Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol.

The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

viii HILLEBRANDT ( A. F. ALFRED), Ph. D. ( Munich), LL. D. Ord. Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology in the University of Breslau; Corresponding Member of the Königliche Corresponding Member of the Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, and of the Royal Bavarian Academy of and of the Royal Bavarian Academy of Sciences; Geheimer Regierungsrat. Sciences; Geheimer Regierungsrat. Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Hindu). HIRSCHFELD ( HARTWIG), Ph. D. Lecturer in Semities at the Jews’ College; H Lecturer in Semities at the Jews’ College; ), Lecturer in Semitic Epigraphy and Lecturer in Semitic Epigraphy and Ethiopic at University College in the Ethiopic at University College in the University of London. University of London. Creed ( Jewish). HULL ( ELEANOR). Hon. Sec. of the Irish Texts Society, London; Hon. Sec. of the Irish Texts Society, London; Member of Council of the Folklore and Member of Council of the Folklore and Irish Literary Societies; Vice- President of the Viking Club; author of the Viking Club; author of The Guchullin The Guchullin Saga in Irish Literature Saga in Irish Literature ( 1898), Pagan Ireland Ireland ( 1904), ( 1904), Early Christian Ireland Early Christian Ireland ( 1905), A Text- book of Irish Literature A Text- book of Irish Literature ( 1907– 8). ( 1907– 8). A Cuchulainn Cycle. HUNTER ( ADAM MITCHELL), M. A. Minister of the United Free Church, Cardross. Minister of the United Free Church, Cardross. Conventicle. HYSLOP ( JAMES HERVEY), Ph. D., LL. D. Secretary of the American Society for Psychi- Secretary of the American Society for Psychi- cal Research; formerly Professor of Logic and Ethics in Columbia University. and Ethics in Columbia University. Conscience, Deontology. IRONS ( DAVID), M. A. ( St. And.), Ph. D. ( Cornell). Formerly Associate Professor of Bryn Mawr Formerly Associate Professor of Bryn Mawr College; author of College; author of The Psychology of Ethics. Ethics. Disgust. IVERACH ( JAMES), M. A., D. D. Principal, and Professor of New Testament Principal, and Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, in the United Language and Literature, in the United Free Church College, Aberdeen; author of Free Church College, Aberdeen; author of Is God Knowable? Is God Knowable? ( 1887), ( 1887), Evolution and Evolution and Christianity ( 1894), ( 1894), Theism in the Light Theism in the Light of Present Science and Philosophy of Present Science and Philosophy ( 1900), ( 1900), Descartes and Spinoza Descartes and Spinoza ( 1904). ( 1904). Consciousness. JACKSON ( A. V. WILLIAMS), Litt. D., Ph. D., LL. D. Professor of Indo- Iranian Languages in Professor of Indo- Iranian Languages in Columbia University, New York. Columbia University, New York. Demons and Spirits ( Persian). JACOBI ( HERMANN), Ph. D. Professor des Sanskrit an der Universität zu Professor des Sanskrit an der Universität zu Bonn; Geheimer Regierungsrat. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Indian), Cow ( Hindu), ( Hindu), Daitya, Death and Disposal Daitya, Death and Disposal ( Indian), of t of t he Dead ( Jain), Demons and Spirits ( Jain), Digambaras, Divination ( Hindu). JAMES ( JOHN GEORGE), D. Lit., M. A. ( Lond.). Minister of Christ Church, Enfield. Minister of Christ Church, Enfield. Consolation, Comfort ( Christian). JOLLY ( JULIUS), Ph. D. ( Munich), Hon. M. D. ( Göt-tingen), Hon. D. Litt. ( Oxford). tingen), Hon. D. Litt. ( Oxford). Göt- Ord. Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative tingen), Ord. Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology and Director of the Linguistic Seminary in the University of Würzburg; Seminary in the University of Würzburg; formerly Tagore Professor of Law in the formerly Tagore Professor of Law in the University of Calcutta. University of Calcutta. Crimes and Punishments ( Hindu), Custom ( Hindu), Dharma, Disease Dharma, Disease and Medicine and Medicine ( Hindu). ( Hindu). JONES ( RUFUS M.), M. A., D. Litt. Professor of Philosophy in Haverford Professor of Philosophy in Haverford College, Pennsylvania. College, Pennsylvania. Deliberation. JONES ( WILLIAM HENRY SAMUEL), M. A. Fellow and Lecturer, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Conscience ( Greek and Roman). JONES- PARRY ( THOMAS), B. A., B. D. Lecturer in Church History in the Theological College, Bala, N. Wales. Culdees. JOSEPH ( MORRIS). Senior Minister of the West London Syna-gogue. Discipline ( Jewish). JOYCE ( GILBERT CUNNINGHAM), M. A., D. D. Warden of St. Deiniol’s Library, Hawarden. Deism. JUYNBOLL ( TH. W.), Dr. juris et phil. Adjutor interpretis ‘ Legati Warneriani,’ Leyden. Crimes and Punishments ( Muhammadan). KIDD ( BENJAMIN). Ditchling, Sussex; author of Social Evolution ( 1894), Principles of Western Civilisation ( 1902), The two Principal Laws of Sociology ( 1909). Darwinism. KING ( LEONARD WILLIAM), M. A., F. S. A. Assistant in the Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in the British Museum; Lecturer in Assyrian at King’s College, London. Divination ( Assyro- Babylonian). KROLL ( WILHELM), Dr. Phil. Professor der Klass. Philologie an der Universität zu Münster. Consolation ( Greek and Roman). LANE- POOLE ( STANLEY), M. A. ( Oxon.), Litt. D. ( Dublin). Late Professor of Arabic in the University of Dublin ( T. C. D.). Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Muhamma-dan), Creed ( Muhammadan), Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Muham-madan). LANG ( ANDREW), M. A., D. Litt., D. C. L., LL. D. Author of Custom and Myth ( 1884), Myth, Ritual and Religion ( 1887), The Making of Religion ( 1898), Magic and Religion ( 1901). Crystal- gazing. LANGDON ( STEPHEN HERBERT), B. D., Ph. D., Hon. M. A. ( Oxon.). Shillito Reader in Assyriology and Com-parative Semitic Philology in the Uni-versity of Oxford; author of Neo- Baby-lonian Royal Inscriptions ( V. A. B. vol. iv.), Sumerian and Babylonian Psalms, A Sumerian Grammar. Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Baby lonian). LAWLOR ( HUGH JACKSON), D. D. Beresford Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Dublin; Canon and Precentor of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Confirmation. LLOYD ( ARTHUR), M. A. Lecturer in the Imperial University, Naval Academy, and Higher Commercial School, Tokyo; formerly Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Daibutsu, Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Japanese), Demons and Spirits ( Japanese), Drama ( Japanese). AUTHORS OF ARTICLES IN THIS VOLUMEAnd— Art | Art— Bun | Bur— Con | Con— Dra | Dra— Fic | Fic— Hyk | Hym— Lib | Lif— Mul | Mun— Phr | Pic— Sac | Sac— Sud | Suf— Zwi   P a g e      V i e w Search | F i n d  | H o m e  | Index   P a g e      V i e w

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Ethics of Responsibility: Pluralistic Approaches to Conventional Ethics
Ethics of Responsibility bridges the gap between liberal Jewish philosophy and modern Orthodoxy. It is thoughtful reading for both the Jewish and non-Jewish scholar, teacher, and for all readers interested in the study of ethics and morality.

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Community and Polity: The Organizational Dynamics Of American Jewry (Revised and Updated Edition)
Community and Polity explores in depth the developments in the American Jewish community in the post-WWII period. Like the first edition, it is designed to serve two purposes: to provide a basic survey of the structure and functions of the American Jewish community and to suggest how that community should be understood as a polity that is not a state but is no less real from a political perspective.

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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. I
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. The first volume covers the folklore ranging from the creation of man to the heirship of Jacob.

Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest
In this original study, noted scholar and theologian David Hartman discusses the relation between Maimonides' halakhic writings and The Guide of the Perplexed. This pioneering work earned Dr. Hartman a National Jewish Book Award for a book on Jewish thought.

JEWS, JUDAISM AND THE CLASSICAL WORLD
English edition of the work for which G. Alon received prestigious Israel Prize. Anyone interested in the origin of the modern Jewish law and the history of the Second Temple must read this book.

The Devil and the Jews: The Medieval Conception of the Jew and Its Relation to Modern Anti-Semitism
The medieval conception of the Jew as devil – literally and figuratively – is the subject of this classic work, first issued in 1943. The full dimension of the diabolization of the Jew is presented through document, analysis, and illustration. It is a chilling study but an exceedingly important one.

Jewish Pioneers and Patriots
In Jewish Pioneers and Patriots, Lee M. Friedman has unearthed an amazing store of fresh information about the connections of the Jews with America from the times even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth down to the first World War.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 1: From the Beginning until the Death of Alexander I (1825)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The first volume contains the history of the Jews of Russia and Poland from its beginnings until 1825.

Maimonides
The first of a series of books dealing with “Jewish Worthies,” this volume presents the biography of, perhaps, the most famous Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages with special regard to the general history of the period at which he lived.

History of the Jews, Vol. 2: From the Reign of Hyrcanus (135 B.C.E.) to the Completion of the Babylonian Talmud (500 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The second volume covers the period from the reign of Hyrcanus to the completion of the Babylonian Talmud.

My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

Tales of Sendebar
Translated from original Hebrew version of the SEVEN SAGES, this collection of fascinating stories--based on unpublished manuscripts--makes available the complete English translation of Mishle Sendebar, the Hebrew version of an enormously popular medieval romance which originated in the East and was subsequently transmitted westward.

The Gate Behind the Wall: A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
When Samuel Heilman took a sabbatical from teaching sociology to spend time in Jerusalem, he did not know that it would become a personal pilgrimage. What had begun by engaging the social scientist in me would end by awakening the Jew, Heilman writes.

Jewish Pioneers and Patriots
In Jewish Pioneers and Patriots, Lee M. Friedman has unearthed an amazing store of fresh information about the connections of the Jews with America from the times even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth down to the first World War.

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
This acclaimed new translation of the Torah--the Holy Scriptures of the Jewish people,--was prepared according to the Masoretic Text by the Jewish Publication Society (Philadelphia), world s oldest Jewish book publisher. Electronic version of it, which is a searchable replica of the printed version was prepared by Varda Books in 2002, with all the latest corrections and revisions having been incorporated.

Aspects of the Jewish Economic History
A survey of the far-ranging Jewish contribution to economic progress of the Western world.

Studies in Jewish Education XI: Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education
Languages and Literatures in Jewish Education is dedicated to Prof. Michael Rosenak, the founder of the discipline of the Philosophy of Jewish Education.

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Literary Studies In The Hebrew Bible Form And Content
This volume focuses on some major issues in biblical research. In the studies collected in this volume, the author aims at highlighting salient literary modes which can be identified the books of the Hebrew Bible.

Conversos and the Inquisition in Jaén. Hispania Judaica, v. 7
Description of the fate of the Conversos in the Kingdom of Jaén at the hands of the Inquisition Tribunal which operated there for 43 years, from 1483 until 1526.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 11
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The Bunker
The book tells a story of seven Jews who succeeded in escaping the massacre of Jews that followed the Warsaw uprising in 1944. From about September 1944 until January 1945 the author lived with six others in a bunker under inconceivable conditions. Yet they survived. How they managed this is told in The Bunker.

JEWS, JUDAISM AND THE CLASSICAL WORLD
English edition of the work for which G. Alon received prestigious Israel Prize. Anyone interested in the origin of the modern Jewish law and the history of the Second Temple must read this book.

JPS Hebrew-English (Jewish Bible) Tanakh
A true searchable (offline -- English only; in optional online mode -- both English and Hebrew) replica (including Biblical Hebrew vowel and cantillation marks) of the original 2nd printed edition. It is a MUST for any serious student of The Holy Scriptures and perfect a participant in Bible-study groups.

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Art in Ancient Palestine
The books deals with various aspects of art in ancient Palestine: conquest of the East by Hellenism, Leda sarcophagus, general problems of reconstruction of the past through archaelogy.

The Goddess Anath
A major contribution to Ugaritic scholarship, The Goddess Anath--Cassuto's work on Canaanite Epics of the Patriarchal Age--is a classic authored by one of the greatest Bible scholars.

History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 2: From the Death of Alexander I until the Death of Alexander III. (1825–1894)
A History of the Jews in Russia and Poland from the pen of S. M. Dubnow (based upon a work in Russian which was especially prepared for JPS) needs neither justification nor recommendation. The work is divided into thee volumes. The second volume treats of the history of Russian Jewry from the death of Alexander I (1825) until the death of Alexander III (1894).

Coat of Many Cultures: The Story of Joseph in Spanish Literature. 1200-1492
The book presents seven works based on the biblical story. All of these works are unmistakably Spanish, though many of them are also undeniably Jewish or Muslim.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, 12 vls. plus Index
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Studies in Jewish Education V: Teaching Classical Jewish Texts
This volume is dedicated to issues arising in the process of teaching classical Jewish texts.

Volume 10, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Studies in Hebrew Narrative Art (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXVII)
Each of the twelve articles in this volumes illustrates some state of the development of Hebrew narrative prose: from biblical literature though talmudic-midrashic and medieval eras till modern times.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 3
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

Studies in Jewish Education VI: Teaching Jewish Values
The emphasis of this volume is on teaching of Jewish values and the development of the curriculum.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): SAMUEL I & II
Although there have been other contributions on this subject, this volume still is worth having as it contains most of arguments still serving as a basis for modern Christian mainline (and thus also Jewish Reform) liberalism.

Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v. 3
This story is eloquently related on the basis of Inquisition files which depict the Conversos' deep yearning to their Jewish past and the ultimate sacrifice they were prepared to offer for their continued adherence to their ancestral faith.

Matters of Life and Death
Incredible medical breakthroughs of today, like genetic engineering, in-vitro fertilization, and cloning, as well as the ability and choice to prolong life force us as Jews and human beings to struggle with the dilemmas posed by modern medicine. How does one decide which treatments to accept as appropriate and which not? Jewish law and ethics, as Dr. Elliot Dorff points out, which stem from the ancient teachings of the Talmud, do not directly address these modern issues, but the Jewish tradition

History of the Jews, Vol. 3: From the Revolt against the Zendik (511 C.E.) to the Capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans (1291 C.E.)
A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The third volume covers the period from the revolt against the Zendik to the capture of St. Jean d'Acreby by the Mahometans.

Studies in History (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXIII)
This anthology contains such articles as The Holy Congregation in Jerusalem by S. Safrai, Persecutions and Maryrdom in Hadrian's Days by M. D. Herr, The Imperial Court-Jew Wolf Werthheimer as Dimlomatic Mediator by B. Mevorah, To whom did Mendelssohn Reply in his Jerusalem , by Jacob Katz, Caesar: An Economic Biography and its Political Significance by I. Shatzman and others.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 7
A monumental work which laid the foundation of Jewish scholarship in America. Written by more then 400 contributors from all over the world—many considered founding “fathers” of their respective disciplines—this massive 12-volume Encyclopedia remains unsurpassed in many areas. Each of its 12 volumes was re-created by craftsmen of Varda Graphics, Inc. to look as close to the original as possible, while allowing the reader to take advantage of the latest computer technology.

The Commentary of R. Samuel Ben Meir Rashbam on Qoheleth


Jewish Post-Biblical History through Great Personalities: From Jochanan ben Zakkai Through Moses Mendelssohn
In this book the effort has been to select from the pages of post-Biblical Jewish history the outstanding personalities, to present the life and work of each in such a way as to illustrate the spirit of Judaism in his time, and, in doing this, to analyze and systematize the complex and abstract subject matter so that it may offer the fewest difficulties to the pupil's mind.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 2
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy
The fifth and final JPS commentary on the last book of the Torah.

Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish Educational Research in Diaspora
History, trends and problems with the Jewish education in America.