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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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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.

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.

Tanna Debe Eliyyahu: The Lore of the School of Elijah
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Matters of Life and Death
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A Grammar of Mishnaic Hebrew
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Studies in Jewish Education IV: Curriculum and the teaching of Hebrew
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Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
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The Torah: The Five Books of Moses
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Volume 5, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
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Encounter with Emancipation: The German Jews in the United States, 1830-1914
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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. I
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Between East and West: A History of the Jews of North Africa
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Luah Hashanah 5774
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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in 3 Volumes
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The Jewish Community: Its History and Structure to the American Revolution. Vol.II.
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JPS Bible Commentary: Haftarot
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Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
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Magic Spells and Formulae: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity
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Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.

JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah
This fine commentary is based closely on the author's original Hebrew commentary (Am Oved, 1992), with some revision and expansion.

Islam Unveiled
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Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish Educational Research in Diaspora
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Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 1
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Tractate Berakhos II: Commentary and Study Guide
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Jobs (in 2 volumes)
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): GENESIS
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Magic Spells and Formulae: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity
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What is Jewish Literature?
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Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
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Studies in Jewish Education IV: Curriculum and the teaching of Hebrew
The present volume, the fourth in the series Studies in Jewish Education, is dedicated to the subject of curriculum and the teaching of Hebrew.

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The Jews of the Kingdom of Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 9
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Life, Liberty and the Defense of Dignity: The Challenge for Bioethics
Thoughful, often profound writting about the limits of science and the limits of life, about what makes us human and gives us human dignity.

Ah, Assyria... (Scripta Hierosolymitana XXXIII)
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Christianity and Judaism: Two Covenants
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