An accessible guide to topics in the Mishnah
Ner Eyal, Samson Raphael Grunfeld, Radan Publishing, £19.50
How Orthodoxy responds to change
Challenge and Continuity: Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy Yoni Birnbaum, Valentine Mitchell, £25 (pb £12.95)
Akiva, the shepherd who became a sage
Rabbi Akiva: Sage of the Talmud By Barry Holtz, Yale University Press, £16.99
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