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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.

INDEX TO VOL. XI VIII Shepherd Sidon, Simon Shepherd, 284 Sherira B. Hanina,  284 His Responsa, 284 His Circular Letter, 285 Sheshbazzar,  285 Sheshet, 285 Relations  to Rab, 285 Objects to Quibbling,  285 His Haggadah, 286 Sheshet Benveniste, 286 Shetadlan,  286 Shetar, 287 Shib‘ ah, 287   Shibboleth, 287 Shield, 287 Shield of David,  288 Shiggayon, 288 Shila of Kefar Tamarta,  288 Shiloah, 288 Shiloh, 289 Shimei,  290 Shin, 290 Shinar, 290 Shinnuy ha- Shem,  291 As a Cure for Illness,  291 The Formula, 291 Ship, Ship- Builder, and Shipping,  291 Shir ha- Shirim ( Canticles) Rabbah, 291 Composed in Palestine,  292 A Combined Work,  292 The Sources, 292 Shir ha- Shirim ( Canticles)  Zuta, 292 Characteristics,  292 Name, 293 Shibah Hadashah,  293 Shirah, Perek ( Pirke),  294 Perhaps Referred to in the  Talmud, 295 Early References,  295 The Preface, 295 In the Cabala,  296 Shiraz, 296 Shishak ( Sheshonk  I.), 297 Shiskes, Saul B. Judah Löb,  297 Shittah- Tree,  297 Shittim, 297 Shittim- Wood,  298 Shi‘ ur Komah, 298 Contents, 298 Age and Sources,  298 Shklov, 298 Shklovski, Isaac  Vladimirovich, 299 Shkud, 299 Shneor Zalman  ben Babuch,  299 Convert to Hasidism, 299 Denounced to the Government,  300 His Works,  300 Shobach, 300 In the Samaritan  Book of Joshua, 300 Shoe, 301 Shofar, 301 Use and Pattern,  301 In the Temple,  301 The Sounds, 302 In the Liturgy, 302 In the Cabala, 304 At End of Yom Kippur  and Other Uses, 304 Forms of Modern Shofar, 304 Variability of the Sounds,  305 Notes and Signals,  305 Early Notation,  306 Shofar, the,  306 Shofet, 306 Shofet Kol ha-  Arez, 306 Shoham, 306 Shohet, 306 Shomer Ziyyon  ha- Ne’eman,  311 Shomron Kol Titten,  311 Shophach, 312 Showbread, 312 Composition and Presentation,  312 In Josephus, 312 Rabbinical Traditions,  312 The Table, 312 Shrimski, Samuel Edward,  313 Shroud, 313 Shulamite, 314 Shulhan ‘ Aruk,  314 Shullam, Samuel, 314 Shulman, Naphtali Herz,  314 Shuman, Abraham,  314 Shumla, 315 Shurrabi, Shelomo  Salem, 315 Shushaw, 315 Shushan ( Susa)  Purim, 316 Shusslowitz, Judah  Löb, 316 Shylock, 316 Earlier Forms  of the Story,  316 Historical Basis, 317 Si‘ a, Leon Judah  Aryeh ( Nasr  Al Din), 317 Sïbbechai,  317 Siberia, 317 Ukase of  Jan. 5,  1837, 318 Status of Siberian Jews, 318 Anomalous  Position, 318 Siblonot,  319 Sibyl, 319 Number, 319 Connection with  Biblical Personages, 320 Hebraic Tendencies in  Hellenic Garb, 320 Christian Sibyls,  320 History, 321 Analysis, 321 The Third Sibylline,  321 The Fifth Sibylline, 322 Recently  Discovered Sibyllines,  323 Sicarii, 323 Sichel, Jules,  324 Sichel, Nathaneel,  324 Sicily, 324 Council  of Piazza, 324 Persecutions of 1392, 325 Under Alfonsov V., 325 Decree of Expulsion, 325 Taxation, 326 Communal Organization,  326 Occupations, 326 Sick, Visiting the,  327 Sid, Sidi, 327 Siddim, Vale of,  327 Siddur, 327 Sidon, 327 Sidon, Simon, 327 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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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.

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...

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 1
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.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

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.

Luah Hashanah 5775
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

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.

R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)


The Pharisees: The Sociological Background of Their Faith (2 volume-set)
The Pharisees constituted a religious Order of singular influence in the history of civilization. Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism all derive from this ancient Palestinian Society. This book uncovers the origins and fundamental aspects of Pharisees' faith from sociological point of view.

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.

New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

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.

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.

A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Part I): from Adam to Noah
One of the greatest masterpieces of Jewish Biblical scholarship directed against the Documentary Hypothesis or so-called Higher Critisism.

R. Juspa, Shammash of Warmaisa (Worms)


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Psalms (in 2 volumes)
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Topics In Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics


The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism
The Shema has been described as the central watchword of Jewish faith. The book represents an extensive commentary on the words of the Shema, drawing upon the wide range of traditional sources and the author's own reflections.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): DEUTERONOMY
Electronic edition of one of the author's finest achievements.

The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 8
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.

Tractate Sanhedrin: Commentary and Study Guide
SANHEDRIN (“ Court”): Name of a treatise of the Mishnah, Tosefta, and both Talmudim. It stands fourth in the order Nezikin in most editions, and is divided into eleven chapters containing seventy-one paragraphs in all. It treats chiefly of courts and their powers, of qualifications for the office of judge, and of legal procedure and criminal law.

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.

Mishnayoth


Three Jewish Communities in Medieval Valencia. Hispania Judaica, v. 8
The history of three Jewish Communities in Medieval Valencia: Castellón de la Plana, Burriana, Villarreal.

Tanna Debe Eliyyahu: The Lore of the School of Elijah
Tanna debe Eliyyahu is a midrashic work thought to have been composed between the third and the tenth centuries. Unlike all the other Midrashim, it is a unified work shaped with a character of its own. This work has never before been translated from the original Hebrew.

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

Hellenism
This book is intended for those interested in the conflict of Judaism with the culture of the ancient world and its impact on the Jewish life of today.

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

History of the Jews: Complete Set in 6 Volumes
A condensed reproduction of the entire eleven volumes of the “Geschichte der Juden,” 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 International Critical Commentary (ICC): Jobs (in 2 volumes)
Electronic edition of the massive commentary on the Book of Job.

Chess in Jewish History and Hebrew Literature
This book deals with the origins of chess from before 500 A.D. and its appearance in Jewish sources and literature until the middle of the 19th century.

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.

Luah Hashannah 5778
A guide to prayers, readings, laws, and customs for the synagogue and for the home

Religion and Zionism First Encounters


The Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 4
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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Tosefta Ki-Fshutah v. 6
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The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Chronicles
The author of this interesting work, has little sympathy with that subjective criticism which prescribes beforehand an author's scheme of composition and then regards all contrary to this scheme as interpolations or supplements.

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.

Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic Incantations of the Late Antiquity
The book contains the texts of all the legible amulets in Aramaic known today as well as 13 unpublished till now bowls. Their study allows us to peak into the religious feelings and practices of common people in the Talmudic period. The book contains a wealth of new material for the history of magic in the Middle East.

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 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.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 3
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 Jewish Encyclopedia Vol. 4
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.

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.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.2
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JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy
The fifth and final JPS commentary on the last book of the Torah.

Violence and Defense in the Jewish Experience
Violence has always existed, and the Jews have been its victims for thousands of years in all parts of the world and in all periods of history. The book presents the fruits of the colloquium on Violence and Defense in Jewish History held in Tel-Aviv in 1974.

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.