perplexed, the letters
of Maimonides, and his medical works.
W
i e s n e r
, N
a p h t a l i
.
In His own image: a study of the human soul and
the personal struggle between good and evil.
Brooklyn, NY : Mesorah
Publications, 1992. 211 p.
The world of Rav Kook’s thought.
T r . by Shalom Carmy and Bernard
Casper. Jerusalem: Avi Chai, 1991. 498 p.
Presentations from conference held on the occasion of the 50th
anniversary of Rav Kook’s death.
Y
e r u s h a lm i
, Y
o s e f
H
a y im
.
Freud’s Moses: Judaism terminable and inter­
minable.
N ew H a v e n ,
CN:
Y a l e U n iv e r s i ty P r e s s ,
1991. 159
p .
Moses and monotheism
is presented as Freud’s psychoanalytic his­
tory of the Jews, Judaism, and the Jewish psyche.
Y
o v e l
, Y
i r m iy a h u
,
ed.
God and nature: Spinoza’s metaphysics.
Leiden,
E.J. Brill, 1991. 253 p.
Papers presented at the First Jerusalem Conference devoted to
Spinoza’s Ethics.
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES
A
d a h a n
, M
ir ia m
.
Living with difficult people (including yourself).
Spring
Valley, NY: Feldheim, 1991. 310 p.
An approach to living a better life, and how to change one’s
attitude toward things beyond one’s control.
B
a u e r
, A
g i
L.
“Black” becomes a rainbow.
Spring Valley, NY: Feldheim,
1991.
The mother of a ba’alat teshuvah describes her adjustment from
non-acceptance of her daughter’s new lifestyle to acceptance.
B
e r k o w i t z
, W
i l l ia m
,
ed.
Dialogues in Judaism: Jewish dilemmas defined,
debated, and explored.
Northvale, NJ: J . Aronson, 1991. 536 p.