"Alexander assembles material from Scripture and tradition, through religious law and ethical literature to a section on Society and the Jews, and prefaces the whole with an admirable introduction."--Jonathan Sacks, Jewish Chronicle "The texts . . . which are drawn from over two thousand years of history, are usefully divided, annotated and glossed. They enable students to explore the tradition in a new way [and] give a marvellous insight into the richness and liveliness of the Jewish religion and culture: we are given wit and pathos in addition to popular story and religious law."--Janet Trotter, ResourceAlexander, Philip S. is the author of 'Textual Sources for the Study of Judaism', published 1990 under ISBN 9780226012971 and ISBN 0226012972.