By Jeffrey Shandler
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Evaluating Religions via legislation bargains a flooring- breaking learn which compares those religions via shared dominant buildings. in terms of Judaism and Islam the dominant constitution is legislations. evaluating Religions via legislations offers an cutting edge and occasionally arguable research of the comparisons and contrasts among the 2 religions and gives an instance of ways comparative spiritual stories offers grounds for mutual realizing.
Adventures in Yiddishland examines the transformation of Yiddish within the six a long time because the Holocaust, tracing its shift from the language of lifestyle for hundreds of thousands of Jews to what the writer phrases a postvernacular language of numerous and increasing symbolic worth. With an intensive command of recent Yiddish tradition in addition to its centuries-old background, Jeffrey Shandler investigates the notable variety of latest encounters with the language.
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Adventures in Yiddishland: Postvernacular Language and Culture by Jeffrey Shandler