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1. The Hasidic Novel, Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute 1966.

A presentation of a neglected genre of Hasidic literary creativity: the developed narratives which extend into short novels. The characteristics of the genre are described in the Introduction, followed by twelve examples. These include the story of Rabbi Adam Ba'al Shem, Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav's voyage to the Holy Land, the Imprisonment of Rabbi Sheneur Zalman of Liadi and others.
2. The Esoteric Theology of Ashkenazi Hasidism, Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute 1968.

A comprehensive study of the esoteric and mystical theology of the circles of the Jewish pietists in Medieval Germany, the Hasidey Ashkenaz, in the late twelfth and the thirteenth centuries. The first chapters study the leaders of these circles and their writings, and the terminology and characteristics of their teachings. Three chapters are dedicated to their conception of the divine world, the Creator, divine immanence and, especially, the Kavod theory, dealing with the Divine Glory which mediates between the universe and God. The next chapters are dedicated to the demonic powers, the multiple worlds, the angels, divine providence, eschatology and the influence of the Hasidey Ashkenaz on the ideas of the kabbalah in the late thirteenth century.
3. Hebrew Ethical Literature: Selected Texts with Introductions, Notes and Commentary, by Isaiah Tishby in collaboration with Joseph Dan, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv: M. Newman Publishing House 1970.

An anthology of the first two centuries of Jewish creativity in the realm of ethics in the Middle Ages. The texts are accompanied by detailed introductions and commentaries. The first chapter is a comprehensive survey of the history and characteristics of Jewish ethical literature. Among the main thinkers and works included in the anthology: Rav Sa'adia Gaon's Ideas and beliefs, Rabby Nisim of Kairuan, Rabbi Solomon Ibn Gabirol, the Book Duties of the Heart by Rabbi Bahya Ibn Paquda, the works of Rabbi Abraham bar Hijja and Rabbi Abraham Ibn Ezra, and a wide selection from the wiritings of Moses Maimonides on the subject of ethics. The book won the Bialik Prize for Jewish Studies, 1971.
4. The Gests of Alexander of Macedon, Jerusalem: The Bialik Instiute 1971.

There are several Hebrew versions of the medieval romance, "The gests of Alexander"; two of them are presented in this book, following a detailed introduction describing the history of the romance and its place in Jewish medieval literature. Four appendices present examples of the use of motifs from the romance in various Hebrew works.
5. The Hebrew Story in the Middle Ages, Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House 1974

A comprehensive study of the Hebrew prose narratives from the seventh to the seventeenth century. The first two chapters discuss the position of prose stories in Jewish medieval culture and the main ternds in its development. Among the narratives discussed: the messianic stories, the Apocalypse of Zerubavel, Eldad the Dane and the Lost Ten Tribes, the Story of the ten Martyrs, the Alphabet of Ben Sira, the Midrash of the Ten Commandments, the Tales of Rabbi Nissim of Kairouan, the romances: The Story of the Jerusalemite, The Gests of Alexander, King Arthur, the Tale of Jesus; chapters dealing with the re-telling of the biblical narratives and the stories written by rationalistic philosophers, kabbalists and Hasidey Ashkenaz; the story of Rabbi Joseph Dela reina and the hagiography of Rabbi Isaac Luria. A detailed bibliography is included.
6. Ethical and Homiletical Literature, Jerusalem: Keter Publications House 1975.

A study of the history and development of Jewish ethical literature and Hebrew homiletical literature in the Middle Ages and early modern times. The first two chapters present the characteristics of ethical literature and the literary norms of Hebrew homiletics. The book includes discussions of the spiritualization of Jewish religious concepts, and the works of the ethical works of Rabbi Bahya Ibn Paquda and Maimonides, the principal ideas of the Jewish rationalistic philosophers, the Hasidey Ashkenaz and the Sefer Hasidim, the impact of the expulsion from Spain and the renaissance in Italy, the literature of the Safed mystics in the sixteenth century, the MaHaRaL of Prague, and the influence of Sabbatianism and modern Hasidism.
7. The Hasidic Story, Jerusalem: Keter 1975

A monograph studying the history and development of the Hasidic story, presented in three parts: the first includes analysis of the attitude towards narratives in early Hasidic literature and a detailed study of the various literary layers of the 1815 collection, Shivhey ha-Besht ("In Praise of the Besht"); the second deals with the stories told by Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav and the stories about him; the third described the development of the literature of hasidic stories in non-Hasidic communities, from 1863 to 1914.
8. The Outsider and the Mandarin: Essays on Contemporary Literature, Ramat Gan: Massada 1975

A collection of essays, published in literary journals between 1958 and 1974, discussing various contemporary works in European, American and Israeli literature. Among the authors whose works are reviewed: J.P. Srtre, Simone de Bouvoir, Colin Wilson, William Faulkner, Marcel Proust, Joseph Conrad, Laurence Durrel, A. Solzhenitzin, Herman Wouk, Hayim Potok, S. Yizhar, H.N. Bialik, S.Y. Agnon, S. Halkin, A. Zeitlin.
9. Ideological Conflicts in Jewish History, vols. I-V The Center for Teaching the Humanites and Social Sciences, The Hebrew University Co-authors: Jacob Elboin, Shalo9m Rosenberg

Anthologies of texts relating to major ideological conflicts in Jewish history in the Middle Ages and early Modern Times.
10. Studies in the Literature of the Hasidey Ashkenaz, Ramat Gan: Massada 1975.

A collection of studies, most of which were published in scholarly journals between 1960 and 1974, and a few which were published here for the first time. Among the subjects: The demonological stories of Rabbi Judah the Pious, the magical practice of "Princes of glass and thumb", "The Book of Wisdom" by Rabbi Eleazar of Worms, "Arugat ha-Bosem" by Rabbi Abraham Berabbi Azriel of Bohemia, the Yihhud literature of the Hasidey Ashkenaz, the "Unique Cherub" circle, Sefer ha-Navon, and the esoteric work by Rabbi Judah the Pious, which is probably the lost Book of Divine Glory, Sefer ha-Kavod.
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