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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.

xiv MACLAGAN ( P. J.), M. A., D. Phil. Foreign Mission Secretary of the Presbyte­rian Church of England; formerly of the English Presbyterian Mission, Swatow. Suicide ( Chinese), Taoism. MACLEAN ( ARTHUR JOHN), D. D. ( Camb.), Hon. D. D. ( Glas.). Bishop of Moray, Ross, and Caithness; au­thor of Dictionary and Grammar of Vernacular Syriac, Ancient Church Or­ders, and other works; editor of East Syrian Liturgies. Syrian Christians, Unction ( Christian). MACLER ( FRÉDÉRIC). Ancien Attaché à la Bibliothèque Nationale; Lauréat de l’Institut; Professeur d’Arménien à l’École des Langues orientales vivantes. Syrians. MAIR ( ALEXANDER WILLIAM), M. A. ( Aberd. and Camb.), Litt. D. ( Aberd.). Sometime Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh; editor of Hesiod. Suicide ( Greek and Roman), Worship ( Greek). MARETT ( ROBERT RANULPH), M. A., F. R. A. I. Fellow of Exeter College, and Reader in Social Anthropology in the University of Oxford; author of The Threshold of Reli­gion. Supernaturalism, Tabu. MARGOLIOUTH ( DAVID SAMUEL), M. A., D. Litt., F. B. A. Fellow of New College, and Laudian Profes­sor of Arabic in the University of Oxford; author of Mohammed and the Rise of Islam, Mohammedanism, The Early De­velopment of Mohammedanism. Symbolism ( Muslim), Wahhabis, Zaidi. MARGOLIOUTH ( GEORGE), M. A. ( Cantab.). Member of the Board of Studies in Theol­ogy and Examiner in Hebrew and Ara­maic in the University of London; for­merly Senior Assistant in the Department of Oriental Printed Books and MSS in the British Museum. Suicide ( Jewish). MÉNÉGOZ ( EUGÈNE), Docteur en Théologie. Professeur honoraire de la Faculté de Théologie protestante et de l’Université de Paris; auteur de Théologie de l’Epître aux Hébreux. Symbolo- Fideism. MERCER ( SAMUEL ALFRED BROWNE), M. A., Ph. D., D. D. Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament in the Western Theological Seminary, Chi­cago; author of Extra Biblical Sources for Hebrew and Jewish History, The Ethiopie Liturgy, Sumero- Babylonian Sign List, Ethiopic Grammar, Assyrian Grammar; editor of the Anglican Theo­logical Review, the Journal of the Society of Oriental Research, and the Biblical and Oriental Series. War, War- gods ( Semitic), Water, Water- gods ( Babylonian, Egyptian). MOFFATT ( JAMES), D. D., D. Litt., Hon. M. A. ( Oxon.). Professor of Church History in the United Free Church College, Glasgow; author of Critical Introduction to New Testament Literature, and other works. Syncretism, Therapeutæ. MORGAN ( WILLIAM), D. D. Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics in Queen’s Theological Col­lege, Kingston, Canada. Trust. MOULTON ( JAMES EGAN), D. D. Late President of Tubou College, Tonga. Tongans. MUTCH ( WILLIAM JAMES), A. M. ( Wisconsin), B. D., Ph. D. ( Yale). Professor of Philosophy and Education in Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin; formerly Minister of the Congregational Church at New Haven, Connecticut; Lecturer on Religious Education in Yale University; author of Christian Teaching, and other works. Training ( Religious). NALLINO ( CARLO ALFONSO). Rome; author of Sulla costituzione delle tribu arabe prima dell’ islamismo. Sun, Moon, and Stars ( Muhammadan). NEILSON ( GEORGE), LL. D. The Stipendiary Magistrate of Glasgow; au­thor of Trial by Combat. Torture. NICHOLSON ( REYNOLD ALLEYNE), M. A., Litt. D., LL. D. Lecturer in Persian in the University of Cambridge; sometime Fellow of Trinity College; author of A Literary History of the Arabs ( 1907), the Tarjuman al- Ash­waq of Ibn al- Arabi, with translation and commentary ( 1911), The Mystics of Islam ( 1914). Sufis, Suhrawardi, ‛ Umar al- Khayyam. ODGERS ( JAMES EDWIN), M. A., D. D. Fellow of University College, London; for­merly Lecturer and Tutor, Manchester College, Oxford. Universalism. OEFELE ( Baron FELIX VON). Neuenahr, Germany. Sun, Moon, and Stars ( Introduction). OLTRAMARE ( PAUL). Professor of the History of Religions in the University of Geneva. Theosophy. ORR ( JAMES), M. A., D. D. Late Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics in the United Free Church College, Glasgow; author of The Christian View of God and the World, David Hume in the ‘ Epoch Makers’ series. Supralapsarianism. OTTLEY ( ROBERT LAURENCE), D. D. Regius Professor of Pastoral Theology, and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford; author of The Doctrine of the Incarnation ( 1895), Aspects of the Old Testament ( 1905), and other works. Temperance. 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    P a g e       V i e w  Search | F i n d  | H o m e | Index

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Hanukkah: The Feast of Lights
There is a glamour and mystery about the Feast of Lights. Miss Solis-Cohen takes up the challenge of Hanukkah to the modern Jew and tries to explain it. The book will appeal to adults and to children, to those who seek knowledge on the holiday's origin and history.

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


Volume 2, 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.

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.

To Dwell in Unity: The Jewish Federation Movement in America Since 1960
The 1960s and 1970s were years of turbulent events and historic changes for the Jewish federations of North America. The book▓s title was chosen because unity is the hallmark of the federations. It is this unity that has pervaded the many federation developments in the historic and dramatic years of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.

Israel and the Nations
Israel and the Nations is a handbook of Jewish apologetics. The author's primary goal was to put together all the arguments of Jew-baiting and to explain their nature and origin. This work is a source of information and reference for all those who are in quest of enlightenment.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, MALACHI AND JONAH
For all the talk about Bible being a source of Western ethics, Mitchell's is one of the very few books extant that pays more then a lip service to this concept.

JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis
The JPS Torah Commentary series guides readers through the words and ideas of the Torah. Each volume is the work of a scholar who stands at the pinnacle of his field.

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

The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

Early History of the Alphabet
A most enjoyable and informative book. . . an excellent introduction to epigraphy and paleography of ancient Semitic languages . . . contains a wealth of information compiled into a simple to understand format.

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.

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.

Tractate Berakhos II: Commentary and Study Guide
The guide to how Rabbis formulated their decrees and delt with changing conditions after the destruction of the Second Temple and the fall of Betar.

Pirke de-Rabbi Eliezer
Kabbalistic midrashic work on Genesis, part of Exodus, and a few sentences of Numbers ascribed to R. Eliezer b. Hyrcanus.

Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 12
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A Separate Republic
Based on the Libro Grande, which is included in this volume, this authoritative analysis of the Venetian Jewish community of the 17th century gives a snapshot of the political and social structure of the Jews of Venice as they related to the general population of the Venetian Republic of that period and to the ethnic,economic, and religious diversity within their own community.

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.

and Hannah wept: Infertility, Adoption, and the Jewish Couple
The definitive work on Judaism s approach to infertility, pregnancy loss, and adoption.

Selected Religious Poems of Solomon Ibn Gabirol
Solomon Ibn Gabirol was not only a great poet, but also a great philosopher. His vision was broad and his penetration keen. This volume of translations from this rare singer of the Ghetto limits itself to such of his poems as have been incorporated in or designed for the liturgy of the Synagogue.

The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (Complete and Unabridged Electronic Edition)
This is the complete and unabridged electronic edition of the twentieth century finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the English-speaking student of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Chapters on Jewish Literature
The twenty-five short chapters on Jewish Literature open with the fall of Jerusalem in the year 70 of the current era, and end with the death of Moses Mendelssohn in 1786. This book has been compiled with the definite aim of providing an elementary manual of Jewish literature both for home and school use.

Legends of the Bible
This is storytelling with a grain of salt and a lot of wit; tales springing from the antiquity of oral tradition, told with sheer delight in the glory of a book transformed by a hundred generations whose daily thoughts and deeds were transformed by The Book.

JPS Torah Commentary: Leviticus
Levine ably brings modern scholarship as well as rabbinic commentary to bear when discussing the text in this third book in JPS Torah Commentary series.

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.

Studia Biblica et Ecclesiastica Vol. 3
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JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
The most recent addition to the JPS Bible Commentary series covers the varied selections from the Nevi'im that comprise the haftarot, chanted on Sabbaths and holy days in synagogues.

Rabbinic Fantasies: Imaginative Narratives from Classical Hebrew Literature
This extraordinary volume is framed by two major original essays by the editors. Through sixteen unusual selections from ancient and medieval Hebrew texts, sensitively rendered into English prose, it reveals facets of the Jewish experience and tradition that would otherwise remain unknown.

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.

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.

Palestine in the 18th Century


The Jews of Navarre in the Late Middle Ages. Hispania Judaica, v. 4
Documented depiction of the economic activities of the Jews and their work at the service of the Crown in this Christian kingdom.

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.

The Fifty-Third Chapter of Isaiah according to the Jewish interpreters (in 2 vols.)
Collection of printed texts and MSS. by Jewish commentators on the 53rd Chapter of Isaiah, brought together by AD. Nubauer and translated with assistance of S.R.Driver.

Religion and Zionism First Encounters


Volume 7, 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.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 6
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.

Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue Music


Hebrew: The Eternal Language
The extraordinary story of the Hebrew language is the subject of this book.

Studies in Mishnaic Hebrew (Scripta Hierosolymitana, XXXVII)
The twenty-two articles in this collection represent the latest results of the research into Mishnaic Hebrew that is conducted in Israel.

Studies in Hebrew and Ugaritic Psalms
The volume offers a fresh analysis of a central problem of comparative Ugaritic Biblical scholarship: the relationship between biblical psalms and Canaanite literature.

Legends of the Jews
A most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible drawn largely on Jewish lore and tradition. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash, the imaginative retelling and elaboration on Bible stories in which mythological tales about demons and magic co-exist with moralistic stories about the piety of the patriarchs.

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.

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.

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STUDIES IN JEWISH EDUCATION III: Teacher, Teaching, and Community
Deals with concrete issues of the teaching process in schools.

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.

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.

The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

Historisch-kritisches Lehrgebäude der hebräischen Sprache (in drei Bänden)
This is the largest compilation of grammatical material for Hebrew Bible.