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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.

ix LOEWE ( HERBERT MARTIN JAMES), M. A. Curator of Oriental Literature in the Uni-versity Library; Director of Oriental Studies, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Jewish), Crimes and Punishments ( Jewish), Demons and Spirits ( Jewish), Disease and Medicine ( Jewish). LOOFS ( FRIEDRICH), Lic. Theol., Dr. Phil. u. Theol. Ordentlicher Professor der Kirchengeschichte an der Universität zu Halle; Geheimer Könsistorialrat; Mitglied des Könsistoriums der Provinz Sachsen. Descent to Hades ( Christ’s). LOWIE ( ROBERT H.), Ph. D. Assistant Curator, Department of Anthro-pology, American Museum of Natural History; Secretary, American Ethnological Society; President, New York Branch of the American Folk- Lore Society. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Mexican and South American). MACCULLOCH ( JOHN ARNOTT), Hon. D. D. ( St. Andrews). Rector of St. Saviour’s, Bridge of Allan; Hon. Canon of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Cumbrae; author of Comparative Theology; Religion: its Origin and Forms; The Child hood of Fiction; The Religion of the Ancient Celts; Early Christian Visions of the Other- World. Covenant, Crimes and Punishments ( Primitive), Cross- roads, Crown, De-scent to Hades ( Ethnic), Door. MACEY ( THOMAS STENNER), B. A. ( Lond.). Professor of Hebrew in the Western College; Lecturer in Comparative Religion in con-nexion with Bristol University. Deicide. MCINTYRE ( JAMES LEWIS), M. A. ( Edin. and Oxon.), D. Sc. ( Edin.). Anderson Lecturer in Comparative Psychology to the University of Aberdeen; Lecturer in Psychology, Logic, and Ethics to the Aber-deen Provincial Committee for the Training of Teachers; formerly Examiner in Philo-sophy to the University of Edinburgh; author of Giordano Bruno ( 1903). Degeneration, Development ( Mental). MACLAGAN ( P. J.), M. A., D. Phil. Of the English Presbyterian Mission, Swatow. Demons and Spirits ( Chinese). MACPHERSON ( JOHN), M. D., F. R. C. P. E. Commissioner in Lunacy for Scotland. Debauchery. MANSIKKA ( VILJO JOHANNES), Dr. Phil. Dozent an der Universität zu Helsingfors. Demons and Spirits ( Slavic). MARGOLIOUTH ( DAVID SAMUEL), M. A., D. Litt. Fellow of New College, and Laudian Professor of Arabic in the University of Oxford; author of Mohammed and the Rise of Islam, Moham medanism. Conscience ( Muslim), Dervish, Divination ( Muslim). MARVIN ( WALTER TAYLOR), Ph. D. Professor in Rutgers College, New Jersey. Consequence. MIRBT ( CARL), Dr. Theol. Professor der Kirchengeschichte an der Universität zu Marburg. Deutsch- Katholicismus. MITCHELL ( EDWIN KNOX), M. A., D. D. Professor of Graeco- Roman and Eastern Church History in Hartford Theological Seminary. Cosmogony and Cosmology ( Early Chris tian), Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Early Christian). MITCHELL ( WILLIAM), M. A., D. Sc. Hughes Professor of Philosophy in the Uni-versity of Adelaide, South Australia. Consumption, Distribution. MOGK ( EUGEN), Dr. Phil. Professor der nordischen Philologie an der Universität zu Leipzig. Demons and Spirits ( Teutonic), Doom, Doom- Myths ( Teutonic). MORICE ( ADRIAN GABRIEL), O. M. I., B. A. Lecturer in Anthropology in the University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Laureate of the Geographical Society of Paris; author of The Great Déné Race, History of the Catholic Church in Western Canada. Dénés. MUNRO ( ROBERT), M. A., M. D., LL. D. Hon. Vice- President of the Royal Archæo-logical Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; Munro Lecturer on Anthropology and Prehistoric Archæology in the University of Edinburgh; author of The Lake- Dwellings of Europe, Prehistoric Problems. Death and Disposal of the Dead ( Pre historic Europe). MURRAY ( ROBERT HENRY), M. A., Litt. D. Minor Canon, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin; Lecturer in History at Alexandra College, Dublin; author of Revolutionary Ireland and its Settlement. Corruption and Bribery. MYERS ( CHARLES S.), M. A., M. D., Sc. D. Lecturer in Experimental Psychology in the University of Cambridge. Disease and Medicine ( Introductory and Primitive). PASS ( H. LEONARD), M. A. Recognized Lecturer in Theology in the Uni versity of Cambridge. Demons and Spirits ( Christian). PATON ( LEWIS BAYLES), Ph. D., D. D. Nettleton Professor of Old Testament Exegesis and Criticism, and Instructor in Assyrian, in the Hartford Theological Seminary; late Director of the American School of Archæology in Jerusalem; author of The Early History of Syria and Palestine, ‘ Esther’ in the International Critical Commentary, Jerusalem in Bible Times, The Early Religion of Israel. Dagan. PEARSON ( A. C.), M. A. Late Scholar of Christ’s College, Cambridge; editor of Fragments of Zeno and Cleanthes, Euripides’ Helena, Heraclidae, and Phoenissae. Crimes and Punishments ( Greek), Demons and Spirits ( Greek). 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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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.

Trujillo: A Jewish Community in Extremadura on the Eve of the Expulsion from Spain. Hispania Judaica, v. 2
Based on documents published for the first time, this book reveals the life and surroundings of a community lulled into a false sense of security and endeavouring to build its life in peace while the war against Granada continues.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 11
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.

Jesus
A compelling biography of Jesus of Nazareth, written by eminent Jewish scholar of the Second Temple and Early Christianity.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Daniel
The very detailed handling of the original languages of Daniel (Hebrew and Aramaic) and frequent references to scholarly works in Latin, French, and German make this the commentary for scholars.

A Catalogue of Fragments of Halakhah and Midrash from the Cairo Genizah
The core of this impressive volume is its catalog of Rabbinica that is accompanied by twelve facsimile pages of representative documents.

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.

JPS Bible Commentary: Esther
In this latest addition to the Jewish Publication Society's commentary series, the reader will further be reworded with many productive and original insights: in this particular case on the background of the feast of Purim.

The Battle for Jerusalem: June 5-7,1967
Enhanced by fascinating photographs and an epilogue tracing the subsequent lives and military careers of the key participants, Rabinovich's gripping narrative brings the reader to the scene of this brilliant military victory and emotional reunion of a people with their sacred city.

Luah Hashanah 5777
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

The Conversos of Majorca. Hispania Judaica, v. 5
Life and death in a crypto-Jewish community of Conversos of XVII century Majorca.

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.

The Jews of Moslem Spain, Vol. 2/3
The second and third volume of a monumental survey of the Jewish community in Spain under Moslem rule. (See first volume here) It offers the reader access to a difficult subject. The period is recreated in a narrative that flows with life and vitality...unmatched for scholarship and readability.

Jewish History: An Essay in the Philosophy of History
This essay exhibits in a remarkably striking way the author's art of making “all things seem fresh and new, important and attractive.” The author attempts, for the first time, a psychologic characterization of Jewish history. He endeavors to demonstrate the inner connection between events, and develop the ideas that underlie them.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Isaiah I-XXVII
In religion, as elsewhere, great personalities count first, and it is the privilege of a student of the Book of Isaiah to come face to face with one, if not two, such personalities...

A Commentary on the Book of Exodus
The last of the commentaries rendered into English, this Cassuto's work ranks among the finest modern contributions to the treasury of Biblical learning.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Psalms (in 2 volumes)
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Come Under the Wings: A Midrash on Ruth
Grace Goldin makes the character of Ruth more vivid in her poetry. Two classical idioms, that of the Jewish imagination, and that of English verse, are strikingly joined in the book.

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Jerusalem Curiosities
This volume not only seeks to provide pleasurable reading but also enables the reader to grasp Jerusalem's unique role in the history of mankind. Those who read this book will encounter Jerusalem with eyes that see and hearts that understand.

Tractate Rosh Hashana
For those who wish to go beyond superficial, Master A Mesikta Series is a perfect companion for the study of Talmud. The series provides important background information on Talmud and clarifies its content by focusing on controversies that give it such a power. Using outlines, elucidations, pointed comments, explanations of the sequence, topic overviews, and highlighting the interaction between aggadic portions and legal discussions, the author enables a student to rapidly master material

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 5
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.

Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

Studies in Jewish Education I: Theory and Research
The focus of this volume is the state of the Jewish educational research and its impact on practice.

The House of Nasi: The Duke of Naxos
Joseph Nasi, Duke of Naxos, Lord of Tiberias, was a Marrano or “converse,” knighted by Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire, a jousting partner of Emperor Maximillian, and a court advisor to Suleiman the Magnificent. During his astonishing life as a statesman, financier, and philanthropist in sixteenth-century Europe, he moved across the continent from Antwerp to Paris, to Naples, to Rome, and from there to Constantinople, where he reembraced Judaism.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 2
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.

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Judaism and the Origins of Christianity
A massive collection of scholarship of the author who has pioneered new understanding of the Jewish background of early Christianity.

The Third Pillar
Through slow and difficult years of impassioned creative effort, the author has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of Jewish people into an essentially poetic form that is clear with a great intellectual clarity, as well as majestic with the grandeur of the theme he treats.

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.

Bernard Revel: Builder of American Jewish Orthodoxy
A biography of and assesment of ideas of one of the major personalities of American Jewish Orthodoxy.

Studies in Jewish Education XII: The Hebrew Language in the Era of Globalization
This volume of the Studies in Jewish Education examines the place of the Hebrew language today.

The Birobidzhan Affair: A Yiddish Writer in Siberia
The Birobidzhan Affair is the autobiography, “a chronicle of heart-rending events” recounting Emiot's eight years at hard labor in various work camps in Siberia. Poignant, remarkably understated in tone, it provides evidence of his travails as a Jewish victim of the bitter bureaucracy that was Stalinist Russia.

The Jews of Egypt: From Ramses II to Emperor Hadrian
This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the Jewish people in the land of Egypt – shrouded in the mists of biblical history under the Pharaohs; the strange intermezzo of the Jewish mercenary detachment on the island of Elephantine on the upper Nile; the apogee of Jewish culture under the Ptolemies; and, finally, the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule.

Between East and West: A History of the Jews of North Africa
This book is a valuable contribution to our understanding of “the forgotten million” that once comprised the great Jewish communities of North Africa. It covers a period of more than two thousand years in the history of those communities.

Ruby of Cochin: An Indian Jewish Woman Remembers
This book is a Cochin cake, full of secret goodies and unexpected surprises and mysterious tastes, exotic and familiar. Each story told by Ruby Daniel reveals the unique way of life of the Cochin Jews and preserves it for future generations.

Studies in Israel Legislative Problems (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXII)
An impressive collection of thoughts on major legal problems facing Israel, a country where the law is at a transitional stage and in the process of continous growth.

Tractate Bava Basra I: Commentary and Study Guide
The third of the three Talmudic tractates of the order Neziḳin, dealing with man's responsibilities and rights as the owner of property, of a house or field. The tractate is divided into ten chapters, the contents of which may be described as follows: (1) Regulations relating to property held by more than one owner (ch. i.); (2) responsibilities of an owner of property with regard to that of his neighbor (ch. ii.); (3) established rights of ownership and rights connected with property

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): NUMBERS
A major work of interpretation, which served--according to Baruch Levin's own words--as “anchor and compass” for his Anchor Bible commentary on Numbers.

Studies in Jewish Education IX: Understanding the Bible in Our Time
The ninth volume of Studies in Jewish Education examines issues relating to Biblical research and instruction.

Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 6
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.

History of the Jews, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Simon the Maccabee (135 B.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 first volume covers the period from the entry of Israelite tribes into the land of Canaan to the settlement of the Judeans in Egypt.

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Ahad Ha-Am Asher Ginzberg: A Biography
Ahad Ha-Am's “spiritual Zionism” is still as capable, as it was fifty years ago, of giving inspiration and guidance to a large segment of the Jewry.

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ezra and Nehemiah
A commentary on one of the most interesting for the modern reader books of the Bible.

Collected Writings in Jewish Studies
This collection of articles in Jewish Studies has been authored by, what many consider, the most important scholar of the rabbinic life and literature in the post WWII period.

Judaism as a Civilization: Toward a Reconstruction of American-Jewish Life
Judaism as a Civilization remains one of the most original and thought-provoking contributions toward creating a comprehensive program for creative Jewish life. In this seminal work, Kaplan offers his now famous concept of Judaism as an evolving religious civilization.