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Violence and Defense in the Jewish Experience.
by Baron, Salo W. & Wise, George S., edited by.

Publisher Information:
Jewish Publication Society New York 1977

Octavo in dust jacket, xii, 362 pp., index

Papers prepared for a seminar on violence and defense in Jewish History and contemporary life, Tel Aviv University, August 18-September 4, 1974. Foreword by George S. Wise. Opening Remarks by Yuval Ne'eman. Introduction by Salo Baron. Articles are, "Review of the History," Salo Baron, "The Situaltional Ethics of Violence in the Biblical Period," Harry M. Orlinsky, "Violence and Tranquility in Ancient Israel: An Archaeological View," Yohanan Aharoni, "Jewish Doctrines and Practices in the Hellenistic and Talmudic Periods," Ephraim Urbach, "Jewish Doctrines and Practices in Halakhic and Aggadic Literature," Ephraim Urbach, "Violence and the Value of Life: The Halakhic View," Emanuel Rckman, "War, Conquest, and the Treatment of religious Minorities inMedieval Islam," Joel L. Kramer, "Muslim Attitudes Toward Jews in Ottoman and Modern Periods," Shimon Shamir, "Violence and the Jew in Nazi Ideology," Uriel Tal, "Soviet Policy Versus the Jewish State," Michael Confino, "Anti-Semitism in Latin America," David Schers, "Self-Denial and Self-Preserveation: Responses to Anti-Semitism Among American Jews," Ben Halpern, "The Role of Communal Workers in Jewish Self-Defense," Graenum Berger, "Law and Reality in Israel Today," Haim Cohn. Afterword by Shlomo Simonsohn.

Language: English Language
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardbound
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 13408

Price: $7.50

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