May in the US is Jewish American Heritage Month, a celebration that pays tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society. To mark this we've put together a reading list of books from the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization that explore the heritage and contributions … Continue reading
Categorically Jewish, Distinctly Polish: Polish Jewish History Reflected and Refracted by Moshe Rosman is the latest title from the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. The collection of Rosman's essays, written over the course of a distinguished career, forges a thematic survey of Jewish history in early modern Poland. In this blog post Rosman reflects on … Continue reading
This reading list showcases a collection of books that explore the importance of Ancient objects and the roles they played within their respective societies. As a part of this celebration throughout April we are offering 30% off selected eBook and print books on the Liverpool University Press website with the code ANCIENT30.
New from The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Karaism by Daniel J. Lasker is the first comprehensive overview of Karaism: its history, unique practices, beliefs, and philosophy, and present-day revival. In this blog post, Lasker reflects on the progress of Karaite studies. Anyone familiar with a typical synagogue would be surprised by this photograph: Men are … Continue reading
For August we are putting a spotlight on Aesthetics and the Environment, focusing on our Art, Architecture and Sculpture books, journals and digital collections.