Fishbane, Simcha 2017 1-4955-0617-7 52 pages Dr. Fishbane’s monograph seeks to employ social scientific theory to understand the significance and evolution of Jewish mourning customs practiced between Passover (Pesach) and the Feast of Weeks (Shavuot) holidays.
Falk, Gerhard 2021 1-4955-0899-4 392 pages This book seeks to demonstrate how a small, impoverished group of immigrants rose from the slums of America’s big
cities to wealth, education, and political power in the course of one century. It describes the challenging and rewarding path taken by American Jews throughout the twentieth century.
Fishbane, Simcha 2017 1-4955-0620-7 76 pages Professor Fishbane explains the Jewish festival of Shavuot, a holiday heavily associated with harvests and the Temple. once the Temple was destroyed the traditions of Shavuot continued to be celebrated thanks to Rabbinical interest that kept the traditions of the festival alive.
Fishbane, Simcha 2017 1-4955-0619-3 56 pages Dr. Fishbane’s monograph explores the development and history of the Jewish tradition and custom of kapparot, where a rooster is sacrificed before Yom Kippur. The sacrificed fowl is given to the poor or the money that is the fowl’s worth.
Fishbane, Simcha 2017 1-4955-0618-5 64 pages Dr. Fishbane's monograph explores the cultural and theological reasons behind the Jewish ritual of not allowing women work on the festival of Rosh Hodesh. Rabbinic Judaism is patriarchal in nature and the ritual appears to be an exemption to cultural norms.