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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 Jewish Encyclopedia INDEX TO VOLUME X Philipson, David,  1 Philistines, 1 Territory 1 Origin, 1 Conquered  by David, 2 Language  and Government,  2 Phillips, 2 Phillips, Barnet,  5 Phillips, Sir Benjamin Samuel,  5 Phillips, George Lyon,  5 Phillips, Morris, 5 Phillips, Philip, 6 Phillips, Phineas, 6 Phillips, Samuel,  6 Philo Judaeus, 6 His Allegorical Commentary,  7 On the Patriarchs,  7 On the Law, 7 “ De Vita Contemplativa”,  8 Influence of Hellenism, 9 His Knowledge of Hebrew,  10 Stoic Influence, 10 Attitude Toward Literal  Meaning, 11 Views on Numbers, 11 Views on Anthropomorphisms,  12 Relation of the Logos  to God, 13 Pneumatology, 13 Views on Virtue, 15 His Debt to the Halakah,  16 Agreement with the Earlier Halakah,  16 Supports the “ Lex Talionis”, 17 Influence of the Court of Alexandria, 17 Relation to  Palestinian Haggadic Exegesis,  18 Phinehas, 18 The Twelve Miracles,  18 Other Exploits, 19 Phinehas ben Clusoth,  20 Phinehas B. Hama, 20 Phinehas ben Jair, 20 Account of His Own  Times, 20 Miracles Attributed to  Him, 21 Phinehas B. Samuel, 21 Phocylides,  21 Phrygia, 21 Phylacteries,  21 Details of Manufacture,  22 Contents, 23 Arrangement of Passages,  23 Mode of Writing,  23 How Put on, 23 The Blessings, 24 Name and Origin,  26 Epoch of Introduction,  26 Earliest Form, 27 Tefillin and Magic,  27 In the Diaspora and Post- Talmudic  Times, 27 Figurative  Expressions, 28 Physician,  28 Piatelli, 28 Picart, Bernard,  28 Picciotto, Haim Moses,  30 Pichler, Adolf, 30 Pichon ( Picho), Joseph,  30 Pichon ( Pitchon),  Joseph, 31 Pick, Aaron, 31 Pick, Alois, 31 Pick, Arnold, 31 Pick, Behrendt,  31 Pick, Isaiah, 31 Pick, Philipp Joseph,  31 Pico De Mirandola, Count  Giovanni Frederico, 32 Pictorial Art, 32 Pidyon ha- ben, 33 Pierleoni, 33 Pigeon,  34 Pigo, 34 Pi- Hahiroth,  34 Pikes, Abraham B. Elijah  ha- Kohen, 34 Pilate, Pontius,  34 Pilegesh, 35 Pilgrimage, 35 Pilgrimage to  First Temple, 35 Pilgrimage to Second Temple,  35 Post- Exilic Pilgrimages,  36 Karaite Pilgrimages, 36 European Pilgrimages,  36 Customs, 37 In Palestine,  37 In Mesopotamia,  38 In Kurdistan and Persia,  38 In Egypt,  Algeria, and Morocco,  38 Pillar, 38 Memorial  Stones, 38 Deuteronomic and Levitical  Prohibitions, 39 Pillars of the  Temple, 39 Pillar of Fire, 39 Pillitz, Daniel,  39 Pilpul, 39 Description  of Method,  39 An Example, 40 Aac— Apo  | Apo— Ben | Ben— Cha | Cha— Dre | Dre— Goa  | God— Ist  | Ita— Leo  | Leo— Mor | Mor— Phi | Phi— Sam | Sam— Tal  | Tal— Zwe   P  a g   V  ie w Search  | F i n d  | H o m e | I n d e x   P  a g   V  ie w

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